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New Personality Rock Guitar TAB Songbooks Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The official music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, releases guitar songbooks for award-winning artists Glen Hansard and Bruce Springsteen, as well as a collection of rock ballads from some of the greatest rock bands of all time. Perfect for those who enjoy singer-songwriters and classic rock, the books are arranged in standard notation and TAB.

The Glen Hansard Guitar Songbook contains 18 songs that chronicle the artistic output of Academy® award-winning songwriter Glen Hansard. His work with folk-rock groups The Swell Season and The Frames, as well as his recent solo material, is represented through arrangements like “Falling Slowly (from Once),” “Lay Me Down,” “Low Rising,” “Red Chord,” “Star Star,” and more.

The Bruce Springsteen Easy Guitar Songbook spans Springsteen's illustrious career, which includes 20 Grammy® Awards, two Golden Globes, and an Academy Award. Arranged for easy guitar, the book features 27 of the Americana-rock artist’s best songs, including “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy),” “Born in the U.S.A.,” “Dancing in the Dark,” “My Hometown,” “We Take Care of Our Own,” and many more.

The Rock Ballads collection contains arrangements of some of the greatest rock ballads ever recorded, such as “Breathe” (Pink Floyd), “Faithfully” (Journey), “Handy Man” (James Taylor), “I Don't Want to Miss a Thing” (Aerosmith), “Patience” (Guns N' Roses), and many more.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, these books are printed on 100% recycled paper.

The new Guitar TAB songbooks are now available for $18.99-$19.99 at music retail stores and at