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Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: song structures, verse chorus verse, songwriting books
verse chorus verse, songwriting books, song structures: HI Mike, I m sorry for the delay in your response from me. As for your question, I m of the school that a song is what you want it to be. The form I learned was verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge, verse, chorus, out. However, I m guilty of writing:...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: song writing, music beat, bill pere
music beat, bill pere, song writing: jie xin, Thank you for your question. The most important thing to remember is that words have their own rhythm. When fitting words to music or a beat, the inherent rhythm of the words must fit with the musical beat. In other words, the music or beat...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: song writing steps, good luck with your music, songwriting articles
good luck with your music, songwriting articles, bill pere: Andrew, Thanks for your question. There are indeed specific steps to follow when writing a song, and they can all be listed, but the exact order of the step and the relativd importance of each is up to the individual writer, based on how he/she works...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: song writing, abrsm syllabus, aural training
abrsm syllabus, aural training, orchestral instrument: Hello Keara, Performing arts students study drama, dance and music, is that right? I m unclear how much music they study - is it purely singing or do they get the chance to study an instrument too? More importantly, are they given theory and aural training?...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: song writting, left brain right brain, jason blume
left brain right brain, jason blume, sheila davis: Keyla, I will include a list of useful books about songwriting below. Getting someone to play them is another topic altogether. Good luck! David Successful Lyric Writing By Sheila Davis The Craft of Lyric Writing By Sheila Davis The Songwriter...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: song writting, left brain right brain, sheila davis
left brain right brain, sheila davis, christmas children: Britni, Writing songs can be a life long avocation--I m living proof that it can. And you may not write the perfect song the first time out....as a matter of fact, it may take quite a while to write that perfect song (also living proof in that department!)....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: a song, simple melody, deng dai
simple melody, deng dai, counterpoint: Hi! Although I have never heard of this song, I ll try to answer your question. To mix both melodies, you could try to do it by using counterpoint, which may or may not be possible depending on the melodies. For chord instruments, you could try using...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, tv jingles, pop songwriters
tv jingles, pop songwriters, musical theory: Marie, I m not an expert at this particular question, so take my answer with a grain of salt. I haven t seen statisics on average pop songwriters and their knowledge of theory. I know there are plenty of highly successful pop songwriters who don t read...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, keyboard player, phil kelly
keyboard player, phil kelly, lyricks: Hi Florinda: You are all quite smart to get this stuff straight up front to avoid later disagreements. The fairest thing would seem that ALL who had any part in the creation of the song share in the copyright equally. ( You didn t mention who created...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: songwriting, left brain right brain, blues progressions
left brain right brain, blues progressions, sheila davis: For form I usually recommend studying basic blues progressions in all keys, including both majors and minors. You also might want to check out some of these books: Successful Lyric Writing By Sheila Davis The Craft of Lyric Writing By Sheila Davis...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, hootie and the blowfish, matchbox twenty
hootie and the blowfish, matchbox twenty, catchy pop: Hello Tony, Well, if you want to write songs like the bands you like, you need to learn how to play those bands songs. Why don t you play some Barenaked Ladies covers in your bands? The best way to know how to play or compose like someone is to play like...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, associated board of the royal schools of music, writing paragraphs
associated board of the royal schools of music, writing paragraphs, diatonic scales: Hello Jake, Anyone studying music seriously needs to acquire a thorough understanding of its theory. If you re going to compose a song you need an understanding of how music works . It s the difference between picking up a few phrases in a foreign language...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, local music stores, chord progressions
local music stores, chord progressions, prose piece: Jake: the answer is SIMPLE: TO BE SUCCESSFUL, DO WHAT SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE DO (COPY THEM) SO? GET a Beatles guitar book and study it, study, any of the guitar books from the bands you idolize. That is not a fluke answer, in fact that is EXACTLY...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: songwriting, basic music theory, going in the right direction
basic music theory, going in the right direction, online tutor: Hi Jake: What you re asking is too broad to go into here, but I can point you in a couple directions to find out what you want to know: 1. THEORY http://www.musictheory.net/ this URL is a great online tutor for basic music theory ..once you ve...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, guitar chord book, how to become a songwriter
guitar chord book, how to become a songwriter, songwriting book: Hi Jake, I appreciate that you want to learn quickly, however, I don t use this forum as a place to do the work that you so very badly need to do for yourself. I can point you in a direction to HELP yourself learn, but could not, even on a GREAT day, have...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, songwriters association, power ballads
songwriters association, power ballads, musical sections: How do I make effective key changes? Do I just change to any key I want whenever I want or are there specific rules to it? Lyden, Thanks fgr your question. As in all of music there are no absolute rules, but there are guidelines and conventions...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting, berklee college of music, songwriting class
berklee college of music, songwriting class, ridiculous question: Hi Manuel, Hooks, huh? Well, It just so happens that in my songwriting class at the Berklee College of Music, I was told I was a good hooker . Now, we all laughed hysterically, but apparently I had a knack for getting people humming my choruses. I...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting basics, treble and bass clef, musical maturity
treble and bass clef, musical maturity, berklee college: Arnoldo: I dont know what happened to the first response, but i was cut off and didn t get to respond to your letter: You have a lot of questions, and i ll do my best to resond to them I am on vacation right now answering from another computer,...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: songwriting, and the history of it, songwriting teacher, pat pattison
songwriting teacher, pat pattison, sheila davis: what are some of the technical structures to songwriting and composing that are most common and what areas would this skill be used in (ex: music teacher) Steph Thanks for your question. Songwriting is a craft with many technical skills which are...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: songwriting: r and b, fancy motifs, tips on songwriting
fancy motifs, tips on songwriting, lyric words: Hi Georgianna, I m glad you found that music is something you like and that you re good at doing. That is terrific! Now, let me answer your question(s). * Everyone writes songs differently. Sometimes the same person will write two songs in very different...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: songwriting, rhyme scheme, fletcher north carolina
rhyme scheme, fletcher north carolina, lyric writing: Hi Rhonda Thanks for your question. I work with many folks who just write lyrics, and have someone else do the music, and it is a very successful process. As far as my experience has shown, the key to a good song is a great lyric. The music is secondary....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: sonwriting credits, phil kelly, entertainment attorney
phil kelly, entertainment attorney, three elements: Hi Jesse: If you wrote the lyrics, MELODY, and chords by yourself, you technically wrote the song from my understanding of the copyright laws ( you DID copyright the material, didn t you ? ) However, in many groups, if the other members contributed anything...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: modulate, dm chord, key signature
dm chord, key signature, professional rock: Chris- I ll try. There are many ways to modulate- common chord modulation is quite easy between keys that share the same signature. Chords common to both D minor and Bb major include: I=VI, iv=vi, and VI=I. Any of these chords can serve as a pivot....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: how do I start learning composistion?, writing paragraphs, key signatures
writing paragraphs, key signatures, fuges: Hello Walter, I don t know whether you re following any particular theory syllabus, but from the sound of it you re about Grade 5 Associated Board. It might be as well to find out, so get onto the ABRSM website on www.abrsm.org, have a look at Theory Grades...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: When to start piano lessons, suzuki students, mom dad
suzuki students, mom dad, materials report: Ana: The suzuki students learn to HOLD the violin at preschool age, and mom starts to teach their child so that at age 5 they can play many song for memory on their violin. Mom is the teacher until they start school. If you can do that for your son,...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: getting started, different instruments, acoustic guitar
different instruments, acoustic guitar, songwriting: Hi Ryan, Songwriting can be done with many different instruments. Many people play guitar or piano to write. I used both, but would say you might start with an acoustic guitar. They are pretty affordable and you don t need an amplifier to hear it. That...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: getting started in song-writing, songwriting organization, amazon
songwriting organization, amazon, s market: Chris, The purchasing of lyrics outright is not really legal here in the states and I suspect in Canada also. Technically, she is a co-writer w/ her teacher. Publishing rights can be granted but not an outright sale. You need to copyright her lyrics first....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: getting started in song-writing, canadian performance, performance rights
canadian performance, performance rights, amateur group: Chris, A better resource to ask this question would be SOCAN, the Canadian Performance Rights Organization. According to US Copyright conventions and statutes, he can t buy them. Traditionally, a songwriter assigns the publishing (50% of the title) to...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: getting started in song-writing, joe owens, library of congress site
joe owens, library of congress site, library of congress: Hey Chris, Congratulations on your wife s success. You would ask the grand daddy of all questions, now wouldn t you...I went to music school and learned a bit about the music business and let me tell you something. It s just as difficult and convoluted...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: getting started as a songwriter, open mic nights, audience in mind
open mic nights, audience in mind, artist manager: Hello Brianna, Lyrics are the key to great songwriting. If you are just starting to write with a musical audience in mind, there are usually several different avenues. On a regional level, many places have open mic nights or songwriters nights at many pubs...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: How to get started, vocal exercises, classical composers
vocal exercises, classical composers, jann arden: Hello Erika, Writing music is an odd thing when you think about it. Some people do study theory and go about it in an almost mathematical way, others just make stuff up . I am one of the latter. I don t write anything down either. Sometimes I hear a complete...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: stravinsky's major work, symphonies of wind instruments, oedipus rex
symphonies of wind instruments, oedipus rex, dumbarton oaks: Hello Schem(?) and thanks for being patient, Major works (off the top of my head): Firebird, Petrushka, Rite of Spring, Soldier s Tale, Pulcinella, Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Octet for Wind, Rake s Progress, Oedipus Rex, Symphony of Psalms, Dumbarton...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: I am studying fingerstyle..., state troubadour, musical endeavors
state troubadour, musical endeavors, jazz arrangements: Hi Dennis Thanks for your question. I couldn t say if there s a particular book that is better than any other as far as technique goes, as there are many books out there. I d suggest you take that up with your guitar teacher, if you have one -- if you...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: studying music theory, american federation of musicians, self study course
american federation of musicians, self study course, violin lessons: Hello Ron, The first thing is to find out how much theory you know or remember, so get onto the Associated Board s website - www.abrsm.org . If you look under Exams , then Theory , you re given the syllabus for each of the eight grades, so start at Grade...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: sustain pedal, sustaining pedal, foot movements
sustaining pedal, foot movements, reccomendations: Hello again Jon, I ve got hold of the first pages Across the Stars and Duel of the Fates, but that s all you get with the free downloads. I ve no idea what s over the page but assume it s in a similar style. Duel of the Fates doesn t need pedal at all...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: sustained chord construction, chord construction, dsus4
chord construction, dsus4, minor chords: Hi Kaye, Well, sus is usually followed by the number 4 so it would usually appear as Dsus4. If it s not there, it s implied. If you have a D sus, instead of playing the 3rd (F#), you play the 4th (G). It s a suspension, and wants to resolve back down...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Getting in to the swing., chord progressions, music san diego
chord progressions, music san diego, george gershwin: Hello Kate and thank you for contacting me through AllExperts.com. How to get started? Ultimately, one composes what one hears, and what we hear is a comprehensive result of what we ve heard other players write/play, what our mentors have enlightened...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: symphony movements, rhythmical patterns, bill pere
rhythmical patterns, bill pere, slow dance: Thank you for your question Normally, there are four movements in a symphony, but there are some that consist of two, three, or five. Usually, the movements are in this order: fast, slow, dance-like, fast. A movement is a self-contained work separated...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: symphony questions, italian opera composers, italian sinfonia
italian opera composers, italian sinfonia, cpe bach: Hello Ojulique, Start your essay by mentioning the Italian sinfonia or opera overture, which by 1700 was in three movements, fast-slow-fast of which the final movement was a dance form such as a gigue or minuet. Because as a general rule these overtures...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: DO YOU TEACH GUZHENG?, time factor, mandarin
time factor, mandarin, guzheng: Hi! Sorry for this late reply. I would love to teach your child but due to time factor, I m afraid I won t be able to do it. However, I can recommend a teacher to coach your kid. Do you need a teacher that speaks English or will Mandarin be ok? If you need...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Technical Exercises for Voice, technical exercises, scales arpeggios
technical exercises, scales arpeggios, penny nichols: Leigh: I have two suggestions. Find a voice teacher near you and start working with that person on a regular basis. If that is not possible, you can get my 3 year set of singing lessons on Homespun Tapes which have all kinds of exercises and scales that...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Techniques in Musicals., slow waltz, golden haze
slow waltz, golden haze, west side story: Kate- Wow, what an excellent field to study! The main characteristics actually have been redefined several times over the years, actually by one of the musicals you mentioned: Oklahoma. That show broke the rule of the era by starting the musical with one...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Thanks, duel of the fates, root position
duel of the fates, root position, diminished triad: Hello Jon, The Imperial March has a 4/4 time signature and you were playing 8 crotchets to the bar, eh? Sounds as if you need to brush up on your theory g ... I m glad to help, and I m pleased you re seeing an improvement in your playing. The key...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Theme and Variation, theme and variation, time signature
theme and variation, time signature, mordants: Hello Charley, I ve been thinking about this on the long bus ride home, and have come up with the following: a) Change the scale from major to minor or vice versa; b) Alter the time signature by adding/subtracting a beat, so that a march becomes a waltz,...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Theory, english chinese dictionary, diatonic scales
english chinese dictionary, diatonic scales, guitar melody: Hello Adam, If you don t know Chinese, there s no use my giving you an English-Chinese dictionary and asking you to write me a couple of paragraphs in Chinese. You won t end up with grammatically correct, well-written prose; at worst you ll have gibberish...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Theory/Composition, bass clarinets, rhythm move
bass clarinets, rhythm move, harmonic rhythm: Hi Andrew: Avoiding the obvious pat answer that minor chords are inherently darker that major ones ( which they are ), you might experiment with varying series of minor chords outside of the regular cycle of fifth movements. i.e: movements by minor...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Theory genesis?, melody note, google search
melody note, google search, phil kelly: Hi Maria: I must admit, your question involves something new to my experience: explaining music theory to children. So, due to my ignorance, I did a Google search on the subject to see what resources I could find for your situation: try this URL: ...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Theory: Scales, minor scales, classical composers
minor scales, classical composers, key signature: Hello Jeff, All Western music regardless of genre - classical, heavy metal, C&W, jazz, whatever - is based on a key system that originated in the latter half of the 16th century, had completely superseded the modal system by the late 17th century, and established...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Theory, stream of consiousness, computer geeks
stream of consiousness, computer geeks, harmony central: Dan, This is really a bit outside my area of expertise. Knowing what I know now, if I did not have a keyboard, I honestly would ask other people for advice. There s a keyboard/synth forum here http://acapella.harmony-central.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?forumid=18...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: So Many Things To Learn, song construction, verse 2
song construction, verse 2, verse 1: Emani, I don t have the time to write everything I know about song construction regarding verse, chorus, bridge, pre-chorus, hook, etc. I always like to say there are no rules in songwriting. And it s true. But there are some guidelines. It s OK to break...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Three Part Harmony, inner voices, keyboard player
inner voices, keyboard player, church choir: Dear Ola, Thank you for your question. Usually, the soprano sings the melody. You can try to put in chords for the song and the remaining voices with sing the chords. The Bass sings the bass line, the alto and tenor sings the inner voices. You ll need...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Time feel and chord progression into composition, rhythm and melody, chord progressions
rhythm and melody, chord progressions, sense of rhythm: Brannon, There are at least 3 questions here, so allow me to address what I can right now, and at another time you may feel free to ask for more information. Okay? Let s just look at the rhythmic independence issue. Interestingly enough a really...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Time Signature, sorry courtney, american terminology
sorry courtney, american terminology, time signature: Hello Courtney, You re confusing the number of beats in the bar, the value of those beats and the speed of the beat. Cut time is an alternative way of writing 2/2, so you re counting two minims to the bar - one two / one two. If you subdivide into crotchets...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Time Signature, blue danube waltz, time signatures
blue danube waltz, time signatures, time signature: Hi Anthony, Are you familiar with what time signatures indicate? The top number is number of beats, the bottom the note which gets the beat. So, in 3/4, you have 3 quarter notes, in 6/8, you have 6 eighth notes. In feel, they re just a little different....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Time Signature, 3 beats, time signatures
3 beats, time signatures, time signature: Brittany, In time signatures, the top number says how many beats there are in a measure. The bottom number says what note gets the beat. Actually, its the inverse of the bottom number that really says what note gets the beat. For example, if there s a...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Time signature, rufus wainwright, 3 beats
rufus wainwright, 3 beats, time signature: Hello Bob, You are selling yourself short by saying that it would be difficult for you to count beats. If you can count 1-2-3-4 fairly evenly, or along with a regular pattern of drum hits, you can do this. In fact, if you were not musically inclined as...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Timing, 3 beats, five beats
3 beats, five beats, measure bottom: Is there such a thing as 5/5 time. If so, what note gets what beat? Beck, Thanks for your question. Short answer: No. Long answer: In a time signature, the top number represents how many beats are in a measure, so it can be anything, since...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Tonality, tonality, modality
tonality, modality, tonic: Great question! Tonality is the organized relationship of notes to a definite center, or tonic. In other words, a lot of notes that all have a center. Modality is a musical system based on the use of a mode or multiple modes so that it s specifically...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Transcriptions, jazz pianists, chord structures
jazz pianists, chord structures, living in china: Hello again Lemas, A piece can t be said to be in a key unless you have established its tonic by introducing a dominant 7th and resolving it, thereby producing a perfect cadence (so it takes the opening phrase to establish what key you re in, not the opening...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Transposer in NYC, midtown 2, phil kelly
midtown 2, phil kelly, copyist: Hi Rachel: Actually, any accompanist should be able to transpose a piece from the original key at sight for you, but here are a few other options: 1. Let your fingers do the walking - look in the yellow pages for Music Copyists someone should be able...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Transposing lyrics to a different language, music attorney, derivitive work
music attorney, derivitive work, bill pere: Recently transposed lyrics written by Roberto Carlos in Portuguese to English. Should I register my English version with ASCAP? The English version will soon be recorded by a major traditional pop star. Luke Thanks for your question. Without knowing...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Transposing, dorian mode, key signature
dorian mode, key signature, nadera: Hi Nadera: I m not exactly sure how Sibelius works ( Finale person here ), but it looks to me like if you intended to go from D dorian to E Phrygian, you really should not have transposed using any key signature ..or maybe , tried transposing by interval...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: The Troublesome 2/2 vs. 2/4 Question, music theory 101, time signature
music theory 101, time signature, bottom figure: Hello Cathy, Oh, the exams are going as usual - last-minute panic as students realise they ve maybe left it a bit too late to learn the stuff I ve been nagging them to learn all year. Same old, same old. Thanks for your good wishes, though. And don t...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Trumpet vs. Cornet, phil kelly, fluegelhorn
phil kelly, fluegelhorn, cornets: Hi Randy: Generally, the basic difference is in the size of the bore ( with the cornets being a bit larger than the trumpet, and thus yielding a slightly more mellow tone ..) As I recall, the cornets in the earlier concert band scores were relegated...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Trumpet vs. cornet, martial music, mellow music
martial music, mellow music, cornets: The reason you sometimes see trumpet parts and other times cornet parts could be because those were the instruments that were available to the person writng the music. If both were called for, again, that might have been because both were available. The cornet...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Turandot, opera turandot, jasmine flower
opera turandot, jasmine flower, instrumental melodies: Dear David, Thank you for your question. The melody you named Mo-li-hus in English is called Jasmine Flower . This is a very famous folk tune and can be heard in many CDs, especially light instrumental Chinese music (I don t know if you can find this...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: teaching children to compose, sandy feldstein, clarinet teacher
sandy feldstein, clarinet teacher, practical theory: One needs the basics of traditional music, which is harmony. There are two self-teaching such books available at Amazon.com: Iasaac Goldberg s Harmony Self Taught Little Blue Book and Sandy Feldstein s Practical Theory Complete. This should be enough...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: teaching four part singing, singing a song, good question
singing a song, good question, pointers: Julie: This is a good question. I know there are people who feel it should be easy to do that task, but I think that they ll find out that it is not easy. Most people tend to be leaners and therefore sing what others around them are singing....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: teaching rock music composition to middle schoolers, cello trio, mary dear
cello trio, mary dear, music composition: dear mary: how are you doing with the BLUES concept you asked me about? just wondering. yes, i am a cellist, play principal chair in the community college orchestra, write arr. for my cello trio, made two cd s of my arr. of music, and one dvd of a...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: How do I tell my voice type?, baritone voice, bass baritone
baritone voice, bass baritone, mezzo soprano: Hi Bobby, I don t know how extensive your musical abilities are, so if you don t understand what I say here, ask me to go into more detail, and I ll see if I can t make it clearer. http://www.library.yale.edu/cataloging/music/vocalrg.htm This is...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Can you tell me anything about..., cpe bach, mozart effect
cpe bach, mozart effect, sonata form: Hello Katie, I d heard of the Mozart Effect but didn t know much about it so I ve had a look at a few websites. The term seems to be capable of describing the beneficial effect that music in general, especially art music, has on young children. Well,...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: the tenor voice, tenor voice, mr watson
tenor voice, mr watson, honor choir: Cody- Thanks for your question! Unfortunately, I cannot give you much assistance due to the constraints of email. If it s now a physical damage problem, you may have to see a specialist. If the problem only occured recently, then you probably need vocal...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: the tenor voice, bass baritone, tenor voice
bass baritone, tenor voice, honor choir: Cody: Thanks so much for this question, it is a surprise to me that you said your voice was damaged . Is your voice just NOW starting to change? I am unclear about that information that you said to me.? Well, on first glance at your information,...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Thanks Phil. I had no idea..., mission impossible theme, variations on a theme by paganini
mission impossible theme, variations on a theme by paganini, film composition: Hi Again Chuck: two hours ...you must be from around Tacoma ..( I assume you know that Dave Marriot is at MSM as well ) Ill repost your question ..look for my inseted comments pk Ok, so the Theme then is the Huge long melody, sort of like...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: theory books, aural training, general certificate of education
aural training, general certificate of education, absolute basics: Hello Randy, The first thing is to find out how much theory you know or remember, so get onto the Associated Board s website - www.abrsm.org . If you look under Exams , then Theory , you re given the syllabus for each of the eight grades, so start at...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: theory/composition, google searches, guitar instructors
google searches, guitar instructors, classical guitarist: Hello, This is slightly bad timing - I should have set my message to on vacation , as I am helping family move to a new location - but I will definitely answer nonetheless. The subject of your message can relate and also does not have to directly relate...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: theory of harmony, harmony singers, hillbilly music
harmony singers, hillbilly music, theory of harmony: Hello Isabelle, You re lucky to be able to harmonise instinctively - my grandmother and her two sisters could, and it s a great gift. The problem with having a gift is that you can never know what it feels like not to have it, and if you ve just decided...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: theory of pentatonic scales, chinese music history, pentatonic melody
chinese music history, pentatonic melody, traditional harmony: Hello Anas, I can t help you with Chinese music theory as I only know about Western music. I ve found you some websites to get you going: http://www.chinesemusic.co.uk/english/history.html http://www.cechinatrans.demon.co.uk/ctm-psm.html http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/westonroad/musicnet/outline_of_chinese_music_history.htm...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: theory and primary, secondary chords etc., chord progressions, power ballad
chord progressions, power ballad, phil kelly: Daniel: Most ( if not all ) of the answers you are looking for will be found in a good basic music theory text. I recommend both the Walter Piston Harmony and for more advanced work, Twentieth Century Harmony by Persechetti. In addition , there are many...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: theory question, english chinese dictionary, odd words
english chinese dictionary, odd words, chord progression: Hello again Ross, I m not surprised you didn t fully understand about modulation. It *was* a perfectly clear, accurate explanation (*all* of my explanations are perfectly clear and accurate g ), but the problem is that if you ve just started learning...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: theory related question...., english chinese dictionary, diatonic scales
english chinese dictionary, diatonic scales, odd words: Hello John, If you don t know Chinese, there s no use my giving you an English-Chinese dictionary and asking you to write me a couple of paragraphs in Chinese. You won t end up with grammatically correct, well-written prose; at worst you ll have gibberish...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: the theory, key signature, time signature
key signature, time signature, decrescendo: Sorry for the delay. One of my choir members died so I have been very busy as you can imagine. A couple of these questions are not worded too great so hopefully all of them are correct that I gave you. 1.B 2.C 3.A 4.C 5.D 6.B 7.A 8.D 9.B 10.A...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: I think it's called "mode mixture"?, deceptive cadence, self learner
deceptive cadence, self learner, chord progressions: Ray: That is a wonderful question, and the first time being asked about this, considering all the repeated type questions I normally get. Well, you are RIGHT, the mode sound is MIXED, but the mode - is usually referring to the KEY OF THE MUSIC, and...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: how can i think of wierd chords while composing?, sound clashes, viable method
sound clashes, viable method, musical style: hi DEBRAJ thanks for the question, this is the first time i have had this question - and i ll do my best to give you some idea of what goes in on the COMPOSERS MIND FIRST of all, let he introduce you to the idea of THROUGH COMPOSED music. ...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: time signature, rufus wainwright, time signature
rufus wainwright, time signature, song time: Bob: An interesting question, esp. since I am not familiar with this artist. His records (i see) come out of the U.K. or other countries. I went online to amazon to listen to this song(only plays a short excerpt) of the song. I could not tell any...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: tone of voice, leaky tire, upper teeth
leaky tire, upper teeth, clenched teeth: Hi William, It s all about the breathing. Here are a couple of exercises that address breath control. I think you ll find them helpful. First, stand erect with your shoulders down and relaxed. This is important because if you breathe into your chest,...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: traditional Chinese music theory, classical music performance, traditional chinese music
classical music performance, traditional chinese music, western classical music: Dear Andy, Thank you for the questions. However, they are very broad and I nay not be able to give you all the information you want. The basic and most commonly used scale in chinese music is the pentatonic scale. The intervals are Major 2nd-Major 2nd-Major...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: translating written music on the Treble clef staff to the guitar, middle c, guitar plays
middle c, guitar plays, note names: Jordon: You can certainly find middle C from the G string, but it is closest on the B string(no.2) on the first fret, since B is open string, C is the first fret Middle C on the G string is up 1/2 step for each fret G-open G#-1st fret A -...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: trouble getting started!, board syllabus, nairobi kenya
board syllabus, nairobi kenya, japanese poem: Hello Timothy, You say you ve studied music in school but you don t say whether you re following some kind of syllabus and are required to compose for an exam. The reason I ask is that if you re following the Associated Board syllabus, for example, you...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Having trouble, demo company, pretty lies
demo company, pretty lies, broken promises: Lisa, Thanks for your question. There is no one single answer to what you are asking, but here are some things to be aware of: 1. When sending songs out to any publishing company, if offered a contract, you should not be asked to pay a single penny....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: tubular bells, tubular bells, national musuem
tubular bells, national musuem, tan dun: Dear Dave, I m sorry that I haven t heard this particular piece. Are the bells called bianzhong in Chinese? If these are the bells, then only Tan Dun has ever used the real ones from the Chinese National Musuem for this particular recording. If not, I...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: how to tune a guzheng, correct pitch, guzheng
correct pitch, guzheng, student model: Hello, try out this guide at http://www.chinesezither.net/images/tuning0001.BMP It is for 21 strings, so just follow the first 18 strings. The bridges are placed on the wood of the guzheng, and if the string is at the correct pitch (using a tuner), then...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: How to tune the guzheng, chinatown in montreal, good luck
chinatown in montreal, good luck: Dear Charles, Sorry if I didn thelp you very much. Some things are quite difficult to explain with just words. I think you can search the directory forinstrument repair shops or visit Chinatown in Montreal to see if there are books on zheng playing or tuning....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Understanding Chinese music?, chinese traditional music, chinese music
chinese traditional music, chinese music, pentatonic scale: Dear Tim, Thank you for your questions. Great to know about your enthusiasm in Chinese music! I don t think it will be difficult to play Chinese tunes on the keyboard or bass guitar. The usual Chinese music is based on the pentatonic scale and you have...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Unknown song title, romantic love song, unknown song
romantic love song, unknown song, unknown 2: Hi Nick, I m sorry I don t recognize the tune right off, but I bet you it s composed by someone named Satie. I can t do any better than that for you. It sounds very familiar. It could be an original composition of a compilation of composers. The end...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Using others music, harry fox agency, bill pere
harry fox agency, bill pere, library of congress: How do I find out whether a composition is public domain or copyrighted. How do I find out if royalties must be paid to use it? Dan, Thanks for your question and thanks for respecting author s copyrights. Essentially, if a song was written after...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: my university's jazz band, jamey aebersold, csu san bernardino
jamey aebersold, csu san bernardino, technical virtuosity: Brett, There is a very good book that speaks to many of your concerns. It is called Effortless Mastery. The author is Kenny Werner. You can probably find it at Jamey Aebersold s web site www.jazzbooks.com . Now for my 2 cents of advice. . . I...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: use of scales in songwriting, c major scale, theory class
c major scale, theory class, theory book: The best way to learn how to use scales is to study theory. Either take a theory class somewhere or find a self-study theory book--or perhaps get someone to tutor you. Typically you learn the use of basic harmony and then how melodies can fit with it. Amazon.com...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: using music as metaphor, orchestral instuments, woodwind brass
orchestral instuments, woodwind brass, sheila davis: Marta, Thanks for your question -- interesting topic. Sheila Davis has done a lot of work on music as a metaphor, and many songwritiers write about the process ofwriting. It would be interesting to see it from a poet s perspective. I don t...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: V chords, chromatic chords, leading tone
chromatic chords, leading tone, one chord: Janel: An interesting question, thanks for asking, i hope i can help. Well, i am very familiar with this symbol, the V chord, and all its forms, its function, etc, but yo want to TEACH AND EXPLAIN V chords, :? right, are you able to do that for all...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: V7 - I resolution in the minor key, tonic triad, leading tone
tonic triad, leading tone, dominant 7th: Hello Philip, The rule, in both major and minor keys, is that the leading note resolves up to the tonic. Usually you try to arrange things so that the common note stands still and everything else rises. If there s a dominant seventh, it falls to the third...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Variations/Inversion, battle star gallactica, joshua fit the battle of jericho
battle star gallactica, joshua fit the battle of jericho, true variations: DEar Jim Glass: First of all, I am NOT familiar with the tune Tubular Bells 1 nor the composer Oldfield. Your question of how to INVERT a melody, is similar to putting an image in front of a mirror. That action is reversing the melody, but to invert...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Variations, twinkle twinkle little star, twinkle little star
twinkle twinkle little star, twinkle little star, harmonic variations: Hello Jake, For variations to work their relationship to the original theme has to be apparent ie no matter how much new material you introduce, some element of the theme has to remain the same. So if you write a simple theme and harmonise it in four...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Vibrato, open throat, vibrato
open throat, vibrato, proper breathing: Hi Curtis, I went to the website and after reading it have to agree with what s written there. Vibrato is not forced. It s the natural vibration you achieve with proper breathing, an open throat and when you relax and when the vocal cords close and...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Viola playing, viola music, c clef
viola music, c clef, subjective impressions: I can t speak for all composer s, because what usually attracts a composer to a particular instrument or genre really comes down to personal preference. But I can speak for me, so... I have a particular affinity for the viola as a solo instrument...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Viola theory, music theory books, basic music theory
music theory books, basic music theory, beginner books: Hi Steph, If you go into any store that sells stringed instruments, you should be able to find beginner books on the instrument. If you don t, there are many places on line if you look for books by google-ing viola theory . Also, general music theory...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Violin and Viola at 12?, violin and viola, violin section
violin and viola, violin section, initial confusion: There could be some initial confusion regarding the learning of the notes on the viola, but this should pass. The learning of the clef is a greater impediment, but thousands of people have done it. The fingering actually is the same for three of the strings....

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: VOICE, one last cry by brian mcknight, hr shop
one last cry by brian mcknight, hr shop, high pitch: Hi again, Jay, Well, I think you just said it yourself. If you ve had no formal training, no online advice thing is gonna be able to help you. Look around for a vocal coach. Don t pay more than $50/hr. Shop around and find someone you like. Don t go...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Vocal Auditions for A Cappella Group, proper breathing techniques, cappella quartet
proper breathing techniques, cappella quartet, leonard berstein: Hi there. Thanks for the question. Continue every day to practice those fundamental exercises. Be sure and sing your major, minor, whole tone, and chromatic scales everyday. Sing these scales in thirds and fourths to help your ear hear those more difficult...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Vocal Harmony in Pop Music, barber shop quartet, free internet sources
barber shop quartet, free internet sources, quartet style: Nathan: first : let me appologize for the LATE reply, i didnt even know i had a question here until the system told me late, it is supposed to come to me automatically, and it sometimes glitches up second;; there is nothign out there on the internet...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Vocal Harmony in Pop Music, barber shop quartet, free internet sources
barber shop quartet, free internet sources, quartet style: Hi Nathan: Keep in mind that much of what you re hearing in groups like you ve described are sounds that are studio created through such methods as multiple layers of the same ( or in some cases different parts ), stereo panning of these layers, using...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Vocal Melodies, vocal melodies, chord progressions
vocal melodies, chord progressions, alice in chains: All songs are based on a scale. A major scale has 8 notes. change the notes to numbers. Chords are built on each note of the scale. Most songs are based on chord progressions that are built on the first note of the scale, the 4th note of the scale and the...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Vocal Range, coloratura soprano, dramatic tenor
coloratura soprano, dramatic tenor, dramatic soprano: Carolyn, I ve only just read your question (Friday morning) as I ve spent the whole week being ill in bed. If you don t mind waiting another 12 hours for my answer I ll get back to you this evening. Thanks for being patient! Hello again Carolyn, ...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Vocal range, treble clef, mezzo soprano
treble clef, mezzo soprano, baritenor: Hi Brian, Here s the thing... If you re a vocalist, and work on your voice, your voice DOES NOT stay within a certain range. http://www.library.yale.edu/cataloging/music/vocalrg.htm This page is a visual guide as to where most vocal ranges lie....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Vocal range, voice exercises, singing teacher
voice exercises, singing teacher, octave range: Hello Bethany, I m afraid I can t help you as I don t know anything about vocal training. You need to speak to a singing teacher. It surprises me the number of people who ve made this mistake - I think they confuse ear training, which is a key part...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Vocal rhythm and melody, rhythm and melody, chord progressions
rhythm and melody, chord progressions, vocal melodies: Jacques, Thanks for asking this. I think it is a question all songwriters struggle with from time to time. Melody all by itself, out of context is not the only consideration. The same exact melody can have a very different effect when played against...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Voice parts, jennifer nettles, jon bon jovi
jennifer nettles, jon bon jovi, richie sambora: HI Tyler, Well, here s the thing. Vocal part names are totally subjective. I have a large range, and can sing soprano notes, but I have a stronger lower range, and so I m usually called alto. If you would like to see the notes that generally encompass...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Voice range, lengthy reply, upper teeth
lengthy reply, upper teeth, professional choir: Hi Tom, I would have gotten back to you yesterday, but there was something wrong with the allexperts site. Good. You have a bigger range! If you must give yourself a label, you could call yourself either a bass or baritone, because you are both. I m...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Voice trainning tips..., black gospel singers, vocal exercises
black gospel singers, vocal exercises, robert maxwell: Hello Robert, Well, first of all, I can give you exercises on which to work on your breath support which will help your tone, and execution of tone and control of how your voice sounds. As far as keeping the right pitch, that s gonna be on you. You...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Voice, microphone technique, microphone placement
microphone technique, microphone placement, vocal exercises: Hi Tyler, Thanks for coming to me for your vocal questions. First off, I ll be glad to share with you some vocalises, or vocal exercises that will help to improve tone, timbre and support, which all contribute to warmth . Secondly, NEVER, and I do mean...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: variable speed CD player, variable speed controller, square dance music
variable speed controller, square dance music, mini disc players: jim this is not my field of expertise but i can tell you this, i was attending a square dance function where the caller had that set up you are wanting I did ask him about it and this is what he was using first of all he was using a mini-cd hard floppy...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: I've since spotted that you were away when I asked my question., happy new year, e mail
happy new year, e mail, last question: Jon, hello and PLEASE HELP ME. You ve just rated my response to your last question, which means you ve received it okay. Something very peculiar is happening my end and I can t make contact with allexperts.com. Every time I e-mail them at experts@about-inc.com...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vibrato, how to sing vibrato, breathing exercises
how to sing vibrato, breathing exercises, penny nichols: Hi Lauren: One way to start a vibrato is to create a tone and then very slowly vary the pitch of the tone up and down for a while then start to speed up the wavering pitch until you can sing it fast. Then slow it down again. There are examples of this on...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: vibrato, vocal vibrato, natural vibrato
vocal vibrato, natural vibrato, diaphragm type: I think Mariah Carey uses both types of vibrato. Her melismas (vocal trills) are the vocal type. The diaphragm type does involve controlling how much air you are using. Singing with more tone and less air will help you manage and conserve the amount of air...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vibrato, sidney bechet, clarinet players
sidney bechet, clarinet players, slow ballads: Hi Dick: What you re describing is the sound preferred by early jazz players of New Orleans and players attempting the Sidney Bechet approach. The only recent player featuring this approach is Acker Bilk. Since that time , most clarinet players prefer...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: viola clef, viola clef
viola clef: Hello Harry, Yes, that is correct. Please remember that the notes, though only a 1/2 step down from trebele clef, actually sound a major 7th lower. If you need further convincing, go here and drill yourself. http://www.emusictheory.com/drillCReading.html...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: My viola goes out of tune often, is something wrong?, violin repair, graphite powder
violin repair, graphite powder, pegs: Hello Heidi, Well, I highly doubt there is something wrong with the viola except that the pegs are just loose in the holes. As long as the pegs are big enough to fill the hole they re in with no gaps, there s nothing wrong with your viola...except that...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocal melody composition, writing melodies, step intervals
writing melodies, step intervals, melody note: Because of the way we ve been conditioned in Western society, melodies generally begin a third above the root on the first chord. If your first chord is C, the melody will usually start on the note E above it. What you might try is to write out your chord...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocal nodes?, vocal timbre, vocal nodes
vocal timbre, vocal nodes, little honey: Hi Leslie, Well, I knew a person who had nodes, and ignored them and continued to sing, because she sang music that went well with a gravelly voice, and she had to stop singing alltogether. Do yourself a favor. Do not listen to your friends unless they...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocal technique affects, vocal guidance, vocal technique
vocal guidance, vocal technique, medical attention: Hi Tal, The answer to both parts of your quesiton is yes . Yes, consistent bad technique can damage the voice, and yes, it can be fixed, depending upon the extent of damage sustained. If you d like further information, let me know what exactly your...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocal technique, diaphragmatic breath, leaky tire
diaphragmatic breath, leaky tire, upper teeth: Hi Liz, Below are a couple of exercises you might want to use when you practice singing. They re standards that have worked for me for years, and hope they ll help you as well. Here goes: First, stand erect with your shoulders down and relaxed. This...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: vocal voice, tone range, high note
tone range, high note, singers: Arvin: Your concern is quite normal. I should think that if you want to improve your voice, in both singing and speaking you would use it ALL YOU CAN. Listen to a station that plays music you feel you know and SING ALONG WITH IT, in the car, or on...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocals, using headphones, loud guitars
using headphones, loud guitars, household equipment: Dan, This is a good question. When you refer to singers using headphones , I assume you are referring to TV. Singers in the sound studios use headphones to be able to hear something in the accomp. set up that helps them stay on pitch and beat....

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocals, using headphones, loud guitars
using headphones, loud guitars, sophisticated equipment: Hi Dan, It s nice to know that you re a return question-er! It sounds like you re training pretty hard! Firstly, don t overdo it. Don t want you blowing out your voice prematurely. The best thing to do is find a balance so you re not screaming...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocals, deep breathing exercises, penny nichols
deep breathing exercises, penny nichols, homespun tapes: Hi Jeanne: Your friend might have studied the Bel Canto style of singing and that may account for some of the vibrato that you hear. You might suggest that he work with my CD set of singing lessons available on Homespun Tapes. Specifically the exercise...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: vocals, karaoke tapes, loud guitars
karaoke tapes, loud guitars, using headphones: Dan, There s really no good answer to this question, only expensive ones. If you want to sing along with Gladys Knight, you ll have to take the Pips along with her. Unless you can afford to buy the masters, have them re-mixed, and leave the guitars and...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: voice, professional lessons, middle c
professional lessons, middle c, vocal lessons: Hi Krystal, First, please accept my apologies for a late reply. I didn t find your question in my regular email. Secondly, I m sorry you had such an awful time with your friend . No friend who is doing you a favor by helping you out has any right...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: voice, falsetto voice, soft palate
falsetto voice, soft palate, algebra problem: Hi Derek: Here s the thing. Do you think you can become a great tennis player by writing to a tennis teacher on the web? No. It s a physical learning just like singing. You can t think your way to a great voice. I don t mind answering questions if I can...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: voice sing, vocal mechanism, vocal folds
vocal mechanism, vocal folds, proper breathing: Yes, it s physical. It has everything to do with the vocal mechanism, or voice box. Also, it has to do with proper breathing, posture, and control. Just as the act of speaking is physical, so is singing. How you control your breath from your lungs directly...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: My voice, head voice, voice answer
head voice, voice answer, peech: Amol, I m sorry I m not able to help you. Your broken english is difficult for me to understand. My technical knowledge has never been in question before in the 5 years I have volunteered on this panel. I have over 16 years of technical training. However,...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Wagner, sixth chords, vertical sonority
sixth chords, vertical sonority, seventh chord: Hello again Frank, An augmented sixth is *not* the same as a diminished seventh, so a chord built around an augmented sixth cannot be any kind of seventh chord, diminished or otherwise. Augmented sixth chords are constructed on the flattened submediant...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: A Welsh Christmas Carol, boosey and hawkes, music manuscript
boosey and hawkes, music manuscript, g schirmer: Hi Anastasia: Sorry ..I ve never heard the carol you seek, but I have a couple ideas to help you look: 1. check out the websites of some of the big traditional music publishers like G Schirmer, Boosey and Hawkes,Shawnee Press, etc. Most of them have...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: West Side Story, west side story, allen cohen
west side story, allen cohen, author allen: Hi Kevin, I m curious to know what prompted the question, but meanwhile, here is the basic answer: Bernstein uses, if everything is transposed to C major, the root (C), augmented 4th (F#), and perfect 5th (G). The interesting thing is, he uses them as...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Working on new project!, theory of harmony, music bussiness
theory of harmony, music bussiness, stellar voice: Zach, First it is a long series of questions Second there are a lot of unknowns that would help me give a better reply 1)_congrats on recording with your band 2) the most beautiful voice should be heard and not upstaged...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writer's Block, home recording studio, chord sequence
home recording studio, chord sequence, lyric writing: Ryan, I have the same problem. My fingers are accustomed to certain movements, familiar chord changes and that limits my writing. Here s an exercise I use when my songs start sounding the same, especially when my guitar chords seem to all sound the...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writer's block, self judgement, brainstorming technique
self judgement, brainstorming technique, creative juices: Tanner, I have lots of ideas on how to overcome writer s block, including some tricks that I use myself and some that work for others. Sometimes I think writer s block is the biggest obstacle we face. I believe writer s block is all in your head (and...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Writing for a band/multi-instrument, midi program, rhythm guitar
midi program, rhythm guitar, barre chords: Hi Ryan, Good luck with your career as a songwriter. I m glad you have the lyric-writing down already; that will make my job a little easier.... Okay, writing something beautiful musically. How do you start? With your lyrics. Read them out loud. Again....

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writing a Compostion from scratch, chord progressions, melodic phrases
chord progressions, melodic phrases, melodic phrase: Would you advise starting with the piano chords and building the melody around that? What is the best way to get started? Bethany, Thanks for your question. There are two basic ways to approach this type of task -- neither one is better than the...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writing is difficult for a singer, v7 chords, level music
v7 chords, level music, ear training: Hayley, I was hoping to get a more detailed explanation of what you know (like aspects of what you re learning right now: V7 chords, counterpoint, etc.), but I ll answer your quesiton anyway. Here s the thing: Your question states, ...but don t know...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writing lyrics, connecticut songwriters association, state troubadour
connecticut songwriters association, state troubadour, pat pattison: Chris, Thanks for your question. By realizing that metaphor and rhyme are important, and by knowing that you are sometimes forcing a rhyme at the expense of clear meaning you show that you clearly understand the fundamentals of songwriting (lots of...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Writing Music, blank staff paper, manuscript paper
blank staff paper, manuscript paper, key signatures: Hi Ed, Children are the world s sponges. They learn something new and take right to it. I m glad you want to foster your child s love for music. If you wish to encourage her, have her continue to take lessons. Is the teacher teaching her anything about...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Writing Musicals, expereance, skin and bones
expereance, skin and bones, music basics: Hi Brian: Where to start: get a good background in the music basics read some good books on songwriting and lyric construction ( these can be found @ musicdispatch.dom and other sites ) mainly , do a lot of LISTENING to all kinds of music ..learn...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Writing Songs, words to songs, rythms
words to songs, rythms, type songs: Hi Drew, First thing: Anything is worth doing if you want to do it. Second thing: There are many, many songwriters who write songs and can t sing a lick. The key to songwriting is to find the music in the words. Some words work well with more than one...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Writing a song, warren zevon, vocabulary words
warren zevon, vocabulary words, write from the heart: Hi Ava, I know this will sound cliché and old-fashioned, but probably the best way to write a song is =honestly=. There are lots of incredibly good songs around that have very simple lyrics, but they speak from the heart and they are honest in some...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writing vocal arrangements?, santa ana winds, jazz singers
santa ana winds, jazz singers, jimmy joyce: Hi Jamie: I think you sent this to the wrong guy ..I m not Chuck. One of the best methods on the subject was written by Jimmy Joyce ( It may be OOP now but you can probably find a copy somewhere ) You can read about it here: http://www.a-cappella.com/product/2661/instructional-arranging...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: Writing vocal arrangements?, principles of orchestration, western classical music
principles of orchestration, western classical music, all the web: Hi Jamie, I learned how to write arrangements through school, so we didn t have a particular book dedicated to this. However, upon doing an internet search I found this: http://tinyurl.com/yqjlsnk I learned vocal scoring from books on orchestral scoring,...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: Writing vocal arrangements?, cappella arrangements, c chord
cappella arrangements, c chord, theory knowledge: Jamie: I learned my music theory knowledge from my piano teacher and from my music classes in college and from the text books. The text we used in college to learn how to write and arrange were the actual scores of music from the composers themselves....

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: I want to have sucessful lyric tips for my band..., favorite sports team, moon travel
favorite sports team, moon travel, emotional charge: Bobby, First of all, I can tell you what works for me and it may not be helpful at all to you. Everyone has their own way of doing it. If there was a simple 1-2-3 step process that worked for everyone, we d all know about it. Not to say that the solution...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: whats the diffrence ?, gospel truth, business terms
gospel truth, business terms, words and music: Different people have different definitions, so don t take mine as the gospel truth. For example, in Nashville, they have very specific meanings for musical terms and music business terms, that don t always jive with their meanings in other parts of the country....

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: I was wondering if you could tell me how to do this, double quartet, barbershop quartet
double quartet, barbershop quartet, trio web: Logan: What a great question you have for me. :-) This is the first time I ve had a bbshop question while on this panel. I am a bbshopper, and been in the society of bbshop for 24 years now. I was in a bbshop octet in my high school (called a double...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: I was wondering what type/style of singer I am., cranberries zombie, sting shape of my heart
cranberries zombie, sting shape of my heart, goo goo dolls: Craig, Thank you for your question - sorry it took so long to get back to you as I was traveling and did not have e-mail access. The real question to ask here is what types of songs does your voice and delivery style best fit ? In saying you...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: words to music, music graffiti, abandonee
music graffiti, abandonee, cold cut: Hi Drew, I can give you guidelines, but I can t really can t give you accurate examples of what you want. I CAN tell you this. Start with the syllables of your text. Graffiti , has 3 syllables. You might want to use 3 ascending notes for that word,...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: how to write a song and where u starT?, music theory classes, cycle of fifths
music theory classes, cycle of fifths, how to write a song: Hello Ares, If you re going to compose a song you need an understanding of how music works . It s the difference between picking up a few phrases in a foreign language and learning the language properly; if you don t acquire a complete grasp of the grammar...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: To write or not to write -ever-, home recorder, side benefit
home recorder, side benefit, self discipline: Eli, This is my opinion. Take it with a grain of salt. Write daily, even if for only 30 minutes. You ve done it before so you know it can be done. Maybe now it will take a little more determination or self-discipline, but it s not beyond your reach....

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writer's block,creative sparkin', paint pen, finger paint
paint pen, finger paint, cause god: Zam, I hope I am the Daniel Johnson you think I am, and if I am, thank you so much for your comments. How do I get really inspired? Many times, it happens and I can t explain it. But most often it is related to one of my passions. Some examples of...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writers block!, self judgement, brainstorming technique
self judgement, brainstorming technique, creative juices: Meghan, I think about writer s block all the time. I don t know if anyone can teach creativity, but I believe we can teach ways to help people overcome (or avoid) writer s block. Often times the difference between having many freely flowing ideas and...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writers block, lighting candles, taking a nap
lighting candles, taking a nap, reading poetry: Daniel, I ll tell you what helps get me in the mood and what I hear helps others. It s such an individual thing, these may or may not help you. But I ll tell you anyway. The main thing is to keep writing songs, even when you re not in the mood. If...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing, mrs harris, tight budget
mrs harris, tight budget, question thanks: Hi Tim, Well, it depends on what you are composing. If you are trying to compose for orchestra and do not have musical computer tools, or at the very least, access to a keyboard, then I can tell you it will be quite difficult to compose on a budget. Perhaps...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writing for horns, treble clef, instrument transposition
treble clef, instrument transposition, pdf write: Hello Robert and thank you for contacting me at AllExperts.com. Jazz is about harmony. Yeah, it s about improvisation and a swing n rhythm and the player s individual style and.... but it s about harmony and then restating that harmony in new and interesting...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing multiple part harmonies, chord construction, c chord
chord construction, c chord, harmonies: Harmony is chords being played to the melody, if you are talking real basic. For example, to write harmony if you harmonizing for a c chord you would make someone play the c, someone else play and e and someone else play a g. I hope this helps. Ja...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing music, chord structures, main objective
chord structures, main objective, chord progression: Hi, Writing and composing popular music is a challenge. I realize what you are talking about when you said that many of the songs have the same melody. Technically speaking, you can make minor changes to an existing melody and call it your own. Sometimes...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing/singing, high pitch, natural speech
high pitch, natural speech, ups and downs: Jermaine, What s easy for one person might be difficult for another. Personally, I find writing lyrics more difficult than writing melody, rhythms and chords, but I co-write with someone who says writing lyrics is easy and the rest is hard. So I can...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing for a small brass ensemble, tenor trombone, tenor sax
tenor trombone, tenor sax, sax section: Hi Patrice: I wish I could show you some examples, but this setup doesn t permit attachments of manuscript. There are many ways to voice chords with this size band depending upon the effect you want to achieve: take a Cma 9 for example: Spread ...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writing a song, pat pattison, sheila davis
pat pattison, sheila davis, songwriters association: Gretch, Thanks for your question. Writing a really good song in any genre is very difficult -- if it were easy, everyone would be doing it. To learn the tricks for making your songs really good, here are some ideas that people use: -- Work with...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writing a song, songwriting books, proffession
songwriting books, proffession, theory book: Hi Santosh, As with any profession, what s going to have to happen is that you be patient and practice. You are going to have to write a lot of songs that don t please you in order to finally write that one piece that s really good. It s just the nature...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing songs for one guitar, unplugged album, kelly kelly
unplugged album, kelly kelly, writing songs: Kelly- Excellent question! There are numerous methods to composing a song for 1 guitar. These include simply strumming chords and possibly singing along, strumming chords with melody mixed in, a little tougher but still worthy of learning. Then there s...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: writing vocal music, bells and whistles, wiggle room
bells and whistles, wiggle room, coloratura: Hi Dan, Your coloratura is only as good as the person you get to sing it. If you write an easy coloratura line for a very advanced vocalist, since it IS your piece, you could change it to fit the vocalists voice. So, I d say, be basic with room to make...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writing vocal parts, gifted arranger, high school music
gifted arranger, high school music, warner chappell: Hi Kathy: Have you checked with Word Publishing ? I know they offer CCM with both written parts and backing tracks. ( Although since they ve been absorbed by Warner-Chappell , I don t know how that s affected their policies ) One of the most comprehensive...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writing, connecticut songwriters association, sheila davis
connecticut songwriters association, sheila davis, tom pett: Sam, You re asking a pretty big question, but I ll try to give you some direction: In general, the craft of songwriting is based on principles of communication i.e. how do you get your message across, using the style of music that you want ? Since...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writng a song, bass guitar strings, power trios
bass guitar strings, power trios, first melody: Chris, I think you are on the right track when you say you are apprehensive about adding more instruments. The more instruments you add, the trickier it gets. You mention bass, guitar, strings, drums and keys. Even that may be more than you need....

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: writting lyrics, pat pattison, state troubadour
pat pattison, state troubadour, sheila davis: can you recommend a book that could teach about metaphor and rhyme schemes, I feel my lyrics are lacking because my knowledge is very limited in this area. Andy, Thanks for your question. Here are the major reference books that all serious songwriters...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: where should I go from here?, high school education, nashville music
high school education, nashville music, classical musicians: Hi Miles, If you re serious about it- maybe I m just not up on this, but I m not sure there s any degree that will further you specifically as a songwriter. Perhaps a course or two on composition and/or theory might help but being a teacher you likely...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: where should I go from here?, stephen sondheim songs, north carolina symphony
stephen sondheim songs, north carolina symphony, principal violist: Hi Miles: first of all , if you saw me with Doc S, it was probably on one of the road band versions of the Tonight Show band ..I did play drums on that unit for several years , but it was probably before you were born ( late 60s ..) Also, I arranged...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: where?? & how??, berkeley school of music, songwriting courses
berkeley school of music, songwriting courses, songwriters forum: Courtney, I can t answer definitively for you because the best songwriting college for me might not be a good fit for you. Also, if you re interested in writing for theatre that might steer you toward some colleges and away from others. Likewise, if you...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: ???, tenor sax, key signatures
tenor sax, key signatures, bass clarinet: Mike, The answer is amazingly simple. First, you will need to know what key the piece is in. If there aren t key signatures and everything is written in accidentals then I would say that usually the last chord will be tonic. So if the last chord symbol...

Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing: young singers, little songbird, pitch recognition
little songbird, pitch recognition, perfect pitch: Hi Christi, WOW! How impressive is that? She s 2 and can memorize songs. Quite a feat. However, if she doesn t have pitch, I suggest you be patient. It seems she s just learned how to talk and all that, so pitch recognition probably won t come for...

Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting: young singers, beginner piano books, little songbird
beginner piano books, little songbird, musical intervals: Christi: You have a question that is dear to my heart. Namely, teaching the young to enjoy and do well at music. Talent Education (started by S. Suzuki) when he started EVERY child in public school (in Japan) on the violin. Mom s learned to play some...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Down by the riverside, fisk jubilee singers, world war 2
fisk jubilee singers, world war 2, peace camps: Check out a recording by the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. They continue the tradition of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. I sang with them for eight years, and it s very likely I m singing on the recording. - Jim P.S. Google albert mcneil jubilee singers. You...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Jazz and Blues, double bass player, syncopated rhythm
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Jazz and Blues, double bass player, syncopated rhythm, genres of music

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Jazz and Blues, jazz pioneers, saxophone players
jazz pioneers, saxophone players, jazz jazz: Sorry it has taken me this long to respond! This question must have fallen through the cracks! Blues and jazz are related, but different in style. Much jazz is based on the blues, but seldom the other way around. If you want to find saxophonists in...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Musical Genre, dave matthews band, female vocalists
dave matthews band, female vocalists, kingston trio: Technically, a BAND is a group of instrumentalists who play BAND instruments (flute, saxophone, trumpet, etc.) HOWEVER, it is very common to call ANY musical group a band, for example, THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, even though no one is playing band instruments....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Mystery Song, nino rota, theme from the godfather
nino rota, theme from the godfather, mystery song: John, It doesn t sound like a rip-off, if that s what you mean. It has the feeling of Speak Softly Love (the theme from THE GODFATHER). . .but it s not so much like it that it s composer, Nino Rota probably won t send someone to your house to break your...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: trying to find artist and title of this I think. show tune, loose track, searchin
loose track, searchin, thanks for your understanding: Dear Members, Please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, but I ll suffer an emergencial surgery for the healing of my right eye. I ll be back as soon as possible, and thanks for your understanding. Sincerely, Amarilis Gibeli...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Identifying a type of music, django rheinhardt, ralph lauren website
django rheinhardt, ralph lauren website, jazz violinist: Marc, You re in the right category. This is definitely jazz. It IS however, a small jazz combo consisting only of clarinet, guitar, bass and drums. If you like this style, look up the guitarist Django Rheinhardt. Woody Allen wrote and directed a great...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Singing, voice teacher, voice lesson
voice teacher, voice lesson, jones norah: First of all, congratulations for beginning voice lessons. I have been a voice teacher for 30 years and love that people still want to sing correctly. Now, regarding Norah Jones. Norah has a very natural sound to her voice, but I m sure she has put years...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: A tune from two cartoons, cartoon, music
cartoon, music, incidental: Hi Jeremy - After watching the clips you gave me, I m not all that sure that the song you re looking for is actually a real song, but rather a small clip of incidental music. If you listen, in both the Tex Avery cartoon and the Tom %26 Jerry, the song...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Music Genre or more detail, violin jazz, electric violinist
violin jazz, electric violinist, jazz violin: I can t identify the specific piece, but I really like it! It s basically a kind of funk-rock with violins. Take a look at www.antoniomusic.com. Also take a look at Linzi Stoppard on YouTube. She s a rock electric violinist. After that, google Electric Violin,...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: The melodies of "The House of the Rising Sun", "There is a Fountain Filled with Blood" and "There is a Green Hill Far Away"., back of the hymnal, church hymnal
back of the hymnal, church hymnal, iambic pentameter: Hello Marcus in Norway (which I believe is the most beautiful country I ve ever visited!) The connection between the songs is strictly coincidental. Like poetry, lyrics sometimes fit into a rhythmic pattern (the poets call it poetic meter and there are...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Style of music, cow bells, bells whistles
cow bells, bells whistles, percussion ensemble: Dear Luke, Greetings from San Diego. I have relatives in Perth and Canberra! Anyway, there are so many different styles of music that use the instruments you describe. My suggestion, if you want to narrow your scope, is just to bounce around the internet...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: song from opening credits for movie new best friend, new best friend, movie
new best friend, movie, 2002: Hi, Kerry! I m not real good with soundtracks, and I ve never seen this movie, but I can tell you that whenever I have a question about a movie, actor, quote, or basically anything Silver Screen related, my first stop is always a website called The Internet...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: grazing in the grass-performed by who?, hugh masekela, grazing in the grass
hugh masekela, grazing in the grass, willie bobo: First of all, please forgive me if I m giving you information you already have! If you have iTunes, go to the iTunes store and type in Grazing in the Grass. There are several different versions there, including the one that was very popular by Hugh Masekela....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Movies, los angeles master chorale, carmina burana by carl orff
los angeles master chorale, carmina burana by carl orff, o fortuna from carmina burana: I m not sure if I understand what you are asking. As you know, choral music is often used to enhance a movie score, and often without words. Sometimes a pre-existing recording is used, as in the the case of O Fortuna from Carmina Burana, by Carl Orff. This...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Hymns, hymn, iTunes
hymn, iTunes, verses: Hi Ag, No, there isn t a way unless you ve previously heard the song, borrowed the cd, or can look at the album notes. That s not information that would be available otherwise because it s not all that relevant, and what I mean by that is that this is...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Jazz Lyrics, garden of earthly delight, mark winkler
garden of earthly delight, mark winkler, young adulthood: At this very moment, I m not much help to you at all. I looked through my Manhattan Transfer albums (I have all of them) and couldn t find anything. I immediately went to their album Brasil, but no luck. I m going to keep looking around so don t give up...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: instrumental soundtrack used in a videogame, music html, theme music
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: instrumental soundtrack used in a videogame, music html, theme music, steve kirk

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: instrumental soundtrack used in a videogame, video game music, instrumental soundtrack
video game music, instrumental soundtrack, catchy tune: Okay. I just went and listened to FarmVille and you re right, it s a very catchy tune. However, it was not recognizable to me as an already established piece of music. Most video game music (and internet game music) requires original compositions to avoid...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Artist, coleman hawkins, accurate thanks
coleman hawkins, accurate thanks, worth a shot: Well, I found a song called When the Day Is Done, but no versions by an artist named Charlie. I m wondering if it might be Coleman Hawkins. I know that s a long way from the name Charlie, but it s worth a shot. If you have iTunes, go to the iTunes Store...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: 1960 Mass Folk Song, daniel, o'donnell
daniel, o'donnell, make me a channel: Hi Ann, It took me a bit to find it, but I think this is what you re looking for. It s called Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace and is by Daniel O Donnell. Make me a channel of your peace Where there is hatred let me bring love Where there is injury,...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Celtic music, musica gallega, galician music
musica gallega, galician music, irish region: The Celtic tradition of music is based in one of the places in the world that identifies as Celtic. Those places are usually considered to be Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Galicia (northwestern Spain) and Brittany (northwestern France). Those are the places where...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: techno, techno, what is
techno, what is, music: Hi Devi, Techno originated in Detroit, Michigan in the 1980 s and was primarily geared towards the nightclub scene and other dance-based entertainment venues. This particular twist in music evolution is what was left after the disco era. During the disco...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Blues music, country music country, bar chord
country music country, bar chord, music of today: Hi. Your question can really best be answered by going to the internet and reading as much as you can on blues and country. One person s opinion really wouldn t help that much. Also, whereas blues is indeed based on a 12-bar chord progression, that really...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Country vs soul music, music, soul
music, soul, country: Hi Sri, Great question! To help us understand, we can always compare music to something we re all very good at: the spoken language. Fundamentally speaking, there isn t much difference between what we call country music and what we call soul . Both...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: brackets in music, tuple, triplet
tuple, triplet, bracket: Hi Susan, Without actually seeing an example I can t say that my explanation is 100% accurate, but let me at least try to clarify what you see. Say the two of you are looking at a figure of 3 eighth notes (or 3 quarter notes). There is a 3 either above...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Can you help me find a copy of?
Dear Patty, I feel your pain! I m trying my best to track down a specific song by Jonas Groth that doesn t seem to be published ANYWHERE! What I have done is this: I googled the composer (you have three to choose from there), looked on FaceBook (where I...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: music, robert shaw, norman luboff
robert shaw, norman luboff, choral arrangements: Hello, Diane Nothing jumps right to mind, but there were several choral groups in the 50s that played the charts. Some of the groups were led by Fred Waring, Norman Luboff, Robert Shaw and Mitch Miller, to name just a few. My search on google and on...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Who is a better ballad singer - Frank Sinatra or Elvis Presley?, singer frank sinatra, ballad singers
singer frank sinatra, ballad singers, ballad singer: We really can t make the comparison. They were both great ballad singers, and the criteria would probably be based on the emotion each singer would allow to come into the interpretation of the song. I would probably give Elvis the edge, at least early Elvis,...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Name of a song, medium banner, home thanks
medium banner, home thanks, spring summer: I have a feeling that it is just some music written for the ad, probably generated on a computer (the music sounds like its from a computer as opposed to live instruments in a studio). Although it may have a name, I really believe it was written expressly...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Record cover, north by northwest, correct category
north by northwest, correct category, lp record: Dear Ken, You are correct in that this is not the right category. However, when I have been in a similar situation, I go straight to eBay and take a look at similar items. I m sure you ve already thought of that. Also, find the manufacturer and see if you...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Jazz Funeral Dirge/Celebrate, rebirth brass band, old rugged cross
rebirth brass band, old rugged cross, funeral dirge: Alrighty then! I recognized the song in about four notes. It s called The Old Rugged Cross, and was written in 1912 by George Bennard. When I was a kid, I was raised in the Baptist church and we sang this song OFTEN! I remember that I dreaded when someone...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Vocal Jazz Education, vocal jazz education, empire state college
vocal jazz education, empire state college, suny empire state college: I m not sure how far it is from you, but SUNY Empire State College has one of the best jazz voice teachers the world has ever seen. Laurel Masse was a member of Manhattan Transfer for several years, and now she teaches there. I would jump at the opportunity...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Name of the song and the artist
I m so sorry. This is not familiar to me. However, I checked the Internet Movie Data Base and found four songs from that movie. It might be one of them. Fountain Of Youth Written by Tim Myers, Jim Greer, and Brandon Arnovick Performed by Tim Myers featuring...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Where is this music piece from?
Chris, At 39 seconds, the song is Knowing When to Leave from Promises, Promises by Bacharach and David, then it goes into But Alive from Applause. The music at 8:39 and 9:33 sounds like generic Love Boat type filler music. I don t think it s a recognizable...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Choral literature that can be sung.
Dear Roy, I too am a school choral director. I have had a similar situation with students who are Jehovah s Witnesses in the past. As I remember, I simply spoke with the parents and told them what songs I had planned for concerts, and then they would tell...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: 70's disco song "money", money money money, disco song
money money money, disco song, brother can you spare a dime: Dear Sally, Thanks for your attention, and sorry for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. The song you are looking for is For The Love Of Money by The O Jays, see the lyrics below: Money money money money, money (x6) Some people...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: 78 rpm Victor records, 78 rpm, pole cat
78 rpm, pole cat, victor records: Vocal Quartets Vol. 1 Vocal Quartets (Series), Various Artists - Gospel Bethel Quartet MOSES GONNA CHUNK DAT MELON DOWN http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000000JGW/risingdovefinear Please put the recording in the shopping cart directly...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Afro Cuban & Latin Jazz: Please explain ....., afro cuban music, traditional african rhythms
afro cuban music, traditional african rhythms, traditional latin music: Hello- Thanks for your question. Here s some answers. 1) Afro-Cuban music is the mixture of traditional African rhythms with Cuban ones. An Afro-Cuban groove is usually in the time signature 6/8 or a subdivision of 3. Most of Cuba s traditional music...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Afro-Cuban music/culture, afro cuban music, juan pablo torres
afro cuban music, juan pablo torres, leonardo acosta: Dear Erica All I could find on the fast track is copied in right below. Hope that that will help you for a start. Otherwise just come back a I will try to find more info. Cheers and good luck Thomas ************************* Latin Beat Magazine, ...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: advert song, edith piaff, music greetings
edith piaff, music greetings, sampler cd: Hy Barbara The title of the song is Je Ne Regrette Rien and is sung by Edith Piaff. Thats at least what DFS told me. The easiest way to get familiar with this type of music might be to buy a sampler-cd with songs from Edith Piaff and other artists on. If...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Bands containing a saxaphone and violin, sven asmussen, stephane grapelli
sven asmussen, stephane grapelli, jazz violinists: Here s the deal. You will find plenty of jazz bands with saxophones, of course. But to find one with both sax and violin will be tough. You need to look for really early jazz bands, say before 1930. After that, the violin dropped out of fashion in jazz bands....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: british chart listings, top of the pops, search ed
top of the pops, search ed, older music: Dear jii: Sorry, for the delay in responding to your question but my computer has been down for a while. Anyway probably the most universal chart listing was Billboard. I believe this listed other categories as well, such as Jazz, Folk etc. I believe...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Chistmas Music, mannheim steamroller, synthesizer type
mannheim steamroller, synthesizer type, trans siberian orchestra: Good question! I really don t know what synthesizer phonograph records were released with Christmas songs in the 1970s. The closest ocmparison I can think of are the current Mannheim Steamroller and Trans-Siberian Orchestra materials available now. Perhaps...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: A Christams Song, mac huff, word translations
mac huff, word translations, mid nineteenth century: Hi Tracy! I suspect your mother may have heard either Still Nacht or Still Still Still. The original Silent Night was in German, written in Austria...and there are at least five or six different translations and melody transpositions. As Stille Nacht...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Christmas music, phonograph record, assistance info
phonograph record, assistance info, lp records: There used to be an annual music guide published by Swank in which you could search artists and songs and identify the LP you needed. Naturally this was published each year when LPs were more popular/available than now. You would need to try to find a...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Cole Porter, joseph mankiewicz, cole porter songs
joseph mankiewicz, cole porter songs, conclusive match: That is very frustrating!!!! Here s what I would do. . . Find out which company produced the film. . .Universal, Paramount, whatever. Find their website and e mail your question to them. They should have a research staff that can find out this information...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: country music, bertie higgins, amazon
bertie higgins, amazon, phil collins: Just another Day in Paradise is sung by Bertie Higgins. Listen to it here: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000025QR/risingdovefinear At first I thought you were thinking of Phil Collins. He sings a song with a chorus that goes: Oh, think...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Dear Brian, I'm doing..., melody notes, harmony one
melody notes, harmony one, natural harmony: Hi, Mike! Thanks for your question! I don t think that I can really recommend anything you d be likely to find in your library, but I can attempt to explain the basics. Keep in mind that this harmony is almost built for people who don t read music...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Ella Fitzgerald, ella fitzgerald, spam folder
ella fitzgerald, spam folder, supper club: Hy Brent Sorry for the late response. Somehow your request ended up in my Spam-Folder. And as I usualy delete Spam without looking at it I feel quite lucky to have found the email. I hope my answer will reach you not to late. The only CD I found with...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Equilibrium Soundtrack, searchin, ebay
searchin, ebay, equilibrium: Hello Aren, Thanks for your attention, and please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. Unfortunately, that soundtrack remains unreleased, but I found out a private compilation (with track listing) to that score...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Free Sheet Music, michael nyman, heart asks pleasure first
michael nyman, heart asks pleasure first, free sheet music: Hello Evelyn, Only music and lyrics written by an American author and published in 1922 or earlier are in the Public Domain in the United States, and available for free, so I provided where to find a midi file to The Heart Asks Pleasure First by Michael...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: French Music, french singers, inparticular
french singers, inparticular, couple songs: Dear Sachery Sorry for the long delay - I was for a few weeks out of the country and therefore not able to check my email. To your question: They most probably played Edith Piaff. She was - in my opinion - one of the greatest singers France ever had. You...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: French Music, peak popularity, maurice chevalier
peak popularity, maurice chevalier, edith piaf: Dear Steve I think you are looking for La Mer by Charles Trenet . You can find this song on a CD called Hits of 47 released in 1998 by ASV/Living Era. The CD-Number should be 5258. To give you some more info about C.T. here the stuff allmusic.com...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Afro-Cuban music/culture, cuban tres, puerto rican
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Afro-Cuban music/culture, cuban tres, puerto rican

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: advert song, cranberries
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: advert song, cranberries

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: country music, phil vassar just another day in paradise, phil vassar
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: country music, phil vassar just another day in paradise, phil vassar

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: French Music, beautiful song, information thanks
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: French Music, beautiful song, information thanks, lunchtime

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: The old singing group The Windjammers, clarinet player, windjammers
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: The old singing group The Windjammers, clarinet player, windjammers, hockett

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song Lyrics, hoochie coochie, tootsie
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song Lyrics, hoochie coochie, tootsie, punctuation

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: a song from CSI, costanza
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: a song from CSI, costanza

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: no subject, dream man, impossible dream
Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: no subject, dream man, impossible dream

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: To find Jim Tompkins-MacLaine, mira costa college, jim tompkins
mira costa college, jim tompkins, college interview: Kym, I thought I had lost you FOREVER! I bet your beautiful kids are in their 40s by now!!!! Are you still up in Murietta? I m still in San Diego and have the greatest partner. His name is Gerardo and he s an artist from Mexico City. We have a wonderful...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: German folk band, male singers, web didn
male singers, web didn, german folk: Hey Dieter I guess you re talking about Zupfgeigenhansel . I don t know the song you mentioned but you can find more info under www.plaene-records.de. They do as well sell CD s of Zupfgeigenhansel (or provide you with a Email-Address of a shop) - or...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Hard to find -score, mail orders, vinyl format
mail orders, vinyl format, beatnick: Hi Peter, It s nice to hear from you again. That tune came out thru the original soundtrack of GAS-S-S-S motion picture, only on vinyl format, so check it out at these online record stores: http://www.platterpus.com E-Mail: orders@platterpus.com...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Haunting song..., moby song, question deals
moby song, question deals, haunting song: It sounds like a Moby song alright. I could be wrong but it sounds reminiscent of a track from the Play album, the most recent one. I cant verify that though since I dont actually own that album. That s all I can think of though really! I wish I could...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: hey Uncle!, ritual music, ponape
ritual music, ponape, music history: Life s good nephew! Wish we could be there for your graduation. . I really do. I have a concert that afternoon. Gerardo sends his best wishes for you and Anna too. Now, don t you have a pressing question about music history? Maybe the ritual music of the Ponape...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: ID A Music Type or Artist?, count basie orchestra, sammy nestico
count basie orchestra, sammy nestico, jazz sound: This is probably the funnest question I ve had in years. I love that style too, and what it is is late 50s big band. It s hard to find because the late 50s kind of abandoned the big band and went towards the combo. . . The Count Basie Orchestra was doing...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: about improvization of normal melody, jazz drummer, jazzy tunes
jazz drummer, jazzy tunes, chord substitutions: Hello- I m a jazz drummer, with limited harmonic jazz knowledge. I m learning, though!! From reading your question, it sounds like you want to put different chord substitutions or re-harmonize existing melodies to get more of a jazz sound from the tunes....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Lambert, Hendricks Ross, e mail address, annie ross
e mail address, annie ross, lori singer: Dear Austin, Boy, did you get the right person!~ Lambert, Hendricks and Ross are BY FAR my favorite group of singers EVER! I m at my office right now, so I can give you SOME information now. . .but when I get home, I can send you more. My e mail address...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: LHR, sonny rollins, instrumental performances
sonny rollins, instrumental performances, sermonette: Sonny Rollins does have his version of Airegin, of course. For the other, have you tried the music store at I Tunes? I find a lot of things on there that I usually can t find in the record stores. Each song only costs 99 cents, and it s completely legal....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Marilyn Monroe recording, musician friends, river of no return
musician friends, river of no return, 45rpm: Kenneth, My mom used to have several recordings of that size. I don t remember what they are called. They can be played on either a Victrola or hi-fi. (They were kind of a transition between 78s and 33s). As far as guessing the value, I have NO idea....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Michael Nyman piano scores, nyman piano, finale notepad
nyman piano, finale notepad, manythings org: Hello Mel, Thanks for your attention. You will download (right-click & save the midi file) of Nyman s Big My Secret at this site below: http://agenciaguia.webcindario.com/mmp/artist_m.htm For more websites in the midi sphere, explore thease websites...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Miles Davis, dizzy gillespie, prominant
dizzy gillespie, prominant, charlie parker: Rob- Hello. I d say the first big break Miles got was with Charlie Parker s group. When Dizzy Gillespie left the band, Miles got the job. Miles started developing a more prominant playing reputation after that. I believe he recorded his first album on...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Movie Soundtrack, needle in a haystack, martin lawerence
needle in a haystack, martin lawerence, 3 strikes: Hi, I m familiar with Nothin 2 Lose ... came out in 00, right? As for the soundtrack, talk about looking for a needle in a haystack...I ve been unable to find it anywhere (so much for bein good ;-), however, I did find PHLO (pronounced flow), a crew...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Movie soundtrack song, roland gift, kathy schmidt
roland gift, kathy schmidt, liv tyler: Dear Kathy, I checked with amazon.com for the soundtrack for the movie. . they have it, but it didn t have this song on it. So I checked the DVD and it didn t list the songs. Here s my suggestion: rent the film, and freeze frame the end credits. That will...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Music Catalog on the Internet, songs by artist, music catalog
songs by artist, music catalog, amazon: Nobody has *all* of them on one site! I wish they did. I use several sites. Start here: http://www.risingdove.com/risingdove/musicsearch.asp Borders.com used to have the best commercial site I knew of for searching by song title, but they lost that...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: music what song is this?, hundred dollar bills, dramarama
hundred dollar bills, dramarama, something corporate: Hey there Hope the following info is helpful. Cheers...Thomas Song Title: Anything Anything Artist: Something Corporate [Originally by Dramarama] Okay, what is it tonight? Please just tell me what the hell is wrong! Do you wanna eat? Do you...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: music, nate king cole, nat king cole
nate king cole, nat king cole, vintage catalog: Dear Babak, Thanks for your attention. I found out a 45rpm from Impossible/I Don t Want To Be Hurt Anymore (1964 Capitol) by Nat King Cole at these online record stores: http://www.thespacebar.co.uk http://AVID.gemm.com http://www.awgm.com/vintage/catalog/records_45_c.htm...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ, crescent city music, new orleans jazz
crescent city music, new orleans jazz, music of new orleans: Charlotte- Hello. Thanks for your question. If it s been discontinued, then there s probably not much else you can do about it. The only way you could find it on CD is if you got REAL lucky and happened to find it in the used bin at some CD store. The...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Old song search, luck jim, sweet wine
luck jim, sweet wine, john denver: Hi, The song is titled Today and is available by John Denver. Here is a link that could help. http://www.lyricsdepot.com/John-Denver/today.html If you go to Amazon.com, you can look for John Denver albums and it will tell you which one has the song...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: The old singing group The Windjammers, windjammers, sea songs
windjammers, sea songs, ebay: Dear Carolyn: The Windjammers did (2) albums that I am aware of. THE FANTASTIC WINDJAMMERS in 1962 JAMMIN WITH THE WINDJAMMERS in 1966 The vinyl lps are out of print but information indicates that they both have been released on CD s but they...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: old song search, calypso monarch, time calypso
calypso monarch, time calypso, sweet soca: Hi Guy, Thanks for your attention. You are looking for the Caribbean singer Sandra DeVignes, a.k.a. ‘Singing Sandra, the 2-time Calypso Monarch. She sings about her opposition to prostitution with her signature song Die With My Dignity , known too Sexy...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: What was the original piece and composer, j s bach, minuet in g
j s bach, minuet in g, lyricist: I m sorry, but I don t know to what you are referring. Can you tell me anything more about How gentle is the rain? I found lyrics to a song that begins with the words How gentle is the rain that falls softly on the meadow. The title is A Lover s...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Pail Head, homo dj, land of rape and honey
homo dj, land of rape and honey, al jourgenson: Pailhead was a sideproject between Al Jourgenson and Ian MacKaye. It was a one shot gig with the album Trait produced, with a single EP of No Bunny . Although Ministry did a song on Land of Rape and Honey with MacKaye on the Vocals, I Prefer . There...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Sasha and John Digweed, trance sound, two sounds
trance sound, two sounds, northern exposure: hey good question. sometime around 1993, sasha had a residency at renaissance, a club in the UK. this launched Northern Exposure nights, and one day in walked a guy named John Digweed. he was just a visiting deejay, but when sasha heard him, he realized that...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song information, cheek to cheek, fred astaire
cheek to cheek, fred astaire, jazz performer: Start at Amazon.com with the title of the song. That will give you listings of recordings, and one of those is bound to be the original source. From there, Google the composer or lyricist. MANY MANY MANY composers, even dead ones, have web sites. They are...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song Lyrics, sam magazine, judy garland
sam magazine, judy garland, song lyrics: Dear Jim: I truly regret that I am unable to provide you the exact lyrics to Meet Me In St. Louis as sung by Judy Garland. I can tell you that the song was written by Mills/Sterling and was recently released on a CD called A PORTRAIT OF JUDY GARLAND...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song lyrics and music., marlene deitrich, coal burning power plants
marlene deitrich, coal burning power plants, public opinion research: I searched for several hours, and I have not been able to find the lyrics on the web; alll I can find is a video on which Marlene Ceitrch performs the song. I ve included some other clues. White Grass Charles Meerewood http://www.ivnet.co.at/streif/biograph.htm...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song Title, varese sarabande vsd, lyrics in the summertime
varese sarabande vsd, lyrics in the summertime, redbird: Hey Patrick The Info I found on Internet is pasted in right below. Hope that it will help you. Cheers Thomas *************************** You Don t Want My Love Andy Williams Words and Music by Roger Miller -as sung on Andy Williams-I Like...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Song, wealth beyond measure, loast
wealth beyond measure, loast, dying world: http://s-g-m.net/sgl10.htm Lord give me a burden for souls, Lord give me a burden for souls, Give me a burden for souls, Open my eyes, help me realize, That right now it is harvest time. Lord give me a burden for souls, Give me a burden for souls,...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Spanish Music, sierra de algodonales, boa boa
sierra de algodonales, boa boa, classical genre: Dear Anthony The only address I found is: Boa Music Entertainment S.A. Do Fol Edicións/ C/ Sierra de Algodonales 12/ 28053 Madrid/ Spain, email: boa@boa-music.com www.boacor.com Either they are interested or the can eventually provide you with...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Sunday, Monday, Always, james cagney, search box type
james cagney, search box type, bing crosby: Hi. I found a song called Sunday, Monday or Always on ebay. There are three or four copies of the sheet music for it floating around, one of them was only a couple of dollars. There were also a couple of recordings, one by Mildred Bailey and one by Bing Crosby....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Swingin Christmas Program, red nosed reindeer, rudolph the red nosed reindeer
red nosed reindeer, rudolph the red nosed reindeer, christmas program: If it s a church sponsored program, it s probably sacred carols jazzed up, so consequently still considered sacred. However, if it s all Jingle Bells and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, it would be secular. Don t let the swing music put you off. ....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: saxaphone song, lunedi cinema, 130 bpm
lunedi cinema, 130 bpm, lucio dalla: Dear Jaco First let me appologise for the long wait. I was unfortunately out of Email and out of the country for a while. And then it took quite some research to find a possible answer to your question. It could be, that you are looking for Lucio Dalla...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: singing sandra, sexual harassment in the workplace, harassment in the workplace
sexual harassment in the workplace, harassment in the workplace, searchin: Hello Tamara, Thanks for your attention, and please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. You are looking for a hard-to-find item, Sexy Employers, a.k.a. Die with My Dignity, by Singing Sandra (1987), this feminist...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: a song from CSI, csi nesting dolls, lali puna
csi nesting dolls, lali puna, julee cruise: Hi Dana, Thanks for your attention. According to a devoted researcher to CSI s matters, the song performed in the episode 517, Compulsion, is Elegia by New Order, but I have this album (New Life) and it is an instrumental. I ll try to watch that episode...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: soundtracks, record id number, original sound track
record id number, original sound track, original broadway cast: Dear Robert: There have been several soundtracks issued for GONE WITH THE WIND, I believe you may have a 1967 MGM version that came with a 32 page booklet. You need to look for the record ID number printed on the edge of the spine or sometimes on cover....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Tin Men - I only have eyes for you, fine young cannibals, antonio carlos jobim
fine young cannibals, antonio carlos jobim, wishin and hopin: OK. . .you probably have already seen this, but the Internet Movie Data Base (imdb.com) has the following songs listed on the soundtrack: Sweet Lorraine (Performed by Nat King Cole), Social Security (Performed by Fine Young Cannibals), Good Thing ...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Title or artist of early fifties song, goodnight irene, gordon jenkins
goodnight irene, gordon jenkins, song on the radio: I found it sung by The Weavers. They use the words you remember. The Best Of The Decca Years (1996) Around The Corner (Beneath The Berry Tree) - (with Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra) http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000002P1S/risingdovefinear...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Tropical Music, jungle sounds, lush music
jungle sounds, lush music, tropical music: Dear John As I don t know this genre I went and had a look on wikipedia.org. And - they really have an article. Please try the URL http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropicalia and you will find info about this genre which is much more than music and links to...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: can you tell me if johnny..., medley of songs, don quiote
medley of songs, don quiote, johnny mathis: Dear Leigh: Being a fan of Don Quiote and always having a desire to name my first borne female child Dulcinea I truly enjoyed receiving this question from you. However, as far as I can tell Johnny Mathis never recorded a song entitled Dulcinea. Now...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Unknown song title, world class pianist, jim tompkins
world class pianist, jim tompkins, romantic love song: Dear Nick, First of all, please forgive me for not responding to your question sooner. I never received the message until today, March 29. I m listening to the piece right now, and I don t recognize it as part of the standard repertoire at all, but it is...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Vocal techniques, mahalia jackson, opera singers
mahalia jackson, opera singers, conversational manner: I think the best way to do this is to listen EXTENSIVELY to the two singers, with special attention to the way that they produce vowels sounds, the attention they pay to consonants, whether they sing in a studied manner, or a conversational manner. . ....

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: Words to a Calypso Song, calypso song, s song
calypso song, s song, crusoe: Dear Shahila, You picked a tough one. All I could find out is the original title is Sexy Employers and it was written by Tobago Crusoe. I went to several lyrics websites and had no luck. It was recorded by Singing Sandra in 1987, but I could find no recordings...

Musical Genres--Folk, Jazz, Sountracks, More: how, j kwon, b2k
j kwon, b2k, peace: Hi, Usually artists offer pictures on their websites. I don t know B2K s web address, but J-Kwon s is www.j-kwon.com. If they offer pics for free use, you can download them to your pc. Log in to your blackplanet account and go to edit page. You will see...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 1962, peak chart position, ann morse
peak chart position, ann morse, novelty idea: Jo Ann Morse was indeed seven years old in 1962 when she recorded her only chart entry, My Daddy Is President, under the name Little Jo Ann. The instrumental B-side was Macaroni (Caroline s Pony), by Harmony Jones & his Orchestra (who also backed Jo...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 1980s music lyrics, swords of a thousand men, curiosity killed the cat
swords of a thousand men, curiosity killed the cat, michael caine: OK. Here goes... 1. Need You Tonight - INXS 2. Michael Caine - Madness 3. I Could Be Happy - Altered Images 4. I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner 5. Easy Lover - Philip Bailey & Phil Collins 6. Jump - Van Halen 7. Swords of A Thousand Men - Tenpole...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 2002-03 country song, streets of heaven, heaven lord
streets of heaven, heaven lord, sherrie austin: The song is Sherrie Austin s STREETS OF HEAVEN: Hello God, it s me again. 2:00 a.m., Room 304. Visiting hours are over, time for our bedside tug of war. This sleeping child between us may not make it through the night. I m fighting back the tears as...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Driving me crazy, procol harum, compilation albums
procol harum, compilation albums, happy organ: Hi, Dave, From your description it sounds like it might be The Happy Organ by Dave Baby Cortez. Only thing is, it was a #1 hit in the US in 1959, not the mid-to-late 60s. It s been included on several compilation albums since then. Hope this helps. Thanks...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song Title and Artist, brady bunch, male singer
brady bunch, male singer, happy new year: Hey JPo. Well, there are 2 other songs I think you may be talking about then. The first one, and my instincts point more to this now, is I THINK I LOVE YOU. Yes, the one made popular by The Brady Bunch. It was remade a few times in the 90s. There is a version...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Guitar Man, jerry reed, elvis presely
jerry reed, elvis presely, elvis: Hi Chuck, Thanks for your question. Guitar man was written and originally recorded by Jerry Reed. However, when Elvis heard the song, he loved it and decided to record a version of it. He wasn t very happy with the guitar playing on his version, so he invited...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: hard to find tune, mark thanks, searchin
mark thanks, searchin, monkees: Hi Mark, Thanks for your attention, and please, aceept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, but my operation system was at fault for the last 4 days. Delving into my collection, I found a sort of tunes in the likes you requested, so download...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: need title and artist, appeal to reason, amazon
appeal to reason, amazon, rise against: Hi there Chris! Song you re looking for is by Rise Against, and it is called Re-Education (Through Labor). And yes you are right, it is a rather new song. It is from their 2008 released album called - Appeal to Reason. You can find more about it here -...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Rare video/song, public image limited, hell sound
public image limited, hell sound, 70s 80s: Hi, That s not much to go on, but from the information you ve given me, it could be one of two artists: 1. Public Image Limited - Who were Johnny Rotten s bad after the Sex Pistols broke up. 2. The Buzzcocks - This was Billy Idol s band before he embarked...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Rare video/song, hell sound, 70s 80s
hell sound, 70s 80s, punk rocker: Hi Nicholas, Thanks for your attention, and please, aceept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, but my operation system was at fault for the last 4 days. Unfortunately, I can t recall any MTV clip like you described, but take a look at...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Anniversary Song., dance dance dance, lili fatale
dance dance dance, lili fatale, st barts: Hi Bill. I am really not sure about this, but if it was in French and from that time period, I am thinking it is Mimi danse le disco by Lili Fatale. There are many songs with the words danse, danse, danse in French. If that is not the one can you let me...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Popular 90's song/video I can't find!!!HELP!, mid nineties, return to innocence
mid nineties, return to innocence, leona lewis: Thanks for another question James! However, I am afraid I don t think I can help you this time. The only song I can really think of that comes close is Jimmy Eat World The Middle . And I know I am way off because you said this is a female. If you can...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song , DOA, airplane accident, cult band
airplane accident, cult band, bloodrock: Hi, Paula, I assume you re asking who the artist was. Most likely it s the song by Bloodrock. It was from their second album, Bloodrock 2 (clever, huh?), was a minor hit in 1970-71 and their only charted single. I believe it s actually about an airplane...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: harmonics/octave/interval, guitar pick ups, sympathetic vibrations
guitar pick ups, sympathetic vibrations, sympathetic vibration: Hi Luke, 1. Yes, a harmonic is part of a note. 2. Yes a note and an octave are two different things. An octave is made up of 8 notes. 3. In this case they mean that if you hit the string elsewhere it won t give you the full octave, but a portion of it...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Kansas Tour dates, phil ehart, rock group kansas
phil ehart, rock group kansas, braden auditorium: Hi, Mark, How about 2/25/77? Found this in web search: http://64.233.169.132/search?q=cache:Nq4vn44a3hAJ:home.new.rr.com/belexes/tourdates.html+%22kansas+concert%22+%22illinois+state%22&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=2&gl=us Hope this helps. Thanks for the Q. ...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: made up a label called ...., swedish record company, break records
swedish record company, break records, several records: Because their record label dropped them, they created their own record label, and called it Break Records . Yes the Swedish company gave them some money to start the new record company entitled Break Records. I like that name, kind of like an omen (eg....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: speed knob, memory man, guitar pedal
memory man, guitar pedal, reverberation: Hi, The Memory Man is a guitar pedal that has a Speed Knob on it to control the rate of reverberation or echo. In this case the writer was referring to having markings on the dial so that they knew where to set the knob to for each song. Regards Ale...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: vocal melody, vocal melodies, rock guitarist
vocal melodies, rock guitarist, vocal melody: Hi Luke, A riff is a section of a song. An example would be the opening guitar solo on Deep Purple s Smoke on the water. It s the first thing any rock guitarist learns to play. In this case the writer was experimenting with performing a vocal version of...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song titles with the word something in it., gene pitney marc almond, thunder clap newman
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song titles with the word something in it., gene pitney marc almond, thunder clap newman, something george harrison

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Help!!, gibson brothers, popular club
gibson brothers, popular club, dance track: Hey Jody! Sorry for not responding sooner, but your question led me on a bit of a search. I myself was born in the 70s, and I will admit that I have not retained as much from the 70s as I probably should. I did find something that should make your...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song titles with the word something in it., something s gotta give, something is wrong with my baby
something s gotta give, something is wrong with my baby, something in the air: Hi, Brenda, Wow! I have some suggestions, but first you should make a minor change to Something tells me we re into something good, because the title is simply, I m Into Something Good. Here are a few more. Something About You Something in the...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: history of pop rock, rock music history, pop rock music
rock music history, pop rock music, history of pop: Hello, again,, Got your follow up, but it didn t give me what I need to help, which is a couple of examples of songs. Pop Rock can mean different things to different people. If you mean Top 40 rock music, that s one thing, and it stretches over several...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: musical genre remakes, musical genre, jazz rock
musical genre, jazz rock, music teacher: Hi, Ashley, I d love to help someone who instills in kids an interest in music, but I probably wouldn t be able to suggest songs recorded in more than two genres, which I don t think helps much - and I d would need a little more time to come up with those....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: history of pop rock, rock music history, pop rock music
rock music history, pop rock music, history of pop: Hello, again,, Got your follow up, but it didn t give me what I need to help, which is a couple of examples of songs. Pop Rock can mean different things to different people. If you mean Top 40 rock music, that s one thing, and it stretches over several...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: music, bitter sweet symphony, bittersweet symphony
bitter sweet symphony, bittersweet symphony, rollingstones: Hey Craig! I like your question, and I love that song too. =) The song they sampled is from the 1965 tune by the Rollingstones called The Last Time. For more info, check this site - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitter_Sweet_Symphony. Have a great weekend!...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song and artist, girl singers, thier songs
girl singers, thier songs, magic word: Hi Will! The song your looking for is called Hocus Pocus by a eurodance group called Double Active. Seems it came out in 1995. It looks like this song may have been their only very popular song, so it may be a bit hard to acquire. Here are two links that...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Troggs lyrics, reg presley, thanks in advance
reg presley, thanks in advance, discotheque: Hi, Christian, Can t help you with this one (even though I interviewed Reg Presley about 10 years ago!). Did an Internet search, couldn t come up with any lyrics. Send me a follow-up next week to give me time to check through my Troggs vinyl and CDs. ...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Viva La Bands Vol. 1 Skate footage, bam margera, cky
bam margera, cky, hunch: Hey Seth! Can t say I have seen that video, but I definitely know who Bam Margera is. I have a hunch that the song is by the band CKY. Cannot be sure, but I do have a link that has samples from the soundtrack of the DVD - http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/store/artist/album/0,,3298965,00.html....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: One Hit Wonder from 2005-2006, song artist, mama mia
song artist, mama mia, dark hair: Hello Julia, Thanks for your question. Without knowing the genre or anything else I can only provide you with some educated guesses of what songArtist this might be There is a song called You are the lighthouse by Mama Mia Love. On that song she repeats...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: late seventies single, billboard singles chart, david castle
billboard singles chart, david castle, sound of the music: Hi, Keith, Yes, it is Ten to Eight, by David Castle. It only got to #68 on the Billboard Singles Chart in 1977. Thanks for the Q. By the way, a simple way to find info like this is to just enter the title or some lyrics if you know them, along with the...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: popular piano tune, http www youtube, music box dancer
http www youtube, music box dancer, canadian pianist: Hi, Forrest, The song you re looking for is probably Music Box Dancer, a 1978 hit by Frank Mills, a Canadian pianist and recording artist. Check out the link below. Copy and paste into your browser. Hope this helps. Thanks for the Q! Mike ...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: What early 90's dance/pop song is this?, mtv vh1, real mccoy another night
mtv vh1, real mccoy another night, pretty poppy: Hi Ray. Yes, it is rather tricky to find a video from that time period with the bit of info you provided. What I can do is give you some videos from that time period that were black and white. I know that you mentioned the countdown, but the videos below...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: No one remembers...but me, vic
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: No one remembers...but me, vic

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: No one remembers...but me, abraham martin and john, dickie goodman
abraham martin and john, dickie goodman, bill buchanan: Hi, Linda, Sounds like one of Dickie Goodman s break-in novelty records. I think it might have been Luna Trip in 1969, but not certain. If that s not it, research him further. I couldn t find lyrics to Luna Trip on a quick Internet search. Maybe you...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song Lyrics, angie baby, weird story
angie baby, weird story, helen reddy: Hi, Pam, I believe the song you re looking for is Angie Baby, By Helen Reddy. It was a #1 single for her in 1974. Weird story! Love it! You can probably find it on at least one of her hits albums or on some various artists collection. She was on the...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Can't find a song, best bet, pretty baby
best bet, pretty baby, ebay: Hi Linda, Your best bet is probably eBay. I know of many, many dealers that sell their good primarily at auction or in their eBay stores. You ll probably be able to find in on vinyl and then get it ripped to CD or mp3. Good luck!! Alex www.RockabillyHQ.co...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Who's that girl?, fave album, lady of shalott
fave album, lady of shalott, caravanserai: Hey there Jonathan! I have a big feeling you are listening to Loreena McKennit. Her voice is a bit higher than Sarah s, but she indeed yodels and she released many albums in the 90s and early 2000s. My fave album by her is The Visit. Pay special attention...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song titles, changes in latitudes, van mccoy
changes in latitudes, van mccoy, eric carmen: Hi, Theresa, Here are a few: Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke, 65 Change of Heart - Eric Carmen, 78 Change Partners - Stephen STills, 71 Change With the Times - Van McCoy, 75 (not very familiar and not a big hit) Changes - David Bowie, 72 and...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Coldplay US concert support, duffy coldplay viva la vida
duffy coldplay viva la vida: Hey there Christel! You are right, it is Duffy that is opening for Coldplay on their Viva La Vida tour. It was reported by media outlets on August 22nd, 2008. Here is a link to one of those outlets - http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00017819.html....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 2 questions, musical expression, riffs
musical expression, riffs, drummer: The hook of a song is what the person listening to the song will remember the most after they have heard a song. Brass is a musical expression that can be termed as money shot . Sometimes people say that is gold , meaning it is precious. Brass could also...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: great bass line/demos, demonstration piece, rough demos
demonstration piece, rough demos, bass line: Hi, Rock songs are generally made up of 3 parts. The beat (Normally provided by the drums) the melody (provided by the vocals and guitars or keyboards) and the bass line. The last of these are normally provided by a bass guitar or in the case of jazz or rockabilly...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: hit singles, bohemian rhapsody, roadhouse blues
bohemian rhapsody, roadhouse blues, rainy day women: Hi, Steve, My expertise is mainly from the 50s to the early 90s, but maybe these will help: Rainy Day Women 12 & 35 - Bob Dylan D yer Mak er - Led Zeppelin Roadhouse Blues - The Doors (only has word roadhouse in the lyrics) Tubthumping - Chumbawamba...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: launch pad, launch pad, previous question
launch pad, previous question, warner brothers: Hi Luke, What the writer is saying here is that they learned a lot while at Warner Brothers *Which is why he likened it to a college) and they took their knowledge to other record companies. It would be like a lawyer learning at Harvard, then other law companies...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: in time, guitarist, circumstance
guitarist, circumstance, drummer: In tempo is right. Well depending on what they are talking about or depending on circumstance, it may have been hard to stay in time/tempo. Maybe something distracting was going on in the background? PS - You don t have to rate me every time if you are...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: verses, electric guitar, drums
electric guitar, drums, producers: Hi, Yes, an artist can record various different versions of a song, changing the verses or other components of a song. The engineers and producers would then take the parts they liked best and put them together to make the final recording. Hope this helps...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Don't know song name or artist. I'm going insane!, rock radio station, classic rock radio
rock radio station, classic rock radio, song melody: Hi, Melissa, Sorry for the delay. The only song I know that has a you are the moon and the sun lyric is Julianna by Big Head Todd and the Monsters, but none of the other words match. Google it and see. Hope this helps. Thanks for the Q. Best,...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: enquiry, duplication costs, reissue cd
duplication costs, reissue cd, hurdles: Hi, Brian, This isn t really my area of expertise, but I can tell you from experience that one of the major costs, and hurdles, is securing the rights to use the original material. I don t know what the production and duplication costs would be, but duplication...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Don't know song name or artist. I'm going insane!, fog horn, gypsy soul
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Don't know song name or artist. I'm going insane!, fog horn, gypsy soul, whistle blows

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Box set from the late 60's or ealry 70's, 16 candles, duke of earl
16 candles, duke of earl, club dj: Hi, Wendy, I believe I know that box set. I have it in my collection and used it for years as a party and club DJ. The bad news is I don t remember the title and can t find it among my records. I searched for it for quite a while but no luck. I m pretty...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Every Breath You Take singer, nash bridges, police sting
nash bridges, police sting, tv soundtracks: Hi Gina! The only thing I can recommend you to do is to keep an eye on Amazon.com. Often, these types of shows make their own soundtracks because they use so many more original songs or they do their own versions of songs (like Every Breath You Take). What...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: ID an old tune, huey lewis and the news, blood sweat and tears
huey lewis and the news, blood sweat and tears, jj jackson: Hi William! JJ Jackson recorded this song in 1967. You can find a little more about him and a CD with his greatest hits here - http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/6780644/a/But+It%27s+Alright.htm. Huey Lewis and The News also recorded an acapella...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: pop rock music, pop rock music, styles of music
pop rock music, styles of music, dissertation: Hi, Falsia, To really answer this question would require a document of at least several pages. I ll give just a few starter reasons why: First of all you have to distinguish between pop rock and rock. Second, determine what era of rock music we re...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Rock music, nice breasts, tight pair
nice breasts, tight pair, good looking guy: Hi, Brian, I ve racked my brain on this one. It sounds so familiar and I can almost picture the video in my mind, but I just can t seem to dredge up the answer from the recesses of my memory. Sorry for the delay, but I wanted to make sure I didn t have...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Soundtrack from man on fire, amazon co uk, independent band
amazon co uk, independent band, man on fire: Hi Julie! Yes, Chicos remixed this tune. However, it is originally by a group called Picaroon . Picaroon may either be a new or independent band as I was not able to find any website or information about them. Oddly, Wikipedia doesn t know who they are...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: artist name, salt and pepper, glee
salt and pepper, glee, artist name: Hello Amber! There are many versions of this song that have been made. One is by the cast of the hit TV show Glee. The other is by a group called Busted Tees. Another one is by an artist called Harry . I have a feeling the one you may be referring to is...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Name of the song about a mexican beauty, google search, mexican beauty
google search, mexican beauty, jay and the americans: Hi, Peter, Sounds like Come A Little Bit Closer by Jay and the Americans, 1964. It was their biggest hit. It starts off, In a little cafe just the other side of the border, she was sitting there giving me looks that made my mouth water... I m sure a...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Please help me find a song title, jot down, high tone
jot down, high tone, listening to the radio: Hi William... I have tried to research this myself and am not coming up with anything... If you could e-mail the sample you have at lisa@artsy-techy.ca so I can hear it. I have a funny feeling this might be a brand new song that many people have not heard...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Led zeppelin original art., mike jarvis, framed artwork
mike jarvis, framed artwork, billboard magazine: Hi, Todd, This is really wild. I created that piece some years ago and sold it at a record collectors show. Where did you see it? Since you spelled my name differently (its Jarmus), is it just a coincidence that you picked me for this question or did you...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: question, guitar player
guitar player: He was trying to get Edge to get something better. In order to do that, he asked him to play something that was not so good. The last sentence just re-affirms that he wanted to make sure it is good and only good, and that is why he asked for the A-minor...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: compilation, cassette collections, mad about the boy
cassette collections, mad about the boy, bobby vinton: Hi, Bella, You re my first questioner from the UK, one of my favorite places on earth since before the Beatles! Unfortunately, I don t have a clue as to which of the many compilations out there is the one you re seeking. I checked my own LP and cassette...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Bad Company, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin
Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin: Paul Rodgers said that the song is a warning and rock star casualties like Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin inspired the character of Johnny. From a Guitar World magazine 1999 interview (copied from a Bad Company fan site): Paul Rodgers - I wrote that...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: latin funk late 60's early 70's, jungle fever, mix cd
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: latin funk late 60's early 70's, jungle fever, mix cd

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: latin funk late 60's early 70's, latin funk, latin name
latin funk, latin name, exstacy: Hi, Craig, This one doesn t really ring any bells for me. Only thing I can think of that s close to your description is Pillow Talk by Sylvia, on Vibration Records, 1973, but I don t think that s it. Sorry I can t be of more help. Thanks for the Q....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: name of a group, Falling Down, Oasis
Falling Down, Oasis: Hi Justin, The only song I can come up with that comes close to this lyric is Falling Down by Oasis. It s a new song off their 2008 CD Dig Out Your Soul. But their lyric is if you won t save me... , not want to , so I m not 100% certain this is your...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: obscure late 60's early 70' radio pop song, Jungle Fever, The Chakachas
Jungle Fever, The Chakachas, 1972: Hi Craig, I think you re looking for Jungle Fever by The Chakachas. This Belgium studio band had a one hit wonder in 1972 with the song, reaching #8 on the US Billboard chart. It s amazing that it got airplay on the radio, with it s almost pornographic...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Rights to Songs, Motown, Jobete
Motown, Jobete, EMI: Hi Dan, Songs rights are not my expertise, but I decided to research this for you to see what i could find. I believe that I have found your answer in the following article. This is an EMI Group press release from 2004 announcing that EMI Music Publishing,...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 80s song title and singer, Get Down Saturday Night, Oliver Cheatham
Get Down Saturday Night, Oliver Cheatham, S.O.S.: The song you re looking for is called Get Down Saturday Night by Oliver Cheatham. The song reached #37 on the US Billboard Hot R&B chart in the summer of 1983. Cheatham returned to the chart three years later with S.O.S. , which reached #35 on the chart....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: attendance record, attendance record, allexperts
attendance record, allexperts, hundreds of thousands: It looks like all references point to the US Festival. This no longer exists, because it seems like it was a failure money wise, although hundreds of thousands of people attended. See this link: http://en.allexperts.com/e/u/us/us_festival.htm Have a...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: find the song, bajaj pulsar, background song
bajaj pulsar, background song, google: There are 2 sites online that I have found the song on, but you might have to pay a small fee for it... If you go to google.com, and type El espanges I m Man , the first 2 links lead to some mp3 sites where you can download it. I am not sure if it is free...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Music Television, music television, playing music
music television, playing music, online library: Hi Katie! I am afraid that MTV has gone to the no video route, and yes I find it rather sad too. I recommend you read this article - http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2333620,00.asp. MTV started an online library because of all the complaints they...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: particular group who sang "I Wish You Love", ray charles singers, johnny mann singers
ray charles singers, johnny mann singers, ray conniff: Hi, Mike, There was no hit single version of I Wish You Love by any group and I m sure it was recorded as an album track by any number of artists in the 60s and 70s, so this makes it very difficult to track down. The calypso part doesn t sound familiar...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: "Boys next door" Soundtrack, charlie sheen, music credits
charlie sheen, music credits, sex murder: Hi, Michael, Checked out the YouTube clip. First of all, very bad sound on it. Still, good enough that I would have recognized the song if I knew it, but no such luck. Like it though! This link to the film s music credits may be of some use: http://www.ask.com/bar?q=%22Boys+Next+Door%22+Music+credits&page=1&qsrc=2417&ab=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.imdb.com%2Ftitle%2Ftt0090770%2Fsoundtrack...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Supertramp Breakfast in America, price guide books, supertramp breakfast in america
price guide books, supertramp breakfast in america, breakfast in america: Hi, Alvin, I don t have any specific knowlege of this but my suspicion is that it s just an error that happens sometimes in pressing. I ve run across this a couple of times over the years. Don t know if this is valuable as a rarity but doubt it. You might...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Desperate, whomp whomp, drumline soundtrack
whomp whomp, drumline soundtrack, lisa song: Hi Deanna! Sorry for not responding sooner. I am thinking the first song you are lokking for is from the Drumline soundtrack. It was a movie that was released around that time that featured a lot of pop/R&B style songs made into marching style. Check...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: eena meena deeka, dj chris, style song
dj chris, style song, chris evans: Hi Jon! I am assuming you are talking about the Bollywood/Hindi style song. I found this link that leads to a Bollywood movie called Kick Back 2. I am not sure when the movie came out, but the song does sound remixed... Try this link - http://www.dishant.com/album/Kick-Back-2.html...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: need help to remember a song, cappella version, b song
cappella version, b song, male group: Hi Ron! There have been so many remakes of that song. I heard Amy Winehouse has her own version too that she released in 2007. Anyways, the one you re looking for is from the debut album of the group 112. It is called Cupid. You can find more information...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song, anita kerr singers, rca label
anita kerr singers, rca label, black artist: Hi, Brenda, The only one I know that fits your description at all is Joey Baby by Anita & the So-And-So s (the Anita Kerr Singers going under a different name). Barely made it into the Top 100 singles early in 1962 on the RCA label. Hope this helps....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: the doors, doors collectibles, ebay
doors collectibles, ebay, inflated figure: Hi, Cindy, The first issue is whether or not the signatures are authentic. What is the history of the piece? Is this signed on the album jacket or the label of the record? I can tell you that Jim Morrison s signature is fairly rare and can be quite valuable...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Sounds like? help with artist, black eye peas, target marketing
black eye peas, target marketing, gwen stefani: Hi, Bill, I m afraid I can t help with this one since contemporary artists are generally not in my area of expertise. I do know the one s you ve used for comparison, though, and it sounds like she s got something. Good luck with her. Best, Mik...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: searching for a version of "what are you doing new year's eve?", female vocalist, nancy wilson
female vocalist, nancy wilson, happy new year: Hi, Michelle, Sorry, but there have been so many versions of the song recorded that it would be difficult to pinpoint the particular one you have in mind based on this information. I ve checked some that I thought might fit your description but couldn t...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Rock on, group situation, rock school
group situation, rock school, writing songs: Hi, Noel, This question is really out of my area of expertise. I don t have any suggestions on where to find a group situation, social, school or otherwise. I m also not sure if there is a school that specializes in Rock, but as a singer myself I can...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Rock on, kijiji, rock school
kijiji, rock school, writing songs: Hi Noel! Sorry for the delay in answering your question. It is actually very easy to find musicians thanks to the Internet. Here are a few sites to get your started... http://www.band-mix.com http://www.find-a-musician.com http://www.gigmasters.com...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Need a song title / artist, gary glitter, rock and roll part 2
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Need a song title / artist, gary glitter, rock and roll part 2, rock and roll

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Need a song title / artist, indian chant, pep band
indian chant, pep band, radio personality: Hi, Rich, I m not a big sports fan so it doesn t sound familiar. It would help if you could possibly find it somewhere on the web in a sporting event video, etc. and send me the link so I can listen. Sorry I can t help more at this point. Thanks for...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: National Music Month, national solo, national novel writing month
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: National Music Month, national solo, national novel writing month, month of november

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: National Music Month, national music week, google search
national music week, google search, google: Hi, Jan, I found no official references to National Music Month but it is mentioned here and there. There is a National Music WEEK web site: http://www.nfmc-music.org/Events/NMW/NatlMusicWeek.htm I suspect some individuals and organizations/groups...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Research question, time influence, american rock n roll
time influence, american rock n roll, buddy holly: Hi, Heather, Because of the premise of your paper I hate to say this, but I don t think one can point to the 3 most influential individual rock SONGS of all time. Influence comes more from an artist s entire body of work rather than a single song. So I...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song/ Artist, steve harley and cockney rebel, saxophone solo
steve harley and cockney rebel, saxophone solo, song artist: Hi, Paul, I m not familiar with a song of that description, but try Cockney Rebel (Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel), a British band that got their start in the 70s. Their song, Sebastian is the last cut on side one of their debut alblum, The Human Menagerie....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: "Oldies" Stations, music of the 40s, chantilly lace
music of the 40s, chantilly lace, 70s 80s: Hi, Adam, The sad truth (I m a late-50s/60s/70s guy myself) is that, like so many other things, radio stations survive by demographics (audience makeup) and, to put it bluntly, as years go by older listeners disappear and younger ones take their place,...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: pop song, wolverton mountain, tijuana border
wolverton mountain, tijuana border, search google: Hi John, The song was, indeed, “Tijuana Border,” credited to El Clod (Challenge Records 9159). El Clod was Marty Cooper who, with H.B Barnum, wrote Peanut Butter, the 1961 novelty hit by The Marathons. As to where you can find the record, I found several...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: limbo song, limbo song, limbo rock
limbo song, limbo rock, mambo italiano: I believe you are looking for Lou Monte s Limbo Italiano from 1964. Might make it a bit harder to find, but I am pretty sure that is the one. Some remakes to the song in the recent past have been Mambo Italiano by a techno group. Limbo Italiano is...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Pls Help Me Find Any Info about This Song!, mellow song, boyband
mellow song, boyband, oo: Hi Melissa! I was trying to listen to your song on Watzatsong, but I could not find it. I did set myself up on the site though. If you can send it to lisalyn , that way I can listen and consider it further. I will need more information in order to help...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Favourite song., mike oldfield, moonlight shadow
mike oldfield, moonlight shadow, tubular bells: This is a really hard question to answer because my favorite song changes a lot. I like to choose artists/musicians instead. My biggest favorite is Mike Oldfield, then afterwards David Foster. Every since I learned about Mike Oldfield, I have always...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Top Songs of the 50s, les paul and mary ford, billboard hot 100
les paul and mary ford, billboard hot 100, top songs of the 50s: Hi, Will, Although I could be wrong, my understanding is that Billboard s Top 100 chart began in 1955, based on sales. The Hot 100 debuted in 1958, taking into account retail sales, radio play and juke box play. I assume that most barometers of popularity...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song, Love Is Alive, Gary Wright
Love Is Alive, Gary Wright, Anastacia: Hi, Andre, Sounds like it s Love is Alive, by Gary Wright, from 1976. Only thing is his lyric is My soul s on fire... rather than My heart... I think it, or a version of the lyrics, was also recorded by Anastacia, but can t tell you when or what...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song at the end of the Movie "Blind Horizon", dave gahan movie credits blind horizon
dave gahan movie credits blind horizon: Could it be Dave Gahan s Hold On? The year corresponds to the year the movie came out. I can t say I have ever seen this movie. Anyways, I found a music sample and lyrics on CD Universe - http://www.cduniverse.com/dave-gahan-hold-on-lyrics-8617145.htm....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Come Tomorrow-Explanation, man of her dreams, barry gibb
man of her dreams, barry gibb, married person: The lyrics I believe are purposely non-sequitus, meaning that they could be telling 2 different stories in one. One verse can mean she is cheating, the other one can mean she has just met the man of her dreams and wants to be what that man forever. ...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: A song from the 60's, sunshine company, jubilee label
sunshine company, jubilee label, blades of grass: Hi, Cathy! Happy was charted by two groups in 1967. The Sunshine Company went to #50 on the Billboard Singles list in September on Imperial Records (#66247). A group called Blades of Grass barely made into the Hot 100 with the song, even though they hit...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: FREDA PAYNE, freda payne, war in vietnam
freda payne, war in vietnam, offensive word: They (not sure who they is, but could be government, general radio consortium, or both), banned the song from being played on the radio because it referenced the war in Vietnam. That war was even more controversial than Afghanistan s right now. This does...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Release date for song, dunhill records, walking in the sunshine
dunhill records, walking in the sunshine, debut album: Hi, Earl, My apologies for the long delay in replying. The song does not appear on my copy of Shango s debut album. My research shows the US release year of the single as 1969, ABC/Dunhill Records #D 4242. The other side of the single was Walking in...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Len: Steal My Sunshine, len steal my sunshine, butter tarts
len steal my sunshine, butter tarts, constanzo: Mark Constanzo is the name of the composer of the song. And well, butter tarts in my opinion means boobs. So hence butter tarts = girls. Since the video takes place on the beach and the band having a beach party, it would be the most logical explanation....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Name of a song, http www myspace, colo colo
http www myspace, colo colo, medium banner: I am afraid Mr. Nouveau does not seem to be ready to sell his song yet, or at least that is what it seems. I found that he has several music projects with sub names or such, not sure really. Anyways this is his website - http://recordedhome.blogspot.com/....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Moonlight Shadow by Mike Oldfield, moonlight shadow, mike oldfield
moonlight shadow, mike oldfield, desperate fight: Awesome! It sounds like your talking about one of my most favorite songs - Moonlight Shadow by Mike Oldfield. It sounds like you may be mixing several verses together... Here is the actual part... Lost in a riddle that Saturday night, Far away on...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8slV3Xov-I, Rama Sabee Conchudo
Rama Sabee Conchudo: Hi there. Now, I am going with my gut based on the video you sent and the info I found online. I believe it is Rama Sabee. I tried to find if he has any albums out, but I could not. It seems like he is a DJ who has gotten lucky on a few dance compilations....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Musical Mystery, sydney olympic games, tina arena
sydney olympic games, tina arena, musical mystery: Hi Rob! That could be one of two songs, so I m listing them both to you since I was not there. The Flame by Tina Arena was sung during the opening ceremony, and it seems like it may have been professionally recorded as well. There was also a very...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Terra Nova - Main Theme, chopin etude, youtube video
chopin etude, youtube video, google: I assume you were looking at the video from CityTV right? Well if you look down the comments, it seems like the song has been debunked. it seems like it is an excerpt from Chopin. Chopin Etude Op.10, No.3, bar 18-19 to be exact. It is a larger song,...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: name of song by sound, female voice, youtube video
female voice, youtube video, melody: Hi sarafo. It wouldn t be this, would it? http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/my-heart-with-you The first post on top has a few lyrics and the youtube video beside it. I am afraid that is all I can find with what you have described. Have a great day....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: name of this song
I know that the song is Rollin In the Deep, and the song is originally by Adele. I tried to look for a remix of the song, but I can t seem to find one that comes close to the one you hear on the video. It is possible that the club had a guest dj that night...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: artist or composers name, downloadable mp3, payplay
downloadable mp3, payplay, cd collection: Hi, Tony, This is one of my favorites songs from that era (by the Outsiders), but I m not really up on MP3 downloads. If you haven t found it, it might not be out there. I have it on a CD collection, but that s all I know. However, here s the link to a...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: ROCK 'N' ROLL, music genre, rylee
music genre, rylee, history of rock: Hi Hunter. Thanks for contacting me as an expert. I would like to know how much detail you need to go in terms of your report. I wouldn t mind helping you but of course, I am only 34, and the history of rock per se goes even way beyond my life and times....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: When a band with six members has sold over 20 million. albums, are they all so rich that they do not need to make more ever if it was their wish? 2, major record labels, do the right thing
major record labels, do the right thing, record label: Hi Kirs. Technically, yes, but artists who make that much tend to get overwhelmed and do not always do the right thing with their money. If they can save the majority of it, yes, but some are so overwhelmed, and well greedy , they will spend it on things...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song: One Fine Day ('60s), billboard singles chart, chiffons
billboard singles chart, chiffons, shirelles: Hi, Sue, Sorry for the delay. Your are correct. It was definitely The Chiffons and a great song. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard Singles Chart in July of 1963. Their biggest hit was, of course, He s So Fine, also in 63. By the way, we re the same age!...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song: One Fine Day, chiffons, shirelles
chiffons, shirelles, group names: It is indeed the Chiffons, however the producer of the song often did shows with all his artists on TV. The producer made music for both the Chiffons and the Shirelles. And that is most probably why they are performing toghether. Have a nice weekend. Lis...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 50's rock & roll, billboard singles chart, american rhythm
billboard singles chart, american rhythm, quest thanks: Hi. Sorry for the delay. It could be argued that one of any number of songs was the first rock & roll song, but the one generally acknowledged as the first to make a major impact was Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets, which reached #1...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 50s 60s rythmn and blues, sacred bridge, rythmn and blues
sacred bridge, rythmn and blues, 50s 60s: The song is actually entitled Come Tomorrow and is a new composition by three members of the Gibb family (Barry, Ashley and Stephen). Barry, of course, was the charismatic leader of the Bee Gees and crafter (and singer on) A Woman In Love, Guilty and...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 60's 70's album art., footboard, s 70
footboard, s 70, headboard: Hi, Tanya, Well, it s taken so long to answer because I ve racked my brain (and the Internet) to come up with the album. I can see it clearly in my mind but can t for the life of me remember what it is. When I find it I ll probably kick myself because it...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 60/70 rock, jonathan noyce, andy giddings
jonathan noyce, andy giddings, doane perry: Who s This Jethro Guy? A lot of people, when they ask me who I listen to most, are perplexed at the response Jethro Tull. Who s he? they ask. To which I grumble and explain that Jethro Tull is not a he . Jethro Tull WAS a he . But he died...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 7 shot screamers, shot screamers, sorry mike
shot screamers, sorry mike, punk rock: Amber, Not enough info here. Is your subject line the band s name? Never heard of a group with that kind of name in the 50s, and certainly nothing like punk rock back then. Maybe 60s, if you re referring to Vietnam, and there were lots of bands that referred...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 70's - 80's song, kiss album, fleetwood mac
kiss album, fleetwood mac, music trivia: Hi, Mike, Lyric is Your eyes got me blind, but you re close enough. The song is Ebony Eyes by Bob Welch, formerly of Fleetwood Mac. It originally appeared on his French Kiss album in 1977 and is also included on the albums Best of Bob Welch and...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 80's pop, matching song to lyric, hi bob, talking heads
hi bob, talking heads, lyric: Hi Bob, It sounds like the song could be Once In A Lifetime by the Talking Heads. It mentions water underground. Here s a link to the lyrics: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/t/talking-heads/135070.html Hope this helps. If that s not the song let me know....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90's One Hit Wonder, pop top 40, outhere brothers
pop top 40, outhere brothers, songs from the 90s: Okay, I have 2 song suggestions for you then. And, yes, these are long shots, but I am going by the song that reminded you of it. These are the same style. Ooh Boy (Oooh Boy, I love you so, never ever gonna let you go...). This song was done by several...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90 Music, pop rock music, smashing pumpkins
pop rock music, smashing pumpkins, female singer: Hey there Bryan! I have a feeling the song you re looking for is Tristessa by the Smashing Pumpkins. Here is a link to lead you to the actual lyrics - http://www.lyrics007.com/The%20Smashing%20Pumpkins%20Lyrics/Tristessa%20Lyrics.html. Cheers! Lisa...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90's pop/soft rock song, punk rock band, potters field
punk rock band, potters field, song question: Hello again Chuck. I searched a bit more, and I found a few other songs that have the word edge in it that fit your description. Still cannot promise they are the ones, but it is worth giving it a shot. Here they are... 1) The Edge by Mansun - Mansun...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90s female pop one hit wonder, lisa loeb, bluesy song
lisa loeb, bluesy song, afraid your question: Hi Sarah! I am sorry, but I am afraid your question is way too general for a specific answer. I can suggest some artists who sound like them, but without words I am afraid these will all be longshots... 1) Macy Gray (not really a one-hit wonder, but...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90s pop sog lyrics, slow sort, bedtime stories
slow sort, bedtime stories, cathy dennis: Well, that helped a little bit. According to what you have told me, and after some research, there are 2 songs you might want to check out and they are both available from the same album. It is Madonna. From her Bedtime Stories album. Either Sanctuary...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Ain't No Sunshine, b singer, bill withers
b singer, bill withers, isaac hayes: hi mitzi--sorry about the delay in getting back to you. for some reason, i didn t know i had a question pending; an administrative foul-up on my end. ain t no sunshine was written and recorded by bill withers a deep-voiced r&b singer who was most popular...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Amazing songs that stay unknown, talented musicians, three songs
talented musicians, three songs, top of my head: Not really the kind of question I tackle here, but off the top of my head I can think of a major reason: There are just SO many songs released (and, I think, even more back when they came out on vinyl) that most don t get the attention that they may deserve...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: ARTIST OF THE 70s, manu dibango, happy hunting
manu dibango, happy hunting, soul makossa: Hi, John, The record you re looking for is Soul Makossa. It was recorded by several artists, but the biggest hit single was by Manu Dibango in 1973 on Atlantic Records. At the same time there was also a version by Afrique on the Main label. Hope this...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Arena rock?, jack aloha, stadium concerts
jack aloha, stadium concerts, arena rock: Aloha from Honolulu Jack! Could group Boston, Kansas and ELO time wise; (some years earlier on ELO), but each group was different! Deep Purple was heavier I believe and pre-dates others; Queen was glam rock with gay overtones. Arena Rock I guess pertains...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Artist and song?, gloria loring, carl anderson
gloria loring, carl anderson, friends and lovers: Hi, Dan, Sorry for the delay in answering. The song appears to be Friends and Lovers by Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson. As your wife thought, it was in the 80s, and you can even find a video of them doing it on YouTube.com. Hope this helps, and thanks...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Avril, lavigne avril, music artists
lavigne avril, music artists, canoe: Hey Danielle! I know for a fact that Avril was recently in Japan, but it was only for a promotional tour. Actually, Avril recently said in an interview that she will not be touring until 2008. You can find out more here- http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/Artists/L/Lavigne_Avril/2007/04/19/4067548.html....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: artist i can't find any info on, time machine film, amazon co uk
time machine film, amazon co uk, samantha mumba: Well try here for starters http://www.samanthamumba.com She had a single out in 2002 http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00006OYL1/qid=1099424728/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_10_1/026-8811343-1848433 which did reasonably well in teh UK charts (Top 10...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: artist, 5th dimension, music stores
5th dimension, music stores, aquarius: Hi there Stephanie! I think the group you are looking for is Aqua . They released an album in 2000 called Aquarius as well as a song of the same name. It is a remake of the 5th Dimension song called Age of Aquarius (Let the sunshine in). Cheers....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown, bad bad leroy brown, countdown kids
bad bad leroy brown, countdown kids, mca universal: Rick, I ve never heard a version of the song that swapped out the damn . Have you? If so, it might have been done by a singular radio station, somehow. However, ABC records (now MCA/Universal) the owner of the master never issued a damn-less edit of...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: band name, bennie and the jets, brown dirt
bennie and the jets, brown dirt, album reference: Hi, Mike, First of all, as you know I m not a lawyer, but my initial reaction is that you can use that name for the band until the other one decides to sue you! Only half-kidding. Second thought is a question: are you also an EJ tribute band or do you just...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: british rock and roll--60's?, rock stardom, reg presley
rock stardom, reg presley, power ballad: Hello Elisa, Thanks for your attention. Before there was punk, the Troggs defined the quintessence of the genre, instead they were more popular in their native England than the U.S. Iggy and his Stooges, monumental as they were, learned at the feet of...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Carlie Symonns?, dick ebersol, dribs and drabs
dick ebersol, dribs and drabs, regis philbin: The answer is unfortunately not conclusive: Who is it about? Despite these guesses and many interviews asking who it was, to this day Carly Simon has never publicly acknowledged in full whom the song is about. She commented in an interview that it was...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: CD's and lyrics, dunhill records, gypsy queen
dunhill records, gypsy queen, gypsy songs: Hi, Alejandro, In my own collection I have a copy of Shango s album containing their first US hit Day After Day, but, unfortunately I know nothing more about the group. Also unfamiliar with Gypsy. Sorry I couldn t be more helpful. Thanks for the question....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: CD production, artwork, mobile fidelity, production artwork
mobile fidelity, production artwork, gatefold jacket: Helo Lauren, Thanks for your attention. I can recall two albums with a pop-up image in the jacket, Stand Up (1969), by Jethro Tull, which original LP had a gatefold jacket that included a pop-up representation of the band that has been lost on all...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Cheyenne, cheyenne indians, roy orbison
cheyenne indians, roy orbison, sampson: Hi Sampson. I spent the entire evening searching for anything I can about this, but I am afraid that it was either a one-hit wonder or a song not many people have recollected because I have had no luck. All the songs I have found are country music and/or...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Chords for "Sorry Doesn't Make It Anymore" by the RAH Band, rah band, best bet
rah band, best bet, older group: Hi Pablo. I can kind of help you to find it, but getting it right from the Internet is not too easy right away since this is a rather older group. I have 2 suggestions though. First suggestion is to go to Google Newsgroup at alt.guitar.tab and request it...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Why do certain artist get no love on the radio stations in the atl, lady sovereign, top 20 charts
lady sovereign, top 20 charts, internet artists: Hey Kia! There could be a bunch of right answers for this, but I will tell you why I think this is. The 2 biggest reasons are the Internet and Satellite Radio. Mostly the Internet. Artists like Amy Winehouse and Lily got popular on the Internet and then...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: chuck berry chess recordings DEAD WAX AREA, anwer, chuck berry
anwer, chuck berry, top singles: Hello, Bjorn, Sorry for the delay. When I first received your question I looked for my original Chuck Berry singles but could not find them. Without them I cannot give you an anwer. Will continue to search and will try to respond later. Thanks. Mik...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: crap, pretty boy floyd, singing happy birthday
pretty boy floyd, singing happy birthday, dairy queen: While many bands of their genre have seen a serious decline in revenues over the years as tastes and styles have changed, Metallica is still a largely successful band. Hence, your offer will probably not be accepted. I would recommend you contact bands...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Dance and electronic music., disk jockeys, musical tempos
disk jockeys, musical tempos, slow numbers: Well, first of all, remember that DJs are local. If you want one to come out to your party and play music, who is available depends entirely on where you live. I d suggest you look under Disk Jockeys in your local Yellow Pages to find those who service...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: dear john?, jackopierce, john dear
jackopierce, john dear, late shift: Hey there Patty! The song you want is The Late Shift Song by Jackopierce. Here is a link to the lyrics - http://www.1songlyrics.com/j/jackopierce/late-shift.html, and here is a link to the song on Amazon.com - http://www.amazon.com/Decade-1988-1998-Jackopierce/dp/B0000048IH/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-9529928-7510402?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1174649170&sr=8-1....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: disco song name, michael zager band, michael zager
michael zager band, michael zager, disco song: Hi Nora! The title of the song is actually Let s all chant . It was originally by the Michael Zager Band, but was re-made in 1995 by a techno group from Europe called Gusto . You can see the original song on YouTube here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6LunEtML3w....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Edited song, beep sound effect, bad bad leroy brown
beep sound effect, bad bad leroy brown, jim croce: You ve got to be kidding. In an age where the f word turns up regularly in songs played on contemporary hit radio, you are concerned that Jim Croce s casual use (for emphasis) of the word damn in his biggest seller ever does not make it clean ? I have...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Which Elton John songs make..., elton john songs, songwriting team
elton john songs, songwriting team, taupin: Aloha Steve From Honolulu! Only other Elton John song that comes to mind that could involve killing is Saturday Night , OK For Fighting; which could result in death! Not a great subject for a talented Taupin/John songwriting team though! Gran...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: electronica/country albums?, godspeed you black emperor, amon tobin
godspeed you black emperor, amon tobin, luke vibert: Hello Tim, Thanks for your attention, and please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. I provided some inresting artists/resources that shake into the sphere of Electronica, Post-Rock, Experimental IDM, Experimental...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: extreme mind blank, hillary duff, film clip
hillary duff, film clip, female singer: Hey Staci! I will attempt to answer your question, but I have a question for you if you can answer them. If you can answer the following it may help me to better find the song you re looking for... In the above question, you say film . Do you mean...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Fall Out Boy, rhythm guitarist, patrick stump
rhythm guitarist, patrick stump, falloutboyrock com: Hi Danielle. I will give you a summary, but a lot of these I got from Wikipedia. Patrick Stump was born on April 27, 1984 in Glenview, Illinois. He is a musician, composer and producer. Also he is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the band - Fall...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Find singer and song, r j helton, alarm clock rings
r j helton, alarm clock rings, paul steele: Here are three possibilities. Paul Steele has a song called CRAZY IN LOVE WITH YOU: I woke up, in the middle of the night girl I could swear you were there I got up, and I turned on the light I went looking for you everywhere I walked into the living...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Forgotten Song, farmhouse lyrics phish, forgotten song
farmhouse lyrics phish, forgotten song, music lyric: Hi there. Did some research on those lyrics, and I did not find any by the group Guster, but I did find that Phish has recorded it. It is called Farmhouse. Here is a page with credit going to Phish for the song - http://www.sing365.com/music/Lyric.nsf/Farmhouse-lyrics-Phish/ECE1B62CAAFCBBFE48256BF000118EF2....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Funk, sly and the family stone, american music awards
sly and the family stone, american music awards, funk music: Hello Dina. I don t restrict my questions too much. Just as long as it is music related, I always do my best to answer it. This one felt kind of too easy though. And, that is because it seems like it is not by Sly and The Family Stone. I would be curious...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 1962, robert maxwell, decca
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 1962, robert maxwell, decca, ann morse

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 7 shot screamers, 7 shot screamers, cargo music
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 7 shot screamers, 7 shot screamers, cargo music, local record store

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90's One Hit Wonder, letters to cleo, ghetto superstar
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90's One Hit Wonder, letters to cleo, ghetto superstar, merril bainbridge

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90's pop/soft rock song, creed one last breath, definantly
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90's pop/soft rock song, creed one last breath, definantly, six feet

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90s female pop one hit wonder
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: 90s female pop one hit wonder

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: CD's and lyrics, american group, great songs
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: CD's and lyrics, american group, great songs, belongings

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Cheyenne, cassette copy, interlude
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Cheyenne, cassette copy, interlude, friend craig

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Find singer and song, nicole sponberg, crazy in love
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Find singer and song, nicole sponberg, crazy in love, beautiful things

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Help! Need Artist or song title..., soul ballet, sera lynn
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Help! Need Artist or song title..., soul ballet, sera lynn, love

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Jimmy-Cliff-like Music, billboard hot 100, johnny nash
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Jimmy-Cliff-like Music, billboard hot 100, johnny nash, reggae music

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: do you know this song?????, ur, lyrics
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: do you know this song?????, ur, lyrics, charles eddie

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: look at billy joe he's the best in town, ty
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: look at billy joe he's the best in town, ty

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: MCA records logo, music corporation, pottery barn
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: MCA records logo, music corporation, pottery barn, mca

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Music help!, moths
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Music help!, moths

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Music from TV Commercial / Shows, mercedes benz c, mercedes benz
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Music from TV Commercial / Shows, mercedes benz c, mercedes benz, tv commercials

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: punk rock, college radio stations, rock musicians
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: punk rock, college radio stations, rock musicians, punk rock

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Who recorded this song?, mgm records, fred lowery
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Who recorded this song?, mgm records, fred lowery, leroy holmes

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Sampled Samba Pa Ti, jose feliciano, great guitarists
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Sampled Samba Pa Ti, jose feliciano, great guitarists, lyrics

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Simple Plan vs. Maroon 5, tightest band, rock ensemble
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Simple Plan vs. Maroon 5, tightest band, rock ensemble, eric martin

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song on the Saint Movie with Val Kilmer., val kilmer, duran duran
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song on the Saint Movie with Val Kilmer., val kilmer, duran duran, sneaker pimps

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song, blooper reel, special features
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Song, blooper reel, special features

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: shango lyrics, pop group, cataclysmic earthquake
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: shango lyrics, pop group, cataclysmic earthquake, earthquake in california

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Who sings "Save Me"?, living in canada, nordstrom
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Who sings "Save Me"?, living in canada, nordstrom, google

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: who sings the song, gwen stefani, hard time
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: who sings the song, gwen stefani, hard time

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song "I'm not in love"
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song "I'm not in love"

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: a song from a movie, purple haze, jimi hendrix
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: a song from a movie, purple haze, jimi hendrix

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song title -artist, debut album, canvas
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: song title -artist, debut album, canvas, emotions

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Talking Heads, upbeat version, radio
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Talking Heads, upbeat version, radio

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Theme Song, sisters of mercy
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Theme Song, sisters of mercy

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Tighter and Tighter by Alive n Kickin ??, ooh child, stairsteps
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Tighter and Tighter by Alive n Kickin ??, ooh child, stairsteps, sixties song

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Trying to identify a song/singer, harpsichord concerto, mp3 file
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Trying to identify a song/singer, harpsichord concerto, mp3 file, concerto in f

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: title of a song from the 70's, butt sisters, bertha butt
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: title of a song from the 70's, butt sisters, bertha butt, comedy album

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: tom jones, fabulous thunderbirds, thunderbirds
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: tom jones, fabulous thunderbirds, thunderbirds, sam and dave

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: I am trying to find a song, car bumper, sound of thunder
Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: I am trying to find a song, car bumper, sound of thunder, tattoo rodeo

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: find me a song ,please, pop ballad, neil finn
pop ballad, neil finn, native tongue: Don t worry about your English. English is my second language, too. My native tongue is the one I speak the most: Gibberish. I ran what you have of the lyrics through a bunch of search engines and nothing seemed to emerge. If I had a longer accurate...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: finding a song I heard on the radio?, eddie duchin, chart topper
eddie duchin, chart topper, finding a song: This one is especially tough as the phrase so why don t we fall in love or variations on it have turned up in hundreds of songs over the past century. The first variuation I thought of with that lyric, in fact, was Why Don t You Fall In Love With Me. ...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: first cd's, bridge over troubled water, cbs library
bridge over troubled water, cbs library, nylon curtain: Hey Tim, There isn t one single title that would answer your question. The CD and the lone CD Player (Sony s CDP-101..selling for just under $1000) were introduced at an October, 1982 press conference in Japan with the original 112 titles, all from the...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Garage Bands Early Dylan, bands of the sixties, sir douglas quintet
bands of the sixties, sir douglas quintet, swingin medallions: Dylan recorded the song on April 25, 1962 during the sessions for his Freewheelin LP. It was not issued until it appeared on The Bootleg Series 1-3 in 1991. As for the top ten unknown garage bands, it really depends on what you mean by unknown....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Group/Song Title, rhythm is a dancer, group song
rhythm is a dancer, group song, 2 girls: Hey there Kelly! What a great challenging question. Was not sure if I was going to figure it out there. Since I did, I figure I will take the time to explain the whole story of this remake in the way I understand it with links. First of all this song...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: What genre is this??, fourth homme, stan getz
fourth homme, stan getz, gp music: Wow, Crystal! To me they sound pretty much like bossa nova, except for the last one. Definitely Brazilian. But I m afraid I don t have any suggestions about where to go for large gobs of it except for some old recordings by Laurindo Almeida and Stan Getz with...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: guitar solo, peter frampton, band member
peter frampton, band member, guitar sound: Hi, Kimberly, Yes, would have liked to have a bit more to go on, but the singing guitar makes me think of Peter Frampton, though the lyrics you suggest don t fit either of his two biggest hits, Show Me the Way and I m In You. Good luck and thanks for...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: HELP, I need to find this song, probally, amazon
probally, amazon, old books: Hi Sam! The song is by John Eddie, and it is called Everything. You can find this song on Amazon, or you can copy and paste this link - http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B000093I91/702-4464322-3807244?v=glance&n=916514. Have a great weekend! Lis...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Help! Need Artist or song title..., lyric search engines, fragmented recollection
lyric search engines, fragmented recollection, perfect pitch: Hi Tomas! Sorry, for taking long, but I wanted to be able to think this through. I tried looking for the song the old fashioned way by using the words, but that did not work for a few days. So I took a break and thought more about the meaning of the song...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: History of Pop Rock, tin pan alley, radio in the 1920s
tin pan alley, radio in the 1920s, pop rock music: That s a pretty broad question-- sort of like asking, can you tell me about science? Countless books have been written on the history of pop and rock, some of which I ve written. How can I condense this? Prior to World War II, folk/country, jazz/R&B and...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Hollaback Girl, australian radio stations, federal communications commission
australian radio stations, federal communications commission, greg stacy: 1. In Hollaback Girl , Stefani declares that, although she has been around the track a few times, she ain t no hollaback girl . Stefani never explained what the term hollaback girl means. In a line-by-line analysis of the song s lyrics, OC Weekly reviewer...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Can you help me find a song?, alien ant farm, s club 8
alien ant farm, s club 8, suicidal tendencies: Hi there Bonnie! That is a tricky hint you ve given me. I have a couple of suggestions as to what the song may be, however I am not guaranteeing that any of them is indeed the one you are searching for because the lyrics you ve given are limited. ...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: help, i need to find this song, gonna take a lot, heart and soul
gonna take a lot, heart and soul, probally: The song is Tim McGraw s WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND. She took the TV and the toaster She took the curtains and the car I guess she took for granted I wouldn t take it very hard And for someone in a hurry She took her own sweet time But it s not what...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: hits of the 90's, brother louis, wikipedia
brother louis, wikipedia: Hi Nigel. Judging by the time and the band s location, I would think this is Brother Louis by Modern Talking. They are German actually. The song was originally released in 1986, but was remixed and brought out on their best hits album in 1998. You can...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Info on a song, michael bubl, michael buble
michael bubl, michael buble, going out of my mind: Hi there Marcy! I am pretty sure the song you are looking for is called Home by Michael Buble (pronounced Bu-blay). He is a fellow Canadian like me, and extremely soulful talented. You can find out more about the album here - http://www.amazon.com/Home-Michael-Bubl%e9/dp/B0007XTQBY/sr=8-5/qid=1158119807/ref=pd_bbs_5/103-5630656-5100628?ie=UTF8&s=music....

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: identify 90's pop ballad, new wave sound, pop ballad
new wave sound, pop ballad, high pitch: Hey Jennifer! That was an old fave of mine too! It is Stay by Shakespears Sister. Very good and sad song, but a hilarious video!! LOL. Here is on YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2BnXhLlLz8. Shakespears Sister was a very popular British duo...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Jimmy-Cliff-like Music, gloria gaynor, bates method
gloria gaynor, bates method, ry mountain: The optimistic theme that you need to work hard but you ll get there in the end has been used in lyrics as far back as there has been music. It s hardly restricted to Jimmy Cliff, who is best known in the U.S. for two uplifting hits: 1970 s Wonderful World,...

Musical Genres--Rock & Pop: Is Joy Martell indeed Jill Corey -Reader's Digest Alan Copeland orchestra?, billboard top 40, alan copeland
billboard top 40, alan copeland, robert mandel: Hi, James. I am very sorry to hear about your Mom, who indeed recorded quite a bit for Reader s Digest (which also, early on, purchased a lot of masters from RCA). As the Music Editor there for 20 years (1983-2003), I reissued a lot of your mother s work...