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On a Slow Boat to China

Music by Frank Loesser,

Originally Performed by Ella Fitzgerald

"(I'd Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China" is a popular song by Frank Loesser, published in 1948. The song is a well-known pop standard, recorded by many artists, including a duet between Rosemary Clooney and Bing Crosby (for their album Fancy Meeting You Here (1958)), Ella Fitzgerald, Joni James, Jimmy Buffett, Fats Domino and Liza Minnelli.

    Release Date: 1948

Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Frank Loesser : The Frank Loesser Songbook : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999444421 : 0793521815 : 00444442

Frank Loesser : The Frank Loesser Songbook

67 songs from this master composer, including: Adelaide's Lament - Baby, It's Cold Outside - A Bushel and a Peck - Fugue for Tinhorns - Guys and Dolls - Heart and Soul - The Lady's in Love With You - Luck Be a Lady - No Two People - On a Slow Boat to China - Once in Love With Amy - Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat - Standing on the Corner - Thumbelina - Warm All Over - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? - A Woman in Love - more. Complete with biography and lots of souvenir photos.

Songlist: Adelaide, Adelaide's Lament, Poppa, Don't Preach To Me, Rumble, Rumble, Rumble, Let's Get Lost, Heart And Soul, In Your Eyes, Anywhere I Wander, Baby, It's Cold Outside, I Believe In You, Big D, Brotherhood Of Man, A Bushel And A Peck, Thumbelina, Can't Get Out Of This Mood, Sand In My Shoes, Traveling Light, Fugue For Tinhorns, Guys And Dolls, I Don't Want To Walk Without You, I Hear Music, I Wish I Didn't Love You So, I'll Know, I'm Hans Christian Andersen, I've Never Been In Love Before, If I Were A Bell, The Inch Worm, Joey, Joey, Joey, Junk Man, The Lady's In Love With You, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 20358b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Various Arrangers : Jazz Standards For Women Singers : Solo : Songbook : 073999780154 : 0634043587 : 00740181

Various Arrangers : Jazz Standards For Women Singers

Includes 18 of the greatest jazz standards, in arrangements and keys perfect for women singers. The companion CD features terrific accompaniments by a jazz trio of piano, bass and drums.

Songlist: Call Me Irresponsible , Cry Me a River , East of the Sun , Here's That Rainy Day , I Left My Heart in San Francisco , I'll Be Seeing You , If I Were a Bell , In a Sentimental Mood , Isn't It Romantic? , Misty , More Than You Know , My Foolish Heart , On a Slow Boat to China , Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year , Stormy Weather , The Very Thought of You , The Way You Look Tonight , When the Sun Comes Out, ,

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Voicing: Solo | 9037b | Songbook | $17.95 | Voice and Piano


Various Composers : The Great American Songbook - The Composers : Solo : Songbook : 884088106522 : 1423419545 : 00311365

Various Composers : The Great American Songbook - The Composers

From Berlin to Gershwin to Carmichael to Cahn, this folio features a comprehensive collection of standards from the greatest American composers, along with photos and bios of these masters of song.

Songlist: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive, Ain't Misbehavin', All The Things You Are, All The Way, April In Paris, Autumn In New York, The Best Is Yet To Come, The Best Things In Life Are Free, Beyond The Blue Horizon, Big Spender, Blue Skies, Body And Soul, Button Up Your Overcoat, Buttons And Bows, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Change Partners, Cheek To Cheek, Come Fly With Me, Come Rain or Come Shine, Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me, Don't Blame Me, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Dream A Little Dream Of Me, Easy Living, Everything's Coming Up Roses, A Fine Romance, For You, For Me, For Evermore, Georgia On My Mind, Here's That Rainy Day, Honeysuckle Rose, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5324b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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On a Slow Boat to China : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Frank Loesser, : Songbook : 00116740 : 884088882129

Kirby Shaw : On a Slow Boat to China

Set in a medium swing, this jazz standard cooks from start to finish! Opening with unison vocals, it moves to two-part, then four-part jazz chords over a steady walking bass. The group scat chorus packs a punch and leads to a tasty modulation, final chorus and easy out for a super vocal jazz showcase. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm Section parts available as a digital download (gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Frank Loesser,

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00116740 | Showtrax CD Available


On a Slow Boat to China : SAB : Kirby Shaw : Frank Loesser, : Sheet Music : 00116741 : 884088882136

Kirby Shaw : On a Slow Boat to China

Set in a medium swing, this jazz standard cooks from start to finish! Opening with unison vocals, it moves to two-part, then four-part jazz chords over a steady walking bass. The group scat chorus packs a punch and leads to a tasty modulation, final chorus and easy out for a super vocal jazz showcase. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm Section parts available as a digital download (gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Frank Loesser,

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00116741 | Showtrax CD Available


On a Slow Boat to China : SSA : Kirby Shaw : Frank Loesser, : Sheet Music : 00116742 : 884088882143

Kirby Shaw : On a Slow Boat to China

Set in a medium swing, this jazz standard cooks from start to finish! Opening with unison vocals, it moves to two-part, then four-part jazz chords over a steady walking bass. The group scat chorus packs a punch and leads to a tasty modulation, final chorus and easy out for a super vocal jazz showcase. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm Section parts available as a digital download (gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composer: Frank Loesser,

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00116742 | Showtrax CD Available

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