100 Years of Popular Music: 50s

Item: 00-MFM0310

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Alfred Music presents this new series showcasing the most popular songs from every decade in the 20th Century plus the beginning of the 21st Century. Many of the tunes are American gems that will forever stand the test of time, truly becoming a mainstay with every piano player young and old alike.

Titles include: At Last * Blue Velvet * Chances Are * Good Golly Miss Molly * Great Balls of Fire * Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me * I Only Have Eyes for You * Let the Good Times Roll * Rockin' Robin * Sea Cruise * Shake Rattle and Roll * Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream) and many more!


Title Composer
Good Golly Miss Molly Robert Blackwell (contributor); John Marascalco (contributor)
'S Wonderful (from "Funny Face") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock Max Freedman (composer); Jimmy De Knight (composer)
A Certain Smile Paul Francis Webster (composer); Sammy Fain (composer)
A Very Precious Love Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Sammy Fain (composer)
Ain't That a Shame Dave Bartholomew (composer); Antoine "Fats" Domino (composer)
All the Way Sammy Cahn (contributor); James Van Heusen (contributor)
An Affair to Remember (a/k/a Our Love Affair) Harry Warren (composer); Harold Adamson (lyricist); Leo McCarey (lyricist)
April Love Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Sammy Fain (composer)
At Last Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Be-Bop Baby Pearl Lendhurst (composer)
Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now
Blue Tango (Vocal) Leroy Anderson (composer); Mitchell Parish (lyricist)
Blue Velvet Bernie Wayne (composer); Lee Morris (composer)
Blueberry Hill Al Lewis (composer); Vincent Rose (composer); Larry Stock (composer)
Bobby Sox to Stockings Russell Faith (contributor); Clarence Way (contributor)
Catch a Falling Star Lee Pockriss (composer); Paul J. Vance (composer)
Chances Are Al Stillman (lyricist); Robert Allen (composer)
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White Louiguy (contributor); Jacques Larue (lyricist); Mack David (lyricist)
Come Softly to Me Gary Troxel (composer); Gretchen Christopher (composer); Barbara Ellis (composer)
Diana Paul Anka (contributor)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Enchanted Buck Ram (contributor)
Fool Such As I (Now and Then There's a) Bill Trader (contributor)
Four Walls Marvin J. Moore (contributor); George H. Campbell, Jr. (contributor)
Endlessly Clyde Otis (composer); Brook Benton (composer)
Great Balls of Fire Otis Blackwell (composer); Jack Hammer (composer)
Hello, Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) Gene Pitney (composer); Cayet Mangiaracina (composer)
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me Harry Noble (composer)
I Almost Lost My Mind Ivory Joe Hunter (contributor)
I Could Have Danced All Night (from "My Fair Lady") Frederick Loewe (composer); Alan Jay Lerner (lyricist)
I Hear You Knocking Dave Bartholomew (contributor); Pearl King (contributor)
I Only Have Eyes for You Harry Warren (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist)
I'm Walkin' Dave Bartholomew (composer); Antoine Domino (composer)
In a Little Spanish Town Mabel Wayner (contributor); Sam M. Lewis (contributor); Joe Young (contributor)
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town Joe Young (lyricist); Ira Schuster (composer); Jack Little (composer)
It's a Sin to Tell a Lie Billy Mayhew (composer)
It's All in the Game Gen. Charles G. Dawes (composer); Carl Sigman (lyricist)
Peter Gunn (from "Peter Gunn") Henry Mancini (composer)
It's Not for Me to Say Al Stillman (contributor); Robert Allen (contributor)
Keep a Knockin' Richard Penniman (contributor)
Let It Be Me Gilbert Becaud (contributor); Mann Curtis (contributor); Pierre Delanoe (contributor)
Let the Good Times Roll Leonard Lee (composer); Shirley Goodman (composer)
Lipstick on Your Collar George Goehring (composer); Edna Lewis (lyricist)
Little Bitty Pretty One Robert Byrd (composer)
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Sammy Fain (composer)
Love Me or Leave Me
Mack the Knife Kurt Weill (contributor); Bert Brecht (contributor); Marc Blitzstein (contributor)
Misty (Vocal) Erroll Garner (composer); Johnny Burke (lyricist)
Moonlight Serenade (Instrumental) Glenn Miller (composer)
Mr. Lee Heather Dixon (composer); Helen Gathers (composer); Janis Pought (composer); Laura E. Webb (composer); Emma Ruth Pought (composer)
My Heart Is an Open Book Hal David (contributor); Lee Pockriss (contributor)
Once in a While Bud Green (contributor); Michael Edwards (contributor)
Only You (And You Alone) Buck Ram (composer); Andre Rand (composer)
Primrose Lane Wayne Shanklin (contributor); George Callender (contributor)
Queen of the Hop Woody Harris (composer)
Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody Sam M. Lewis (lyricist); Jean Schwartz (composer); Joe Young (lyricist)
Rockin' Robin Jimmie Thomas (contributor)
Ruby Mitchell Parish (lyricist); Heinz Roemheld (composer)
Sea Cruise Huey P. Smith (composer)
Sh Boom James Keyes (composer); Carl Feaster (composer); Floyd McRae (composer); Claude Feaster (composer); James Edwards (composer)
Shake, Rattle and Roll Charles E. Calhoun (composer)
Shangri-La Robert Maxwell (composer); Carl Sigman (composer); Matt Malneck (composer)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Jerome Kern (contributor); Otto Harbach (contributor)
Splish, Splash Bobby Darin (composer); Jean Murray (composer)
Summertime Blues Jerry Capehart (composer); Eddie Cochran (composer)
Tara's Theme (My Own True Love) (from "Gone with the Wind") (Vocal Version) Max Steiner (composer); Mack David (lyricist)
The Aba-Daba Honeymoon Walter Donovan (composer); Arthur Fields (composer)
Tammy Ray Evans (contributor); Jay Livingston (contributor)
Tea for Two (from "No, No, Nanette") Irving Caesar (lyricist); Vincent Youmans (composer)
The Stroll Clyde Otis (contributor); Nancy Lee (contributor)
Three Coins in the Fountain Jule Styne (composer); Sammy Cahn (lyricist)
Till Carl Sigman (lyricist); Charles Danvers (composer)
True Love (from "High Society") Cole Porter (composer)
Turn Me Loose Doc Pomus (lyricist); Mort Shuman (composer)
Twelfth of Never
Twilight Time Buck Ram (contributor); Morty Nevins (contributor); Al Nevins (contributor)
Volare Mitchell Parish (lyricist); Domenico Modugno (composer); Franco Migliacci (lyricist)
Waterloo John Loudermilk (contributor); Marijohn Wilkin (contributor)
Wayward Wind
Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets) (from "Damn Yankees") Richard Adler (composer); Jerry Ross (composer)
Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) Jay Livingston (composer); Ray Evans (composer)
Who's Sorry Now Bert Kalmar (lyricist); Ted Snyder (composer); Harry Ruby (lyricist)
Whole Lotta Loving Antoine Domino (contributor); David Bartholomew (contributor)
Why Bob Marcucci (contributor); Peter Deangelis (contributor)
Yellow Rose of Texas
You'll Never, Never Know contributor: Miles ; Robi ; Williams

Additional Information

Instrument: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Version: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Format: Book
Page Count: 256
Item Number: 00-MFM0310
ISBN 10: 0-7579-1252-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7579-1252-8
UPC: 654979059516

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