Repertoire

SAMPLE SONGLISTS

These songlists are based on Sabira’s vast and constantly evolving vocal repertoire, and are subject to additions and deletions

ORIGINALS

All Is Well

Hurry Real Slow

I’ll Love You

Mockingbird Morning

Night Blooming Jasmine

Over The Horizon

Resolution Revolution

Rhythm Deep

Starry Skies, Sage & Pine

Sunny Bare Feet

Wake Me Up Like Sunlight

Winning Shades Of Blue

Your Honest Heart


CALYPSO / SOCA

Any Man Is Mine – Carol & Carl Jacobs

Bacchanal Time – Super Blue

Bump And Wine (In the Conga Line) – Spice

CA Calypso – Deborah Henson-Conant

Coco Loco – Greenidge & Utley

Coconut Woman – Harry Belafonte

Day After Day – China Crisis

Dollar Wine – Taxi (Colin Lucas)

The Hammer – David Rudder

Hot Hot Hot – Arrow

Jamaica Farewell – Harry Belafonte

Kiss The Girl – Ashman & Menken (The Little Mermaid)

Shake Senora – Harry Belafonte

‘Twas A Sunny Day – Paul Simon

Under The Sea – Ashman & Menken (The Little Mermaid)

Yellow Bird – Monton/Bergman


REGGAE / JAWAIIAN / SKA

By The Rivers Of Babylon – The Melodians

Could You be Loved – Bob Marley

Dancing Mood/PataPata – Minoaka

Dreadlock Holiday – 10cc

Get Up Stand Up – Bob Marley

Have A Good Time – Ho’onu’a

Here I Am – UB40

I Can See Clearly Now – J. Nash/J. Cliff

I Shot The Sheriff – Bob Marley

Is This Love – Bob Marley

Jamming – Bob Marley

Love Is The 7th Wave – Sting

No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley

One Bright Day – Ziggy Marley

One Love – Bob Marley

Rock Me – Judy Mowatt

Stir It Up – Bob Marley

Swell Groove (Bada Wow) – Ron Nathan

The Tide Is High – Blondie

Three Little Birds – Bob Marley

Waiting In Vain – Bob Marley


PARROTHEAD

Banana Wind – Jimmy Buffet

Barometer Soup – Jimmy Buffet

Changes In Latitude – Jimmy Buffet

Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet

One Particular Harbor – Jimmy Buffet

Volcano – Jimmy Buffet


WORLD / AFRICAN

Batonga – Angelique Kidjo

Feet Of Song – Charlie Hart

The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mbube) – Solomon Linda / The Tokens

Malaika – Trad./Miriam Makeba / Harry Belafonte

Pata Pata – Trad./Miriam Makeba

Wash Your Spirit Clean – Walela

You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon


LATIN / LATIN JAZZ / BOSSANOVA

Águas de Março/Waters Of March – Jobim

Astrud – Basia

Barcelona Nights – Ottmar Leibert

Bidi Bidi Bom Bom – Selena

Como La Flor – Selena

Conga – Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine

Flamenco Highlife – Bruce BevCar

Girl From Ipanema – Jobim

Havana Club – Ottmar Leibert

Hey Baby Que Paso – Freddy Fender & The Texas Toronados

I Yi Yi Yi  I Like You Very Much – Carmen Miranda

La Bamba – Richie Valens

La Isla Bonita – Madonna

Lambada – Kaoma

Low Rider – War

Macarena – Los Del Rio

Mi Buen Amor – Gloria Estefan

Oye Como Va – Santana

So Nice, Summer Samba – Jobim

Suavesito – Malo

Tequila – The Chanps


JAZZ / ADULT CONTEMPORARY

All Of Me – Ella Fitzgerald

At Last – Etta James

Baby You’re Mine – Basia

Blue Moon – Dinah Shore

Break Out – Swing Out Sister

Breezin’ – George Benson

By Your Side – Sade

Cantaloop – Herbie Hancock / US3

Caught Up In The Rapture – Anita Baker

Deep Purple – Joni James

Dream A Little Dream Of Me – Mama Cass

Drunk On Love – Basia

I Love To See You Smile – Randy Newman

Miles Away – Basia

Minor Swing – Djengo Rinehart

Miss Celie’s Blues (Sister) – Tata Vega (The Color Purple)

New Day For You – Basia

Night & Day – Cole Porter

Northern Exposure Theme – David Schwartz

Smooth Operator – Sade

St. Thomas – Sonny Rollins

Twisted – Lambert, Hendricks & Ross/Joni Mitchell

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

We Just Couldn’t Say Good-Bye – Annette Hanshaw


MORE BALLADS

All I Ask Of You – Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom Of The Opera)

All My Life –Bonoff/Ronstadt & Neville

Ave Maria – Bach / Gounod

Evergreen – Barbra Streisand

Here, There & Everywhere – The Beatles

Just Like Heaven – The Clash / Katie Melua

Leather & Lace – Jennings & Colter/Henley & Nicks

Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland / Eva Cassidy

The Rose – Bette Midler

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole

Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler


1950s / 1960s

All I Have To Do Is Dream – Everly Brothers

Baby Love – The Supremes

The Beat Goes On – Sonny & Cher

Born Too Late – The PonyTails

The Boy From NY City – The Ad Libs

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Earth Angel – The Penguins

Everyday People – Sly & The Family Stone

I Feel Good – Chuck Berry

I Hear A Symphony – The Supremes

I’m A Believer – The Monkees

In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry

Limbo Rock – Chubby Checker

Love Is Strange – Mickey & Silvia

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Shout – The Isley Brothers

Those Were The Days – Mary Hopkins

Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters

White Rabbit – The Jefferson Airplane

You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes


1970s / 1980s

Boogie Oogie Oogie – A Taste Of Honey

Cecilia – Simon & Garfunkle

Dog & Butterfly – Heart

Electric Boogie (Slide) – Marcia Griffiths

French Waltz – Nicolette Larson

FunkyTown – Lipps, Inc.

Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Cindy Lauper

Lady Marmalade – LaBelle

Landslide – Stevie Nicks

Octopus’s Garden – Ringo Starr

Rhiannon – Stevie Nicks

Songbird – Christine McVie

Straight On – Heart

These Dreams – Heart

Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves

Walk Like An Egyptian – The Bangles


1990s / 2000s

All I Wanna Do Is Have Some Fun – Sheryl Crowe

As I Lay Me Down – Sophie B. Hawkins

Don’t Get Me Wrong – Chrissie Hynde

Freeway Of Love – Aretha Franklin

Get This Party Started – Pink

I’ll Be There – M. Jackson/Mariah Carey

Pink Cadillac – Natalie Cole

Torn – Natalie Imbruglia


COUNTRY / FOLK

Blue Bayou – Linda Ronstadt

Crazy – Patsy Cline

Don’t Fence Me In – Cole porter & Robert Fletcher

Down At The Twist & Shout – Mary C. Carpenter

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues – Emmy Lou Harris

Girl’s Night Out – The Judds

Goin’ Gone – Kathy Matea

Grandpa – The Judds

I Can’t Help It If I’m Still In Love With You – Linda Ronstadt

Jambalaya – Hank Williams/Moon Mulligan

Luck In My Eyes – KD Lang

Me And Bobbie McGee – Kristofferson/Janis Joplin

My Baby Thinks He’s A Train – Roseanne Cash

Pacheco – Kate Wolf

Stand By Your Man – Tammy Wynette

The Redtail Hawk – Kate Wolf

Rockin’ With The Rhythm Of The Rain – The Judds

Rocky Top – Loretta Lynn

These Boots Are Made For Walking – Nancy Sinatra

Those Memories Of You – Dolly Parton

The Wayward Wind – S. Lebowsky/H. Newman

When You Say Nothing At All – Alison Kraus

You Turn Me On, I’m A Radio – Joni Mitchell

You’re Still The One – Shania Twain


INFLUENCES

Alison Krauss, Angelique Kidjo, Aretha Franklin, Astrud Gilberto, Basia Trzetrzelewska, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Cockburn, Chrissie Hynde, Emmy Lou Harris, Enya, Eva Cassidy, Fleetwood Mac, Gloria Estefan, Grace Slick, The Grateful Dead, Heart, Ho’onu’a, I-Three, Jefferson Airplane, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, The Judds, Judy Mowatt, Kate Wolf, Katie Melua, Laura Nyro, Linda Ronstadt, Lord Kitchener, Marcia Griffiths, Maria Muldaur, Miriam Makeba, Nara Leáo, Patti LaBelle, Paul Simon, Pentangle, Peter Paul and Mary, Rita Coolidge, Rita Marley, Sade, Selena, Simon and Garfunkel, Steeleye Span, Sting, Taj Mahal, Walela…..

DISCOGRAPHY

“SABIRA LOA” expected release in 2013, will feature the following original songs -

All Is Well

Hurry Real Slow

I’ll Love You

Mockingbird Morning

Over The Horizon

Resolution Revolution

Rhythm Deep

Starry Skies, Sage & Pine

Sunny Bare Feet

Wake Me Up Like Sunlight

Winning Shades Of Blue

Your Honest Heart

“SAVANNAH DREAMS” current project, expected release in 2013

“ECKASHA FLAME” Azurite Press 2003

“PIRATE’S PARTY” Island Fever 1995

“WINNING SHADES OF BLUE” Theme for San Diego “Earth Day On The Bay”  1991

“I GET THE PICTURE” George Ashie Productions

“TURN ON THE MUSIC” George Ashie Productions

“WE’LL GET THERE” George Ashie Productions

“DYNAMIC MANIFESTATION SYSTEMS” Original Music and Narration for a series of Meditation Workshops

“THE GIFT” by Bob Joyce (BMI) Jeannie Records 1976

XSCRIBE CORPORATION Original Music and Narration for Video Training Tapes

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