50 from the Fifties - Rock 'n' Roll Guitar Songbook: Play 50 Songs with Just 4 Chords (Paperback)
This guitar songbook contains 50 classic songs from the early days of rock 'n' roll and rockabilly - songs made famous by artists such as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent and Bill Haley. The songs are ideal for beginner guitarists as well as experienced guitarists who haven't ventured far into the world of 1950s rock 'n' roll before. Most can be played with just 3 chords, and you need only 4 chords to play all 50 songs These include: 'Blue Suede Shoes', 'Tutti Frutti', 'That'll Be The Day', 'Rock and Roll Ruby', 'Rock Around the Clock', 'Johnny B Goode', 'Be-Bop-a-Lula', 'Jailhouse Rock', and 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On'. Each song has been carefully selected and arranged for guitar and is presented over a double-page spread with chords above the lyrics. There is also valuable instruction in how to strum the guitar when playing rock 'n' roll, and a useful explanation of the 12-bar blues chord structure of many of the songs.