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U14546 1/7

MIDNIGHT SERENADE
for female voices

Words and Music by DAVID WRIGHT


Arr. by David Wright 3/1/99
for the SAINT LOUIS HARMONY CHORUS

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INTRO


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pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum

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pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum

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shoo bee doo sh - shoo bee doo wop

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pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pah dum

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shoo bee doo sh - shoo bee doo wop wo wo

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pum puh dum pum boh ba doh doh

Copyright 1999 by David Wright

Purchased for use by the Women's Harmony Brigade - 2/2015


Midnight Serenade
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We were here most ev - ry night,
wah ba dah ba dah

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wah ba dah ba dah pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum

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here in the lamp - post light The old gang would hang a - round

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pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum


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when the sun was down. Soon the talk - in gave way to a groov - in

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pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pah dum

yeah,

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jive, yeah, wo and the cor - ner came a - live!

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yeah,

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pum puh dum pum boh ba doh doh and the cor - ner came a - live! pum puh puh pum
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VERSE 2

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I can see us on the street; ev - ry - bod - y feels the beat;



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pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum

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Ev - ry - bod - y sing - in a vamp by the old street lamp. When a


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pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum

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snapping stops
mel - o - dy broke out ev - ry - thing was right, yeah, wo

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pum puh dum pum pah dum pum puh dum pum Ev - ry - things right.

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CHORUS 1

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there was mu - sic in the night! I love the mu - sic we made, the

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You know I love
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cor - ner gang of mine, It rocks me still, it al - ways will; the rhy - thm feels so fine.

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All through the ho - urs of night the mid - night ser - e - nade Played

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Jiv - in all through

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on and on till break of dawn, groov - in the night a - way! When the gang was

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Well, now,

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night, yeah,

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hang - in a - round the mu - sic filled the night; When the gang was

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night; I say when


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INTERLUDE
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crank - in the sound, ev - ry - thing was right.

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right. pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum
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pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum

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shoo bee doo sh - shoo bee doo wop

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pum puh dum pum pum puh puh pum pum puh dum pum pah dum

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shoo bee doo sh - shoo bee doo wop wo there was

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pum puh dum pum Ev - ry - things right.

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CHORUS 2
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mu - sic in the night! I love the mu - sic we made, the cor - ner gang of mine.

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You know I love
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It rocks me still it al - ways will; the rhy - thm feels so fine.

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Jiv - in all

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All through the ho - urs of night the mid - night ser - e - nade Played on and on till

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through

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break of dawn, groov-in the night a -way! When the gang was hang - in a - round the

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Well, now
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night, yeah,

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mu - sic filled the night; When the gang was crank - in the sound,

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night; I say when

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ev - ry - thing was right. Well, when the gang was hang - in a - round, the

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right. Let me tell ya now
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mu - sic filled the night; When the gang was crank - in the sound,

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night: Im a - say - in when

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ev - ry - thing was right. Mu - sic filled the night, yeah, Ev - ry - thing,

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right. Oh how the mu - sic filled the night.

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right, ev - ry - thing was right!
ev - ry - thing was

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right.

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well, now, ev - ry - thing was right