North America

Tico Tico no Fuba by Zequinha Abreu

Tico Tico no Fuba by Zequinha Abreu José Gomes de Abreu, better known as Zequinha de Abreu (September 19, 1880 — January 22, 1935), was a Brazilian musician and composer who in 1917 wrote the famous choro tune “Tico-Tico no Fubá” (whose original title was “Tico-Tico no Farelo”). Other well-known tunes he wrote were “Branca” …

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Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac

Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac Lindsey Adams Buckingham (born October 3, 1949) is an American guitarist, singer, composer and producer, most notable for being the guitarist and male lead singer of the musical group Fleetwood Mac. Aside from his tenure with Fleetwood Mac, Buckingham has also released five solo albums and a live …

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Silver Bells by Jay Livingston

Silver Bells by Jay Livingston (1915-2001) “Silver Bells” is a classic Christmas song, composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. The lyric is unusual for a Christmas song in that it describes the festival in the city and not a rural setting. Silver Bells was first performed by Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell in the …

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It Came Upon A Midnight Clear by Edmund Sears

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear by Edmund Sears (1810-1876) “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” is a poem and Christmas carol written by Edmund Sears, pastor of the Unitarian Church in Lancaster, Massachusetts. Sears’ lyrics are most commonly set to one of two melodies: “Carol,” composed by Richard Storrs Willis, or “Noel,” adapted from …

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We Three Kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr

We Three Kings by William Chatterton Dix (1837-1898) “We Three Kings”, also known as “We Three Kings of Orient Are” or “The Quest of the Magi”, is a Christmas carol written by the Reverend John Henry Hopkins, Jr., who wrote both the lyrics and the music. It is suggested to have been written in 1857 …

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Spanish Students Waltz by Winslow L Hayden

Spanish Students Waltz W. L. Hayden (fl. late 19 century) In 19th Century America, guitarists, banjo players, composers and publishers were all very busy producing sheet music of all kinds for guitar and banjo. From classical compositions, to jigs, reels, songs, arrangements, instruction books and even transcriptions from operas for solo guitar, we are now …

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Gypsy Waltz by Winslow L Hayden

Gypsy Waltz W. L. Hayden (fl. late 19 century) In 19th Century America, guitarists, banjo players, composers and publishers were all very busy producing sheet music of all kinds for guitar and banjo. From classical compositions, to jigs, reels, songs, arrangements, instruction books and even transcriptions from operas for solo guitar, we are now making …

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Birthday Waltz by Winslow L Hayden

Birthday Waltz W. L. Hayden (fl. late 19 century) In 19th Century America, guitarists, banjo players, composers and publishers were all very busy producing sheet music of all kinds for guitar and banjo. From classical compositions, to jigs, reels, songs, arrangements, instruction books and even transcriptions from operas for solo guitar, we are now making …

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Opus 725 Song of the North by Hayden

Opus 725 Song of the North W. L. Hayden (fl. late 19 century) In 19th Century America, guitarists, banjo players, composers and publishers were all very busy producing sheet music of all kinds for guitar and banjo. From classical compositions, to jigs, reels, songs, arrangements, instruction books and even transcriptions from operas for solo guitar, …

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Christmas Time is Here by Vince Guaraldi

Christmas Time is Here by Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976) Vincent Anthony “Vince” Guaraldi was an Italian American jazz musician and pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip. Guaraldi was born in San Francisco, California, the son of a doting and devout Catholic mother, …

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