Our Repertoire

We maintain a varied repertoire from vintage Barbershop numbers to ballads, rock and roll and pop songs. In season we also sing a variety of Christmas songs and carols. Here is our current repertoire.

Annie’s Song The powerful John Denver love song has great words and musical resonances
Always Look On the Bright Side of Life From the 1979 Monty Python Classic The Life Of Brian
A Son of the Sea Living with the sea and its perils stirs deep emotions
Breaking up is hard to do Neil Sedaka 1962 classic
Can You Feel The Love Tonight Fabulous song from Disney’s 1994 film The Lion King composed by Elton John and Tim Rice
Come Fly With Me Sung by many crooners will be a strong song for weddings with “it’s perfect for a flying honeymoon they say “
Coney Island medley Met her on the Coney Island Ferry, and now not so sure !
Da Doo Ron Ron Phil Spector song for The Crystals
Darkness on the Delta Song of the Southern US waters. Listen for laughter on the levee and no ones heart is heavy
For All We Know Washington entered the charts with the song in 1962. Rosemary Clooney sings over the credits in the 2005 film Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Georgia Hoagy Carmichael song from 1930 made famous by Ray Charles 1960
Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight 1931 song by British writers and performed by many including Bing Crosby and Dean Martin
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen song with mysterious words
Hello Mary Lou Written by Gene Pitney and sung by Ricky Nelson – a great combination to get you tapping your feet.
I Don’t Know Why The song was published in 1931 In 1946, a version, by Tommy Dorsey’s orchestra with vocals by Frank Sinatra, became very popular.
Only You A pop song from 1955 was recorded most successfully by The Platters.
Mr Sandman Written by Pat Ballard in 1954 and recorded by the Chordettes
Sentimental Journey 1944 song featuring Doris Day – homecoming song for many veterans
Side By Side (parody) Fun song about a wedding day
Smile Charlie Chaplin heart beater
Swanee Song of the deep South by Al Jolson
The Longest Time A Billy Joel song from the mid 80’s
Under the Board walk Drifters classic a-cappella style
When I’m 64 Great Beatles number
With a Little Help from My Friends Another Beatles number written for Ringo
What a Day for a Daydream The Lovin Spoonful wrote and sang this and it was featured on the 1978 movie The Seniors.
Wonderful World Made famous by Louis Armstrong. Wonderful Lyrics
Yesterday 65 Beatles song sung as a solo by Paul
Zip ah dee doo dah Disney favourite from the film Song of the South

Other songs from the Barbershop Pole Cat series:

Heart of My Heart Love song written late 1890’s
Honey L’il Lize US song from 19th century popular in Cornwall!
Let me call you sweetheart The title says it all
My Wild Irish Rose Slightly risque love song from late 1890’s

Christmas Songs:

Let it Snow Was written in July 1945 in Hollywood, during one of the hottest days on record
Little Saint Nick Beachboys hit about a red sledge reminds you of My Little Deuce Coupe
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer When we start the song you will know immediately what the title is – or will you? We will test you on the order of characters at the end
Silent Night Classic carol for Christmas
White Christmas Made famous by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of 50 million copies worldwide
Winter Wonderland Beautiful intro sets up the song in a surprising way. See if you can guess what the song is when we sing “Just we two”