Buena Vista Social Club by Various. For Piano/Vocal/Guitar. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Cuban and Movies. Difficulty: medium. Songbook. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. 112 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.313153).
ISBN 0634014463. With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. Cuban and Movies. 9x12 inches.
This book features 14 fabulous Latin songs from the Grammy-winning soundtrack to Wim Wenders' Academy Award-nominated documentary on Ry Cooder's journey to Havana to capture Cuba's legendary local musicians in action. Includes the songs: Amor De Loca Juventud * Buena Vista Social Club * Candela * Chan Chan * De Camino A La Vereda * Dos Gardenias * El Carretero * El Cuarto De Tula * La Bayamesa * Murmullo * Orgullecida * Pueblo Nuevo * Veinte Años * ¿Y Tú Qué Has Hecho?.
Location: from Darwin Australia
September 16, 2008
A good simple book
To fully transcribe everything that went on in those live studio sessions which created the albumn would be ridiculous. Instead the player needs to learn a bit about cuban music and how to approach it before learning these songs. The songs are T+A as they should be, chord names and...
20 of 42 people found this review helpful.
Location: from San Francisco, CA
August 27, 2008
One of a kind
There's no other book quite like this, with it's selection of Cuban songs and music. Many of these are great classic songs from the golden age of Cuban music, combining rich lyrics, chord structures, melodies, and (of course) catchy rhythm.
21 of 43 people found this review helpful.
Location: from SEATTLE, WA.
Location: from Fairbanks, Alaska
November 5, 2002
Welcome to Havana
The Buena Vista Social Club, made up of retired musicians, is a truly admirable band. this book, which includes all of the songs from their album, is without a fault. the music mirrors the music played on the album, the editing is precise, and the arrangements are beautiful. definately try...
16 of 40 people found this review helpful.