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The Ray Charles 80th Anniversary Sheet Music Collection


By Ray Charles

Piano/Vocal/Guitar. By Ray Charles. This edition: Piano/Vocal/Guitar. Artist/Personality; Personality Book; Piano/Vocal/Chords. Blues; Jazz. Book. 180 pages. Alfred Music #00-37217. Published by Alfred Music (AP.37217).

Item Number: AP.37217

ISBN 9780739078198. English. Ray Charles.

This collectible songbook celebrates the enduring legacy of Ray Charles at the 80th anniversary of his birth. Each sheet music transcription accurately renders his signature piano riffs and solos, and provides lyrics, vocal melodies, and chord changes. Ray Charles had three simple words of advice for achieving success: Practice, practice, practice. With 28 fun and challenging transcriptions of some of popular music's most enduring standards, this collection gives pianists the opportunity to practice the techniques of the Genius himself. Titles: * Ain't That Love * America the Beautiful * Busted * Christmas in My Heart * Come Rain or Come Shine * Crazy Love * Georgia on My Mind * Hallelujah I Love Her So * Here We Go Again * Hit the Road Jack * I Can't Stop Loving You * I've Got a Woman * Let the Good Times Roll * Let's Go Get Stoned * Mary Ann * Mess Around * Night Time Is the Right Time * One Mint Julep * Over the Rainbow * Ruby * Seven Spanish Angels * Sinner's Prayer * That Lucky Old Sun * That Spirit of Christmas * This Little Girl of Mine * Unchain My Heart * What'd I Say * You Don't Know Me.

  • Unchain My Heart  Composed by Bobby Sharp; Teddy Powell
  • Christmas In My Heart  Composed by Douglas D. Fraser; Julia Fraser; Rose M. Winters-Bierek
  • That Spirit of Christmas  Composed by Parnell Davison; Joel D. Webster; Mabel John
  • Here We Go Again  Composed by Russell "Red" Steagall; Donnie H. Lanier
  • The Right Time  Composed by Lew Herman
  • America The Beautiful  Composed by Samuel Ward;Lyrics by Katherine Lee Bates; Ray Charles
  • Ruby  Composed by Heinz Roemheld;Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
  • I Can't Stop Loving You  Additional credits Don Gibson
  • Sinners Prayer  Composed by Lloyd C. Glenn;Lyrics by Lowell Fulson
  • Over The Rainbow (From "The Wizard Of Oz")  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
  • Georgia on My Mind  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael;Lyrics by Stuart Gorrell
  • Hallelujah I Love Her So  Composed by Ray Charles
  • Busted  Composed by Harlan Howard
  • You Don't Know Me  Composed by Eddy Arnold; Cindy Walker
  • I Got a Woman  Composed by Ray Charles; Renald J. Richard
  • Hit The Road Jack  Composed by Percy Mayfield
  • Mess Around  Composed by Ahmet Ertegun
  • Let's Go Get Stoned  Composed by Valerie Simpson; Josephine Armstead; Nickolas Ashford
  • Crazy Love  Composed by Van Morrison
  • Ain't That Love  Composed by Ray Charles
  • One Mint Julep  Composed by Rudolph Toombs
  • This Little Girl Of Mine  Composed by Ray Charles
  • Mary Ann  Composed by Ray Charles
  • Seven Spanish Angels  Composed by Troy Seals; Eddie Setser
  • Let the Good TImes Roll  Composed by Leonard Lee; Shirley Goodman
  • What'd I Say  Composed by Ray Charles
  • That Lucky Old Sun  Composed by Beasley Smith; Haven Gillespie
  • Come Rain Or Come Shine  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • July 13, 2015 Excellent Covers

    Captures essences of many of his songs. The chords just feel right, and it's not some easy chessy arrangement either. Challenging enough to be fun to play, yet easy enough to play and sing along to once you've had some practice. Very enjoyable purchase.

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