Popular/Contemporary String Quartet Suggestions

*these arrangements are for quartets - any title with a T after it can be played by a trio*

Complete List: Popular/Contemporary String Quartet
Music categories within complete list:
Beatles
Classic Love Songs

Classic Rock/Folk
Contemporary 2022
Showtunes/Movies/TV
Multiple Songs by Single Artists or Bands

Across the Universe - Beatles
Adagio - Secret Garden
Adventure of a Lifetime - Coldplay
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough T
All I Ask of You - Phantom of the Opera
All I Want is You - U2
All My Love – Led Zeppelin
All My Loving - Beatles
All Of Me – John Legend T
All of the Lights – Kanye West
Always With Me – Spirited Away
All You Need is Love - Beatles  T
Amazed - Lancaster
Amazing Grace
And I Love Her - Beatles
And So It Goes - Billy Joel
Angel – Sarah McLachlan
Annie’s Song - John Denver T
Ashokan Farewell -The Civil War, PBS
As Time Goes By
A Time For Us - Romeo and Juliet
At Last – Etta James
Awake My Soul - Mumford and Sons


Beautiful Day - U2 T
Beauty and the Beast
Because - Beatles
Beethoven’s 5 Secrets – The Piano Guys
Bella’s Lullaby – Twilight
Ben – Michael Jackson
Besame Mucho
Best Day of My Life - American Authors
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Beyond The Sea
Birthday – Beatles
Bittersweet Symphony T
Blackbird - Beatles Arranged by John Reed for The Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Blank Space – Taylor Swift
Bless The Broken Road - Rascal Flatts
Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
Blue Moon
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen T
The Book of Love – Scrubs T
Bouree – Jethro Tull
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
Bridgerton Theme - Bridgerton
Bring Him Home - Les Miserables
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison


California Dreaming – Mamas and Papas
Candle in the Wind - Elton John
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley/Crazy Rich Asians T
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You- Frankie Valli
Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Lion King
The Cello Song - The Piano Guys
Chandelier - Sia
Chariots Of Fire
Charlie Brown - Coldplay
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol T
Cheap Thrills - Sia
Cinema Paradisio
Circle of Life – The Lion King
Clocks – Coldplay T
Colors of the Wind - Pocahontas
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
Come To Me – Bend To Me - Brigadoon
Come Together - Beatles
Come What May – Moulin Rouge
Concerning Hobbits – Lord of the Rings
Con Te Partiro
Cosmic Love – Florence and the Machine
Country Roads – John Denver
Crash Into Me – Dave Matthews Band
Crazy Love - Van Morrison


Danny Boy
Dawn – Pride and Prejudice
Day Tripper – Beatles
The Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini
Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
Dog Days Are Over – Florence and the Machine
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Down in the River to Pray – O Brother Where Art Thou
Dust in the Wind - Kansas Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet


Edelweiss - Sound of Music
Edge of Glory – Lady Gaga
Eight Days a Week - Beatles
Eleanor Rigby -Beatles
Embraceable You
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys
Enchanted – Taylor Swift T
The Entertainer - Scott Joplin
Every Breath You Take - Sting Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic - Sting
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You
Eyes – Rogue Wave
Eyes of Love – Ice Castles


Falling Slowly – Once
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
Feather Theme - Forrest Gump
Fields of Gold – Sting T
Final Countdown - Europe
Fireflies - Owl City
Fix You - Coldplay
Fly Me To The Moon
For Good – Wicked
For The First Time – One Fine Day
Free Bird – Lynryd Skynyrd
Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks T
From A Distance - Bette Midler
From This Moment - Shania Twain


Gabriel’s Oboe - The Mission
Game of Thrones
Get Back - Beatles
Get Lucky – Pharrell Williams
Girls Like You – Maroon Five
Glasgow Love Theme – Love Actually
The Glory of Love – Karate Kid
God Only Knows – Beach Boys
Gone With The Wind
Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
Greensleeves
Grow Old With Me - John Lennon


Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley/Leonard Cohen T
Halo – Beyonce T
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Happy Together Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Have You Ever Seen The Rain – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Here Comes the Sun – Beatles T
Here, There, and Everywhere – Beatles
Hey Jude – Beatles
Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s
Ho Hey  - The Lumineers
Holocene – Bon Iver
Home – Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros T
Hoppipolla –Sigur Ros T
Hotel California Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock} String Quartet
House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
How Beautiful - Twila Paris
How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
How Sweet it is to be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye T
Hymne – Vangelis

House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
How Beautiful - Twila Paris
How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
How Sweet it is to be Loved by You 
Hymne - Vangelis


I Am The Walrus – Beatles
I Choose You – Sara Bareilles T
I Dreamed a Dream - Les Miserables
I Drove All Night – Roy Orbison
If - Bread
I Feel Fine - Beatles
If I Fell – Beatles
If You Leave Me Now – Beach Boys
I Get Around – Beach Boys Arranges by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
I Got You Babe (Sonny and Cher)
I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
I’ll Be Seeing You
I’ll Be There – The Four Tops
I’ll Be There – Michael Jackson
I’ll Follow the Sun - Beatles
I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders
Imagine – John Lennon
The Impossible Dream - Man of La Mancha
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz T
In My Life – Beatles  T
Inner Light – Star Trek T
Into The Mystic – Van Morrison
In Your Eyes -  Peter Gabriel
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
I Say A Little Prayer – Dionne Warwick
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
It Had To Be You
I Wanna Be Your Lover – Prince
I Want It That Way – Back Street Boys
I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles
I Will - Beatles
I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
I Will Follow You Into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie T
I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons
I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz T


The John Dunbar Theme - Dances With Wolves
Just Like Heaven – The Cure   T
Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
The Kiss - Last of the Mohicans
The Kiss – Prince
Kiss From a Rose - Seal
Kissing You - Romeo and Juliet


Lady Jane - Rolling Stones Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
Lara’s Theme – Dr. Zhivago
Latch – Sam Smith
La Vie En Rose
Let It Be - Beatles
Let It Go – Frozen
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green T
Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor
Liz on Top of the World – Pride and Prejudice
Longer – Dan Fogelberg
The Lord of the Dance
L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole
Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Love of My Life - Queen
Lover’s Waltz - Jay Ungar
Love Story – Taylor Swift
Love Theme From St. Elmo’s Fire
Love Train – The O’Jays
The Luckiest – Ben Folds T
Lucky – Jason Mraz
The Ludlows – Legends of the Fall


Majorca’s Mask – Legend of Zelda
Make Our Garden Grow – Candide
Make You Feel My Love – Adele T
Man From Snowy River
Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson
Maria’s Theme – Cousins
Married Life - Up
Marry Me – Train T
Marry You - Bruno Mars   T
Mauna Leo
Maybe I’m Amazed – The Beatles
Memory – Cats
Mia and Sebastian’s Theme – La La Land
Michelle – Beatles
A Million Dreams – Greatest Showman
Misty  T
Molly Maguire’s
Moon Dance - Van Morrison
Moon River
Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
Mother and Child Reunion – Simon and Garfunkel
Mrs Darcy – Pride and Prejudice
Music of the Night - Phantom of the Opera
My Fair Lady Highlights
My Funny Valentine
My Girl -Temptations
My Heart Will Go On –Titanic
My Sweet Lord – George Harrison


New Slang -The Shins
Nobody Does It Better – The Spy Who Loved Me
No One is Alone – Into the Woods
Norwegian Wood - Beatles
The Notebook Movie Theme
Now We Are Free – The Gladiator
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da - Beatles
Oh, Happy We - Candide   T
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
One Hand One Heart - West Side Story
Only Time - Enya
Open Arms – Journey T
Ophelia – The Lumineers
Over The Rainbow - Wizard of Oz T


Paradise - Coldplay  T
Part of Your World – The Little Mermaid
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Perhaps Love – John Denver T
Pinball Wizard - Tommy
Pompeii – Bastille
The Power of Love – Air Supply         
The Prayer T
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Purple Rain - Prince
Reverie
Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin
Riptide – Vance Joy
Rocky Mountain High – John Denver
The Rose - Bette Midler
Roxanne – Arizona Zervas




Sabbath Prayer – Fiddler on the Roof
Safe and Sound – Capital Cities
Safe and Sound – Taylor Swift
Scarborough Fair - The Graduate
Schindler’s List
The Scientist – Coldplay T
Seasons of Love – Rent
See Me, Feel Me – The Who, Tommy
Send in the Clowns - A Little Night Music
Serenade to Spring - A Secret Garden
The Shadow of Your Smile - The Sandpipers
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Shake It Out – Florence and the Machine
Shallow – Lady Gaga
Shape of You Ed Sheeran
Shenandoah
She’s Got a Way About Her – Billy Joel
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Simple Gifts
Skinny Love – Bon Iver
Skyfall
Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
Sloop John B – Beach Boys
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Somebody to Love - Queen
Someone To Watch Over Me - George Gershwin
Something – Beatles T
Something Just Like This – Chainsmokers and Coldplay
Somewhere - West Side Story
Somewhere in Time - Somewhere in Time
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane T
Somewhere Out There - An American Tail
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Hawaiian Version – 50 First Dates
Songbird – Fleetwood Mac
Song From A Secret Garden
So This is Love – Cinderella
Sound of Silence – Simon and Garfunkel
Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Stand By Me – Ben E. King T
Stand By Your Man – Tammy Wynette
Staralfur – Sigur Rus
Stars and Butterflies - Pride and Prejudice
Stay With Me – Sam Smith
Stolen – Dashboard Confessional
Strawberry Fields Forever - Beatles
Such Great Heights - Postal Service  T
Summer – Calvin Harris
The Summer Knows – Summer of 42
Summertime - Porgy and Bess
Sunrise Sunset - Fiddler on the Roof
Sunshine of Your Love – Cream
Sunshine on My Shoulders – John Denver
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
Sweet Disposition – Temper Trap
Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics) Arranged by John Reed for the Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
Sweet Home Alabama – Allman Brothers
Symphony – Clean Bandit


Take a Walk – Passion Pit
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
Tennessee Whiskey
Thank You – Dido
Thank U Next – Ariana Grande
There Is Love – The Wedding Song
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran T
This I Promise You- Nsync
This Must Be the Place
This Will Be – Natalie Cole T
A Thousand Years – Christina Perry   T
Thriller – Michael Jackson
Through the Eyes of Love - Ice Castles
Ticket To Ride – Beatles
Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
Today Was a Fairy Tale – Taylor Swift
To Love You More – Celine Dion
Tonight - West Side Story
Try to Remember - The Fantastiks
Two of Us - Beatles


Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers T
Unconditionally – Katy Perry
Unforgettable  - Nat King Cole
Viva La Vida – Coldplay T
Wagon Wheel – Bob Dylan
Wake Me Up - Avacii
Walk Don’t Run - The Ventures Arranged by George Andrews for the Hampton String Quartet
Walking on a Dream - Empire of the Sun
Waltz of the White Lilies
The Water is Wide
Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles
The Way I Am – Ingrid Michaelson
The Way We Were
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
We Are The Champions – Queen
We Found Love - Rihanna
The Wedding - Legends of the Fall
The Wedding Processional from “Sound of Music”
The Wedding Song – Kenny G
We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters
What a Wonderful World T
What’ll I Do
What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
When I Fall In Love- Sleepless in Seattle
When I’m 64 - Beatles
When She Loved Me – Toy Story 2
When You Say Nothing At All - Alison Krauss
When You Wish Upon a Star T
White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane Arranged by Doug Nordu for the Hampton String Quartet
A Whiter Shade of Pale Arranged by John Reed for The Hampton [Rock] String Quartet
A Whole New World – Aladdin T
Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
Willow – Taylor Swift
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Shirelles
The Wind Beneath My Wings – Beaches
The Winner Is – Little Miss Sunshine
With Or Without You – U2
With You - Pippin
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderwall – Oasis
World Without Love – Beatles
Wouldn’t It Be Nice – Beach Boys T


Yellow - Coldplay T
Yesterday – Beatles
You and Me – Ben Rector
You and Me – Dave Matthews Band
You Are The Best Thing  - Ray LaMontagne
You Are The Reason – Calum Scott
You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder
You Light Up My Life
You’ll Be in My Heart - Tarzan
You Raise Me Up T
You’re Beautiful – James Blunt T
You’re My Best Friend – Freddie Mercury
You’re The One – Circle of Friends
Your Love is King - Sade
Your Song – Elton John T
You’ve Got A Friend – James Taylor