Pop Songs


popular string quartet songs
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TSQ's list of popular string quartet songs is expanding all the time.  With each set of events we play, our arranger adds more, exclusive, custom arrangements of the best covers in popular rock, hip-hop, Top 40, Motown, Great American Songbook, Brazilian, bossa-nova, jazz, Broadway, TV, film, video game theme songs, and more.  Reach out to us and see if we can make your special song cover request come true!

For more about planning your event, check out our breakdown of some common musical moments to plan for. 

Categorized by Artist

Theodosia (from Hamilton)
Take On Me A-Ha
Dream On Aerosmith
Sweet Emotion Aerosmith
Let’s Stay Together Al Green
No One Alicia Keys
Ethio Invention #2 Andrew Bird
Corcovado (Quiet Nights) Antonio Carlos Jobim
Dindi Antonio Carlos Jobim
Girl From Ipanema Antonio Carlos Jobim
Natural Woman Aretha Franklin
I Say A Little Prayer Aretha Franklin / Dionne Warwick
Live and Die Avett Brothers, The
Eternal Flame Bangles, The
Love’s Theme Barry White
My Everything Barry White
God Only Knows Beach Boys, The
Wouldn’t It Be Nice Beach Boys, The
Silver Soul Beach House
Across The Universe Beatles, The
All You Need Is Love Beatles, The
Come Together Beatles, The
Dear Prudence Beatles, The
Eleanor Rigby Beatles, The
Here Comes The Sun Beatles, The
Here There and Everywhere Beatles, The
Hey Jude Beatles, The
I Will Beatles, The
If I Fell Beatles, The
In My Life Beatles, The
Penny Lane Beatles, The
Something Beatles, The
Strawberry Fields Forever Beatles, The
How Deep Is Your Love Bee Gees, The
Stand By Me Ben E. King
Take My Breath Away Berlin
Somewhere Bernstein, Leonard
Halo Beyonce
Lovers' Carving Bibio
Just the Two of Us Bill Withers
Lovely Day Bill Withers
Blue Moon Billie Holiday
It Had to Be You Billie Holiday
You Go To Head Billie Holiday
Dancing With Myself Billy Idol
She's Got a Way Billy Joel
You're The Only One Black Keys, The
All The Small Things Blink 182
Holocene Bon Iver
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
When You Need Me Bruce Springsteen
Marry You Bruno Mars
Open My Eyes Buckcherry
Everyday Buddy Holly
Alfie Burt Bacharach
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head Burt Bacharach
Arthur's Theme Burt Bacharach / Christopher Cross
Call Me Maybe Carly Rae Jepsen
Just What I Needed Cars, The
Because You Loved Me Celine Dion
Who Am I With You Chris Young
A Thousand Years Christina Perri
Viva La Vida Coldplay
Yellow Coldplay
Something Just Like This Coldplay & Chainsmokers
Night And Day Cole Porter
Runaway Corrs, The
Don’t Dream It’s Over Crowded House
Close to Me Cure, The
Just Like Heaven Cure, The
Time After Time Cyndi Lauper
You and Me Dave Matthews Band
China Girl David Bowie
Fame David Bowie
Heroes David Bowie
Let’s Dance David Bowie
Life on Mars David Bowie
Modern Love David Bowie
Manhattan Skyline David Shire
I'll Follow You Into the Dark Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism Death Cab for Cutie
Enjoy the Silence Depeche Mode
Somebody Depeche Mode
Come on Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners
Always Something There to Remind Me Dionne Warwick
They Long to Be Close to You Dionne Warwick
Walk On By Dionne Warwick
What the World Needs Now Dionne Warwick
Close To You Dionne Warwick / Carpenters, The
Latch Disclosure
I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton / Whitney Houston
Solitdue Duke Ellington
Sophisticated Lady Duke Ellington
Hotel California Eagles, The
Shiver Ed Sheeran
La Vie En Rose Edith Piaf
Janglin Edward Sharpe
One Day Like This Elbow
Bennie And The Jets Elton John
Somebody Saved My Life Elton John
Tiny Dancer Elton John
Your Song Elton John
Can’t Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley
Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso Ennio Morricone
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
Layla Eric Clapton
At Last Etta James
Sweet Dreams Eurythmics
The Way Fastball
Seven Wonders Fleetwood Mac
It Had To Be You Frank Sinatra
The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra
New York, New York Frank Sinatra
Can't Take My Eyes Off You Franki Valli
Testify Funkadelic
Tenderness General Public
Our Love Is Here To Stay Gershwin
Someone To Watch Over Me Gershwin
November Rain Guns 'n' Roses
Sweet Child o' Mine Guns 'n' Roses
Wait for Me Hall n' Oates
You Make My Dreams Come True Hall n' Oates
Unless Hawktail
Collide Howie Day
Never Tear Us Apart INXS
ABC Jackson Five
I Wanna Be Where You Are Jackson Five
I Want You Back Jackson Five
I Feel Good James Brown
Carolina On My Mind James Taylor
A Fine Romance Jerome Kern
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Jerome Kern
Star Trek Voyager (theme) Jerry Goldsmith
All of Me John Legend
Raiders of the Lost Ark (theme) John Williams
Jurassic Park (theme) John Williams
A Case of You Joni Mitchell
Don't Stop Believing Journey
Faithfully Journey
The Good Life Kanye West
Running Up That Hill Kate Bush
Somewhere Only We Know Keane
Waterloo Sunset Kinks, The
Manchester Kishi Bashi
Somewhere Leonard Bernstein
Anthem Leonard Cohen
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Suzanne Leonard Cohen
Shadow of the Day Linkin Park
Girls Like You Maroon 5
Ain't No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
Heaven Must Have Sent You From Above Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough Michael Jackson
Human Nature Michael Jackson
PYT Michael Jackson
Rock With You Michael Jackson
Melt With You Modern English
Invincible Muse
Nature Boy Nat King Cole
Sweet Lorraine Nat King Cole
Unforgettable Nat King Cole
Harvest Moon Neil Young
Your Silent Face New Order
Into My Arms Nick Cave
Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana
Cheerleader OMI
Counting Stars One Republic
Good Life One Republic
Still Into You Paramore
Let Her Go Passenger
Crazy Patsy Cline
Walkin After Midnight Patsy Cline
Maybe I’m Amazed Paul McCartney
Release Pearl Jam
In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel
Solsbury Hill Peter Gabriel
All I Ask of You Phantom of the Opera soundtrack
Gigantic Pixies, The
Here Comes Your Man Pixies, The
Where Is My Mind? Pixies, The
Every Breath You Take Police, The
I Wanna Be Your Lover Prince
Kiss Prince
Nothing Compares To You Prince
Somebody To Love Queen
Under Pressure Queen
You're My Best Friend Queen
We Are The Champions Queen
All I Need Radiohead
I Want You Around Ramones, The
God Bless the Broken Road Rascal Flatts
Come Rain or Come Shine Ray Charles (as done by)
Georgia On My Mind Ray Charles (as done by)
Til There Was You Ray Charles (as done by)
Come and Get Your Love Redbone
Nightswimming REM
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers, The
Stay Rihanna
We Found Love Rihanna
John Adams (theme from HBO series) Rob Lane
Killing Me Softly With His Song Roberta Flack
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Roberta Flack
Dancing On My Own Robyn
Wild Horses Rolling Stones, The
When You Say Nothing At All Ronan Keating
By Your Side Sade
Wonderful World Sam Cooke
You Send Me Sam Cooke
Stay With Me Sam Smith
I Choose You Sara Bareilles
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Simon & Garfunkel
Don’t You Forget About Me Simple Minds
We Are Family Sister Sledge
Kiss Me Sixpence None the Richer
Today Smashing Pumpkins
Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want Smiths, The
This Charming Man Smiths, The
True Fine Love Steve Miller Band
I Wish Stevie Wonder
Isn’t She Lovely Stevie Wonder
My Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke Stevie Wonder
Sunshine of My Life Stevie Wonder
You and I Stevie Wonder
Futile Devices Sufjan Stevens
This Must Be the Place Talking Heads
Paper Rings Taylor Swift
Wildest Dreams Taylor Swift
Everybody Wants to Rule the World Tears For Fears
Head Over Heels Tears For Fears
Venus Television
My Girl Temptations, The
Falling Slowly (from 'Once') The Swell Season / Glen Hansard
Never Let You Go Third Eye Blind
Coney Island Girl Tom Waits
Marry Me Train
Electric Relaxation Tribe Called Quest, A
Happy Together Turtles, The
Beautiful Day U2
All I Want Is You U2
Crazy Love Van Morrison
Bittersweet Symphony Verve, The
Always On My Mind Willie Nelson
Storybook Love (from The Princess Bride) Willy DeVille
Hysteric Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Maps Yeah Yeah Yeahs
17 Youth Lagoon

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