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Recent Songs

Me And My Shadow


Never My Love

Peg O' My Heart

Somewhere My Love

Speak Softly Love

(September, 2016) I've always loved music, all kinds of music, as far back as I can remember. I started learning a bit about how to play on a Magnus chord organ and later snuck onto my Dad's Kimball Swinger organ, learning what are now called "evergreens." During my teens, I taught myself to play piano and accordion, two instruments that I still love to this day.

Through my 20s and 30s, I was pretty busy raising a family, but I still found time to play when I could, mainly in church and occasionally in a local musical group.

I was in my 40s when Yamaha came out with the PSR-520 and I had one of those for a few years. I enjoyed being my own band and blending different instruments and beats together to change up a song or a sound. When the PSR-730 came out, it was everything I could want in an arranger keyboard (at that time). XGMidi was really taking off and I enjoyed everything the PSR-730 could do. I've recorded and subsequently lost quite a bit of music from that time, but a few of those old numbers are still here in my library.

A little while back, a friend of mine let me borrow his PSR-S700 for almost a week. I fell in love with it – the new styles, the USB, the quality of the voices, so a few of the songs in my library come from that week of experimenting with the S700. But, of course, I wanted one of my own. I've been slowly upgrading since then and recently acquired the PSR-S770. Although I like all kinds of music, I most enjoy taking a familiar tune and changing it up so that it grabs our ears all over again. I hope you enjoy some of my renditions here.

-- Bill McCracken (BillMc)

Bill's MP3 Song Index

The list below is alphabetical by song title. Click on the song title to audition and/or download the song. Songs were recorded on the PSR-750 (74) or the PSR-S71 (71).

Annie's Song (75)

April In Portugal (71)

Beauty And The Beast (71)

Besame Mucho (71)

Beyond The Sea (71)

Blue Moon (71)

Cabaret (71)

Cherish (71)

Country Roads (71)

Danny Boy (71)

The End Of The World (73)

Fields Of Gold (73)

For All We Know (71)

Heart O Mine (73)

I Will Always Love You (71)

I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song (75)

If You Could Read My Mind (71)

In The Garden (73)

Lady In Red (71)

Lonely People (71)

Love Is Blue (75)

Love Letters In The Sand (71)

Lyin' Eyes (71)

A Man And A Woman (75)

Me And My Shadow (71)

Misty (71)

Moon River (71)

Never My Love (71)

Pass It On (73)

Peg O' My Heart (71)

Reminiscing (73)

Rhiannon (73)

Rhythm Of The Rain (73)

She's Like The Wind (75)

Someday Soon (75)

Something (71)

Somewhere In Time (73)

Somewhere My Love (71)

Speak Softly Love (71)

True Love (71)

You Belong To Me (73)

You Raise Me Up (75)

Bill's MIDI Song Index

MIDI SongsBill has provided an additional 10 songs in midi format. These were created on the PSR-730 (73). Individual songs are shown in the table below and any one song can be downloaded by right-clicking on the song link. You can download all of the MIDI songs in this file: The table displays the song title, tempo (T), time signature (TS), lyrics (L), chords (C), where possible, the style used, the original volume (V), and the keyboard used (K).

Title T TS L C Style V K
Cabaret 170 4/4 N Y 01 73
If You Could Read My Mine 120 4/4 N Y 01 73
Love Letters In The Sand 72 4/4 N Y 01 73
Lyin Eyes 134 4/4 N Y 01 73
Me And My Shadow 116 4/4 N Y 01 73
Misty 84 4/4 N Y 01 73
Peg O My Heart 116 4/4 N Y 01 73
Reminiscing 90 4/4 N Y 01 73
Rhiannon 130 4/4 N Y 01 73
Rhythm Of The Rain 116 4/4 N Y 01 73