The Vocal Majority - a video history          www.vmvideos.com
                         
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This is a collection of dusty old videos and stuff collected over the years of the Vocal Majority Chorus from Dallas TX. Some video and audio quality is less than average .. sorry! Anyway, to watch just click on the big "Play" button. To view full screen, click on the bottom right button of the play window. To get back to the original screen hit the 'Escape' key. Please note, DISCLAIMER ALERT - this site is not for general public distribution because of the usual copyright limitations. It's just a personal historical archive so we don't lose track of all the great VM guys and performances over the years  :)   Hope you enjoy! Thanks.   P.S. also visit our photo website at www.vmphotos.org   
 
....... Questions or comments?? Please email graham.smith@tx.rr.com
 
 
   Daystar TV Network .... Christmas Special  Dec 2011

   The VM performs many Christmas favorites on the Daystar Television Network
   
   
 

   Daystar TV Network .... Independence Day program
July 4th 2011


   The VM performs 6 patriotic songs on the Daystar
TV Network in North Texas
  

   International Contest set -
Philadelphia   July 2010 


   The VM competes with "If I Ruled The World" and "When That Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam"   PLUS .... webcast interview with
 Jim & Judy Clancy, and Phil McShan.

   

International Contest set -
Anaheim   July 2009


The VM competes with "Georgia on my Mind"
and "Sweet Georgia Brown".

American Choral Director's Association set -
Tulsa OK  April 2009


The VM were invited to perform for the prestigious ACDA in Oklahoma. Performance includes the "Armed Forces Medley" and "I'm On My Way".

   
   
   

"One Nation Under God"   2008       (0:3:23)

The VM performs "One Nation Under God" written
 by the well known singer and arranger Johnny Mann. Arrangement by Jim Clancy.

International Swan Song (Las Vegas set) -
Denver  July 2007       (0:15:47)


The VM showcases their "Las Vegas" set with spectacular performances from Elvis (Jeff Oxley) and also "Coop" as "Freddie". Plus, the debut International performances of Jim Clancy's incredible arrangements
of "What Kind of Fool Am I?" and "Luck Be A Lady Tonight".
   
   
 
International Contest set -
Indianapolis  July 2006       (0:10:32)


The VM competes and wins 11th gold medal with Jim Clancy's original
composition ballad "Those Chords Will Keep On Ringing In My Heart"
and the Irving Berlin uptune "Marching Along With Time".

International Swan Song set -
Louisville July 200
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The VM performs Jim's fabulous arrangement of "I'm On My Way" from the musical "Paint Your Wagon"

   
   
   

International Contest set -
Montreal  July 2003


The VM competes and wins 10th gold medal with "You Don't Know Me" and "Puttin' on the Ritz" (Texas style!). Sorry the audio level is too hot on this ....

 Vocal Majority Christmas Show
Dallas 2002


The VM annual Christmas show at the Dallas Convention Center,
featuring Acoustix.
 

   
   
   

International Swan Song set -  Nashville  July 2001

The VM performs David Wright's
"Mardi Gras March / South Rampart Street Parade"

   Vocal Majority - at BABS annual convention
(and European competition)
             Glasgow - Scotland    May  2001     (1:49:00)

 
The VM show featuring Dallas Knights, and special
guests the 2000 BABS quartet
  champs "The Likely Lads"
 

   
   
   
 right click and select "Save Target As ..." Vocal Majority - at Glasgow Cathedral -
Scotland  May 2001     (0:59:35)

This is a video record of the morning the VM sang in the beautiful 800 year old Glasgow Cathedral during the trip to perform as special guests at the BABS European Annual Convention. Video compiled by Greg Fussell.

 Christmas show for Prestonwood Baptist Church - Plano TX  2000      (1:39:42)

Formal concert by the VM for approx 6000 patrons of Prestonwood Baptist Church Dec 2000. Also featuring a set by "Acoustix" including their infamous "12 days of Christmas" routine! Great video and audio quality from the Prestonwood crew.

   
   
   

 International Contest set -
Kansas City 2000     (0:39:03)


The VM wins 9th gold medal in Kansas City with the contest set "The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi" and "Mardi Gras March". Includes both standard and wide-shot video performances. Also included Saturday night show and awards ceremony.

 VM Spring show 1999 (excerpts)     (0:17:34)

Featuring solos by Wendy Wilson, Steve DeCrow, and Knights'n'Dames (Dallas Knights 8-piece). Sorry about the shaky video in places .... PLUS!!! some late night crazy afterglow footage !!!

   
   
   

 Vocal Majority Christmas Show Dec. 21, 1998       (1:59:32)

The annual VM Christmas show, featuring "Acoustix". Look out for Steve Haas as "Ed Sullivan"! Also featuring Charla Clare
singing "Ave Maria" with Steve DeCrow on guitar.

International Convention - Atlanta 1998 swan song show      (0:45:36)
The VM performs at the 1998 International Convention - featuring the songs Danny Boy, Redhead, Can You Feel the Love Tonight, and the first International performance of Joshua Fit De battle of Jericho! BONUS VIDEO ... additional local TV footage of "Good Day Atlanta" with
Acoustix and the Vocal Majority!!

   
   
   

Northwest Sound presents an evening with the Vocal Majority Nov. 22, 1997     (2:12:38)

The VM performs at the Paramount Theater, Seattle. Also featuring Northwest Sound chorus with Director Bobby Gray Jr.

right click and select "Save Target As ...""Voices" (the movie) 1996     (1:23:29)

Produced by Daniel Bushnell during 1994-95 it follows the VM into
competition in Pittsburgh and also tells the story of SPEBSQSA. Lots
of personal interviews with Jim & Greg, Chuck Mitchell, Graham Smith,
Jeff Oxley, and also plenty of drama with the rivalry between
the VM and their competitors!!

   
   
   
 British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS) Harrogate   May 1995   [PART 1]  (00:26:10)
 
  The VM are guests at the BABS 1995 annual convention in Harrogate, England.   This is the Friday night BABS
show - the first time the VM ever sang in England.  
Incredible opening
and standing ovation !!
 British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS) -Harrogate   May 1995  [PART 2]  (2.32.06)

The VM are guests at the BABS 1995 annual convention in Harrogate, England. This is the major event Sunday
afternoon Vocal Majority show, also featuring
"Dallas Knights" and "Acoustix" quartets.
 
   
   
   
 VM Spring show 1994 with special guests
"The Lettermen"     (1:16:47)


Also featuring the first major performance of the epic
"Beatles Medley" !!  The second act features "The Lettermen"
(one of whom is the brother of Matt Tea who sang in the chorus
at that time). Sorry the tape runs out before the end of the show...
 International Convention -
New Orleans 1992     (0:16:22)


The VM performs their swan-song set featuring the first major
performance of David Wright's "Ode to New Orleans"
   
   
   
right click and select "Save Target As" Vocal Majority - "Showstopper Performances! "
1988-1992        (0:27:08)

 
Selections from SPEBSQSA Conventions in San Antonio (1988),
Kansas City (1989),   Louisville (1991), New Orleans (1992)
 Vocal Majority promotional video c.1992   (0:09:14)

just a collection of short clips, but featuring
President George HW Bush and also the
singer Jimmy Dean. Somewhat of a rare video!
   
   
   

International Convention -
Louisville 1991     (0:28:42)

The Vocal Majority competes and wins their 6th gold medal at the 1991 International Convention in Louisville KY. A video record of various rehearsals and the contest performance.

right click and select "Save Target As ..." "Everything Old is New Again"
(Spring Show 1988)     (0:52:47)


The VM annual Spring show featuring "Class of the 80's" 
and  "Dealer's Choice" quartets 
   
   
   
 "We The People" (1987)     (0:44.18)

A celebration of the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, the VM performs with the Constitution
Symphony Orchestra and the Mormon Tabernacle
Choir at Reunion Arena in Dallas on June 19/20 1987. 
Featuring Earl Hagn as President Abraham Lincoln
and also Dennis Malone as James Madison.
right click and select "Save Target As ..." "No Place But Texas" (show)  1986      (0:50:39)

Filmed at McFarlin Auditorium, Dallas the VM performs at
the Spring show celebrating the 150th Anniversary
(Sesquicentennial) of Texas (highlight ... Jim Clancy on fiddle!)
   
   
   
 "Christmas is Love" 
(Christmas show 1986)    (0:58:41)


featuring all the favorite VM Christmas songs. With
Class of the 80's quartet and soloist Wendy Wilson.
 "Memories" (c.1986)     (0:45.23)

Jim Clancy narrates and introduces selections
of VM performances from the last few years .... 
   
   

International Convention Pittsburgh
1982 -  evening show

The Vocal Majority performs in the evening show after winning their 3rd gold medal at the 1982 International Convention in Pittsburgh. Featuring "Redhead" and also a tribute to Bob Johnson in "From the First Hello to the Last Goodbye".

  International Convention Performances
1980's

This is a compilation of several International contest performances
in the 1980's by The Vocal Majority

   
   
   

  The Mormon Tabernacle - Salt Lake City
July 1980

The VM performs in the Mormon Tabernacle in July 1980.
Also featuring the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

 
   

comments or questions?  -  please email:  graham.smith@tx.rr.com