The Norman Gimbel Songbook
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The Norman Gimbel Songbook

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Composed by Norman Gimbel.

50 of the Lyricist's Finest. Composer Collection. Arrangements for piano and voice with guitar chords. 9x12 inches. 202 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00313240)

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From his 1961 hit Bluesette with Toots Thieleman, to composing the English lyrics to The Girl from Ipanema, to winning the Best Song Oscar for It Goes like It Goes from the movie Norma Rae, to composing the memorable theme songs for TV shows such as Laverne and Shirley and The Love Boat, composer Norman Gimbel has created a rich and diverse catalog of American standards. This superb P/V/G collection - containing 50 career-spanning songs selected by Gimbel himself! - also features a foreword written by his four children, a biography, great photos, and a chronological index of titles. Songs include: Bluesette · The Girl from Ipanema · Happy Days · How Insensitive · I Will Follow Him · I Will Wait for You · It Goes like It Goes · Killing Me Softly with His Song · Live for Life · Making Our Dreams Come True · Meditation · Ready to Take a Chance Again · So Nice (Summer Samba) · Sway · Sweet Happy Life · Traces · Watch What Happens · and more.

Songs Include:

  • A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry
  • A Whale Of A Tale
  • Always There
  • Am I Feeling Love
  • Amazing
  • Água De Beber (Water To Drink)
  • Bits And Pieces
  • Bluesette
  • Canadian Sunset
  • Come With Me Now
  • Different
  • Different Worlds
  • Flattery
  • Girl
  • Girl In The Moon
  • Good Friend
  • Happy Days
  • How Insensitive (Insensatez)
  • I Got A Name
  • I Will Follow Him (I Will Follow You)
  • I Will Wait For You
  • It Goes Like It Goes
  • It Was Me (C'etait Moi)
  • Killing Me Softly With His Song
  • Live For Life
  • Love Among The Young
  • Making Our Dreams Come True
  • Meditation (Meditacao)
  • Moondust
  • Only Love (L'Amour en Heritage)
  • Past The Age Of Innocence
  • Pine Top's Boogie
  • Ready To Take A Chance Again
  • Ricochet Romance
  • Slow Hot Wind (Lujon)
  • So Nice (Summer Samba)
  • Song Of The Sabiá (Sabiá)
  • Sway (Quien Sera)
  • Sweet Happy Life (Samba de Orpheo)
  • The Girl From Ipanema (Garôta De Ipanema)
  • Time
  • Time For Me To Go
  • Time Is A Gift
  • Together
  • Traces
  • Watch What Happens
  • Watch What Happens
  • We Could Have It All
  • Welcome To My World
  • Where's Poppa
  • Wonder Woman

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