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Bluegrass Student Union

Minnie The Moocher
It's Sand, Man
Chordbusters' March
The Old Songs Medley
My Honey's Lovin' Arms
All The Things You Are
I Can't Run Away From You
Sixteen Tons
Old Grey Bonnet Medley
Together Wherever We Go
Danny Boy
Anna In Indiana
Midnight Rose
Jukebox Saturday Night Medley
Mills Brothers Medley
Porgy and Bess Overture
A Foggy Day (In London Town)
This Little Piggy Went To Market
Is It True What They Say About Dixie
Renegades Opener
O My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose
Bring Back Those Good Old Days
How's Every Little Thing In Dixie
Whippoorwill Medley
You're The Flower Of My Heart, Sweet Adeline
How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
I Can Dream Can't I
Mardis Gras Medley
The Auctioneer
The Sadder But Wiser Girl
Ya Got Trouble
Marian The Librarian
Till There Was You
Gary Indiana
The Wells Fargo Wagon
Lulu's Back In Town
The Bluegrass Gospel Medley
It's A Wonderful Life
Biff The Friendly Purple Bear
Erie Canal
Java Jive
Love Is Here To Stay
Without A Song
They All Laughed
Back In Business
It's Sand, Man
I Can't Run Away From You
Travelin' Man
Without A Song
It's A Wonderful Life

Tenor: Allen Hatton Lead: Ken Hatton Baritone: Dan Burgess Bass: Rick Staab

1978 International Barbershop Harmony Society Quartet Champs BSU have had a legendary career spanning more than 3 decades, 100 recorded songs and 1000 live performances. "Commencement" is a remarkable gift to their fans and to all fans of Barbershop, combining a dvd that follows the college analogy with a "Digital Video Disc Yearbook" in four Chapters, Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors." These feature clips of some of the group's influences, which they call "hero quartets:" the Suntones, the Citations and many others, with the groups' commentary on what made them want to sing along with and learn from these quartets. A favorite from Chapter 1's 14 clips would be "The Old Songs Medley," from Chapter 2's 6 clips, "Porgy and Bess Overture," from Chapter 3's 20 clips, "Mardi Gras Medley," and from Chapter 4's 9 clips, "The Bluegrass Gospel Medley." Then we come to an audio CD of 8 tunes, a few favorites are "Back in Business," "It's Sand, Man," "I Can't Run Away From You," "Without A Song" and "It's a Wonderful Life." This audio disc is excellent, the frosting, if you will, on the cake that is the dvd. "Freshmen," for instance, has over 41 minutes of wonderful live video clips, "Sophomore" has over 29 minutes, "Junior" over 44 minutes and "Senior" 38 minutes-of wonderful vintage costumes and great music, that shows the evolution of a group known as the "valedictorian" of the Barbershop Harmony Society's "class of 1978." Trust us, there's more incredible history and music here than we can begin to describe to you. If you love Barbershop or vocal harmony in general, just treat yourself to Bluegrass Student Union's lifetime achievement: "Commencement!"

Item code: 5004DVD | DVD | $34.95 add item to cart
Barbershop | A Cappella | Male | United States

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