Drum Corps International
Valentine's Day drum corps listening list

Valentine's Day drum corps listening list

by Drum Corps International


2004 Carolina Crown
Drum corps design teams have long turned to the subject of love to highlight and enhance their artistic creations. Get yourself in the mood for Valentine's Day with this list of just a handful of the love-themed songs and programs from corps over the last 35 years. All of these performances can be purchased as Audio Performance Downloads (APD). Some are available as Video Performance Downloads (VPD) made specifically to play on your computer, video iPod or other portable media device. Learn more about APD and VPDs.
1972 Argone Rebels: featuring music from the Oscar winning soundtrack to "Love Story."
1975 Cavaliers: featuring the Pointer Sisters' rendition of "Love in Them Thar Hills."
1976 Bridgemen: featuring "What I Did for Love" from the Tony Award winning musical "A Chorus Line."

1992 Blue Devils
1978 Madison Scouts: featuring the Bee Gees' hit, "How Deep Is Your Love?"
1980 Cadets: generally known as a Madison Scouts' staple in the early 80s, the Cadets also featured "Through the Eyes of Love" from the motion picture "Ice Castles" in 1980.
1983 Freelancers: featuring Oscar Hammerstein and Sigmund Romberg's "Lover Come Back to Me" which has been recorded by the likes of Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday and Barbara Streisand.
1986 Velvet Knights: featuring the classic James Bond title track "From Russia With Love."
1992 Blue Devils: featuring the anthem of all love anthems, "When a Man Loves a Woman."
1994 Colts: featuring the jazz standard "Almost Like Being in Love" from their program titled "Relations and Romance."

2005 Mandarins
1997 Blue Knights: featuring "The Lovers" from the epic film "Ben Hur."
2004 Carolina Crown: featuring "Seasons of Love" from the modern musical "Rent."
2005 Mandarins: featuring several pieces of music from the corps' program titled "Loves Me ... Loves Me Not ..."
2005 Crossmen: featuring the rock anthem "Radar Love" by one-hit-wonders, Golden Earring. 
2007 Pacific Crest featuring the Cole Porter jazz classic, "Love For Sale."