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It's a Good Day

Music by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour

Originally Performed by Peggy Lee

It's always a good day"It's a Good Day" is a popular song written by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour and published in 1946. Peggy Lee's recording reached the Billboard charts in January, 1947 peaking at No. 16.

    Release Date: 1947


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Peggy Lee : The Peggy Lee Songbook : Solo : Songbook : 073999061352 : 0793572819 : 00306135

Peggy Lee : The Peggy Lee Songbook

Peggy Lee was an American Grammy award winning Jazz and Popular Music singer, songwriter, composer and actress. She first came to prominence in the 1940s with her #1 hits Somebody Is Taking Your Place and Manana, having a string of successful albums and top 10 hits in three consecutive decades. However, Peggy Lee is today internationally recognized for her signature song Fever. Lee was also an accomplished actress, starring in the hit movies The Jazz Singer, Disney's Lady and the Tramp and Pete Kelly's Blues, for which she received the Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Peggy Lee is also widely regarded as one of the most influential jazz vocalists of all time, being cited as a mentor to diverse artists such as; Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, Madonna and Dusty Springfield. In her 60 year long career, Peggy has been the recipient of three Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, an Academy Award nomination, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Award; the Presidents Award, the Ella Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Living Legacy Award, from the Women's International Center. In 1999 Peggy Lee was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Here are 18 of her greatest hits

Songlist: Big Spender, Fever, Golden Earrings, He's A Tramp, I Love Being Here With You, I'm A Woman, Is That All There Is, It's A Good Day, Johnny Guitar, Just One Of Those Things, Lover, Manana, Mr. Wonderful, The Siamese Cat Song, Somebody Else Is Taking My Place, Them There Eyes, This Is A Very Special Day, Why Don't You Do Right (Get Me Some Money, Too!)

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Peggy Lee | 5243b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Big Chicken Chorus : Poultry In Motion : 00  1 CD : Clay Hine

Big Chicken Chorus : Poultry In Motion

The Big Chicken Chorus offers top entertainment value, with great songs and medleys such as "It's A Good Day," "Beer Barrel Polka" and "How Do I Get Out Of This Chicken Outfit" medley. Including the members of 1999 Quartet Champs Fred, whose Clay Hine is director of this band of barnyard barbershoppers, the Chorus placed third in Anaheim. Some of the arrangements, such as "I Can't Give You Anything But Love/L-O-V-E" and the "Jungle Book Medley," are a virtual comic revue, with patter, exaggerated phrasing and silly word play; however, when it's time to get serious - read: sentimental - the Chorus knows how to straighten up and fly, well, right. "Georgia," and "Old Folks At Home" are restrained, stately and graceful.

Songlist: It's a Good Day, Beer Barrel Polka, Georgia On My Mind, I Can't Give You Anything But Love / L-O-V-E, You Are My Sunshine, Jungle Book Medley, You Tell Me Your Dream, Steppin' Out Tonight / When Francis Dances With Me, Old Folks at Home, Sh-Boom, Brown Eyes Why Are You Blue, The Apples Medley, I Love You Truly, Chicken Hearted, How Do I Get Out of This Chicken Outfit, The Star Spangled Banner Medley

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5324c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella


Boston Common : Collective Works : 00  2 CDs

Boston Common : Collective Works

This beautifully packaged double CD truly conveys the Boston Common aesthetic, which earned them not only the 1980 Championship, but also a exalted reputation that became the stuff of legend. Though they had no full-time coach, big band arranger Lou Perry frequently wrote arrangements for them (a point of principle, explained further in the liner notes, that apparently resulted in some political fallout), and the big band influence can be easily discerned ("Melancholy Baby"). "We Three," co-arranged by Perry and the group themselves, sounds like the early vocal harmony that became doo wop, whereas "Chatanooga Shoe Shine Boy" is a blues/barbershop amalgam that definitely isn't typical (arranger's credit to the Four Rascals, a quartet to whom the Boston Common pay repeated tribute). In general, the group's reverence for barbershop as not merely entertainment but as art radiates throughout.

Songlist: It's A Good Day, If All My Dreams Were Made Of gold, Dancing At The Moving Picture Ball, Little Girl, Imagination, Don't Tell Me The Same Things Over Again, Lida Rose/ Till There Was You, Ten Feet Off The Ground, Sentimental Journey, In The Heart Of The City, There's Something I Like About Broadway, I Wonder What's Become Of Sally, Old Songs Medley, Caroline, There'll Be No New Tunes On This Old Piano, I'm Alone Because I Love You, From The First Hello (To The Last Goodbye), We Kinda Miss The Good Old Songs, What'll I Do, Many Happy Returns Of The Day, So Long Dearie, Am I Wasting My Time, I Don't Know Why, Barbershop Strut, My Melancholy Baby, Good Old Days, Who Told You, We Three, Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven, Back In Dad And Mother's Day, and more

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5533c | 2 CDs | $59.98 | A Cappella


Happiness Emporium : Entertainment/Control Yourself : 00  1 CD

Happiness Emporium : Entertainment/Control Yourself

The H.E. were International Champions in 1975. This double CD, comprising "That's Entertainment" and "Control Yourself," contains a smorgasbord of the best Broadway and show tunes, with some traditional barbershop as well. Many of the cuts on "That's Entertainment" are in fact medleys, organized around the original performer that popularized the songs, e.g. Astaire, Jolson and Durante, with a preface by the group themselves discussing the relative merits of each. In general, good-natured banter prevails, and the asides allow the listener to feel as if they were enjoying a live show! Of course, a Championship Group also possesses impeccable technique and originality, displayed through the uniqueness of their arrangements. The Happiness Emporium has much to smile about on that score, and so will you after you hear them!

Songlist: Astaire Medley: I'm Putin' On My Top Hat, When There's A Shine On Your Shoes, I Wont' Dance, Steppin' Out With My Baby, Easter Parade, Jolson Medley: Mammy, Rock-A-Bye Your Baby, Swanee, Durante Medley: Start Off Each Day With A Song, Ink-A-Dink-A Doo, I Can Do Without Broadway, Cohan Medley: Give My Regards To Broadway, Yankee Doodle Dandy, You're A Grand Old Flag, That's Entertainment, Sing/ Together Medley: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing, Together, Lerner & Loewe Medley: On The Street Where You Live, Gigi, I've Grown Accustomed Ot Her Face, Godfrey Medley: Trail Of The Lonesome Pine, Slow Poke, Alice Blue Gown, Thank You World, Ain't She Sweet, When I'm Sixty-Four, I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover, Brothers, Walkin' My Baby Back Home, Minnesnowta, Control Yourself, Dream A Little Dream Of Me, It's A Good Day, Sleeping Child, Firefly, Harmonizin' Medley: Harmonizin', Sweet Lorraine, When My Sugar Walks Down The Street, I'm Just Breezin' Along With The Breeze, Button Up Your Overcoat

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5539c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella


Panache : Four Friends - Best of : 00  2 CDs

Panache : Four Friends - Best of

The Bad News is, the former Sweet Adelines Queens of Harmony, the four lovely, talented women of Panache, have disbanded and are no longer singing together as a group. The Good News is, they left us this wonderful 2-CD set to remember them by! We won't go into the individual titles, but suffice to say that there's a "whole bunch" of our favorites on these two CDs, including selections from discontinued Panache titles. These are the songs that took them to Sweet Adelines Gold, and that made them one of our best selling Barbershop titles. These four beloved entertainers are leaving exactly the way they came into our lives - with Panache. Enjoy!

Songlist: Who's Sorry Now?, If I Love Again, Swing Medley: Somebody Else Is Taking My Place / On A Slow Boat To China, When October Goes, Oh, How I Miss You Tonight, Sir Duke, Sweet Adeline, When the Red, Red Robin Goes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along, My Mother's Eyes, Someone That I Used to Love, Trickle, Trickle, That Old Feeling, Love In Any Language, Billy-A-Dick, Lullaby In Ragtime, The Very Thought of You, You Took Advantage of Me, Embraceable You, It Was Almost Like A Song, Show Introduction, It's A Good Day, Paintin' This Old Town Blue, And So To Sleep Again, If There's Anybody Here From Out of Town, Secret Love, For All the World, (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going to) Shanghai, More Than You Know, With One Look (from Sunset Boulevard), Orange Colored Sky, and more

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5381c | 2 CDs | $29.98 | A Cappella


Pride Of Baltimore : Bursting With Pride : 00  1 CD : Janet Ashford

Pride Of Baltimore : Bursting With Pride

The Pride of Baltimore Chorus was organized in February of 1993 by women seeking to perfect their abilities singing music in the barbershop style. Winning numerous regional awards since 1995, the chorus won 6th place in 1999 at the 2000 Sweet Adelines International Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. In October 2001, the chorus proudly placed 3rd at the 2002 International Competition in Portland, Oregon. And recently they were named 2004 2nd Place International Finalists! Under the talented leadership of Master Director Janet Ashford, the chorus has grown to about 80 voices. 14 spirited songs, from "Chordbuster's March," "My Honey's Lovin' Arms" and "(Here Am I) Brokenhearted," to Phil Collins' "Trashin' The Camp (with Chorus-supplied percussion)," "Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now)," "Opus One," Lennon and McCartney's "In My Life" and "It's A Good Day" --The energy level, and breathtaking chords, stay high throughout. That's Entertainment! Recommended.

Songlist: Chordbuster's March , My Honey's Lovin' Arms , (Here I Am) Brokenhearted , Why Haven't I Heard from You? , Lullabye in Ragtime , Trashin' the Camp, Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now) , Opus One Carolyn Schmidt, In My Life arr. Carolyn Schmidt), Bye Bye Bye, (I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over , It's a Good Day , Standing On Holy Ground

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5608c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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It's a Good Day : SSAA : Lloyd Steinkamp : Peggy Lee :  1 CD : 00287148 : 812817021624

Lloyd Steinkamp : It's a Good Day

An all-purpose uptune, perfect for all audiences and performance settings. Use it as a show opener, icebreaker, even a closer. Lloyd Steinkamp's arrangement is propulsive, exuberant, and fairly quick to learn. Try this one at youth camps and outreach events -- we offer it in voicings for men's or womens voice's.

Arranger: Lloyd Steinkamp | Composer: Peggy Lee

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $3.20 | A Cappella |
00287148


It's a Good Day : TTBB : Lloyd Steinkamp : Peggy Lee : Sheet Music : 00287149 : 812817021631

Lloyd Steinkamp : It's a Good Day

An all-purpose uptune, perfect for all audiences and performance settings. Use it as a show opener, icebreaker, even a closer. Lloyd Steinkamp's arrangement is propulsive, exuberant, and fairly quick to learn. Try this one at youth camps and outreach events -- we offer it in voicings for men's or womens voice's.

Arranger: Lloyd Steinkamp | Composer: Peggy Lee

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $3.20 | A Cappella |
00287149


It's a Good Day : SATB : Lloyd Steinkamp : Peggy Lee : Sheet Music : 00334017 : 812817022171

Lloyd Steinkamp : It's a Good Day

An all-purpose uptune, perfect for all audiences and performance settings. Use it as a show opener, icebreaker, even a closer. Lloyd Steinkamp's arrangement is propulsive, exuberant, and fairly quick to learn. Try this one at youth camps and outreach events -- we offer it in voicings for men's or womens voice's.

Arranger: Lloyd Steinkamp | Composer: Peggy Lee

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $3.20 | A Cappella |
00334017


It's a Good Day : 2-Part : John Leavitt : Peggy Lee : Sheet Music : 08552044 : 884088213954

John Leavitt : It's a Good Day

It's always a good day for singing a song and your singers will do just that with this sparkling setting of the Peggy Lee classic arranged for young voices! An ideal concert opener! Discovery Level 2 Available separately: 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:00.

Arranger: John Leavitt Performed By: Peggy Lee

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08552044 | Voicetrax CD Available

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