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Great songs of the sixties
Okun, Milton.
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Cherry Lane Music Co. ; Milwaukee, WI : Exclusively distributed by H. Leonard Corp., [1999]

Physical Description:
1 score (316 pages) : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
For voice and piano, with guitar chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.

Notes in each volume.
Alfie -- Angel of the morning -- Blowin' in the wind -- Bridge over troubled water -- By the time I get to Phoenix -- Cabaret -- Come Saturday morning -- Creeque alley -- Dancing in the street -- The dangling conversation -- Different drum -- Do you believe in magic -- Downtown -- Eleanor Rigby -- Eve of destruction -- Everybody's talking (Echoes) -- Gentle on my mind -- Georgy girl -- The girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema) -- Goin' out of my head -- Hey Jude -- I can see for miles -- I want to hold your hand -- I will wait for you -- If I were a carpenter -- If you go away -- The impossible dream (The quest) -- In the ghetto (The vicious circle) -- Is that all there is -- It was a very good year -- King of the road -- The last thing on my mind -- Leaving on a jet plane -- The look of love -- Love is all around -- A lover's concerto -- Mame -- A man and a woman (Un homme et une femme) -- Marieke -- Mellow yellow -- Monday, Monday -- Moon river -- Mr. tambourine man -- Mrs. Robinson -- My cherie amour -- Never on Sunday -- New York mining disaster 1941 -- On a clear day (You can see forever) -- On Broadway -- Only the lonely -- Papa's got a brand new bag -- People -- People got to be free -- Quiet nights of quiet stars (Corcovado) -- Raindrops keep fallin' on my head -- Reason to believe -- San Francisco (Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair) -- Society's child -- The sound of silence -- Spinning wheel -- Stop! in the name of love -- Strangers in the night -- Suzanne -- The sweetest sounds -- Those were the days -- A time for us (Love theme) -- The times they are a-changin' -- Try to remember -- Turn! turn! turn! (To everything there is a season) -- Up, up and away -- La valse a mille temps (Carousel) -- Waist deep in the muddy -- Walk on by -- We shall overcome -- We'll sing in the sunshine -- What now my love -- What the world needs now is love -- Yesterday -- You keep me hangin' on -- You've lost that lovin' feelin' -- You've really got a hold on me.
Added Author:

Format :
Musical Score


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Orchard Park Library M1630.18 .G7314 1999 Musical Score Open Shelf

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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). The newly updated version of this classic book includes 80 faves from the 1960s: Angel of the Morning * Bridge over Troubled Water * Cabaret * Different Drum * Do You Believe in Magic * Eve of Destruction * Georgy Girl * It Was a Very Good Year * Monday, Monday * People * Spinning Wheel * Walk on By * more.

Author Notes

Milton Theodore Okun was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 23, 1923. He spent summers at a resort his parents ran in the Adirondacks, where singers like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie performed. He received a bachelor's degree in music education from New York University and a master's degree in music from Oberlin College. He worked as a junior high school music teacher for years, recorded several folk albums of his own, and worked with Harry Belafonte during a summer tour. He stopped teaching when he became a pianist, conductor, and arranger for Belafonte in the 1950s.

Okun founded Cherry Lane Music Publishing in 1960. He was a producer and arranger for Peter, Paul and Mary, John Denver, and Plácido Domingo. He also produced Laura Nyro's first album More Than a New Discovery and the Starland Vocal Band's hit Afternoon Delight, and conducted Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, and the orchestra that accompanied him, on his album Haneshama Lach. Okun he wrote a memoir entitled Along the Cherry Lane: Tales from the Life of Music Industry Legend Milton Okun with his son-in-law Richard Sparks. He died on November 15, 2016 at the age of 92.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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