Rock & Roll Fake Books

Just Classic Rock Real Book

This amazing collection contains well over 215 classic songs from the '60s, '70s, and '80s. From soft rock to hard rock, punk and new wave to metal. These professional-style fakebook arrangements feature all the critical riffs and patterns, melodies, lyrics and chords in simple, easy-to-use arrangements. Includes a complete discography.

Some of the artists included in this book are: America, The Animals, The Band, The Beatles, Blondie, Boston, David Bowie, Jackson Browne, Buffalo Springfield, Jimmy Buffett, The Byrds, J.J. Cale, The Cars, Harry Chapin, Eric Clapton/Blind Faith, Eric Clapton/Cream, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Doobie Brothers, the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, the Grateful Dead, Janis Ian, Billy Idol, Iron Butterfly, Jethro Tull, Journey, Loggins & Messina, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Mott The Hoople, Pink Floyd, Procol Harum, R.E.M., the Ramones, Rod Stewart, Santana, Sonny and Cher, Spencer Davis Group, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Ten Years After, George Thorogood, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Traffic, Robin Trower, Van Halen, Yes, Neil Young, The Zombies, ZZ Top, and many more!!!

Alfred Publishing, $39.95, ISBN-13: 9780739039434, 215 songs, 504pp, Jan, '03

Early Rock & Roll Fake Book

This fantastic new fake book for all "C" instruments features melody lines, lyrics and chords for more than 350 great songs from 1954 to 1964. Includes an artist index, and contents listing by song title.

Hal Leonard, $29.95, ISBN-13: 9780634026102, 357 songs, 312pp. Oct '01


Classic Rock Fake Book

An invaluable collection of over 250 of the best rock songs of all time with over 60 new songs added for this spectacular Second Edition! Arranged for piano, voice, guitar and all C instruments 

Hal Leonard, $29.95, ISBN-13: 9780793578566, 254 songs, 280pp, Feb '99


The Great Rock Fake Book

A huge collection of more than 250 rock songs including lyrics, chord symbols, and melody lines. Titles include:

All for Love · Bad Moon Rising · Cold as Ice · Heartache Tonight · Hotel California · I Wanna Be Your Lover · In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida · Joy to the World · Old Time Rock & Roll · Rock with You · Stairway to Heaven · You Sexy Thing · Your Mama Don't Dance.

Alfred Publishing, $34.95, ISBN-13: 9780769278902, 250 songs, 303pp, Nov '99


The Elvis Fake Book

Includes melody lines, lyrics and chord symbols.

Ain't That Loving You Baby · All Shook Up · Always on My Mind · An American Trilogy · Any Day Now · Any Way You Want Me · Are You Lonesome Tonight? · Baby, Let's Play House · A Big Hunk O' Love · Blue Christmas ·and many more.

Hal Leonard, $22.95, ISBN-13: 9780793589760, 200 songs, 152pp. Sep '98


The Beatles Fake Book

200 of the Beatles' hits arranged in fake book format.

All My Loving · All You Need Is Love · And I Love Her · Baby, You're a Rich Man · Back in the U.S.S.R. · The Ballad of John and Yoko · Blackbird · Can't Buy Me Love · Come Together · A Day in the Life · Day Tripper · Dear Prudence · Do You Want to Know a Secret · Drive My Car · Eight Days a Week · Eleanor Rigby · The Fool on the Hill · and many more.

Hal Leonard, $35, ISBN-13: 9780881887570, 200 songs, 176pp, Jan '91


The Concise Beatles Complete

This remarkable collection includes every song written and recorded by Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr. It features easy-to-read arrangements in melody line/lyric/chord format, a full British release discography, and portait photographs. 

Hal Leonard, $24.95, ISBN-13: 9780793570485, 383pp, Aug '97 (Out of Stock)


The Chicago Fake Book

This comprehensive collection essential for Chicago fans features 187 songs in fake book arrangements for piano, voice, guitar, electronic keyboards, and all "C" instruments.

25 or 6 to 4 · Ain't It Blue · Anyway You Want Me · Baby What a Big Surprise · Beginnings · Colour My World · Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? · Feelin' Stronger Every Day · Free · Gone Long Gone · Hard Habit to Break · If You Leave Me Now · Just You 'N' Me · Make Me Smile · Now More Than Ever · Saturday in the Park · You're the Inspiration · many more.

Hal Leonard, $24.95, ISBN-13: 9780793570775, 187 songs, 232pp,  Jun '99


Rolling Stones Fake Book 1963-1971

The Rolling Stones Fake Book includes 167 classic Stones songs recorded between 1963 and 1971 -- from early blues covers (Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly songs) to the psychedelia of Their Satanic Majesties Request. All songs are in complete, professional-style lead sheets with fundamental instrumental riffs and figures included. There is also a special guitar TAB section, featuring the pivotal guitar riffs and solos from 29 of their most legendary songs, an introductory essay, a full-color ABKCO years discography (with album art), and 40 pages of classic early sheet music covers reproduced in full color. The ultimate Rolling Stones songbook!

Alfred Publishing, $39.95, ISBN-13: 9780757918896, 167 songs, 525pp, Nov '05


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