The New American Songbook

The New American Songbook

Album Information

For years people around the world have loved and performed music from what has come to be called The Great American Songbook. In this album, the BYU Young Ambassadors explore some of the great music from the decades just after that revered golden age—hence the titleThe New American Songbook. Their hope is that as people listen to this music it will trigger happy memories from their own lives.

An exciting change for the BYU Young Ambassadors during this show’s run was the presence of a live 10-piece band on stage. Audiences loved this new musical dimension, and every effort was made in this recording to capture the energy of the BYU Young Ambassador cast and band, just as you would hear them live.


Sample Album
1. Overture Medley: “Songs About Songs”
2. C’mon Everybody
3. Can’t Help Falling in Love
4. Sherry
5. Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
6. Who Loves You
7. I Feel the Earth Move
8. Saturday in the Park
9. Sir Duke
10. Disco Medley
11. Suddenly
12. Tell Her About It
13. (I’d Choose) You Again
14. Mountain Music
15. One More Day
16. Zero to Hero
17. Go the Distance Medley
18. Seize the Day
19. Supercalifragilisticexpialodocious
1. Fingernails
2. I Can Do That (from A Chorus Line)
3. I Don’t Wanna Show Off (from The Drowsy Chaperone)
4. My New Philosophy (from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
5. Beethoven Day (from You’re Good Man, Charlie Brown)
6. Knights of the Round Table (from Spamalot)
7. One Short Day
8. Dancing Through Life
9. Defying Gravity
10. Trashin’ the Camp
11. For the First Time
12. Two Worlds, One Family
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