The 1950s Guitar Big Book

The 1950s Guitar Big Book

Item: 00-GFM0501

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Alfred's Guitar Big Book series presents the best songs of each decade and each genre in complete note-for-note guitar tab transcriptions. Most books in the series are well over 250 pages and contain 30 to 40 or more songs each. With over 20 books in the series, the Big Books are a great way to build a complete reference library of all your favorite songs.

Thirty-five classic '50s songs from Bill Haley and the Comets, Eddie Cochran, The Crests, Dick Dale, Skeeter Davis, Bobby Day, Dion and the Belmonts, Fats Domino, Duane Eddy, The Everly Brothers, The Flamingos, The Fleetwoods, Frankie Ford, Bobby Helms, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ricky Nelson, The Penguins, Del Shannon, The Surfaris, and The Tornadoes.


Title Composer
Blueberry Hill Al Lewis (composer); Vincent Rose (composer); Larry Stock (composer)
Bye Bye Love Boudleaux Bryant (composer); Felice Bryant (composer)
(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock Max Freedman (composer); Jimmy De Knight (composer)
A Teenager in Love Doc Pomus (lyricist); Mort Shuman (composer)
Ain't That a Shame Dave Bartholomew (composer); Antoine "Fats" Domino (composer)
Bird Dog Boudleaux Bryant (composer)
Blue Monday Dave Bartholomew (contributor); Antoine Domino (contributor)
All I Have to Do Is Dream Boudleaux Bryant (composer)
Come Softly to Me Gary Troxel (composer); Gretchen Christopher (composer); Barbara Ellis (composer)
Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) Jesse Belvin (composer)
Forty Miles of Bad Road Al Casey (composer); Duane Eddy (composer)
Good Golly Miss Molly Robert Blackwell (contributor); John Marascalco (contributor)
Great Balls of Fire
Hello, Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) Gene Pitney (composer); Cayet Mangiaracina (composer)
I Only Have Eyes for You Harry Warren (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist)
I Want to Walk You Home Antoine "Fats" Domino (composer)
I'm Walkin' Dave Bartholomew (composer); Antoine Domino (composer)
Misirlou (English Lyric Version) Nicolas Roubanis (composer); Fred Wise (lyricist); S.K. Russell (lyricist); Milton Leeds (lyricist)
My Special Angel Jimmy Duncan (composer)
Peter Gunn (from "Peter Gunn") Henry Mancini (composer)
Ramrod Al Casey (composer)
Rebel-Rouser Lee Hazlewood (composer); Duane Eddy (composer)
Rockin' Robin Jimmie Thomas (contributor)
Runaround Sue Ernie Maresca (composer); Dion Di Mucci (composer)
Runaway Del Shannon (composer); Max D. Crook (composer)
Sea Cruise Huey P. Smith (composer)
Shake, Rattle and Roll Charles E. Calhoun (composer)
Sixteen Candles Luther Dixon (composer); Allyson Khent (composer)
Summertime Blues Jerry Capehart (composer); Eddie Cochran (composer)
Telstar Joe Meek (composer)
The End of the World Sylvia Dee (composer); Arthur Kent (composer)
The Wanderer Ernie Maresca (composer)
Wake Up Little Susie Boudleaux Bryant (composer); Felice Bryant (composer)
Walking to New Orleans Antoine "Fats" Domino (composer)
Wipe Out The Surfaris (composer)

Additional Information

Series: Guitar Big Book Series
Instrument: Guitar
Version: Authentic Guitar TAB
Format: Book
Item Number: 00-GFM0501
ISBN 10: 0-7579-3916-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-7579-3916-7
UPC: 654979092728

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