Make Music Day Playlist and Competition

Prepare for Make Music Day with an Exclusive Playlist, Plus 60 Days of Unlimited Sheet Music

To aid musicians in playing and singing along with this year’s Make Music Day, we have partnered with Hal Leonard Europe and Sheet Music Direct and its popular PASS sheet music streaming service, to offer free unlimited sheet music to musicians and music groups for 60 days – including all songs from the specially curated Make Music Day Playlist.

The Make Music Day Playlist features a whopping 16 pop songs, tunes from the movies, and favorites from musical theatre, from the Beatles and the Beach Boys to The Jungle Book and Rent. Previous Make Music Day Anthems ‘Bring Me Sunshine’ and ‘Stand By Me’ are also featured, alongside pop classics from ABBA, Queen, Elton John and Katrina and the Waves.

Music groups from across the UK are encouraged to perform music from the playlist on the day, and make video recordings of their performances to share online.

The PlayList

The Bare Necessities
from The Jungle Book

Bring Me Sunshine
Arthur Kent & Sylvia Dee

Count On Me
Bruno Mars

Don’t Stop Me Now
Queen

Good Vibrations
Beach Boys

Happy
Pharrell Williams

Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles

I Sing Because I’m Happy
Henry Leck Choral Series

I’m Still Standing
Elton John

Lean On Me
Bill Withers

Lovely Day
Bill Withers

Mr Blue Sky
ELO

Seasons of Love
from Rent

Stand By Me
Ben E. King

Thank You For the Music
ABBA

Walking on Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves

*** Competition Time ***
Lean On Me

The Make Music Day UK and Hal Leonard Europe team are also running a competition for the best cover version of one of the songs, the Bill Withers classic ‘Lean On Me’.  So, whatever your favourite style of music, you can create your own cover version and share it on 21 June.

To enter the competition, just share your performance on social media on 21 June and tag @MakeMusicDayUK on social media and use the hashtag #MMDLeanOnMe so that we can find your performance.

The winner will be selected by a panel of judges and win £150 of Musicroom vouchers!

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