Blues Music For Piano: 50 Songs To Have Fun With

First 50 Blues Songs You Should Play on the PianoAre you ready to explore the soulful world of blues music on the piano? If you’ve been taking lessons or have picked up some concepts on your own, it’s time to take your skills to the next level with the help of a comprehensive songbook. Enter First 50 Blues Songs You Should Play on the Piano by Hal Leonard – your ultimate guide to mastering the blues on the piano.

Discover the Classics

Featuring a curated selection of 50 iconic blues songs, this book is designed to help pianists of all levels dive into the rich tradition of blues music. Whether you’re a beginner looking to expand your repertoire or an intermediate player seeking new challenges, this book has something for everyone.

A Blues Pianist’s Essential Repertoire

Let’s take a closer look at what’s included in this must-have collection:

  • Ain’t No Sunshine
  • All Blues
  • At Last
  • Baby Please Don’t Go
  • Basin Street Blues
  • The Birth Of The Blues
  • Blueberry Hill
  • Boogie Woogie Stomp
  • C-Jam Blues
  • Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?)
  • Cow Cow Blues
  • Cross Road Blues (Crossroads)
  • Darlin’ You Know I Love You
  • Early In The Mornin’
  • Every Day I Have The Blues
  • Fever
  • Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You
  • Got My mojo Working
  • Help Me
  • Hidden Charms
  • How Long Blues (How Long, How Long Blues)
  • I Ain’t Got You
  • I Can’t Be Satisfied
  • I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good
  • I Got Love If You Want It
  • I’d Rather Go Blind
  • Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t (Ma’ Baby)
  • It Hurts Me Too
  • Kansas City
  • Key To The Highway
  • Kidney Stew Blues
  • Let the Good Times Roll
  • My Babe
  • Night Train
  • Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
  • Please Accept My Love
  • Pride And Joy
  • Route 66
  • Saint James Infirmary
  • St. Louis Blues
  • See See Rider
  • Sitting On Top Of The World
  • (They Call It) Stormy Monday (Stormy Monday Blues)
  • Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin’ All the Time)
  • A Sunday Kind Of Love
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • Tanqueray
  • Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
  • The Thrill is Gone
  • West End Blues

A Great Variety

From blues standards like “Sweet Home Chicago” and “Stormy Weather” to gritty blues classics such as “Cross Road Blues” and “Got My Mojo Working,” this book covers a wide range of styles and moods. Each song is presented in a simple and streamlined arrangement, making it accessible for pianists of varying skill levels.

For Both Readers & Improvisors

If you prefer a more structured approach, you’ll appreciate the written-out arrangements provided for each song. However, if you’re feeling adventurous and want to explore your creativity, you can use the chord symbols provided above the melody to improvise and make each song your own.

Unleash Your Inner Blues Pianist

This collection by Hal Leonard is known for its easy-to-follow arrangements that capture the essence of each tune while providing a solid foundation for further exploration. With this collection, you’ll have everything you need to embark on a musical journey through the heart and soul of the blues.

So why wait? Pick up your copy of First 50 Blues Songs You Should Play on the Piano today and start making beautiful music with the timeless classics of the blues. Whether you’re playing for yourself or entertaining friends and family, these iconic songs are sure to impress and inspire. Let the blues come alive on your piano keys and unleash your inner blues pianist. The joy of playing blues piano is just a few chords away. Dive in and let the music take you on a journey you’ll never forget.

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First 50 Blues Songs You Should Play on the Piano
Simply Arranged, Must-Know Collection of Blues Favorites. By Various. Easy Piano Songbook. Blues. Softcover. 184 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.293318).

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