Jason Kessler and ProRS

Jason Kessler and ProRS

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Rock - General | Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,344   
Member Since: 2005
   Last Login: 8/10/2020

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Plays:

12

Song Description

This is not the first time I treated '50s style music in an a cappella setting. Do You Ever Dream, from my 1993 CD Good Advice For the Damned was also a similar style. Puppy Dog Eyes was actually written not too long after, but is a far more sophisticated song musically. The lyrics are bubble gum. The original SATB score had a soprano melody which I sing and octave lower, but the alto takes the melody on the bridge, which is why the bridge, in the octave written for alto, is fairly high in my tenor/baritone range, particularly compared to the rest of the song.

Story Behind the Song

Originally scored for SATB as a '50s-style doo-wop tune, Puppy Dog Eyes sounds a bit more barbershop-ish when I sang all the parts myself. It was just a cutesy idea I came up with long ago and a little bit of fun.

Song Length
1:55
Genres
R & B - Doo Wop, Rock - Classic
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moods
Endearing, Pleased

Subject Matter
Dogs, Attracted, Crush


Language
English
Era
1950 - 1959

Lyric Credits J Kessler
Music Credits J Kessler
Producer Credits J Kessler
Publisher Credits KJK Music, 2019
Performance Credits Jason Kessler
Label Credits KJK Music