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Downtown

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Downtown” was written by Tony Hatch and originally recorded by Petula Clark in 1964. This version is based on Dolly Parton’s cover from her 1984 album The Great Pretender. This version includes original and low voice keys, with or without instrumental leads. There are no background vocals. Add to Cart

Bad Bad Leroy Brown

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Bad Bad Leroy Brown” was originally released by Jim Croce in 1973 on his Life and Times album. It has been covered by many artists. This version is based on the Frank Sinatra version released in 1974 on his Some Nice Things I’ve Missed album. A Big Band sound with lots of brass. This version […]

Good to Be Alive

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Good to be Alive” by Andy Grammar. The song was released in August 2015 on his Magazines and Novels album. I was at an Andy Grammar concert in August of 2015 and got to meet him. He was impressed that “Honey I’m Good” was being used for square dance and asked […]

A Mess of Blues

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “A Mess of Blues” by Elvis Presley (HIP101). Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman and originally recorded by Elvis Presley for RCA Records in 1960. This arrangement features the Floyd Cramer style piano throughout and adds a guitar lead and lick starting in the middle break. With or without lead […]

Already Gone

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Already Gone” by The Eagles (HIP203). Written by Jack Tempchin and Robb Strandlund. Originally released from “On the Border”. With or without lead instrumental. With or without background vocals. Original and low key included. Add to Cart

Black Magic Woman

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Black Magic Woman” arranged by Santana (HIP403). Written by British musician Peter Green and first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single. In 1970, it became a hit by Santana, as sung by Gregg Rolie, reaching No. 4 in the US and Canadian charts, after appearing on their Abraxas album. With or […]

Counting Stars

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic (HIP301). Written by Ryan Tedder. A pop song with strong elements of folk music. With or without lead instrumental. With or without background vocals. Original key only. Includes “show” version with solo verse at beginning. Add to Cart

Dead Skunk

Vocal Demo Instrumental Demo “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright III (HIP302). A novelty song by released in 1972. The song is musically a simple folk song based on acoustic guitar, but accompanied by drums and strings. The lyrics describe a dead skunk in the middle of a busy road and the smell it produces for […]