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Theme Music

Here are some suggestions from Riverboat on music for various themes and holidays.

Each title is available as a MP3 download for $6.
If you need the music on CD, please contact Bob Elling directly to order. Titles on CD are $8 each, due to extra handling required.
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Holiday Themes

Cinco de MayoCinco de Mayo

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 243 Fiesta (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 261 Mas Fina
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 308 Sonora (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 388 Rancho Grande Patter
Music sample
RIV 446 Matamoras
(formerly RB 158)
Dan Nordbye
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 455 El Rancho Grande
A - Spanish harmony and vocal by Jack
Joe Saltel, Jack O'Leary
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 459 Seashores Of Old Mexico
(Formerly RB 3027)
Ted Clements
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 467 You Me And Us
(Formerly RBS 1336, Celito Lindo)
Bob Farnell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 603 Ridin' My Thumb To Mexico
(Formerly RBS 1319)
Bob Farnell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 655 Rosa Rio
Bob Farnell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 660 Seven Spanish Angels
Dan Nordbye
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sampleCuesheet

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Mother's DayMother's Day

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 352 Medals For Mothers
Justin Russell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet

1 title displayed

4th of July4th of July

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 260 This Land Is Your Land
Mike Seastrom
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sample
RIV 323 American Land
Mike Seastrom
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 542 God Bless The USA
(Formerly RB 3031)
Lawrence Johnstone
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet

3 titles displayed

HalloweenHalloween

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 231 Howlin' At The Moon
Marshall Flippo
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet

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ThanksgivingThanksgiving

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 309 This Song's For You
Elmer Sheffield
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 470 Thank You Lord For Your Blessings On Me
A - instrumental with harmony
Duke Okada & Mitchell Osawa
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sample
RIV 472 May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You
(Formerly RB 3045)
A - Harmony by Kumi
Kinya Ishii and Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sample
RIV 583 Little Pilgrim / Twinkle Twinkle
H - Harmony by Kumi
J - Japanese vocal by Hide and Naomi
Kumi Takahashi, Hide Takahashi, Naomi Tomosada
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
H: Music sample
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet

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ChristmasChristmas

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 287 White Christmas
A - Vocal by Ken
B - Japanese vocal by Kumi
D - German version by Nils
Ken Bower, Kumi Takahashi, Nils Trottmann
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
D: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 310 Christmas In San Francisco
B - Christmas in Honolulu (alt. vocal)
Elmer Sheffield
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sample
RIV 347 Ode To Joy
A - Vocal by Tony
B - German vocal by Thorsten
C - Yorokobi No Uta (Japanese vocal by Kaneko Jr.)
Tony Oxendine, Thorsten Geppert, Kaneko Jr.
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
C: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 440 Just In Time For Christmas
Bob Farnell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 441 Winter Wonderland
B - Japanese vocal by Kumi
C - German vocal by Thorsten
Elmer Sheffield, Kumi Takahashi, Thorsten Geppert
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
C: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 492 Ski Resort (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 513 Simple Gifts (Lord of the Dance)
Justin Russell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 559 Cowboys' Christmas Ball
Bob Farnell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 563 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
(Formerly JBK 119)
H - Harmony by Kumi
J - Japanese harmony and vocal by Kumi
Atsushi Tamada, Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
H: Music sample
J: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 564 Jingle Bells
J - Japanese vocal and harmony by Hiromi and Kuniko
Kaneko Jr., Hiromi Kaneko, Kuniko Kawashima
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 565 Christmas Eve
H - Harmony by Kumi
Kinya Ishii, Mitchell Osawa, Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
H: Music sample
RIV 566 Christmas Dance With You
Lawrence Johnstone
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 571 Christmas Medley
(Formerly JBK 148)
J - Japanese version by Naomi
Hide Takahashi, Naomi Tomosada
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 572 I'll Be Home For Christmas
(Formerly RBS 1304)
Koji Harai
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 599 Owed To Joey (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 706 Christmas Cajun
Joe Saltel
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 707 Night Before, The (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 708 Ballroom Christmas (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 709 Dashing Through The Snow (Patter)
Music sample

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Non-Holiday Themes

Big BandBig Band

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 318 Riverboat Swing (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 326 In The Mood
Elmer Sheffield
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 329 On With The Show
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 338 Elmer's Tune
Tim Marriner
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 361 Patter Be Good (Patter)
A - Layla Be Good
B - Hannah Be Good
A: Music sample
B: Music sample
RIV 375 Lady Be Good
A - Regular arrangement (vocal by Ken)
B - Alternate arrangement
Ken Bower
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Music sample
RIV 391 Show Me (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 396 Riverboat Apple Pie (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 430 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Kathy Racine
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 507 Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
Lawrence Johnstone
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 522 Steppin' Out
Lawrence Johnstone
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 604 Sunny Side Of The Street
(Formerly RB 268)
Keita Takahata
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 620 Big Band Patter
Music sample
RIV 680 Simple Life
Lawrence Johnstone
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
See Gold package

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ClassicalClassical

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RIV 242 Fur Elise (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 347 Ode To Joy
A - Vocal by Tony
B - German vocal by Thorsten
C - Yorokobi No Uta (Japanese vocal by Kaneko Jr.)
Tony Oxendine, Thorsten Geppert, Kaneko Jr.
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
C: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 356 Chopsticks (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 413 Lovers' Concerto
A - Vocal by Tony
B - Japanese vocal by Kumi
C - German vocal by Hanna
Tony Oxendine, Kumi Takahashi, Hanna Tenembaum
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
C: Vocal sample
RIV 599 Owed To Joey (Patter)
Music sample

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GospelGospel

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RIV 314 This Is The Stuff
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 344 God Is Good
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 350 This Train
Elmer Sheffield
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 368 Climbing The Golden Stairs
A - Regular instrumental
B - Same, with yodel track
Fred Strang
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Music sample
RIV 438 This Little Light
(formerly RB 3102)
A- Harmony track
Tony Oxendine
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sample
RIV 532 He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
(Formerly RB 3100)
Keita Takahata
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 568 Do Lord
(Formerly RBS 1278)
A - Harmony by Duke and Kumi
Duke Okada, Kumi Takahashi, Mitchell Osawa
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sample
RIV 577 Will The Circle Be Unbroken
(Formerly RBS 1290)
H - Harmony (music = promenades only)
Duke Okada, Kumi Takahashi, Mitchell Osawa
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
H: Music sampleVocal sample
RIV 589 Put Your Hand In The Hand
(Formerly JBK 129)
Isao Nakagawa
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet

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IrishIrish

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 272 Riverboat Reel (Patter)
B - Riverboat Reel Clog Mix (Patter)
A: Music sample
B: Music sample
RIV 306 Girl In The Valley
Mitchell Osawa
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 336 Rainbow Dance (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 355 Riverboat Jig (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 435 Peg O' My Heart
(formerly RB 282)
A - harmony track
Jack O'Leary
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Music sample
RIV 481 Robbie's Jig (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 509 The Unicorn
K - Kids'/School version by Mike
Jack O'Leary, Mike Seastrom
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
K: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 513 Simple Gifts (Lord of the Dance)
Justin Russell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 529 Lord Of Dance (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 590 Danny Boy
(Formerly RBS 1272)
J - Japanese vocal by Kumi
Duke Okada, Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 591 Dear Old Galway Town
Jack O'Leary
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 592 Summertime In Ireland
Jack O'Leary
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 666 Irish Spring (Patter)
Music sample

13 titles displayed

KidsKids

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RIV 250 YMCA
A - Vocal by Ken
B - Inst. with cheering
C - Inst. with chorus
D - Inst. with cheer and chorus
E - Japanese vocal by Duke
Ken Bower, Duke Okada
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Music sample
C: Music sample
D: Music sample
E: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 251 Mickey Mouse
English vocal by Jerry
A - Japanese vocal by Kuniko and friends
Jerry Story, Kuniko Kawashima, Hiromi Kaneko, Keiko Ohiwa, Naomi Tomosada, Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 264 MMC Patter Set
A - Little Feet (Patter)
B - Big Ears (Patter)
C - Feet and Ears Hybrid (Patter)
A: Music sample
B: Music sample
C: Music sample
RIV 265 Oh Johnny
Jerry Story
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 269 Gummy Bear Song
Elmer Sheffield
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 273 Heigh Ho
Mike Seastrom
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 290 Yummy Hoedown (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 297 Funky Town
Gary Shoemake
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 319 Best Years Of Our Lives
Elmer Sheffield
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 320 Big Pig Jig
Darryl Lipscomb
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 323 American Land
Mike Seastrom
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 329 On With The Show
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 363 What's The Rumpus
A - Mainstream choreo on vocal
B - EZ/School choreo on vocal
Mike Seastrom
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 364 I Won't Grow Up
A - Mainstream choreo on vocal
B - Same, with EZ/School choreo
Mike Seastrom
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 372 Puff The Magic Dragon
A - Standard vocal by Joe
B - Harmony track by Joe
C - German vocal by Thorsten
D - Japanese vocal by Koji & Kumi
Joe Saltel, Thorsten Geppert, Koji Harai, Kumi Takahashi
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Music sample
C: Vocal sampleCuesheet
D: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 380 Don't Let The Rain Come Down
A - Mainstream choreo on vocal
B - EZ/School choreo on vocal
Mike Seastrom
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 425 Mary Poppins Theme
A - Mainstream figure
B - figure for children
C - Japanese vocal by Kumi and Atsushi
Kathy Racine, Kumi Takahashi, Atsushi Tamada
Music sample
A: Vocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sample
C: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 569 Big Boss Man
(Formerly RB 162)
A - School / Kids' version
Bill Harrison
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 570 Davey Crockett
(Formerly RB 3047)
Rod Shuping
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet

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LatinLatin

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 243 Fiesta (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 261 Mas Fina
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 308 Sonora (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 446 Matamoras
(formerly RB 158)
Dan Nordbye
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet

4 titles displayed

Show TunesShow Tunes

Number Title Caller Samples Buy ($6)
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RIV 273 Heigh Ho
Mike Seastrom
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 329 On With The Show
Ken Bower
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 364 I Won't Grow Up
A - Mainstream choreo on vocal
B - Same, with EZ/School choreo
Mike Seastrom
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 420 Doe Rae Me
A - instrumental and vocal by Jack
B - harmony by Jack
C - Japanese harmony and vocal by Hideyuki, Naomi and Kumi
Jack O'Leary, Hideyuki Takahashi, Naomi Tomasada, Kumi Takahashi
A: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
B: Music sample
C: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 425 Mary Poppins Theme
A - Mainstream figure
B - figure for children
C - Japanese vocal by Kumi and Atsushi
Kathy Racine, Kumi Takahashi, Atsushi Tamada
Music sample
A: Vocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sample
C: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 445 Love In The Country
(from the movie McClintock)
(formerly RBS 1301)
Elmer Sheffield
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 490 Chilly (Patter)
Music sample
RIV 506 Mariah
Bob Baier
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 510 Lonely Goatherd
J - Japanese verion
Patty Greene, Ko Iwata
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 513 Simple Gifts (Lord of the Dance)
Justin Russell
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 514 Favorite Things
A - Alternate vocal by Buddy
B - Kids' / School vocal by Buddy
J - Japanese version by Isao
Patty Greene, Buddy Weaver, Isao Nakagawa, Buddy Weaver
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Vocal sampleCuesheet
B: Vocal sampleCuesheet
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 520 Let It Go
J - Japanese version by Kumi
Lydia Morrow, Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 521 Sayonara
J - Japanese version by Keiko, Hiromi and Kuniko
Bob Baier, Keiko Asano, Hiromi Kaneko, Kuniko Kawashima
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 525 Cups (from Pitch Perfect)
A - alternate vocal by Lydia
Dan Nordbye, Lydia Morrow
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
A: Vocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 538 Some Enchanted Evening
J - Japanese vocal by Max
Elmer Sheffield, Tony Oxendine, Max Masao Ringe
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
J: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 543 Smile
(Formerly RBS 1303)
Ko Iwata
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 581 Charlie's Patter
Music sample
RIV 640 Somewhere Over The Rainbow
H - Harmony by Kumi
J - Japanese version by Kumi
Mitchell Osawa, Kumi Takahashi
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
H: Music sample
J: Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 671 Hello My Baby
Hide Takahashi, Naomi Tomosada
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
RIV 684 Oklahoma
Aaron Wells
Music sampleVocal sampleCuesheet
See Gold package

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