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Old 11-11-2017, 06:31 AM
timjn timjn is offline
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Default What Songs To Perform At A Nursing Home?

I plan on performing a solo concert at a Nursing Home where my mother living (https://threelinks.org/) in a few weeks, and I have compiled a list of 64 possibilities for songs. The songs should be VERY familiar to the elderly patients, so the more popular among older folks, the better !
Some Enchanted Evening
So In Love
I Get a Kick Out of You
It Might as Well Be Spring
I Love Paris
People
People Will Say Weíre in Love
Small World
Sunrise, Sunset
Iíve Got Rhythm
Donít Rain on My Parade
Night and Day
Somewhere
Another Opíniní, Another Show
Somethingís Coming
They Canít Take that Away from Me
This Nearly Was Mine
I Have Dreamed
Younger than Springtime
If Ever I Would Leave You
Climb Evíry Mountain
Hernandoís Hideaway
Hey There
If I Were a Rich Man
Lullaby of Broadway
My Favorite Things
My Funny Valentine
On The Street Where You Live
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Old 11-11-2017, 08:53 AM
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Hello timjn... and to the forum!

Going to be honest here and say that I don't quite understand what you're asking. Your post is in the "For Sale" section. Did you join just to get opinions on if these songs are appropriate for your gig at the nursing home? What instrument do you play? Being that this is a drum forum, does that mean your going to be playing drums only? Weird! My guess is that you are a keyboard player? I'm familiar with many of the songs you posted and feel confident they will be perfect for your gig. Anyway, hope you'll check back in with a bit more about yourself, etc.

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Old 11-11-2017, 10:13 AM
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Hello timjn... and to the forum!

Going to be honest here and say that I don't quite understand what you're asking. Your post is in the "For Sale" section. Did you join just to get opinions on if these songs are appropriate for your gig at the nursing home? What instrument do you play? Being that this is a drum forum, does that mean your going to be playing drums only? Weird! My guess is that you are a keyboard player? I'm familiar with many of the songs you posted and feel confident they will be perfect for your gig. Anyway, hope you'll check back in with a bit more about yourself, etc.

-Mark
Hey Mark! ...

... and yes indeed! This post is much better placed/served in the General category. Outside of that, ya ... not quite a vintage drums query? Thus, General it is, and we'll see what transpires. THANKS!

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Old 11-11-2017, 10:59 AM
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I would love to see someone solo drumming their way through that whole list of songs at a nursing home, lol.
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Old 11-11-2017, 11:02 AM
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Kazoo solo!
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Old 11-11-2017, 02:27 PM
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Old 11-11-2017, 02:56 PM
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I would personally like to see a triangle solo...You rarely see that nowadays!!

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Old 11-12-2017, 04:26 PM
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I consider myself a pretty fair musician but, playing a drum solo for "Sunrise, Sunset" is WAY beyond my skill set!
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Old 11-14-2017, 04:58 AM
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Old 11-15-2017, 02:54 PM
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Great that you are playing for the folks.. they will love it. If they are like the folks at my mom's place they will just love being entertained. Any of your set list looks perfect. Keep it up tempo and up beat... happy. Maybe pass a lyric sheet out on a couple and invite them to sing along. As you know... responsiveness can be limited from many people but in their hearts they are loving it. BRAVO my friend... the greatest gig ever!!
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