The great American songbook : the singers : music and lyrics for 100 standards from the golden age of American song.

Format: Music Score 2007
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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Crooners, wailers, shouters, balladeers some of our greatest pop vocalists have poured their hearts and souls into the musical gems of the Great American Songbook. They sang in nightclubs and concert halls, on television and in films, and left us a legacy of recordings still in play today. Their interpretations entertained us, moved us to tears, and wove lyrics and music into the fabric of our lives, making us see ourselves in these quintessentially American songs. This folio features 100 of these classics by Louis Armstrong (Hello Dolly * What a Wonderful World), Tony Bennett (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), Rosemary Clooney (Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep), Nat "King" Cole (Route 66), Bing Crosby (True Love), Doris Day (Bewitched), Ella Fitzgerald (How High the Moon), Judy Garland (Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody), Dean Martin (Everybody Loves Somebody), Frank Sinatra (Young at Heart), Barbra Streisand (People), Mel Torme (Heart and Soul), and many, many more.
Day by day ; I love being here with you (Ernestine Anderson)
Cabaret ; Hello, Dolly! ; What a wonderful world (Louis Armstrong)
I left my heart in San Francisco ; Put on a happy face ; Smile (Tony Bennett)
Gone with the wind ; I could write a book ; The way you look tonight (Betty Carter)
For all we know ; It's a most unusual day ; Midnight sun (June Christy)
Count your blessings instead of sheep ; Half as much ; Tenderly (Rosemary Clooney)
Ramblin' Rose ; Route 66 ; Too young (Nat "King" Cole)
And I love you so ; If ; It's impossible = Somos novios (Perry Como)
Blame it on my youth ; Dearly beloved ; Lullaby of Birdland (Chris Conner)
Swinging on a star ; True love ; Where the blue of the night (meets the gold of the day) (Bing Crosby)
The most beautiful girl in the world ; Till there was you ; You're breaking my heart (Vic Damone)
Bewitched ; Sentimental journey (Doris Day)
I'm old fashioned ; Like someone in love ; The party's over (Blossom Dearie)
The girl that I marry ; I wanna be loved ; Smoke gets in your eyes (Billy Eckstine)
How high the moon ; I've got my love to keep me warm ; The lady is a tramp (Ella Fitzgerald)
Any place I hang my hat is home ; Rock-a-bye your baby with a Dixie melody ; That's entertainment (Judy Garland)
In the wee small hours of the morning ; My ship ; Sunrise, sunset (Johnny Hartman)
Little white lies ; The very thought of you ; Where or when (Dick Haymes)
All the way ; A Sunday kind of love (Etta James)
Call me irresponsible ; The impossible dream ; Wives and lovers (Hey, little girl) (Jack Jones)
Easy to love (You'd be so easy to love) ; My heart belongs to Daddy (Eartha Kitt)
Fever ; Lover ; Mr. Wonderful (Peggy Lee)
Cry me a river ; Diamonds are a girl's best friend ; I should care (Julie London)
Everybody loves somebody ; Memories are made of this ; That's amoreĢ (Dean Martin)
Dear Ruby (Ruby, my dear) ; Heat wave ; Speak low (Carmen McRae)
Autumn leaves ; Born free ; I'll take romance (Matt Monro)
Between the devil and the deep blue sea ; Gypsy in my soul ; Manhattan (Annie Ross)
Baby, it's cold outside ; I'll walk alone ; Shoo fly pie and apple pan dowdy (Dinah Shore)
All of me ; (Love is) The tender trap ; Young at heart (Frank Sinatra)
I wish you love ; That old black magic ; There will never be another you (Keely Smith)
Dancing on the ceiling ; Haunted heart ; You belong to me (Jo Stafford)
People ; Second hand Rose (Barbra Streisand)
The folks who live on the hill ; Heart and soul ; I don't want to walk without you (Mel Torme)
The song is ended (but the melody lingers on) ; Unforgettable ; What a diff'rence a day made (Dinah Washington)
Far away places ; Moonlight in Vermont ; A wonderful guy (Margaret Whiting).

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music.
Publisher Milwaukee, WI :Hal Leonard,2007
Language English
Notes For voice and piano, with chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.
Biographical notes: p. 6-15.
Description 1 score (398 pages) : portraits ; 31 cm
ISBN 9781423430940
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