According to a recent survey, one out of every four Americans -- approximately 57 million people -- plays a musical instrument. And of those 57 million musicians, the most popular instruments are the piano, the organ, the portable keyboard, and the guitar. Hal Leonard Fake Books are designed specifically to be the most valuable and economical ...
According to a recent survey, one out of every four Americans -- approximately 57 million people -- plays a musical instrument. And of those 57 million musicians, the most popular instruments are the piano, the organ, the portable keyboard, and the guitar. Hal Leonard Fake Books are designed specifically to be the most valuable and economical collection of music for these instruments; we have the most comprehensive and best-selling line of fake books available anywhere! We're positive that they will be successful in your bookstore.What is a Fake Book?When musicians are asked to play a song they've never played before, they fake it. One of the most valuable possessions any professional, amateur or hobbyist musician can have is a fake book that contains the melody line, lyrics and chords for hundreds and hundreds of songs. With access to the melody, lyrics and chords of a song, musicians can improvise their own arrangements.Another excellent selection of songs compiled into one convenient fake book! Recently revised to include 435 new songs -- for a total of 1075 songs! Features: Guitar chord frames -- Plastic-comb binding -- Index by musical category -- big band, Broadway, Christmas/inspirational, college, country, Hawaiian/Polynesian, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80's and '90s, singalongs/special request & novelty tunes, standards, blues/Dixieland/jazz, Latin rhythms, polkas, and songs in 3/4 time. Song highlights include: All My Loving -- American Pie -- And I Love You So -- At the Hop -- Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes) -- Barbara Ann -- The Birth of the Blues -- Bohemian Rhapsody -- Born Free -- The Boy From New York City -- Cabaret -- CanYou Feel the Love Tonight -- Candle in the Wind -- Chariots of Fire -- Colors of the Wind -- Crazy -- Crocodile Rock -- Do You Know the Way to San Jose -- Don't Cry for Me Argentina -- Dust in the Wind -- Fever -- Fire and Rain -- (Meet) the Flintstones -- Forrest Gump - Main Title (Feather Theme) -- Free Bird -- From a Distance -- The Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema) -- Hello, Dolly! -- Hey Jude -- I Heard It Through the Grapevine -- I Left My Heart in San Francisco -- I Mean You -- I Write the Songs -- If I Were a Bell -- Imagine -- Kansas City -- The Keeper of the Stars -- King of the Road -- Longer -- The Man That Got Away -- Me and Bobby McGee -- Michelle -- Mickey Mouse March -- Misty -- More (Ti Guardero' Nel Cuore) -- Peggy Sue -- The Power of Love -- The Rainbow Connection -- Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head -- Route 66 -- Ruby Baby -- Sentimental Journey -- Somebody -- Somewhere in Time -- Somewhere, My Love (Lara's Theme) -- Song Sung Blue -- Spanish Eyes -- Spinning Wheel -- Star Dust -- Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time) -- Take Five -- Take the aeAae Train -- Unchained Melody -- Wave -- The Way We Were -- We Are the Champions -- We Will Rock You -- what a Wonderful Word -- What the Word Needs Now Is Love -- Wooly Bully -- Y.M.C.A. -- You Don't Bring Me Flowers -- You're So Vain -- You've Got a Friend -- Your Song -- Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah -- and hundreds more.
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