Seattle Women’s Chorus: We Got the Beat

Seattle Women's Chorus - We Got the Beat

Girl groups and sister acts topped the charts since Billboard Hot 100 began. From the Go-Go’s infectious beats to the Spice Girls’ “girl power” anthems, these vocal groups created the intoxicating soundtrack to love, life, and social change. Seattle Women’s Chorus celebrates these powerhouse pop legends. Featuring songs from the biggest ensembles to grace the charts, including “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “Cruel Summer,” “Wide Open Spaces,” and “Survivor.” Timeless tunes will get every generation moving to We Got the Beat.

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  • Saturday, May 13, 2023, 2pm and 7pm


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  • Program to come.


  • We Got The Beat (The GoGo’s). Music and lyrics by Charlotte Caffey. Arranged by Kathleen McGuire.
  • Stop! In the Name of Love (The Supremes). Music and lyrics by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, and Lamont Dozier. Arranged by Roger Emerson.
  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (The Andrews Sisters). Music and lyrics by Don Raye and Hughie Prince. Arranged by Andrew Emmet.
  • Hold On (Wilson Phillips). Music and lyrics by Carnie Wilson, Chynna Phillips, and Glenn Ballard. Arranged by Kirby Shaw.
  • You Can’t Hurry Love (The Supremes). Music and lyrics by Edward Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Brian Holland. Arranged by Mac Huff.
  • Closer to Fine (Indigo Girls). Music and lyrics by Emily Saliers. Arranged by Rob Bradley.
  • Unpretty (TLC). Music and lyrics by Dallas Austin and Tionne Watkins. Arranged by Rob Bradley.
  • Walk Like an Egyptian (The Bangles). Music and lyrics by Liam Sternberg. Arranged by Alex Morris.
  • Wannabe (Spice Girls). Music and lyrics by Mel B, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Geri Halliwell, Victoria Beckham, Matt Rowe, and Richard Stannard. Arranged by Steve Milloy.
  • Neutron Dance (The Pointer Sisters). Music and lyrics by Danny Sembello and Allee Willis. Arranged by Mark Brymer.
  • Cruel Summer (Bananarama). Music and lyrics by Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey, Steve Jolley, Tony Swain, and Keren Woodward. Arranged by Tim Sarsany.
  • My Lovin’ – You’re Never Gonna Get It (En Vogue). Music and lyrics by Denzil Foster, Thomas McElroy, James Brown, Fred Wesley, and John Starks. Arranged by Tim Sarsany.
  • Best of My Love (The Emotions). Music and lyrics by Al McKay and Maurice White. Arranged by Mark Brymer.
  • Survivor (Destiny’s Child). Music and lyrics by Beyonce Knowles, Anthony Dent, and Matthew Knowles. Arranged by Mark Brymer.
  • Wide Open Spaces (The Dixie Chicks). Music and lyrics by Susan Gibson. Arranged by Alex Morris.
  • Head Over Heels (The Go-Go’s). Music and lyrics by Charlotte Caffey and Cathy Valentine. Arranged by Alex Morris.
  • We Are Family (Sister Sledge). Music and lyrics by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards. Arranged by Kirby Shaw.
  • This Land is Your Land (adapted from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings). Words and music by Woodie Guthrie, arr. Tucker Biddlecom.
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