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Decade by Decade 1900s, 1910s, 1920s

30 Years of Popular Hits Arranged for EASY PIANO

By Dan Coates

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Decade by Decade 1900s, 1910s, 1920s (30 Years of Popular Hits Arranged for EASY PIANO). Arranged by Dan Coates. For Piano. Book; Piano - Easy Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental; Sing-Along. Decade by Decade. Nostalgia; Pop. Easy Piano. 144 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.31920).

ISBN 0739057375. Nostalgia; Pop.

Dan Coates's Decade by Decade series is jam-packed with the best pop music of the 20th century. Never before has there been an Easy Piano collection with so many chart-toppers by award-winning performers and songwriters. Descriptions of each piece are included to broaden understanding of pop music history and to put all of these megahits into perspective. Each song also includes lyrics and chord symbols. With so many years of great songs, the Decade by Decade series is sure to appeal to pianists of all levels and ages. Titles: A Bicycle Built for Two (Daisy Bell) * After You've Gone * Aba Daba Honeymoon, The * Ain't She Sweet * Alexader's Ragtime Band *Anchors Aweigh * April Showers * Avalon *Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee * Best Things in Life Are Free, The * Birth of the Blues, The * Button Up Your Overcoat * Bye Bye Blackbird * California Here I Come * Charleston * Danny Boy * Doodle Doo Doo * Entertainer, The * Fascinating Rhythm * Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue * For Me and My Gal * Get Happy * Give My Regards To Broadway * Happy Days are Here Again * I Wanna Be Loved By You * If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie) * I'm Just Wild About Harry * Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love) * Makin' Whoopee! * Manhattan * My Blue Heaven * My Heart Stood Still * Puttin' on the Ritz * Singin' in the Rain * Someone to Watch Over Me * Stardust * Swanee * Take Me Out to the Ball Game * Thou Swell * Tiger Rag (Hold That Tiger!) * What Is This Thing Called Love? * When the Saints Go Marching In * When You're Smiling * Yankee Doodle Boy * You Do Something To Me * You Took Advantage of Me * You're a Grand Old Flag.

About Decade by Decade

Alfred's Decade by Decade series is jam-packed with sheet music from popular music's top songwriters and biggest stars. Each song is sure to spark a memory or create a new one for pianists or vocalists of all ages. For practice, performance, or pleasure, play and sing your way through your favorite decade in pop music history!

  • Singin' in the Rain (from "Singin' in the Rain")  Composed by Nacio Herb Brown;Lyrics by Arthur Freed
  • Button Up Your Overcoat  Composed by Lew Brown; Ray Henderson; Buddy DeSylva
  • Danny Boy  Additional credits Fred Weatherly
  • Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue  Composed by Ray Henderson;Lyrics by Sam M. Lewis; Joe Young
  • Star Dust  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael;Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
  • The Best Things in Life Are Free (from "Good News")  Composed by Ray Henderson;Lyrics by Lew Brown; Buddy DeSylva
  • Tiger Rag (Hold That Tiger)  Additional credits Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  • Doodle Doo Doo  Composed by Mel Stitzel; Art Kassel
  • My Blue Heaven  Composed by Walter Donaldson;Lyrics by George Whiting
  • When Banana Skins Are Falling (I'll Come Sliding Back to You)  Composed by Irving Mills; Al Frazzini; Paul Defrank
  • For Me And My Gal  Composed by Geo W. Meyer;Lyrics by E. Ray Goetz; Edgar Leslie
  • After You've Gone  Additional credits Henry Creamer; Turner Layton
  • Bye Bye Blackbird  Composed by Ray Henderson;Lyrics by Mort Dixon
  • April Showers  Composed by Louis Silvers;Lyrics by Buddy DeSylva
  • You Do Something to Me (from "50 Million Frenchmen")  Composed by Cole Porter
  • You Took Advantage of Me (from "Present Arms")  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • Thou Swell  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • Be My Little Baby Bumblebee  Composed by Stanley Murphy; Henry Marshall
  • Avalon  Additional credits Vincent Rose; B. G. DeSylva; Al Jolson
  • Get Happy  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by Ted Koehler
  • I Wanna Be Loved by You (from "Good Boy")  Composed by Herbert Stothart; Harry Ruby;Lyrics by Bert Kalmar
  • Charleston  Additional credits Jimmy Johnson; Cecil Mack
  • Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built For Two)  Composed by Harry Dacre
  • My Heart Stood Still  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)  From "Paris", Composed by Cole Porter
  • The Birth of the Blues (from "George White's Scandals")  Composed by Ray Henderson;Lyrics by Lew Brown; Buddy DeSylva
  • Ain't She Sweet  Composed by Milton Ager;Lyrics by Jack Yellen
  • Someone to Watch Over Me (from "Oh, Kay!")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Fascinating Rhythm  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Anchors Aweigh  Additional credits Alfred H. Miles; Chas. A. Zimmermann
  • Happy Days are Here Again  Composed by Jack Yellen; Milton Ager
  • Alexander's Ragtime Band  Composed by Irving Berlin
  • The Aba-Daba Honeymoon  Composed by Walter Donovan; Arthur Fields
  • Makin' Whoopee (from "Whoopee")  Composed by Walter Donaldson;Lyrics by Gus Kahn
  • Toyland (from "Babes in Toyland")  Composed by Victor Herbert;Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
  • I'm Just WIld About Harry  Composed by Eubie Blake;Lyrics by Noble Sissle
  • When You're Smiling  Composed by Larry Shay; Joe Goodwin; Mark Fisher
  • Take Me Out To The Ball Game  Additional credits Jack Norworth; Albert Von Tilzer
  • You're A Grand Old Flag  Additional credits George M. Cohan,George M. Cohan
  • If You Knew Susie  Additional credits B. G. DeSylva; Joseph Meyer
  • Swanee  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Irving Caesar
  • California, Here I Come  Composed by Buddy DeSylva; Joseph Meyer; Al Jolson
  • What Is This Thing Called Love? (from "Wake Up and Dream")  Composed by Cole Porter
  • Yankee Doodle Boy  Additional credits George M. Cohan,George M. Cohan
  • Give My Regards to Broadway (WWI Version)  From "Little Johnny Jones", Composed by George M. Cohan,George M. Cohan
  • The Entertainer  Composed by Scott Joplin
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  • 5

    Centerville, UT
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 25, 2014 Bring back the old songs!

    Grew up in a home where my mother played all kinds of music on the piano and as I played through this book and all the other oldies in the Decade by Decade Series of Dan Coates, it brought back so many songs in my head that I heard her...

    play! Easy to play...don't have to relearn them..just sit down and play them. Dan Coates arranges music so nicely for people to ENJOY!!!!

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  • 5

    Charlotte, NC
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    Early intermediate
  • May 07, 2012 decade by decade 1900,1910,1920.

    I play the piano at 2 of the major hospitals. The songs in the book were written when music was actually music which had beautiful words and melodies. Some of the most requested songs come from this book. Elderly people will actually walk up the stairs to where I am...

    to comment on how this brings back memories and how much they enjoy hearing the music.

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