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"Bohemian Rhapsody," "Hallelujah": 14 Perfect Responses on Songs the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Should Sing

by | Jun. 25, 2018

Mormon Life

Editor's Note: The following responses have been edited for length and clarity.

There's no doubt the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is spectacular. Dubbed "America's Choir," the members have performed in front of prophets, celebrities, presidents, and royalty for years. 

But what if you could pick what they sang?

We asked our readers that very question on social media and received some responses that were too good not to share. 

1. "Bohemian Rhapsody"
2. Anything from The Greatest Showman!

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3. I had a dream once that MoTab invited Cat Stevens to play with them for a special concert and I was so excited.
4. Wow! They could make almost any song sound great, but my favorites are "I Am a Child of God" and "God Bless America."
5. There’s an arrangement of "God of Our Fathers" that my choir sings. I would love to hear them do that!!
6. So hard to choose. I love lots listed above. Something I haven't heard for a while is "I Come to the Garden Alone." Oldie but goodie.
7. How about either “Shooting Star,” “Galaxies,” or the no rap version of "Alligator Sky,” all songs by Owl City.

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8. Would LOVE to hear "The Sound Of Silence." I think that, from the choir, would be awesome.
9. Do a duet with BARBRA STREISAND.
10. A medley with "You Raise Me Up" "In the Garden" and "I Know That My Redeemer Lives"
11. "Battle Hymn of the Republic"!!! The Wilhousky arrangement with the organ, not the orchestra!
12. Choral version of Barber's “Adagio for Strings”
13. GNR-Knockin on Heaven's door; Bon Jovi-Blaze of Glory; Van Halen-Love Walks In; Scorpions-Winds of Change; Led Zepplin-Kashmir; Pink Floyd....tons of others!
14. Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"—but with the Christmas or Easter lyrics.
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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has collaborated with some of the most legendary vocalists and performers over the years. For this album, the Choir has assembled an unprecedented collection of recordings taken from standout performances over the past 15 years. Most of these performances were recorded live at the 20,000+ seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City. In addition, some real gems were uncovered or created specifically for this album, including a performance recorded live before millions of viewers at the start of the 2002 Winter Olympics (Sting & Yo-Yo Ma performing "Fragile") and new recordings such as Amy Grant's "Thy Word," The King's Singers' "I'm Running On," and Santino Fontana's "He Lives in You."

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