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A small selection of Soul and R n B vocal repertoire books, sheet music collections accompanying rehearsal backing tracks and educational/instructional aids for beginners to professional singers and singing teachers. There are dozens of sheet music titles and collections with and without accompanying backing tracks on each page. Musicians can find instrument specific music and educational products at the Electric Blues Club. Please Note: Prices are provided as a general guide, latest prices are available from the suppliers site. All links open in a new window.




Vocal and Stage Essentials for the Aspiring Female R&B Singer
Many of young women who come to Terri Brinegar for vocal lessons aspire to be a professional R and B and pop singer. Often, they know little of what is actually involved, how hard the work is, and how important it is to be a good musician and bandleader. Many may have entered the competitive world of music blindly, with very little guidance to aid them along the way. This book and its accompanying CD present Terri's unique approach to vocal technique, musicianship, gigging, working with a band, stage performance techniques, and much more. In "Vocal and Stage Essentials for the Aspiring Female R and B Singer" Brinegar shares with her extensive stage experience, her success as a bandleader to some of the greatest musicians in the world, her skills as a musician and songwriter, her training in classical voice, and her years as a vocal coach. Brinegar believes a strong foundation of vocal technique is necessity to success in any style of singing. She is probably one of the few teachers with both a classical background and years of stage experience singing blues and R&B. While there are many books on technique, few, if any, have been written with Brinegar's broad and comprehensive take on the contemporary music industry.
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50 Years Of Soul (PVG)
A compilation of Soul and Soul-influenced music, ranging from such classics as Stand By Me and Marvin Gaye's Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) to some surprising modern gems like Portishead's Glory Box and Duffy's Mercy . In the late 1950's black American music started to fuse the spiritual passion of gospel singing with the gritty sexual drive of rhythm 'n' blues. The result was called soul, Ray Charles was its early pioneer, and so this year-by-year soul collection kicks off with his classic 1959 call-and-response song, What'd I Say. James Brown, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke and Aretha Franklin all carried soul into the golden period of the 1960's and from then on the genre would be a permanent fixture in the international pop music landscape. So... get ready to enjoy 50 years of pure soul, the electrifying musical hybrid that never went out of fashion!
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After Midnight: Soul (PVG)
Romantic, sensual and passionate, these 30 songs comprise some of the smoothest soul classics of the last four decades. Titles: Lonely Girl (Eddie Holman) ; Band Of Gold (Freda Payne) ; Be Careful (Sparkle Featuring R. Kelly) ; Be Thankful For What You've Got (William De Vaughn) ; Breathe Again (Toni Braxton) ; End Of The Road (Boyz II Men) ; Feel Like Making Love (Roberta Flack) ; Feel So High (Des'ree) ; I Say A Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin) ; I Swear (All-4-one) ; I'd Rather Go Blind (Etta James) ; If You Don't Know Me By Now (Harold Melvin And The Bluenotes) ; In The Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett) ; I've Been Loving You Too Long (Otis Redding) ; Just The Two Of Us (Bill Withers) ; Let's Get It On (Marvin Gaye) ; Let's Stay Together (Al Green) ; Midnight Train To Georgia (Gladys Knight And The Pips) ; Nightshift (The Commodores) ; Private Dancer (Tina Turner) ; She's Out Of My Life (Michael Jackson) ; Stay With Me Baby (Lorraine Ellison) ; Stranded (Lutricia Mcneal) ; Take A Little Piece Of My Heart (Erma Franklin) ; There's Nothing Like This (Omar) ; These Arms Of Mine (Otis Redding) ; You Are Not Alone (Michael Jackson) ; You Gotta Be (Des'ree) ; You Stole My Money Honey ; Your Love Is King (Sade)
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All Woman: Soul (Book/CD)
Simply the best book and backing track package available for female vocalists, "All Woman" is a flagship series! This book features the cream of the current crop of female vocalists and is perfect for auditions, performances, semi-professional, or professional singers, or anyone who just wants to have a bit of fun! The book contains piano arrangements (if you have an accompanist), vocal line and guitar chord symbols, while on the accompanying CD you will find authentic, soundalike, backing tracks for you to sing over. Contents: Car Wash (Rose Royce), Chain Of Fools (Aretha Franklin), Dancing In The Street (Martha And The Vandellas), I Put A Spell On You [Simone, Nina], Jimmy Mack (Martha And The Vandellas), Lady Marmalade [Labelle], Reach Out, I'll Be There (Gloria Gaynor), Stop! In The Name Of Love (Supremes), Woman (Neneh Cherry), You Can't Hurry Love [Supremes, The], Your Love Is King (Sade), You're All I Need To Get By (Aretha Franklin)
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Audition Songs for Female Singers 9 - Classic Soul (Book/CD)
Ten standard classic soul songs are featured with piano, vocal arrangements with full professional backing tracks recorded in the most appropriate key supplied on the CD. Track List: don't make me over, i just want to make love to you, midnight train to georgia, nutbush city limits, private number, rescue me, respect, son of a preacher man, stay with me baby, (take a little) piece of my heart
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Big Book of Mowtown (PVG)
84 grooving classics from the glory years of Motor City music! Includes: Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Get Ready, I Want You Back, Lady Marmalade, My Girl, This Old Heart of Mine, You Are the Sunshine of My Life and more.
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Big Book of Soul (PVG)
Stop your soul searching: all your favorite songs are right here! This fantastic collection features 71 soul classics: Get Up (I Feel like Being) A Sex Machine, Green Onions, Groovin', I Can't Stop Loving You, I Got You (I Feel Good), I Heard It Through the Grapevine, I'll Take You There, In the Midnight Hour, Let's Get It On, Lonely Teardrops, Mustang Sally, My Girl, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, Respect, Theme from Shaft, (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay, Soul Man, Stand by Me, Superstition, (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher, and more.
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Corinne Bailey Rae (PVG)
The debut album by the 2006 Soul/R&B sensation with a voice that recalls Billy Holiday and Nina Simone, all arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar. Includes the hit single Put Your Records On.
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Gig Guide: Soul Set Performance Guide for Bands (Book/CD)
The Gig Guides series is designed to provide musicians with a blueprint for building bands. We select the songs, put 'em in order, and show you how to play 'em. The format is simple; there are no unwieldy note-for-note scores to sightread or complicated theory to understand. Just here's the lead sheet, here are the parts you really need to know, and away you go! These book/CD packs are the ultimate do-it-yourself kit for gigging musicians and up-and-coming performers alike. Can be used by a full band or individual players. Soul Set features 12 songs, plus a CD with full-band demos of each song so you can hear what you should be sounding like. Songs include: Green Onions, In The Midnight Hour, Hallelujah I Love You, Respect Yourself, Get Up (Sex Machine), Lonely Teardrops, I Can't Get Next To You, If Loving You Is Wrong, Mustang Sally, Cold Sweat, Dock of the Bay, Respect.
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Hit The Keys Funk Soul And R&B Collected Sheet Music:Old School And New
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). If keyboards are your thing, what are you waiting for? Bust out the tunes! With more than 200 pages of beloved favorites, you're likely to learn something new with each song you play. Whether it's a new lick, chord progression, groove, or just being able to play great songs that you could never quite figure out by ear, the Hit the Keys series books provide rewards that will last a lifetime. Songs: All My Life (K-Ci & Jo-Jo), Billie Jean (Michael Jackson), Celebration (Kool & the Gang), Crazy (Gnarls Barkley), End of the Road (Boyz II Men), Family Affair (Mary J. Blige), Gangsta's Paradise (Coolio featuring L.V.), Get Here (Oleta Adams), Greatest Love of All (Whitney Houston), Killing Me Softly with His Song (Roberta Flack), Le Freak (Chic), Move on Up (Curtis Mayfield), O-o-h Child (The Five Stairsteps), This Masquerade (George Benson), What Goes Around Comes Around (Justin Timberlake), and more.
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India Arie: Testimony Vol 1: Life and Relationship (PVG)
Released in 2006, Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship is India Arie's third CD, and her first record to reach the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Top 200 Chart (2006). This book provides the lyrics along with piano and chord arrangements for all the songs on the record. Titles are: Intro: Loving, These Eyes, The Heart of the Matter, Good Morning, Private Party, There's Hope, Interlude: Living, India Song, Wings of Forgiveness, Summer, I Am Not My Hair, Better People, Outro: Learning, I Choose, This Too Shall Pass.
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Joss Stone: The Soul Sessions (PVG)
Full piano and vocal transcriptions of the best-selling debut album by teen soul sensation Joss Stone. Exploding onto the music scene at the tender age of 16, Joss Stone took the U.K. and then the world by storm with her powerful and compelling soul interpretations. Our album-matching folio for The Soul Sessions includes seven pages of beautiful photos. Titles are: The Chokin' Kind, Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me?) Pt. 1, Fell in Love with a Boy, Victim of a Foolish Heart, Dirty Man, Some Kind of Wonderful, I've Fallen in Love with You, I Had a Dream, All the King's Horses, For the Love of You (Pts. 1 & 2).
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Power Of A Woman: New Soul (PVG)
Contents: Bills Bills Bills (Destiny's Child), By Your Side (Sade), Case Of The Ex (Mya), End Of The Line (Honeyz), Ex-Factor (Lauryn Hill), Feel So High (Des'ree), Gettin' In The Way (Jill Scott), Good Stuff (Kelis), My Love Is Your Love (Whitney Houston), No More Rain (Angie Stone), Rise (Gabrielle), Still (Macy Gray), Waterfalls (Tlc).
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Sing-Along Soul With A Live Band (Book/CD)
Take centre stage and sing along with a live band. Read the music in the book while the authentic CD backing tracks help you to become a more professional performer. With this great book you get: Ten pieces of classic soul music printed in melody line arrangements with lyrics. Audio CD featuring professional performances of every song accompanied by a live band, plus soundalike backing tracks to sing along with. Includes: I Got You (I Feel Good) [Brown, James], Knock On Wood [Floyd, Eddie], Soul Man [Sam And Dave], I Get The Sweetest Feeling [Wilson, Jackie], In The Midnight Hour [Pickett, Wilson], Stand By Me [King, Ben E], Son Of A Preacher Man [Springfield, Dusty], Tired Of Being Alone [Green, Al], Try A Little Tenderness [Redding, Otis], Cry To Me [Burke, Solomon]
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Sing Soul! (Book/CD)
Melody line with lyrics and chord symbols. Take your place in the spotlight and sing along with these great Soul tracks! Includes: i got you (i feel good) (james brown), in the midnight hour (wilson pickett), sittin' on the dock of the bay (otis redding), stand by me (ben e. king), take me to the river (al green) with full lyrics, music in melody line arrangement and specially recorded CD of backing tracks.
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Sing Soul Sisters! (Book/CD)
Melody line with lyrics and chord symbols
Take your place in the spotlight and sing along with these great Soul tracks! Includes: i say a little prayer (aretha franklin), nutbush city limits (tina turner), rescue me (fontella bass), son of a preacher man (dusty springfield), (take a little) piece of my heart (erma franklin) with full lyrics, music in melody line arrangement and specially recorded CD.
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Soul Man
Bring out your shades! The 1967 hit by Sam and Dave was covered by The Blues Brothers in 1979 and it's still hot today! Mac Huff's arrangement is super fun for choirs of all ages!
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Soul Piano Songbook (PVG)
The Soul Piano Songbook includes accurate transcriptions of 30 soul classics, featuring songs from The Commodores, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding and many more. CONTENTS: (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman; All The Love In The World; Baby Love; Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time; Dry Land; Easy; I Try; If You Don't Know Me By Now; My Old Piano; No More Drama; Piece Of My Heart; Please Mister Postman; Save The Best For Last; (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay; You Are Everything; You're The First, The Last, My Everything
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Stevie Wonder Anthology
A must for every Wonder fan, this is a comprehensive collection of 75 gems from 1963 to 1998. Includes Ebony and Ivory, For Once in My Life, My Cherie Amour and more. This deluxe, 368-page collection also features a discography of all the songs, listed chronologically by album!
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The Chord Songbook: Soul
The words and chords of 20 great soul hits in one terrific book!
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The Power of a Woman: New Soul
Piano and Vocal sheet music - Seventeen great soul hits for women
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The Roots Of Soul 60's & 70's R&B Hits
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). The Roots of Soul showcases 58 of the greatest soul songs ever recorded. Titles include: Have You Seen Her, I Can See Clearly Now, If You Don't Know Me by Now, Respect, Soul Man, Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay, Theme from Shaft, When a Man Loves a Woman, and many, many more!
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Tower Of Power: Silver Anniversary (PVG)
As the 'Ambassadors' from Bump City, Tower of Power, along with Sly Stone and The Pointer Sisters, helped make Oakland, California, the West Coast Capital of Soul.
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