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Ready-made pop songbook, where are you?

We are going to have a big campfire singalong next weekend with a group of very awesome musicians. We want to have a few songbooks available so everyone can play and sing along. Our vibe is 70s/80s/90s pop tunes. Surely someone has made a songbook of these songs and posted them on the internet. Can you please help us find it? Our google searches have turned up nothing pre-made. We know about Rise Up Singing, not really our jam (plus not freely downloadable, which we would prefer.) Thank you for your help! [more inside]
posted by andreapandrea on Jul 6, 2014 - 6 answers

I want to sing!

I'm desperately shy about my singing. I really want to be able to sing in front of other people. When I'm alone, I have a versatile, powerful, emotive voice. In front of humans, or even when I hit the record button, my voice breaks up, drops to a whisper and becomes atonal. I hate this. Even singing happy birthday with other people makes me crazy. I love to sing, and I'm envious of people who can do it so comfortable in front of others. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
posted by Cat Pie Hurts on Mar 31, 2014 - 14 answers

Singing & Copyright

Our group is a charitable/educational one. We do not charge admission to our meetings, but do pass a hat to collect donations to cover expenses. We'd like to sing a popular song or 2 as a group, with several members providing musical accompaniment. We certainly don't want to violate copyright. Are we expected to get permission or pay the copyright holders? Please provide cites/links; thanks!
posted by dancing leaves on Mar 8, 2014 - 9 answers

Looking for music featuring children sing. Tiny voices - Huge perfomance

Do you know any albums or artists that heavily feature very young voices done in a serious matter? Something like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dok4wJ4pqo0 [more inside]
posted by Sentus on Sep 15, 2013 - 10 answers

What should six year old sing at Fair?

What is a good song for a six year old girl to sing at a fair? [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Jan 5, 2011 - 15 answers

Where can I find this unreleased Ella Fitzgerald album?

Jazzfilter: I'm looking for the Ella Fitzgerald concert with this version of "Mr. Paganini (If You Can't Sing It)" on it. Unfortunately, her discography says the concert (02/18/1961 at Concertgebou, Amsterdam) was never issued. Does anyone know where I can find this record?
posted by tunestunes on Nov 1, 2010 - 3 answers

Cos I'm Freeeeeeeee

I'm looking for scenes in movies / TV shows where the characters are singing whilst driving. [more inside]
posted by jontyjago on Jul 31, 2010 - 57 answers

Is Die Zauberflöte opera suitable for five year old?

Is Mozart's - Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) opera with Diana Damrau suitable for a five year old? [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Nov 22, 2009 - 18 answers

Vocal coach for 30-year-old male aspiring soul/reggae singer.

Looking for a vocal coach for a 30-year-old guy (me.) Preferably one who is hip to soul, jazz, r&b. [more inside]
posted by rubadub on May 29, 2009 - 4 answers

For demo purposes only.

I have previous experience as a demo singer, but not in LA. What steps are necessary to try and get started singing demos here? [more inside]
posted by Nattie on May 6, 2009 - 1 answer

Justifiable Rhinoplasty!

Singers: have you had rhinoplasty? Did it affect your singing voice or practice? [more inside]
posted by annathea on May 6, 2009 - 1 answer

Figaro! Figaro! Huh? Who?

I am a big fan of theater of all types and it one day occurred to me while I was watching an opera that at least some of my enjoyment comes from the fact that opera is very organic; opera singers sing without wearing microphones, they just project. I recently saw the Sacramento Opera performance of Tosca and during a scene in the first act between Mario and Floria they are very close while singing with such great projection. My question is, how do they do this with out hurting or even damaging the hearing of the person near them?
posted by geekyguy on May 4, 2008 - 4 answers

Good jazz/blues voice teacher in the Baltimore area?

Jazz/Blues voice teachers in the Baltimore area. Does anyone have any recommendations? I have a little bit of classical voice training, but even my voice teacher from Peabody admits my voice is better suited towards the jazz and blues side of things. Unfortunately, she doesn't have any teacher suggestions. Do you?
posted by schroedinger on Mar 1, 2008 - 0 answers

Will my neighbors hate me for singing?

Singers--a question about apartment living. Will my neighbors hate me? [more inside]
posted by freem on Oct 2, 2007 - 34 answers

Bone shakin' vocals

SingingFilter: When I sing in certain keys / registers, my head seems to vibrate, and more. [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Jul 20, 2007 - 8 answers

Help me learn how to sing!

So, I want to work on my (admittedly lacking) singing skills. Is there any way I can do this online? [more inside]
posted by DMan on Jun 23, 2007 - 10 answers

Can I learn to sing?

I am a bad singer, although I really like to sing; we are talking William Hung levels of badness. Are there any good books or online resources? Is it worth it to get voice lessons if I just want to not embarrass myself at church and at karaoke? And just how much singing talent is inborn?
posted by Jeanne on May 19, 2004 - 6 answers

Par Bricole Tape

I wore out my cassette from "Sweden's Oldest Male Choir", Par Bricole years ago. Does anyone know how I might get another one? I can't read Swedish!
posted by black8 on Feb 24, 2004 - 3 answers

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