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Hit the Keys! Funk, Soul, and R&B Piano/Vocal Songbook

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Friday, May 06, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, has released Hit the Keys! Funk, Soul, and R&B, a collection of old-school and new sheet music arranged for piano and voice, including chords for guitar.

Hit the Keys! Funk, Soul, and R&B presents over 250 pages of sheet music for megahits by R&B's biggest stars such as Parliament, Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, John Legend, B.o.B., Coolio, Michael Jackson, Gnarls Barkley, and many more. Perfect for developing keyboard players and hobbyists alike, the songbook introduces new licks, chord progressions, or grooves to improve their skills at the keyboard, playing such favorites as “All My Life” (K-Ci & Jo Jo), “Forget You” (Cee Lo Green), “Killing Me Softly with His Song” (Roberta Flack), “What I’d Say” (Ray Charles), “Everyday People” (Sly and the Family Stone), “Rapper’s Delight” (Sugarhill Gang), and more.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, this songbook is printed on 100% recycled paper stock.

Hit the Keys! Funk, Soul, and R&B (00-37344) is now available for $19.99 at music retail stores and at

Titles: Airplanes (B.o.B. featuring Hayley Williams) * All My Life (K-Ci & Jo-Jo) * Always (Atlantic Starr) * Be Without You (Mary J. Blige) * Billie Jean (Michael Jackson) * Bittersweet (Fantasia) * Bring It on Home to Me (Sam Cooke) * Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe (Barry White) * Celebration (Kool & the Gang) * A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke) * Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) * End of the Road (Boyz II Men) * Endless Love (Diana Ross and Lionel Richie) * Everyday People (Sly and the Family Stone) * Family Affair (Mary J. Blige) * Flash Light (Parliament) * Footprints in the Sand (Leona Lewis) * Forget You (Cee Lo Green) * and more.