Definition of songbook
: a collection of songs; specifically : a book containing vocal music (such as hymns)
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Mr. Chapin, seeking to start his tenure as the Lyrics & Lyricists producer with a bit of excitement, recruited Mr. Groff to kick off the series, which explores the American songbook, in January.
Some of my most treasured Sundays in Chicago have been spent sipping beer and taking in a songbook at Theo Ubique, Roger Park's gem of a hole-in-the-wall cabaret that specializes in revues.
During its tenure, the Fast Mail, which traveled over the nation’s various railroads, managed to work its way into the country’s imagination, folklore and songbook.
In a world premiere collaboration, Resident Artistic Director Cash and iconic singer, songwriter, and producer Cooder team up to present their highly personal takes on Johnny Cash’s songbook.
But does his contribution to the American songbook qualify as literature?
When Neal takes long rides, the tunes from the songbook of his life often slip into his mind.
And during a Thursday night performance of her regular Las Vegas show, Dion performed a newer addition to the Disney songbook live for the.
Outdoor decks and the light-tower offer views of the Hudson River Valley straight out of a Pete Seeger songbook.
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First Known Use of songbook
before 12th century
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Definition of songbook for English Language Learners
: a book that contains the music and words to songs
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