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New Titles from Bill Brown

For this week’s blog, the staff of the Music Section decided it would be a good idea to update our readers on some of our newly added titles from Bill Brown.

These books are not on BARD. However, they are all available on digital cartridge. If you see something that interests you, please get in touch with the music section to request one of these titles!

Banjo

“Mrs. Robinson” – in the style of Simon & Garfunkel (DBM03784)

“Jingle Bells” (DBM03763)

Guitar

“A Thousand Years” – in the style of Christina Perri (DBM03785)

“Get Back” – in the style of The Beatles (DBM03786)

“Lady Madonna” – in the style of The Beatles (DBM03787)

“Maggie May” – in the style of Rod Stewart (DBM03787)

“Time in a Bottle” (finger style solo) – in the style of Jim Croce (DBM03789)

“Marry Me” – in the style of Train (DBM03783)

“Just Breathe” – in the style of Pearl Jam (DBM03782)

“Wipe Out” – in the style of The Ventures (DBM03781)

“Let Her Go” – in the style of Passenger (DBM03780)

“House of the Rising Sun” – in the style of Frijid Pink (DBM03756)

“Pick Up the Pieces” – in the style of Average White Band (DBM03761)

“Voodoo Child” – in the style of Jimi Hendrix (DBM03762)

Mandolin  

Basic Chord Book (DBM03790)

Piano

“A Mighty Fortress is Our God” (DBM03694)

“A Time for Love” – from the 1966 movie An American Dream (DBM03703)

“After the lovin’” – in the style of Engelbert Humperdinck (DBM03704)

“Angel Eyes” – in the style of Jim Brickman (DBM03705)

“As Time Goes By” (DBM03706)

“Born to Lose” – in the style of Ray Charles (DBM03707)

“Brian’s Song” (DBM03708)

“Can You Read My Mind” – beginner level, from the movie Superman (DBM03709)

“Can You Read My Mind” – late intermediate level, from the movie Superman (DBM03710)

Canon in D by Pachelbel – advanced level, arranged by Denes Agay (DBM03711)

“Child’s Garden” – in the style of Dax Johnson (DBM03712)

“Circle in the Sand” – in the style of Belinda Carlisle (DBM03713)

“Clocks” – in the style of Coldplay (DBM03714)

“Crying” – in the style of Roy Orbison and k.d. lang (DBM03715)

“Dawn” – by Dario Marianelli from the movie Pride and Prejudice (DBM03716)

“Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” (DBM03717)

“Evergreen” – in the style of Barbara Streisand (DBM03718)

“For Once in my Life” – in the style of Stevie Wonder (DBM03719)

“For the Good Times” (DBM03720)

“From a Distance” – in the style of Bette Midler (DBM03721)

“Für Elise” (DBM03722)

“God Bless America” (DBM03723)

“Happy Birthday” (DBM03724)

“Harbor Lights” (DBM03725)

“Hardcandy Christmas” – in the style of Dolly Parton (DBM03726)

“How Long Will I Love You” – in the style of Ellie Goulding (DBM03727)

“I’ll Never Fall in Love Again” (DBM03728)

“It All Depends on You” (DBM03729)

“Mary Did You Know” (DBM03730)

“My Way” – made famous by Frank Sinatra (DBM03731)

“New Orleans Blues” – in the style of Michael Silverman (DBM03732)

“New York State of Mind” in the style of Billy Joel (DBM03733)

Nocturne, op. 27, no. 2 by Chopin (DBM03734)

“Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You” (DBM03735)

“O Tannenbaum” (DBM03736)

“Red River Valley” (DBM03737)

“Rose Garden” – in the style of Lynn Anderson (DBM03738)

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (DBM03739)

“Serenade in Blue” (DBM03740)

“Silver Bells” (DBM03741)

“Somewhere My Love” also known as “Lara’s theme,” from the movie Dr. Zhivago (DBM03742)

Sonatina in C by Theodore Latour (DBM03743)

“St. Louis Blues” (DBM03744)

“Three Little Words” (DBM03745)

“Three Times a Lady” – in the style of The Commodores (DBM03746)

“Together” (DBM03747)

“Tuxedo Junction” (DBM03748)

“Vatican Rag” (DBM03749)

“Via Dolorosa” (DBM03750)

Waltz in B minor, op.18, no. 6 by Schubert (DBM03751)

“What child is this?” (DBM03752)

“White Christmas” (DBM03753)

“You’ve Got a Friend” (DBM03754)

Ukulele

Strum Along Christmas v.1 Baritone Ukulele (DBM03791)

Strum Along Christmas v.2 Baritone Ukulele (DBM03792)

Strum Along Christmas v.3 Baritone Ukulele (DBM03793)

Strum Along Christmas v.1 Soprano Ukulele (DBM03794)

Strum Along Christmas v.2 Soprano Ukulele (DBM03795)

Strum Along Christmas v.3 Soprano Ukulele (DBM03796)

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