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Decade by Decade 1940s

Ten Years of Popular Hits Arranged for EASY PIANO

By Dan Coates

Piano - Easy Piano
Ten Years of Popular Hits Arranged for EASY PIANO. Arranged by Dan Coates. Piano - Easy Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental; Sing-Along. Decade by Decade. Nostalgia; Pop. Book. 144 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.30073).

Item Number: AP.30073

ISBN 0739051768.

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: Another Op'nin', Another Show * As Time Goes By * At Last * Because of You * Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered * Blues in the Night * Chattanooga Choo Choo * Come Rain or Come Shine * Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend * Don't Fence Me In * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree * Fools Rush In * How Are Things in Glocca Morra? * How High the Moon * I Could Write a Book * I’ll Walk Alone * La Vie en Rose * Laura * Mairzy Doats * Moonlight in Vermont * Moonlight Serenade * My Foolish Heart * New York, New York * Opus One * Over the Rainbow * Polka Dots and Moonbeams * Rum and Coca-Cola * Shangri-La * Skylark * So In Love * Speak Low * A String of Pearls * Swinging on a Star * The Syncopated Clock * Taking a Chance on Love * The Trolley Song * You Make Me Feel So Young * You'll Never Know * Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah.

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!

  • A String of Pearls (Vocal Version)  Composed by Jerry Gray;Lyrics by Eddie Delange
  • Another Op'Nin', Another Show  Composed by Cole Porter
  • As Time Goes By  Composed by Herman Hupfeld
  • At Last  Composed by Harry Warren;Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • Because Of You  Composed by Arthur Hammerstein,Dudley Wilkinson
  • Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • Blues In the Night  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo  Composed by Harry Warren;Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • Come Rain Or Come Shine  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend  Composed by Jule Styne;Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • Don't Fence Me In  Composed by Cole Porter
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore  Composed by Duke Ellington;Lyrics by Bob Russell
  • Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)  Composed by Lew Brown,Charles Tobias,Sam H. Stept
  • Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye  Composed by Cole Porter
  • Fools Rush In  Composed by Rube Bloom;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • How Are Things In Glocca Morra  Composed by Lane Burton;Lyrics by E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
  • How High The Moon  Composed by Morgan Lewis;Lyrics by Nancy Hamilton
  • I Could Write A Book  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • I'll Walk Alone  Composed by Jule Styne,Sammy Cahn
  • La Vie en Rose (Take Me to Your Heart Again)  Composed by Luis Guglielmi;Lyrics by Mack David,Edith Piaf
  • Laura  Composed by David Raksin;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • Mairzy Doats  Composed by Jerry Livingston,Al Hoffman,Milton Drake
  • Moonlight in Vermont  Composed by Karl Suessdorf;Lyrics by John M. Blackburn
  • Moonlight Serenade (Vocal)  Composed by Glenn Miller;Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
  • My Foolish Heart  Composed by Victor Young;Lyrics by Ned Washington
  • New York, New York  Composed by Leonard Bernstein;Lyrics by Betty Comden,Adolph Green
  • Opus One  Composed by Sy Oliver,Sid Garris
  • Over The Rainbow  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
  • Polka Dots and Moonbeams  Composed by James Van Heusen;Lyrics by Johnny Burke
  • Rum And Coca-Cola  Composed by Jeri Sullavan,Paul Baron;Lyrics by Al Stillman,Morey Amsterdam
  • Shangri-La  Composed by Robert Maxwell,Carl Sigman,Matt Malneck
  • Skylark  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • So In Love  Composed by Cole Porter
  • Speak Low  Composed by Kurt Weill;Lyrics by Ogden Nash
  • Swinging on a Star  Composed by James Van Heusen;Lyrics by Johnny Burke
  • Taking A Chance On Love  Composed by Vernon Duke;Lyrics by John LaTouche,Ted Fetter
  • The Syncopated Clock (Vocal)  Composed by Leroy Anderson;Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
  • The Trolley Song  Composed by Ralph Blane;Lyrics by Hugh Martin
  • You Make Me Feel So Young  Composed by Josef Myrow;Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • You'll Never Know  Composed by Harry Warren;Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah  Composed by Allie Wrubel;Lyrics by Ray Gilbert
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    St. Cloud, MN
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2016-09-05 15:22:09.0 GOLD

    Love the music from this era! Great songs with something for everybody. Easy play arrangements.

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