Songs we sing

Listed below are the songs that we sing regularly. 

Typical barbershop songs

 Barberpole Catalogue Songs "Polecats"—12 songs which all Barbershop Harmony Society members are encouraged to learn as a shared repertoire—all famous, traditional examples of the barbershop genre:

  • Down by the old mill stream (by Tell Taylor)
  • Down our way by Al Stedman & Fred Hughes, arr. Floyd Connett)
  • "Honey/Little 'Lize-Medley" (Traditional, arr. Floyd Connett)
  •  Let me call you sweetheart (words by Beth Slater Whitson, music by Leo Friedman)
  • "My Wild Irish Rose" (words and music by Chauncey Olcott, arr. Floyd Connett)
  • "Shine on Me"
  • The story of the rose (Heart of my Heart)
  • Sweet Adeline (your the flower of my heart)
  • Sweet and lovely  (by Norm Starks, arr. Mac Huff)
  • Sweet, sweet roses of morn  (Oscar F. Jones and Martin S. Peake 1915)
  • Wait till the sun shines Nellie (by Andrew B. Sterling and Harry Von Tilzer, arr Warren "Buzz" Haeger)
  • "You Tell Me Your Dream (I'll Tell You Mine)"

However, this video of After Hours quartet is more aspirational and inspirational. This is how we would like to sing, and with your help, maybe we can!!!!
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After Hours Barbershop Quartet Christchurch 2019

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Breaking up is hard to do

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Carolina in the morning

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Country road (take me home)

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Down by the riverside - concert + learning

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Hine e hine (E tangi ana koe)

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PO kare ana

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