Song Information

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 instrumental. High, original, and low keys included. Extended version includes extra bars in middle and closing breaks.

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.

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 without lead instrumental. Original and low key included.

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.

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 pedestrians. Wainwright said the song was an accident, written in 15 minutes. With or without lead instrumental. Original and low key included.

I Got A Feeling

Voice Demo

Instrumental Demo

“I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas (HIP103). Written for The Black Eyed Peas by David Guetta, and Frederic Riesterer. The opener features the lyric song which is in strong contract to the ‘Rap’ of the middle and closing breaks. This version does not include an instrumental lead track This is very different from your traditional square dance music. Original key only.

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