Titel: American songs (Music Guide)
Great American Songbook, Over the Rainbow, I Think We're Alone Now, Hot Air Balloon, At Last, I'm Just Wild About Harry, Wreck of the Old 97, School of Rock 'n Roll, A Perfect Day, My Funny Valentine, Draggin' the Line, Mystery Train.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 76 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 73. Chapters: Great American Songbook, Over the Rainbow, I Think We're Alone Now, Hot Air Balloon, At Last, I'm Just Wild About Harry, Wreck of the Old 97, School of Rock 'n Roll, A Perfect Day, My Funny Valentine, Draggin' the Line, Mystery Train, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Straight Skirt, I Love You Truly, Good Rocking Tonight, Singing the Blues, I'm My Own Grandpa, Ballad for Americans, Sea of Love, Reminisce Cafe, The Great Pretender, Just Awearyin' for You, Fight Fiercely, Harvard, Dinah, Dinah Show us your Leg, Crazy Rhythm, Memphis, Tennessee, Uneasy Rider, Be-Bop-A-Lula, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Ain't She Sweet, Hesitation Blues, I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier, Take This Hammer, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, Lydia the Tattooed Lady, Chinaman, Laundryman, You Can't Be True, Dear, Kansas City, Four Women, Trying to Get To You, Use Me, The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze, Yes! We Have No Bananas, Hot Pants, Every Race Has a Flag but the Coon, Ja-Da, The Glen, Nervous, Ashokan Farewell, Chicken Reel, Prayer of the Children, Pretty Baby, Free Software Song, The Blue and the Gray, Goodbye Priscilla, Blue Monday, Mister Rock and Roll, Burning Love, School Days, A Bird in a Gilded Cage, Twixteen, Gotta Lotta That, Angelina Baker, Mr. Jaws, The Great Speckled Bird, I'll Never Be Lonely, I'm with Stupid, FCC Song, Molly's Chambers, Gentle Annie, Amelia Earhart's Last Flight, Oats Peas Beans and Barley Grow, Daddy, What's a Train?, Why You Treat Me So Bad, Who Stole the Kishka?, America Drinks and Goes Home, Song to Old Union, That's All, Tennessee Saturday Night, Smilin' Through, Queen B., My Michigan, American Lullaby, We Belong Together, If You're Ever Down in Texas, Look Me Up, Are They Going to Hang My Papa?, The Eggplant That Ate Chicago, Oh, Freedom, Licking Cream, Rebecca Came Back From Mecca, The Thunderer, Look at Me, Blue Sky, Charles Guiteau, Willie the Weeper, (I Don't Know Why) But I Do, Goodnight-Loving Trail, The Other Day I Met a Bear, Marshmallow World, Rattlesnake Mountain, The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away, Mississippi Mud, Gospel Plow, Under the Moon of Love, Only You, That's Why Darkies Were Born, If I Could Tell You, Taylor the Latte Boy, This Perfect World, And the Green Grass Grew All Around, Goodbye, Dolly Gray, Let Me Go, Devil, What a queer bird, Scherzo for Today, Hello, I Must Be Going, Sovay, Hooray for Captain Spaulding, Aztec Fire, Tonight I'm Gonna Let Go, Savage Lover, The Storming of El Caney, Westphalia Waltz. Excerpt: The Great American Songbook is a nebulously-defined construct that seeks to represent the best American songs of the 20th century principally from Broadway theatre, musical theatre, and Hollywood musicals, from the 1920s to 1960, including dozens of songs of enduring popularity. The Great American Songbook became (and remains) a vital part of the repertoire of jazz musicians, who describe such songs simply as "jazz standards". There is no definitive list of musicians and lyricists whose work constitutes the Great American Songbook, but the following writers and songs are often included: Irving Berlin, one of the most prolific composers and lyricists of the Great American Songbook. Most of the songs in the Great American Songbook are written in "verse-chorus form". The verse is a musical introduction that typically has a free musical structure, speech-like rhythms and rubato de...