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40 Sheet Music Bestsellers Songbook Series Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, introduces its 40 Sheet Music Bestsellers series featuring the best hit songs arranged in five new piano/vocal songbooks: Pop & Rock, Classic Rock, Country, Jazz Standards, and Christmas.

For hobbyist to professional pianists and singers of all ages, every volume in Alfred’s 40 Sheet Music Bestsellers contains dozens of hit songs that are not only extremely popular, but fun to play. The piano arrangements capture the spirit of each original hit recording and include complete vocal melodies and lyrics, along with chord fingering grids for guitar. Perfect for pianists who seek skill-building practice material or just the sheer fun of playing great songs that are inaccessible to play by ear, the 40 Sheet Music Bestsellers is a must-have songbook that offers a lifetime of enjoyment at the keys.

40 Sheet Music Bestsellers: Pop & Rock Hits songbook features radio favorites, from all-time classics to today's hottest hits. Titles: Airplanes (B.o.B. featuring Hayley Williams) * All Summer Long (Kid Rock) * Better in Time (Leona Lewis) * Don't Stop Believin' (Journey) * Endless Love (Diana Ross and Lionel Richie) * Firework (Katy Perry) * Grenade (Bruno Mars) * Karma Police (Radiohead) * Need Nightswimming (R.E.M.) * Uprising (Muse) * and many more.

40 Sheet Music Bestsellers: Classic Rock Hits sheet music collection is a highlight of unforgettable classics from the late 1960s, the '70s, and the early '80s. Titles: Bad Company (Bad Company) * Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen) * The Great Gig in the Sky (Pink Floyd) * Hotel California (Eagles) * Limelight (Rush) * Piece of My Heart (Janis Joplin) * Saturday in the Park (Chicago) * Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin) * Wild Horses (The Rolling Stones) * and many others.

40 Sheet Music Bestsellers: Country Hits contains well-known favorites, from all-time classics to today's hottest hits—with a several fan-favored country crossovers tunes. Titles: The Dance (Garth Brooks) * How Do I Live (LeAnn Rimes) * I Told You So (Carrie Underwood) * If I Die Young (The Band Perry) * I'm Movin' On (Rascal Flatts) * Live Like You Were Dying (Tim McGraw) * Lost in This Moment (Big & Rich) * Need You Now (Lady Antebellum) * Smile (Uncle Kracker) * Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver) * and many more.

40 Sheet Music Bestsellers: Jazz Standards captures some of the most enduring hits of the twentieth century. Titles: At Last * Embraceable You * I Got Rhythm * It Had to Be You * Misty * My Funny Valentine * Theme from New York, New York * Over the Rainbow * Sweet Georgia Brown * When I Fall in Love * and many more.

40 Sheet Music Bestsellers: Christmas Hits collects some of the most-loved holiday songs, from timeless carols and standards to contemporary hits and movie tunes—a must have songbook for performance or holiday sing-alongs. Titles include: All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth (Spike Jones and His City Slickers) * Believe (The Polar Express) * Blue Christmas (Elvis Presley) * Feliz Navidad (Jose Feliciano) * Frosty the Snowman (Gene Autry) * Jingle Bell Rock (Bobby Helms) * Last Christmas (Wham!) * Santa Baby (Eartha Kitt) * You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) * and many more.

40 Sheet Music Bestsellers series is available in Pop & Rock, Classic Rock, Country, Jazz Standards, and Christmas editions from $16.99 to $19.99 each, and can be found at music retail stores or at alfred.com.