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What's a good 80's song for my vocal range?

Asked by Foolaholic (5801points) February 5th, 2011

My a’capella group is working on composing a medley of 80’s songs for this coming summer. We’re all supposed to pick one we can feature in, but I’m not all that familiar with 80’s music, much less something I can sing as a baritone.

Can anyone recommend a 80’s song with the melody in the baritone 1/ tennor 2 range?

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lucillelucillelucille's avatar

I am not sure if this is the right range for you,but I am sure it’s not good.
My deepest apologies for this XD

Foolaholic's avatar

@lucillelucillelucille unfortunately I’m in Ireland, and whatever you were trying to link me is being blocked “for copyright purposes.”

Foolaholic's avatar

@marinelife that’s the second time youtube has blocked me because of copyright content!

If you guys could send links via tinysong we might have better luck…

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

pssst! Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” XD

Foolaholic's avatar

@lucillelucillelucille I had my suspicions :D

That’s actually a pretty good idea though, thanks!

Shegrin's avatar

Anything by The Human League. Phil Oakey is a baritone.

Shegrin's avatar

If you can go outside of the Top 40 (popular music) area, also try Nick Cave or Peter Murphy.

john65pennington's avatar

How about songs recorded by Karen Carpenter? she had a beautiful voice and in the baritone range. listen to some of her songs on Youtube and see if this will help.

aprilsimnel's avatar

Maybe some Depeche Mode. Dave Gahan is a low tenor/high baritone. Martin Gore, however is a tenor, so I wouldn’t pick anything he sings. People Are People and Master and Servant would really be apropos vocally for an a capella group.

mrentropy's avatar

Elvira by the Oak Ridge Boys. I included the link even though you probably won’t be able to see it.

marinelife's avatar

@Foolaholic Sorry about that. Here is a link to it on Grooveshark.

filmfann's avatar

Fool if you think it’s over

that’s really Chris Rea? the same guy that did The Road To Hell ? Who knew?

Brian1946's avatar

How about Eyes Without a Face, by Billy Idol, or Come Back and Stay, by Paul Young?

viviannassis's avatar

I love all singer baritone, David Bowie, Dave and others;

crimsonangie83's avatar

Anythign by david bowie!

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