The Barbershock Quartet

Classic Barbershop Ensemble

Barbershop Quartet for Parties, Launches & Events

Barbershop Quartet for Parties, Launches & Events

The Barbershock Quartet are an extremely fun and flexible close harmony group, offering a vast range of musical styles and themes to choose from.

The music ranges from Doo-wop and traditional close harmony songs to modern pop arrangements and Classical favourites.

The group are expert at bespoke arrangements, so you really can have any songs you desire.

For inspiration for your theme, how about one of their special packages:

“Close Shaves” – The classic Barbershock harmony group is available to entertain your guests with background music, suitable for parties and wedding receptions.

“Barbershock” – These guys are ready to surprise you and your guests in flashmob style, in almost any costume. Perfect for larger venues and commercial stores, this theme is great for engaging passing visitors and drawing them in to see your advertising/products.

“Harmony 24” – Available at all hours, the Harmony 24 Barbershock group are available to serenade you as you wish someone happy birthday, or pop the question!

Repertoire List

Doo-Wop:
Book Of Love – The Monotones
Duke Of Earl – Gene Chandler
Goodnight Sweetheart – Carter & Hudson
Hello Mary Lou – Gene Pitney
In The Still Of The Night (5 singers required) – Boyz II Men
Under The Boardwalk (5 singers required) – the Drifters
My Guy – Smokey Robinson (Ladies voices only)
Mister Sandman – The Chordettes
Silhouettes – The Nylons

Traditional Barbershop:
Aura Lee – George Poulton
Barbershopping Reaches Everywhere – Bud Arberg
I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside – John A. Glover-Kind
My Evaline – Trad.
My Sweet – Trad.
My Mammy – Al Jolson
Love letters in the sand – Pat Boone
Sleepy Time Gal – Perry Como
Softly as I leave you – Matt Monroe
Me and my shadow – Al Jolson
The Pope – Gustav Stoeckel
A Roving – Yale Glee Club
Tags – selection of short Barbershop tags
Wochenend und Sonnenschein – Comedian Harmonists
Coney Island Baby – The Mainstreeters

Jazz and Caberet:
And When The Leaves – Trad.
Moon River – Henry Mancini
Nat King Cole Medley – Nat King Cole
Alphabet Song – Perry Como
Shoo Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy – Dinah Shore
My Wife’s On A Diet – Tobias & Bennett
When I Grow Too Old To Dream – Hammerstein & Romberg
That’s Amore – Harry Warren
Dayton Ohio 1903 – Richard Rodney Bennett
Poisoning Pigeons in the park – Tom Lehrer
Crepe Suzette – Kenneth Williams
Java Jive – The Ink Spots
A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square – Manning Sherwin
My Way – Frank Sinatra
The way you look tonight – Jerome Kern
The Hippopotamus Song – Flanders & Swann
Blue Skies – Cole Porter
The Girl from Ipanema – Antonio Carlos Jobim
Feeling Good – Nina Simone
Misty – Erroll Garner

Spiritual & Gospel:
Steal Away – Trad.
Swing Low Sweet Chariot – Trad.

Classical:
Air on a G String – JS Bach
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
Canon in D – Pachelbel

Musicals:
Any Dream Will Do – Joseph
Do Re Mi – Sound of Music
I Dreamed A Dream – Les Miserables
Maria – West Side Story
Pure Imagination – Willy Wonka (not got copy yet)
If I were a rich man – Fiddler on the Roof
Tea for Two – No, no, Nanette

Pop & Rock:
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Handbags & Gladrags – Stereophonics
Hold Me Now – Thompson Twins
Imagine – Lennon (5 singers required)
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
This Love – Maroon Five
Twist & Shout – Beatles
Paperback Writer – Beatles
Yesterday – Beatles
When Im Sixty Four – Beatles
You Raise Me Up – Westlife
Run – Snow Patrol
Blue Is The Colour – Beautiful South
Blowin’ in the wind – Bob Dylan
God Only Knows – Beach Boys

Patriotic:
God save the queen – GB National Anthem
Land of Hope and Glory – GB Hymn
Britannia Glory Mashup – GB Medley
Star Spangled Banner – USA National Anthem

TV & Film:
Countdown Clock – Countdown
That’s What Friends Are For – Jungle Book
Take You Back – Rocky
Two Kinds of Love – Rocky
We Have All The Time In The World – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Horace The Horse – Burl Ives
Ancient Melodies & Folksong:
Deo Gracias Anglia – Anon.
Grace – Mercer’s Guild, London
Il est bel et bon – Passereau
Pastyme with good companye – Anon.
Row Row Row Your Boat – Trad.
Down Over The Hill – Appalachian Mountain Song
Drink To Me Only – Old English Air
Landlord Fill The Flowing Bowl – Trad.
Where The Elm Tree Grows – Trad.
Quick we have but a second – Charles Stanford

Occasions:
Happy Birthday – Anon.
Wedding Bells – George Fornby
Marry You – Bruno Mars

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