Composed by Carl Sigman. Music Sales America. Movies and Pop Vocal. Songbook (softcover). With vocal melody, lyrics, piano accompaniment, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. 191 pages. Music Sales #AM987283. Published by Music Sales (HL.14006173).
Item Number: HL.14006173
ISBN 0825635101. 9x12 inches.
Carl Sigman was one of the most versatile and successful songwriters in the history of American popular music. Mainly a lyricist, he also wrote melodies and collaborated with the greatest musicians of his time, including Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Bob Hilliard.During his long career, Sigman proved himself a master of many popular music genres, from the novelty song to the love ballad, and the list of artists who recorded his songs reads like a roll call of twentieth century legends: Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, Nat "King" Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Dean Martin, Van Morrison, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Sarah Vaughn, to name a few. Many of his hits have now become standards that attract singers from each new generation.The Pussycat Dolls, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Michael Buble, Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart, Diane Reeves, Erasure, Fun Lovin' Criminals, and Nick Lowe have all covered Carl Sigman songs in recent years.Now, collected in one volume for the first time, here are 43 of Carl Sigman's greatest hits for you to play, sing, and enjoy all over again!