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Blue Bayou

Music by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson

Originally Performed by Roy Orbison

"Blue Bayou" is the title of a song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. It was originally sung and recorded by Orbison, who had an international hit with his version in 1963. It later became Linda Ronstadt's signature song, with which she scored a charting hit with her cover of "Blue Bayou" in 1977. The song has since been recorded by many other artists over the years.

    Release Date: 1963

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Linda Ronstadt : The Best Of Linda Ronstadt : Solo : Songbook : 073999279771 : 1575607948 : 02500773

Linda Ronstadt : The Best Of Linda Ronstadt

Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946), is an American popular music vocalist and entertainer whose vocal styles in a variety of genres have resonated with the general public over the course of her four-decade career. As a result, she has earned multiple Grammy Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, in addition to Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. A singer-songwriter and record producer, she is recognized as a definitive interpreter of songs. Being one of music's most versatile, and commercially successful female singers in U.S. history, she is recognized for her many public stages of self-reinvention and public incarnations. Here are 17 of her favorite songs.

Songlist: Adios, All My Life, Blue Bayou , Desperado, Don't Know Much, Heart like a Wheel, It's So Easy, Just One Look, Somewhere Out There, When Will I Be Loved, and more! Includes bio!

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Linda Ronstadt | 5227b | Songbook | $14.95 | PVG


Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - Country : Solo : Songbook : 884088862480 : 1476875499 : 00110386

Various Arrangers : The Great American Songbook - Country

This essential compendium of country tunes includes: Abilene - Always on My Mind - Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Blue Bayou - Breathe - Butterfly Kisses - Can the Circle Be Unbroken - Cold, Cold Heart - Desperado - The Devil Went Down to Georgia - Flowers on the Wall - For the Good Times - Galveston - The Gambler - God Bless the U.S.A. - I Swear - Jolene - The Keeper of the Stars - On the Road Again - Rocky Top - Smoky Mountain Rain - Stand by Your Man - When Will I Be Loved - You Don't Know Me - Your Cheatin' Heart - and scores more! 400 pages of music!

Songlist: I Saw The Light, Abilene, Achy Breaky Heart (Don't Tell My Heart), Act Naturally, I Swear, Teddy Bear, The Keeper Of The Stars, Can The Circle Be Unbroken (Will The Circle Be Unbroken), On The Road Again, All My Ex's Live In Texas, Butterfly Kisses, Through The Years, All The Gold In California, Stand By Me, Breathe, Always On My Mind, You're Still The One, I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow, Annie's Song, Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Games People Play, You Decorated My Life, Big Bad John, Blue Bayou, Blue Moon Of Kentucky, Bonaparte's Retreat, Jolene, Bye Bye Love, You Don't Know Me, Can't Help Falling In Love, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 2558b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Various Composers : The Easy Country Fake Book : Solo : Songbook : 884088219635 : 1423435672 : 00240319

Various Composers : The Easy Country Fake Book

More than 100 country favorites all in the key of C, arranged with simplified harmonies and melodies and complete lyrics. A fake book has one-line music notation consisting of melody, lyrics, and chord symbols. This lead sheet format is a "musical shorthand" which is an invaluable resource for all musicians - hobbyists and professionals. In the event that you haven't used chord symbols to create accompaniment, or your experience is limited, a chord speller chart is included at the back of the book to help you get started.

Songlist: Abilene, Achy Breaky Heart (Don't Tell My Heart), Act Naturally, All I Have To Do Is Dream, All My Ex's Live In Texas, Always On My Mind, Any Day Now, Any Time, Blue, Blue Bayou, Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain, Blue Moon Of Kentucky, Bonaparte's Retreat, Boot Scootin' Boogie, Bouquet Of Roses, Breathe, Busted, By The Time I Get To Phoenix, The Chair, Chattahoochee, Cold, Cold Heart, Could I Have This Dance, Crazy, Cryin' Time, Crying, Daddy Sang Bass, Daddy's Hands, Dang Me, Deep In The Heart Of Texas, D-I-V-O-R-C-E, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5139b | Songbook | $19.95


Individual Folios

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Blue Bayou : SSA : Mac Huff : Roy Orbison : Linda Ronstadt : Songbook : 08744102 : 073999048025

Mac Huff : Blue Bayou

Linda Ronstadt flew to number three on the charts with this Roy Orbison hit. Feature a soloist or your soprano section in this relaxed arrangement by Mac Huff.

Arranger: Mac Huff | Composers: Roy Orbison and Joe Melson Performed By: Linda Ronstadt

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.35 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744102 | Showtrax CD Available


Blue Bayou : SSA : 0 : Sheet Music : 00-CH9921 : 029156977493

Blue Bayou

Through the years this has been a hit for Roy Orbison and Linda Ronstadt. This SSA arrangement is created to capture the style identified with the Lida Ronstadt version.

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-CH9921

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