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The Best Songs Ever - 8th Edition

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Piano/Vocal/Guitar - Difficulty: medium
Composed by Various. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Pop, Broadway and Movies. Songbook (softcover). With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. 280 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.359224).

Item Number: HL.359224

ISBN 0793504457. 9x12 inches.

The eighth edition of this bestseller includes 72 must-own standards, including: All I Ask of You • All the Things You Are • At Last • Bewitched • Body and Soul • Candle in the Wind • Crazy • Edelweiss • The Girl from Ipanema (Garôta De Ipanema) • I Dreamed a Dream • Imagine • Just the Way You Are • Let It Be • Memory • Mood Indigo • Moon River • My Funny Valentine • My Way • Night and Day • Over the Rainbow • Piano Man • Satin Doll • Send in the Clowns • September Song • Someone to Watch Over Me • Somewhere • Stardust • A Time for Us (Love Theme) • Unchained Melody • What a Wonderful World • Yesterday • You Raise Me Up • and more.

  • Crazy  Composed by Willie Nelson, Eb Major
  • Edelweiss  From "The Sound Of Music", Composed by Richard Rodgers, Bb Major
  • Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)  Composed by Bart Howard, C Minor
  • Georgia on My Mind  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael, F Major
  • Here's That Rainy Day  From "Carnival In Flanders", Composed by James Van Heusen,James Van Heusen, G Major
  • How Deep Is The Ocean (How High Is The Sky)  Composed by Irving Berlin, C Minor
  • I Left My Heart In San Francisco  Composed by George Cory, Bb Major
  • I'll Be Seeing You  From "Right This Way", Composed by Sammy Fain, Eb Major
  • Imagine  Composed by John Lennon, C Major
  • Isn't It Romantic?  From "Love Me Tonight", Composed by Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers, Eb Major
  • It Might As Well Be Spring  From "State Fair", Composed by Lorenz Hart, G Major
  • Just The Way You Are  Composed by Billy Joel, D Major
  • The Lady is a Tramp  From "Babes In Arms", Composed by Richard Rodgers, C Major
  • Let It Be  Composed by John Lennon,Paul McCartney, C Major
  • Love Me Tender  Composed by Elvis Presley,Vera Matson, G Major
  • Where Do I Begin (Love Theme)  Composed by Frances Lai, G Minor
  • Memory  From "Cats", Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Bb Major
  • Mona Lisa  Composed by Jay Livingston,Ray Evans, Bb Major
  • Mood Indigo  From "Sophisticated Ladies", Composed by Duke Ellington, Ab Major
  • Moonglow  Composed by Will Hudson, Eddie Delange, Irving Mills, G Major
  • Moon River  Composed by Henry Mancini, C Major
  • Moonlight in Vermont  Composed by John Blackburn, Carl Suessdorf, Eb Major
  • More (Ti Guardero' Nel Cuore)  Composed by Nino Oliviero, Riz Ortolani, G Major
  • My Favorite Things  From "The Sound Of Music", Composed by Richard Rodgers, E Minor
  • My Funny Valentine  From ÒBabes in ArmsÓ, Composed by Richard Rodgers, C Minor
  • On the Street Where you Live  From "My Fair Lady", Composed by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, Bb Major
  • People  From "Funny Girl", Composed by Jule Styne, Bb Major
  • Piano Man  Composed by Billy Joel, C Major
  • The Rainbow Connection  Composed by Paul Williams, Kenneth Ascher, A Major
  • Satin Doll  From "Sophisticated Ladies", Composed by Duke Ellington, A Major
  • September Song  From "Knickerbocker Holiday", Composed by Kurt Weil, C Major
  • Some Day My Prince Will Come  From "Snow White And The Seven Dwarves", Composed by Frank Churchill, F Major
  • The Sound Of Music  From "The Sound Of Music", Composed by Richard Rodgers, F Major
  • Spanish Eyes  Composed by Bert Kaempfert, G Major
  • Speak Softly, Love (Love Theme)  Composed by Nino Rota, C Minor
  • Stardust  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael, C Major
  • Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)  Composed by Harold Arlen, G Major
  • A String of Pearls  Composed by Jerry Gray, Eb Major
  • Tears In Heaven  Composed by Eric Clapton,Will Jennings, A Major
  • Three Coins in the Fountain  Composed by Jule Styne, Eb Major
  • A Time For Us (Love Theme)  Composed by Nino Rota, G Minor
  • Unchained Melody  Composed by Alex North, G Major
  • Unforgettable  Composed by Irving Gorden, G Major
  • The Way We Were  Composed by Marvin Hamlisch, A Major
  • What a Wonderful World  Composed by George David Weiss,Bob Thiele, F Major
  • What Kind Of Fool Am I?  From "Stop The World-I Want To Get Off", Composed by Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley, C Major
  • When I Fall in Love  From "One Minute To Zero", Composed by Victor Young, Eb Major
  • When You Wish Upon A Star  Composed by Leigh Harline, C Major
  • A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)  From "Aladdin", Composed by Alan Menken, D Major
  • Yesterday  Composed by John Lennon,Paul McCartney, F Major
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life  Composed by Stevie Wonder, C Major
  • Can you feel the love tonight  From "The Lion King", Composed by Elton John, Bb Major
  • All I Ask Of You  From "The Phantom Of The Opera", Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Db Major
  • Always  Composed by Irving Berlin, F Major
  • Bewitched  Composed by Lorenz Hart, C Major
  • Blue Skies  From "Betsy", Composed by Irving Berlin, G Major
  • Body And Soul  Composed by John Green, Db Major
  • Call Me Irresponsible  From "Papa's Delicate Condition", Composed by James Van Heusen,James Van Heusen, F Major
  • Can't Help Falling in Love  From "Blue Hawaii", Composed by George David Weiss,Hugo Peretti,Luigi Creatore, F Major
  • Climb Ev'ry Mountain  From "The Sound Of Music", Composed by Richard Rodgers, C Major
  • From A Distance  Composed by Julie Gold, G Major
  • Killing Me Softly with His Song  Composed by Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox, D Minor
  • Time In A Bottle  Composed by Jim Croce, D Minor
  • Top of the World  Composed by John Bettis, Richard Carpenter, D Major
  • We've Only Just Begun  Composed by Roger Nichols, Paul Williams, Eb Major
  • You Are So Beautiful  Composed by Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher, Ab Major
  • Candle In The Wind  Composed by Elton John
  • Long Ago (and Far Away)  Composed by Jerome Kern
  • My Way  Composed by Anka, Revaux, Francois
  • Ol' Man River  Composed by Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Nelson, New Zealand
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  • May 22, 2007 Book encourages return to piano

    I am 15 years old. I have had piano lessons for three years, but my teacher died and I completely stopped playing. I have a friend who owns this book and I loved it so much I decided to buy it for myself.There is a good selection of songs...

    for many different tastes, and the layout is very easy to follow. Because I like singing as well,this book has caused me to resume my piano playing, and I really enjoy it.

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  • 4

    Vail, CO
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  • March 12, 2007 Old and New Favorites

    This edition has some very nice arrangements and varying degrees of difficulty. The song selection covers both old and newer selections. I am not a dilligent pianist; I play for my own pleasure. I took lessons for several years when I was a child, and continued to play on my...


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  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • May 14, 2003 Great book!!!

    This book has tons of great songs that sound great even though they're relatively easy to play. For more advanced players however, I'd recommend Advanced piano solos encyclopedia :)

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  • 5

    San Francisco, CA
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  • October 31, 2002 Trendsetter

    It's nice!

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