From Liverpool to Abbey Road Guitar Method Released by Alfred Music Publishing

Los Angeles, CA — November 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing now offers From Liverpool to Abbey Road: Standard Notation Edition, a unique beginning guitar method featuring Lennon and McCartney classics, arranged by L.C. Harnsberger and Ron Manus.

Perfect for first-time guitar players, From Liverpool to Abbey Road: Standard Notation Edition is an easy-to-use method that teaches everything needed to start playing right away. Featuring 33 of the best-loved Lennon & McCartney songs, the method includes expert arrangements of their hit songs including “All My Loving,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Hey Jude,” “Norwegian Wood,” “Penny Lane,” “Revolution,” “Yesterday,” and many more. This edition features only standard music notation to help you greatly improve your music reading skills. The arrangements in the book are carefully designed to reinforce new techniques, and include photos that clearly demonstrate proper finger position. The included CD features recordings of songs and exercises in the book, performed by Grammy® award-winning guitarist Adam Levy.

The songwriting of Lennon & McCartney is regarded as one of the most successful collaborations in music history. The pair wrote and recorded over 175 credited songs, mainly with The Beatles, their iconic English rock band from 1962-1970, earning them inductions into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987. Their songs have grown to be some of today’s timeless classics, sparking a wide range of covers including "Yesterday," which has been recorded by more artists than any other song according to the Guinness Book of World Records.    

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

From Liverpool to Abbey Road: Standard Notation Edition Book & CD (00-38641) is now available for $24.99 at music retail stores and at Also available is From Liverpool to Abbey Road: TAB Notation Edition, Book & CD Set, and CD sold separately.

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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