Playtime: Songbook Bonanza

Want to play your favourite songs or be your favourite artists? We have an extensive collection of songbooks and here are some examples of recent additions. Get your guitar or try out One Dirction’s songs with piano. Also, Led Zeppelin songs can be played with ukulele. It’s playtime!

Syndetics book coverUnorthodox jukebox : piano, vocal, guitar / Bruno Mars.
“Hawaiian-born pop star Bruno Mars splashed onto the scene with his debut album Doo-Wops and Hooligans in 2010, and now is back and better than ever with this 2012 CD release. Our folio includes all ten “unorthodox” tunes from this album, including the lead single ‘Locked Out of Heaven,’ plus: plus: ‘Gorilla’, ‘If I Knew’, ‘Money Make Her Smile’, ‘Moonshine’ and more!” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverThe best of R.E.M. : in time, 1988-2003.
“Fifteen years of R.E.M.’s reflective and visceral music is packed into this one compilation. This album-matching folio includes all of the greatest hits of the Grammy® award-winning band. “(adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverGirl on fire / Alicia Keys ; piano, vocal, guitar.
“A baker’s dozen tunes from Alicia Key’s chart-topping fifth CD. Includes the hit singles “Girl on Fire” and “Brand New Me,” plus: De Novo Adagio (Intro) * Fire We Make * Limitedless * Listen to Your Heart * New Day * Not Even the King * 101 * One Thing * Tears Always Win * That’s When I Knew * When It’s All Over.” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverOne Direction.
“This edition from the hugely popular Really Easy Piano series contains easy Piano arrangements of 18 One Direction songs, with song notes and useful hints and tips.” (adapted from amazon.co.uk)

Syndetics book coverUke ‘an play Led Zeppelin.
“Sixteen classic Led Zeppelin songs, with all the guitar parts arranged for ukulele. The included CD contains full sound-alike backing tracks for play-along. Titles: ‘Babe I’m Gonna Leave You’ ‘Black Dog’ ‘Communication Breakdown’ etc.” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverBlunderbuss / Jack White ; transcribed by Jeff Jacobson.
“Jack White wrote, recorded and produced his debut solo album, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 . Here are notes and tab for all the songs from the acclaimed 2012 CD: Blunderbuss * Freedom at 21 * Hip (Eponymous) Poor Boy * Hypocritical Kiss * I Guess I Should Go to Sleep * I’m Shakin’ * Love Interruption * Missing Pieces * On and On and On * Sixteen Saltines * Take Me with You When You Go * Trash Tongue Talker * Weep Themselves to Sleep.” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverFrozen : music from the motion picture soundtrack / original songs by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez ; original score by Christophe Beck.
“Frozen has been called one of Disney’s greatest musicals of all time high praise indeed! In fact, it’s the first soundtrack in over a decade to top the Billboard Album Charts for over a month. This souvenir songbook features 11 songs as penned by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, plus color artwork from the film. Songs include: For the First Time in Forever * Frozen Heart * In Summer * Let It Go * Love Is an Open Door * Reindeer(s) Are Better Than People * and more. Includes color artwork from the film!” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverThe reggae songbook.
“Jah mon! Here are more than 40 groovin’ reggae classics, including: Bad Boys * Equal Rights * Get up Stand Up * The Harder They Come * I Shot the Sheriff * The Israelites * Legalize It * Many Rivers to Cross * A Message to You Rudy * No Woman No Cry * One Love * Pass the Dutchie * Pressure Drop * Red, Red Wine * Redemption Song * Three Little Birds * The Tide Is High * Tomorrow People * and more.” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverContemporary coffeehouse songs.
“A collection of nearly 50 songs from today’s top singer/songwriters, including: Babylon * Banana Pancakes * Come On Get Higher * Don’t Know Why * Fallin’ for You * Hallelujah * I Will Follow You into the Dark * The Lazy Song * Lucky * Meet Virginia * Put Your Records On * Stay * Sunny Came Home * Trouble * The Way I Am * Wonderwall * and more” (adapted from amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverPop standards : 60 all-time greats including Brown eyed girl, God only knows, Imagine, Proud Mary, Wonderful tonight.
“60 of pop’s most enduring favorites, including: After the Love Has Gone * Against All Odds * Ain’t No Sunshine * Brown Eyed Girl * Don’t Know Why * Fields of Gold * Free Bird * God Only Knows * Hallelujah * Heartache Tonight * Imagine * Isn’t She Lovely * Landslide * Man in the Mirror * Memory * New York State of Mind * Proud Mary * Tears in Heaven * Time After Time * Walk on By * What a Fool Believes * Wonderful Tonight * Yesterday * You Are So Beautiful * You’ve Got a Friend * and more.” (adapted from amazon.com)