Music to put a SMILE on your face and a song in your HEART!

As a Minneapolis women’s singing group, we are proud each year to present a musical program featuring television and Broadway Show Tunes, Female Singer/Songwriters, Patriotic Songs, and Standards. Each performance is presented free of charge.

LeagueAires 2024 Program

Opening Song

We Go Together          Warren Casey + Jim Jacobs; arr. Ed Lojeski

Announcer:      American Female Singer-Songwriters

Nine to Five                    Dolly Parton; arr. Ed Lojeski

Jolene                            Dolly Parton; arr. Mark Brymer

True Colors                   Billy Steinberg + Tom Kelly;  arr. Tim Brent [as performed by Cyndi Lauper]

Both Sides Now            Joni Mitchell; arr. John Leavitt

A Natural Woman         Gerry Goffin + Carole King + Jerry Wexler;  arr. Kirby Shaw

Think                                 Aretha Franklin + Ted White; arr. Mark Brymer

I Feel the Earth Move  Carole King; arr. Roger Emerson

You’ve Got a Friend     Carole King; arr. Mac Huff

Announcer: Memories Medley

Wanting Memories       Ysaye M. Barnwell

Memories                        Michael Pollak/Jordan Kendall Johnson/ Vincent Ford/ Stefan Johnson/Jonathan              

                                          Bellion/Jacob Hindlin/Adam Levine; arr. Andy Beck/J.W. Tambor

Announcer: Americana

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy            Don Rice + Hughie Prince; arr. Ed Lojeski 

A Tribute to the Armed Forces    arr. Lloyd Larson

     The Army Goes Rolling Along   Edmund L. Gruber

     Marine Corps Hymn  Jacques Offenbach

     Semper Paratus   Capt. Francis S. Van Boskerck

     Anchors Aweigh!    Alfred H. Miles + Charles A. Zimmerman

     The U.S. Air Force    Robert Crawford

     America the Beautiful   Katherine L. Bates + Samuel Ward


Sentimental Journey         Bud Green + Les Brown + Ben Homer

Close to You                        Burt Bacharach + Hal David   

Do-Re-Mi                               Richard Rodgers + Oscar Hammerstein II

Irish Poem

Blessing                                  Katie Moran Bart

Announcer: Going on a Road Trip

Route 66                                                 Bobby Troup; arr. Roger Emerson

Carolina in the Morning                    Gus Kahn + Walter Donaldson; arr. Hawley Ades

Chicago (That Toddlin’ Town)        Fred Fisher; arr. J.W. Tambor

Aloha ‘Oe                                               Queen Lili’uokalani arr. J.W. Tambor

California Here I Come                     Al Jolson + Bud de Sylva + Joseph Meyer; arr. J.W. Tambor

I Left My Heart in San Francisco   Douglass Cross + George Cory; arr. J.W. Tambor

Country Roads                                     Bill Danoff + Taffy Nivert + John Denver; arr Mac Huff

Gary, Indiana                                    Meredith Willson

Deep in the Heart of Texas           June Hershey + Don Swander

Oklahoma!                                           Richard Rodgers + Oscar Hammerstein II;  arr. Clay Warnick

Georgia on My Mind                         Stuart Gorrell + Hoagy Carmichael; arr. Kirby Shaw

New York, New York                        John Kander + Fred Ebb; arr. Mark Hayes

Announcer: Exit Song

Smile, Smile, Smile                          Hugo Peretti + Luigi Creatore +George D. Weiss; arr. M. Gold                               (Lyrics adapted by Norma Pierson)

A Sampling of Music Through the Years 1966-2019