Category Master List

Aquarius

The biggest hit from the musical Hair, this powerful song offers us hope still today. By the way, my college girlfriend and I saw the Broadway production back in 1969. When…

You Walk with Me

This beautiful tempo ballad comes from the Broadway musical version of The Full Monty. At first hearing, I assumed it was a religious piece. While “You Walk with Me” certainly…

For Good (one soloist)

Though this song is usually set as a dialog between two people (see the next entry), the song can work just fine for one soloist. So if you are like…

Farmer and the Cowman, The

From the all-time great musical Oklahoma, this tune is rollicking fun. Somehow a song about folks who don’t see eye to eye trying to get along anyhow seems very fitting…

I Don’t Care

The young woman in question is clearly going to live life her way, no matter what. And her way includes making it big on Broadway. Popularized by Harmony Inc. queen…

Anything Goes

No one else ever wrote lyrics quite like the great Cole Porter. Unfortunately, I messed up most of them in writing this parody for the comedy quartet Boardwalk. This piece…

Steam Heat

From the 1954 Broadway musical The Pajama Game, this tune is hot. No, it’s hotter than hot! The Cleveland Heights High School Women Barbershoppers debuted this sultry song with great success at…

Bewitched

Did you ever fall in love with the wrong person? You know he or she is just not right for you—perhaps not for anyone—but there you are, hooked. Stuck in…

White Christmas

This classic is a good candidate for the best popular song of all time. “And may all your Christmases be white!”

Do You Hear the People Sing?

This rousing song is from the musical “Les Miserables.” Your audiences’ hearts and guts will be surely be moved by your powerful performance. Although the song itself would fly in…