Favorite A cappella Songs

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  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Maybe for the first time here, share some of your favorite a cappella songs.

    I love this version, as Suzanne acts out what’s happening in the song. I saw her in concert on the Solitude Standing tour.

  2. Highroller

    Highroller Country Gent

    Jun 11, 2015
    Portland, OR
    The only time I can think of that a 16th century medieval chant sung in Latin ever made it to the UK top 40, Steeleye Span's 1972 take on Gaudete. It's a christmas song, btw.

  3. Rock Lajoint

    Rock Lajoint Synchromatic

    Nov 16, 2014
    Sussex, England
    Ralph Stanley "Oh Death".
  4. stevo

    stevo Friend of Fred

    May 1, 2012
    Not sure how many of you folks are fans of Trailer Park Boys, but you don't have to be a fan to love Bubbles:

  5. Jerzey Bob

    Jerzey Bob Synchromatic

    Apr 3, 2021
    North Jersey
    Not completely acapella, but, tough to beat this one...

  6. GlenP

    GlenP Country Gent

    Jul 23, 2019
  7. oneforsorrow

    oneforsorrow Synchromatic

    May 15, 2020
    Many great versions of this one but I chose Kathy Mattea's live version here --

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  8. wabash slim

    wabash slim I Bleed Orange

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    "Thank God, I'm a Country Boy"---John Denver
  9. Duo Slinger

    Duo Slinger Synchromatic

    Sep 11, 2020
    California, USA
    Not completely acapella, but pretty close, and quite excellent:
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  10. LeSainte

    LeSainte Electromatic

    Oct 4, 2021
    New York
    Anything by the Dreadnoughts.

    They have a ton of music with wonderful guitar playing and drums.

    Into the North comes to mind which is alot of acapella... Sometimes accompanied by drums or accordian.
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  11. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    Crazy Eddie T.V. commercial 1977 / 79 . Might be a New York - Tri State / East coast thing
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  12. toddfan

    toddfan Country Gent

    Mar 12, 2012
    Another from the guy who is (almost) always ahead of the curve:

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  13. J Bird

    J Bird Synchromatic

    The Housemartins, Caravan of Love.
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  14. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2011
    I'm not sure that this may be the mastered track with instruments just muted but it sure sounds pretty
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  15. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
  16. NJDevil

    NJDevil Country Gent

    Jul 9, 2014
    Commack, NY
    I met these guys and they are really good.

    Same guys doin' a little Stevie Ray!

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  17. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    Had forgotten these guys. They are very good. From Republic of South Africa I believe.

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  18. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    The group was founded by folks from my alma mater, song written by Sean Altman and David Yazbek.

    "All sounds provided by the voices and appendages of Rockapella"

    Prefame, post-Brown. Gotta love the haircuts.

    Later three of the original members formed the Groove Barbers. (They've been doing this song since the early 80s at Brown, where I saw them under the name the Hi Jinks.)

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  19. Freshy

    Freshy Synchromatic

    Sep 30, 2017
    Homosassa FLA
    Tommy Bolin version of James Gang
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  20. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    I swear I heard the Belgium soccer supporters singing Hey Baby Cobb/Cannel but I only know Ringo Starr's version) during a FIFA World Cup. But I cannot find traces on the internet.
    That was great.
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