Category Female

Made You Look

The lyrics to this fluffy yet sexy Meghan Trainor hit have been toned down a bit for younger singers; for example, “even with nothing on” is now “even with my…

I Wish You Love

Songs don’t get much prettier than this tempo ballad. The arrangement is patterned after Natalie Cole’s rendition, so it is bittersweet—more sweet than bitter—and heartfelt rather than being just energetic,…

Something

There are not many prettier or more heartfelt songs than this Beatles’ love ballad. While most of the group’s tunes were written by the duo of Lennon and McCartney, this…

Instrument of Peace

Patterned after the inspirational version sung by the Canadian Tenors, this song is purely beautiful. One might think of it as being similar to “Let There Be Peace on Earth”…

It Was Almost like a Song (tenor melody)

The King’s Singers sang this bittersweet song, which is available in both tenor- and bass-solo versions. This piece is purely lovely, “but it’s much too hard to write.” (Hmm, where…

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…

I Believe in You

A beautiful, haunting piece, “I Believe in You” encourages a friend who is down and out to believe in herself or himself. The lyrics are mostly in English, partly in…

We’ll Meet Again

This lovely song of friendship says that although we are parting now, on some wonderful day our paths will cross. Its message applies any time, but in the year 2020…

We Are a Gentle, Loving People

Singer and lesbian activist Holly Near wrote this song after the 1978 assassination of Harvey Milk. Milk had been the first openly gay person elected to high office in California.…

Someone Sorry Medley

This cheerfully snarky medley combines uptune “I Had Someone Else Before I Had You (And I’ll Have Someone After You’re Gone)” with “Who’s Sorry Now.” So if you are itching…