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The Norman Gimbel Songbook

50 of the Lyricist's Finest

By Norman Gimbel

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50 of the Lyricist's Finest. Composed by Norman Gimbel. P/V/G Composer Collection. TV, Broadway, Latin, Musicals. 200 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.313240).

Item Number: HL.313240

ISBN 0634058886. 9x12 inches.

From his 1961 hit Bluesette; with Toots Thieleman, to composing the English lyrics to The Girl from Ipanema,; to winning the Best Song Oscar for It Goes like It Goes; from the movie Norma Rae, to composing the memorable theme songs for TV shows such as Laverne and Shirley and The Love Boat, composer Norman Gimbel has created a rich and diverse catalog of American standards. This superb P/V/G collection – containing 50 career-spanning songs selected by Gimbel himself! – also features a foreword written by his four children, a biography, great photos, and a chronological index of titles. Songs include: Bluesette • The Girl from Ipanema • Happy Days • How Insensitive • I Will Follow Him • I Will Wait for You • It Goes like It Goes • Killing Me Softly with His Song • Live for Life • Making Our Dreams Come True • Meditation • Ready to Take a Chance Again • So Nice (Summer Samba) • Sway • Sweet Happy Life • Traces • Watch What Happens • and more.

  • Canadian Sunset 
  • Different Worlds 
  • How Insensitive (Insensatez) 
  • I Will Follow Him (I Will Follow You) 
  • I Will Wait For You 
  • Live For Life 
  • Meditation (Meditacao) 
  • Pine Top's Boogie 
  • Ready To Take A Chance Again 
  • So Nice (Summer Samba) 
  • Always There 
  • Bluesette 
  • Making Our Dreams Come True 
  • Sway (Quien Sera) 
  • Watch What Happens 
  • A Whale Of A Tale 
  • It Goes Like It Goes 
  • Sweet Happy Life (Samba de Orpheo) 
  • Slow Hot Wind (Lujon) 
  • We Could Have It All 
  • Come With Me Now 
  • Bits And Pieces 
  • Time 
  • Amazing 
  • Together 
  • Wonder Woman 
  • Welcome To My World 
  • Flattery 
  • A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry 
  • Am I Feeling Love 
  • Girl In The Moon 
  • Good Friend 
  • It Was Me (C'etait Moi) 
  • Love Among The Young 
  • Moondust 
  • Only Love (L'Amour en Heritage) 
  • Past The Age Of Innocence 
  • Ricochet Romance 
  • Time For Me To Go 
  • Traces 
  • Where's Poppa 
  • Time Is A Gift 
  • Happy Days 
  • Girl 
  • Different 
  • Song Of The Sabiá (Sabiá) 
  • Água De Beber (Water To Drink) 
  • I Got A Name 
  • Killing Me Softly With His Song 
  • The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) 
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