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Alfred Music Publishing Expands Value Songbooks Series with ’70s & ’80s, ’90s & ’00s, Show Tunes, and Pop Megahits!

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, July 29, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is thrilled to expand its Value Songbooks series with four exciting new songbooks arranged for piano and voice: 1970s & 1980s, 1990s & 2000s, Show Tunes, and Pop Megahits!

Budget-savvy musicians love Alfred's Value Songbooks series, each of which contains more than 300 pages of hit sheet music for a bargain price! For practice, pleasure, or performance, any pianist, guitarist, or singer—from hobbyist to professional—will appreciate the huge array of top-tier songs available in these smart and affordable songbooks.

Value Songbooks: 1970s & 1980s Hits brings you two decades of songs that changed the world, through the genres of funk, disco, hip hop, heavy metal, punk music, electronic pop, reggae, glam, progressive, country, and southern rock. This songbook features hit songs from music stars such as Michael Jackson, Journey, Bee Gees, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Barbara Streisand, and more! Titles: Afternoon Delight * Against All Odds * Angel from Montgomery * Annie's Song * At This Moment * Baby Come Back * Bad Company * Cat's in the Cradle * Celebration * Dancing Queen * Desperado * Don't Stop Believin' * Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough * The End of the Innocence * Endless Love * Escape (The Piña Colada Song) * Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born) * Eye of the Tiger * Glory of Love (Theme from The Karate Kid Part II) * Grease * and many more.

Value Songbooks: 1990s & 2000s Hits relives the greatest hits of the two most recognizable decades of music, from the emergence of grunge, numetal, alternative, and soft rock, to the explosion of country music, R&B, pop punk, emo, and teen pop. Featuring popular artists such as Green Day, Michael Bublé, Radiohead, LeAnn Rimes, Gavin DeGraw, Miley Cirus, and Mariah Carey, this songbook is a must-have for popular music enthusiasts of all genres! Titles: 21 Guns * All I Wanna Do * All Summer Long * Almost Lover * Amazed * Because of You * Bittersweet Symphony * Boulevard of Broken Dreams * Crazy * Creep * Crush * Everybody Hurts * Everything * Get Here * Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) * Haven't Met You Yet * Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter) * Hey There Delilah * High and Dry * Home * Hot N Cold * How Do I Live * How You Remind Me * and many more.

Value Songbooks: Show Tunes is the perfect songbook for fans of musicals everywhere! Featuring the biggest hits from countless popular musicals such as Chicago, The Secret Garden, Seussical, Little Shop of Horrors, The Wiz , and more, this collection is a must-have for any Broadway fan and singer’s library. Titles: All I Need Is the Girl * Alone in the Universe * And All That Jazz * Anyone Can Whistle * Anything Goes * Anytime (I Am There) * Aquarius * Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered * Caution to the Wind * Comedy Tonight * Corner of the Sky * Don't Rain on My Parade * Easy to Be Hard * Everything's Coming Up Roses * Heart * Here's Where I Stand * Hernando's Hideaway * Home * How Could I Ever Know * and many more.

Value Songbooks: Pop Megahits! is the songbook collection for every pop music fan! Sing along to your favorite songs from the radio, with chart-topping hits from musical artists such as Plain White T’s, Paramore, Lifehouse, Lady Antebellum, Daughtry, Carrie Underwood, Muse, and more! Titles: 1, 2, 3, 4 * 15 Step * American Idiot * Baby * Be Without You * Before He Cheats * Billie Jean * Complicated * Crazy * Crush * Decode * Don't Stop Believin' * Everything * Family Affair * Graduation (Friends Forever) * Halfway Gone * Haven't Met You Yet * Hey There Delilah * Hips Don't Lie * Hot N Cold * Human Nature * I Belong to You (+Mon Cœur S'Ouvre a Ta Voix) * I Run to You * It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) * and many more.

Value Songbooks: 1970s & 1980s, 1990s & 2000s, Show Tunes, and Pop Megahits! are now available for $12.95 each. Pick up your copies at a local music retail store, or buy them today at alfred.com.