• The Great American Banjo Songbook Published

    The Great American Banjo Songbook

    Milwaukee, Wisc. — Hal Leonard Publications has announced the publication date of The Great American Banjo Songbook.

    Created by gifted composers and lyricists, the songs that comprise the The Great American Songbook are the most influential popular and jazz standards of the early 20th century to come from Broadway stages and film screens. These American standards have been celebrated by vocalists for decades, and Hal Leonard is proud to offer them to a new audience.

    This 70-song collection, masterfully arranged by Alan Munde and Beth Mead-Sullivan for 3-finger, Scruggs-style 5-string banjo, will help players explore the repertoire already beloved by pianists and crooners. Rhythm tab, right hand fingerings and chord diagrams are included for each of these beloved melodies.

    Songs include: "Ain't She Sweet," "All of Me," "Blue Skies," "Cheek to Cheek," "Embraceable You," "Fly Me to the Moon," "Home on the Range," "It Had to Be You," "The Nearness of You," "Over the Rainbow," "Pennies from Heaven," "Stardust," "Sweet Georgia Brown and many more.

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