You Made Me Love You

Writer: 
McCarthy/Monaco
Year: 
1913
Voices: 
Women's four part
Ranges: 

Tenor: F4 - E5
Lead: A flat 3 - C#5
Bari: B flat 3 - B4
Bass: E flat 3 - F#4

Written just before the First World War, this flirtatious song anticipates that world where women were finding a new independence and power, and trying to work out what to do with it. On the one hand, the singer doesn’t want to be unfeminine by making the first move, on the other, she’s going to make a bid for what she wants. Go girl, is what I say.

The Southern Comfort Barber Gals won a bronze medal in the Holland Harmony 2009 chorus contest with this arrangement. Here is a video of them performing it on the Convention show; this song starts at 3:54:

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