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|Posted By:||behweemoth, Thu, 11 Dec 2008 More from this user|
|Key written in:||F# Major|
|How many parts:||4|
|Comments:||This tag was arranged for the Side Street Ramblers in 1983. It was arranged by Brian Beck.|
The song is credited as winning the International Championship for Side Street Ramblers. Semi Final scores put Center Stage ahead but the performance by SSR of "I'm Sorry I Made You Cry" blew the judges away and gave the competition to SSR.
The song had the same reaction at the 1983 Harmony College when SSR sang it on the Saturday Night Show.
Quoted from Brian Beck:
"I did write that tag. The concept of everybody going up there somewhere was our coach's - Don Clause. But I wrote the notes and the words. It was, after all, my composition (I'm Sorry I Made You Cry). Yes, the bass and bari go down to the seventh first, then the tenors go up when the bass goes down to the fifth (of the chord), so it's root, then root/seventh, then four parts. It's wrong in that book if they have it differently."
You'll notice that he says the Classic tag version is written incorrectly. If you look carefully you'll see the Classic tag version has the tenor going up to the third at the same time the bass and baritone descend. Brian says here that it is a mistake in notation and it should be sung as everyone always sings it, not as it's written in the book.
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|All Parts mix:||or listen now:||Your browser does not support Flash|
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|Lead:||or listen now:||Your browser does not support Flash|
|Tenor:||or listen now:||Your browser does not support Flash|
|Arranger:||Brian Beck||Year: 1983|
|Made famous by:||Side Street Ramblers||Year: unknown|
|Learning tracks sung by:||Daniel Gillis||www.vocalharmonies.com|
|With thanks to:||Daniel Gillis||www.vocalharmonies.com|