The Hilarious Holiday Songbook, 2nd Edition Released by Alfred Music Publishing

Los Angeles, CA — September  2011 - Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, is proud to announce the release of The Hilarious Holiday Songbook (2nd Edition), a cheeky collection of tunes to add some lightheartedness and comedy to Christmas events, arranged for piano/vocal/guitar.

Spanning six decades of hilarious holiday songs, The Hilarious Holiday Songbook (2nd Edition) is the perfect antidote to holiday stress. With a mixture of classic Christmas standards and new added gems, pianists, vocalists, and guitarists will equally enjoy playing and performing the many arrangements included, such as “Christmas Vacation,” “The Fruitcake That Ate New Jersey,” “Goin’ on a Date with Santa,” “Nut Rocker,” “The Twelve Pains of Christmas,” and a few others that should only be heard by adult audiences. From cute to audacious, the 26 song collection is a great source for singing-along and laughing-along to holiday favorites. Advisory: Contains adult-themed lyrics that are not appropriate for all audiences.  

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, this songbook is printed on 100% recycled paper.

The Hilarious Holiday Songbook (2nd Edition) (00-37534) is now available for $17.99 at music retail stores and at Also available is the first edition of The Hilarious Holiday Songbook, arranged for easy piano, sold separately.

Titles: Christmas Vacation (from National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation) * Christmas Wrapping (The Waitresses) * The Fruitcake That Ate New Jersey (Lauren Mayer) * Get Drunk and Make Out This Christmas (The Dan Band) * Goin' on a Date with Santa (Dr. Elmo) * Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (Dr. Elmo) * Grandma's Killer Fruitcake (Dr. Elmo) * Grandpa's Gonna Sue the Pants Offa Santa (Dr. Elmo) * and many more.

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA

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