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Hangover Boogie

Composer
Year of composition
2006
Lyricist
Robert Dellar
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
6 minutes
Instrumentation
Jazz quartet
Instrumental parts
Not available

This song has a simple 12-bar form, with some 1930s-style jazz chord progressions (when boogie woogie was at its height). Perhaps, if you have ever been unfortunate enough to schedule a band practice after a big night out on the booze; then, well, the mood is already spot-on even before the first note plays. The lyrics encourage jazz singers to chop and change parts as much as they wish for comedic effect. For example, try singing alternate phrases or bars (excuse the pun), and maybe add the occasional expletive. It is your hangover!

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