Celebrate Barbershop Quartet Day with these tuneful groups
No instruments here, just guys with great voices.
Admit it: you like barbershop quartets. Even if they're a little old fashioned, it's still amazing to watch four people in perfect tune, creating a song with only their perfectly-coordinated voices.
With April 11 being Barbershop Quartet Day, let's take a look at some fun quartets from around the world.
Let's start with the winners of the gold medal at the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2013 convention: Masterpiece, from Southern California, and its version of "Oh Susanna."
From Spain, the Hanfris Quartet has been performing at barbershop conventions worldwide. Here, it performs "Sing, Sing, Sing."
The group B4 Quartet Israel perform "Sentimental Journey" at an annual music festival in Israel:
A different B4 Quartet, from New Zealand, does a medley of Usher songs:
Let's not forget about Jimmy Fallon and all the fun barbershop sketches he's done on "The Tonight Show" with his group "The Ragtime Gals" (watch for a guest fifth member to join in):
And no list of barbershop quartets is complete without the Be Sharps from "The Simpsons":
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