Country Fake Books

The New Ultimate Country Fake Book

This 4th edition includes even more of your favorite country hits - over 700 songs by country superstars of yesterday and today. Also features a glossary of guitar chord frames, alphabetical and artist indexes, and plastic-comb binding.

Achy Break Heart · Ain't Going Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up) · Always on My Mind · Are You Lonesome Tonight? · Blue Clear Sky · Boot Scootin' Boogie · Crazy · Daddy Sang Bass · Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind · Down at the Twist and Shout · Elvira ·Forever and Ever, Amen ·Friends in Low Places · The Gambler · The Greatest Man I Never Knew · Harper Valley P.T.A. · Jambalaya · King of the Road · Rocky Top ·She Believes in Me ·Sixteen Tons · There's a Tear in My Beer ·Walkin' After Midnight · What's Forever For · Your Cheatin' Heart · and more.

Hal Leonard, $39.95, ISBN-13: 9780881882605, 731 songs, 672pp, Feb '94

Professional Singer's Country Fake Book

Finally, a country fake book designed especially for singers in LOW Voice. There's a great selection of 150 songs for every kind of country gig, including lots of dance music and ballads, from country classic to the music of today's top artists. Keys have been carefully chosen for each edition and songs include instrumental introductions and interludes. Endings have been written for the live performance of each song - no repeat and fades here! For the first time in print, many background vocal harmonies have been transcribed

A Good Hearted Woman * A Lesson In Leavin' * Achy Breaky Heart (Don't Tell My Heart) * Ain't Goin' Down ('Til The Sun Comes Up) * Ain't That Lonely Yet * Always On My Mind * American Honky Tonk Bar Association * Anymore ... You Ain't Much Fun * You Can't Make A Heart Love Somebody * You Lie * You Needed Me * Your Cheatin' Heart * Your Heart's Not In It

Hal Leonard, $22.50, SBN-13: 9780793559916, 150 songs, 224pp Feb '98

Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Songbook

Fascinating bio and the best songs from the Singing Brakeman, including:

Blue Yodel No. 1 (T for Texas) · The Brakeman's Blues · Hobo's Meditation · I'm Free from the Chain Gang Now · I'm Lonely and Blue · In the Jailhouse Now · Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel · Memphis Yodel · My Blue Eyed Jane · My Good Gal's Gone Blues · My Rough and Rowdy Ways · Mystery of Number Five · Pistol Packin' Papa · T.B. Blues · Train Whistle Blues · Yodeling Cowboy · more

Hal Leonard, $10.95, ISBN-13: 9780634006173, 64pp, Feb '00

Bluegrass Fakebook

This handy songbook contains bluegrass lyrics, bluegrass gospel lyrics, chord progressions, and melody lines to 150 of the all-time favorite Bluegrass songs, including 50 gospel tunes, as well as many new bluegrass songs. Printed in large, easy-to-read type with one song per page, this book is excellent for use on stage or in jam sessions, because everyone can read along. Also includes chord charts for the guitar, banjo, and mandolin to help you learn your favorite bluegrass chords and a listing of currently available recordings of each song. Now all those obscure verses you can never remember are right at your fingertips.

KMP Publishing, $24.95, ISBN-13: 978-1893907492 , 150 songs, 154pp, Dec '99

The Fiddler's Fakebook

The enormous wealth of material in the Fiddler's Fakebook makes it more than a reference book to be left on the shelf. You will find it helpful in any playing situation--from a square dance to an informal gathering of friends. You can study it page by page learning those tunes that particularly strike your fancy. But perhaps most importantly, you can have a great deal of fun just sitting down and playing through these remarkable monuments to the traditional musician's art. Contains nearly 500 jigs, reels, rags, and hornpipes from all the major fiddling traditions. Special introductory materials on regional styles,bowing, and ornamentation. Includes, extensive discography.

Oak Publications, $24.95, ISBN-13: 978-0825602382, 500 songs, 304pp, Dec '83

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