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From Liverpool to Abbey Road Guitar Method Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, November 07, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing now offers From Liverpool to Abbey Road: Standard Notation Edition, a unique beginning guitar method featuring Lennon and McCartney classics, arranged by L.C. Harnsberger and Ron Manus.

Perfect for first-time guitar players, From Liverpool to Abbey Road: Standard Notation Edition is an easy-to-use method that teaches everything needed to start playing right away. Featuring 33 of the best-loved Lennon & McCartney songs, the method includes expert arrangements of their hit songs including “All My Loving,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Hey Jude,” “Norwegian Wood,” “Penny Lane,” “Revolution,” “Yesterday,” and many more. This edition features only standard music notation to help you greatly improve your music reading skills. The arrangements in the book are carefully designed to reinforce new techniques, and include photos that clearly demonstrate proper finger position. The included CD features recordings of songs and exercises in the book, performed by Grammy® award-winning guitarist Adam Levy.

The songwriting of Lennon & McCartney is regarded as one of the most successful collaborations in music history. The pair wrote and recorded over 175 credited songs, mainly with The Beatles, their iconic English rock band from 1962-1970, earning them inductions into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987. Their songs have grown to be some of today’s timeless classics, sparking a wide range of covers including "Yesterday," which has been recorded by more artists than any other song according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

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

From Liverpool to Abbey Road: Standard Notation Edition Book & CD (00-38641) is now available for $24.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com/guitar.Also available is From Liverpool to Abbey Road: TAB Notation Edition, Book & CD Set, and CD sold separately.