Government Sources

Government Sources

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In the United States the National Library Service has almost all of Bill Brown’s “Intro to” courses and “By Ear” song/lessons in audio and digital cassette format. Most of the “by ear” lessons are also available on the BARD download site. The titles they currently DO NOT have are…

Guitar by Ear
Dixie McGuire (Tommy Emmanuel) level 3
Dust in the Wind (Neo-classical Guitar Solo) level 3
Action Plus (The Ventures) level 2.5
Sound of Silence (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
Solamente Una Vez (Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
Slow Down (The Beatles) level 2
Open Arms (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
El Condor Pasa (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
In From the Cold (Tinsley Ellis) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Waltz (Carulli) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Nonesuch (17th Century Anonymous) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Giuliani) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andante (Sor) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Sor) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Allegro (Giuliani) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Waltz (Aguado) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Kuffner) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Waltz 2 (Carulli) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Carcassi) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
The Bluest Blues (Alvin Lee & George Harrison) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Flirtin’ With Disaster (Molly Hatchet) level 2 and 3 with demo and backing tracks
The Keeper (Chris Cornell) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Shameless Blues (Swampman and the Machine) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Out of Limits (The Ventures) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
I Believe in You (Don Williams) level 1.5 with demo and backing tracks
Heaven (Los Lonely Boys) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Life is Hard (Fred James) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
10,000 Reasons (fingerstyle guitar solo) level 1 and 2 with demonstration

Piano by Ear
Engagement Party (La La Land) Intermediate Solo
Oh My Father (Intermediate Solo)
Don’t Know Why (Intermediate Solo) with backing tracks
Thinking Out Loud (Piano Guys Arrangement) Intermediate Solo
Say Something (Piano Guys Arrangement) Intermediate Solo
Fight Song (The Piano Guys Arrangement) late intermediate solo
Bless the Broken Road (The Piano Guys Arrangement) intermediate level solo

Banjo by Ear
American Pie (Don McLean) Accompaniment with demo and backing tracks

Bass by Ear
Pick Up The Pieces (George Benson) level 2 with demo and backing tracks

To find out more about this service go to National Library Service

For a state by state list of cooperating libraries go to NLS Libraries

State Libraries

Below is a list of state libraries that carry our products. If you do not see your library listed here contact them and see if they can get you what you need through the NLS.

Public library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio
45202-2009
(513) 369-6900
They currently carry ALL of the “Intro to” courses.

Bay County Publ. Lib.
898 W. 11th. St.
Panama City, FL 32401
850-522-2125
This library carries “Intro to the Piano, Guitar, Bass, and Drums for the Visually Impaired.”

Detroit Public Library
Douglas Branch/LBPH
3666 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 481-1700
This library carries “Intro to the Guitar, Piano, Bass, and Banjo” and “Piano Course 2.”

Forbes Library
20 West Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-1013
They currently carry “Intro to” courses for Guitar, Penny Whistle, Soprano Uke, and Piano as well as “Piano Course 2.” They also carry a couple of the “Piano by Ear” titles.

Gill Central Brevard Library
308 Forrest Ave.
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 635-7845
They carry “Intro to the Guitar, Piano, Banjo and Violin for the Visually Impaired.”

Greenville County Library
300 College St.
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 242-5000
They carry “Intro to the Piano and Guitar for the Visually Impaired.”

Indian Valley Public Library
100 E. Church Ave.
Telford, PA 18969
(215) 723-0776
Currently they carry “Intro to the Guitar, Piano, Drums, Violin, and the Flute for the Visually Impaired.”

Los Angeles County Public Library
7400 East Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 868-0775
They carry “Intro to the Piano and Guitar for the Visually Impaired.”

Marion County Public Library
2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, FL 34470
(352) 368-4509
This library has “Intro to the Guitar for the Visually Impaired” and several Guitar by Ear titles.

Missoula Public Library
301 E. Main St.
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 258-3864
They carry “Intro to the Guitar and Piano for the Visually Impaired.”

Schaumburg Township Library
130 S. Rochelle Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60193
(847) 923-3226
They currently carry “Intro to the Guitar, Piano, Harmonica and Drums for the Visually Impaired.”

Valdosta Subregional Library f/t Blind
300 Woodrow Wilson Dr
Valdosta. GA 31602
(229) 333-7658
They currently carry “Intro to the Guitar and Piano for the Visually Impaired.”

Wolfner Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
600 W. Main
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0387
(573) 751-8720
They currently offer “Intro to the Piano and Guitar for the Visually Impaired.”

VA Hospitals

Some VA Hospitals across America are either carrying the Intro Courses and “By Ear” lessons or are purchasing them for the Vets they serve and having them drop-shipped to them. Use the link below to contact your local VA to see what it is they are doing in this area. VA facilities currently carrying our products are:

VA Long Beach Healthcare System
5901 East 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90822
(562) 826-8000
The Long Beach VA carries THE ENTIRE Guitar by Ear, Piano by Ear, and Banjo by Ear libraries except for –

Guitar by Ear
Dixie McGuire (Tommy Emmanuel) level 3
Dust in the Wind (Neo-classical Guitar Solo) level 3
Action Plus (The Ventures) level 2.5
Sound of Silence (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
Solamente Una Vez (Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
Slow Down (The Beatles) level 2
Open Arms (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
El Condor Pasa (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
In From the Cold (Tinsley Ellis) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Waltz (Carulli) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Nonesuch (17th Century Anonymous) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Giuliani) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andante (Sor) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Sor) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Allegro (Giuliani) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Waltz (Aguado) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Kuffner) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Waltz 2 (Carulli) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Carcassi) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
The Bluest Blues (Alvin Lee and George Harrison) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Flirtin’ With Disaster (Molly Hatchet) level 2 and 3 with demo and backing tracks
The Keeper (Chris Cornell) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Shameless Blues (Swampman and the Machine) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Out of Limits (The Ventures) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
I Believe in You (Don Williams) level 1.5 with demo and backing tracks
Heaven (Los Lonely Boys) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Life is Hard (Fred James) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Sabor A Mi (Los Lobos) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
El Toro (Robert Michaels) with demo and backing tracks level 2.5
Let Her Go (Passenger) level 1.5 with demo and backing tracks
Arizona (Robert Michaels) level 2 Guitar Solo with demo and backing tracks
Norwegian Wood (The Beatles) guitar and sitar parts level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Lady Madonna (The Beatles) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Michelle (The Beatles) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Maggie May (Rod Stewart) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
10,000 Reasons (fingerstyle guitar solo) level 1 and 2 with demonstration
Wipe Out (The Ventures) level 1 and 3 with demo and backing tracks
Safe and Sound (Taylor Swift) level 1 with full demo
Voodoo Child SRV (Stevie Ray Vaughan) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Time in a Bottle (Finger style solo) level 2 with full demo
Boom Boom (Big Head Todd & The Monsters) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Baby Please Don’t Go (Webb Wilder) level 1 & 2 with demo and backing tracks
Just Breathe (Pearl Jam) level 1.5 with full demonstration
Pick Up The Pieces (George Benson) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
You Can Love Yourself (Keb Mo) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Mary Did You Know (fingerstyle solo) with full demonstration
One Note Samba – Veronneau level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Lloro – Antony Santos level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Si Me Das A Elegir – Manu Chao level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Have Thine Own Way – level one solo with full demonstration
Star Spangled Banner – level one solo with full demonstration
Mission Impossible – The Ventures with demo and backing tracks
Marry Me – Train (late beginner) with demo and backing tracks
Tequila – Ventures (2nd Ed) now includes full demo and backing tracks
Cocaine – Eric Clapton (beginner and intermediate) with demo and backing tracks
Honey Don’t – The Beatles (beginner) with demo and backing tracks
Stand by Me – Prince Royce (beginner level) with demo and backing tracks
Fantasy Girl – .38 Special (intermediate and advanced) with demo and backing tracks
Chitlins Con Carne – Stevie Ray Vaughan (late intermediate) with demo and backing tracks
Lovely to See You – The Moody Blues with demo and backing tracks
House of the Rising Sun – Frijid Pink (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Ride My See Saw – The Moody Blues (level 1 & 2) with demo and backing tracks
Fun, Fun, Fun – Beach Boys (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Open G Tuning Chords and Scales (level 1)
The Open G Riffs of Keith Richards – (level 2)
Out of Time – The Rolling Stones (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Wall of Denial – Stevie Ray Vaughan (level 3) with demo and backing tracks
Crying – Orbison and Lang (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Romeo and Juliet – Dire Straits (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Mexico – The Ventures (level 1 and 2) with demo and backing tracks
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Deep River Blues – Doc Watson (level 2.5) with full demonstration
Shall We Gather At The River – Fingerstyle solo (level 2.5) with full demonstration
Zephyr – Mary Chapin Carpenter (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Get Back – The Beatles (level 1 and 2) with demo and backing tracks
Lullaby Baby Blues – Keb Mo (level 1.5) with full demonstration
Hi-Heel Sneakers – Jose Feliciano (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Light My Fire – Jose Feliciano (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
I Got the Blues – Eugene Hideaway Bridges (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Guantanamera – Carlos Santos (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Me and the Devil Blues – Clapton (level 2, rhythm and slide) with demo and rhythm backing track
Sweet Home Chicago – (Eric Clapton) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Worship Guitarist 1 2nd Ed. – level 1 4 CD course with over 20 demonstration and backing tracks
Worship Guitarist 2 2nd Ed. – Level 1 5 CD sequel to Worship Guitarist 1
River Journey – (Bruce Forman) level 3 with demo and backing tracks
Windy and Warm (Chet Atkins) level 2.5 with full demonstration
Hallelujah (Accomp and Melody for two keys) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
City of New Orleans (Chet Atkins) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
China Grove (The Doobie Brothers) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Caravan (The Ventures) level 2 & 3with demo and backing tracks
I’ll See You in My Dreams (Django Reinhardt) level 3 with demo and backing tracks
Everybody Talks (Neon Trees) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Listen to the Music (Doobie Brothers) level 1.5 with demonstration and lead practice track
As Tears Go By (The Rolling Stones) level 2 with demonstration and lead practice track
My Sweet Lord (George Harrison) level 1 & 2 with demo and backing tracks
All The Small Things (Blink 182) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
There’s a Heartache Following Me (Townshend) – level 2 with demo
Long Train Running (Doobie Brothers) – level 1 & 2 with demo and backing tracks
Too Hot (Bill Perry) – level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Cotton Fields – Creedence Clearwater Revival (level 1)
Mambo Number 5 – Carlos Barbosa-Lima (level 2.5) with demo and backing tracks
Suavito – Malecon Social Club (level 3) with demo and backing tracks
Sweet Home Chicago – Luther Tucker (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Moliendo Café – Peter Pupping (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Fiesta – Ramon Bermudez Group (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Feelin’ Bad Blues – Ry Cooder (level 2) with demonstration
Dust My Broom – Johnny Winter (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Gypsy Songman – Jerry Jeff Walker (level 1 & 2) with demo and backing tracks
Route 90 – Johnny Winter (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Tequila Sunrise – The Eagles (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
The House is Rockin’ – Stevie Ray Vaughan (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Say What – Stevie Ray Vaughan (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
In the Dead of Night – UK (level 3)
The Rain Song – Led Zepplin (level 2)
Tuning the 12 String Guitar – level 1
The Sky is Crying – Stevie Ray Vaughan (level 2.7) with demo and backing tracks
You Gotta Start Off Each Day With a Song – (level 1 & 2) flatpick solo with backing tracks
Shame the Devil – Robin Trower (level 2 & 3) wth full demo and backing tracks
Peace Like A River – (Pete Huttlinger) level 2.5 with full demo
I Am A Pilgrim (Pete Huttlinger arr.) level 2.5 with full demo

Piano by Ear
Engagement Party (La La Land) Intermediate Solo
Oh My Father (Intermediate Solo)
Don’t Know Why (Intermediate Solo) with backing tracks
Thinking Out Loud (Piano Guys Arrangement) Intermediate Solo
Say Something (Piano Guys Arrangement) Intermediate Solo
Fight Song (The Piano Guys Arrangement) late intermediate solo
Bless the Broken Road (The Piano Guys Arrangement) intermediate solo
Child’s Garden (Dax Johnson) – Intermediate solo
Mary Did You Know – Intermediate solo
Dawn – (from Pride and Prejudice) Early Intermediate solo
Happy Birthday – beginner solo with full demonstration
God Bless America – beginner solo with full demonstration
Red River Valley – beginner solo with full demonstration
Can You Read My Mind – (from “Superman”) late intermediate solo with full demo
Can You Read My Mind – (from “Superman”) beginner solo with demo and backing tracks
Scherzo in Bb – (by F. Schubert) Intermediate with full demonstration
Circle in the Sand – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Waltz in Bm – Schubert (Opus 18 no. 6) Early Int. with full demo
Brian’s Song – Early Int. solo with demo and backing tracks
Tuxedo Junction – Early Int. with demo and backing tracks
Nothing’s Gonna’ Change My Love For You – Early Int. Solo with full demo and backing tracks
Sonatina in C (Theodore Latour) – Late beginner with full demonstration
St. Louis Blues – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Serenade in Blue – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Harbor Lights – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
O Tannenbaum – In the style of Vince Giraldi Intermediate and Advanced solo with full demo
What Child is This – In the style of Vince Giraldi! Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Vatican Rag – Intermediate piano solo with full demonstration
Nocturne 8 Op 27 no 2 by Chopin – Advanced level with full demonstration
How Long Will I Love You – Original Accompaniment from the Ellie Goulding recording with demo and backing tracks
Hard Candy Christmas – Early Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
My Way – Intermediate Piano solo
New Orleans Blues (Michael Silverman) Advanced solo with full demo
New York State of Mind (Billy Joel) – Intermediate solo including the Billy Joel intro
Escape (Pina Colada Song) – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
Clocks – Actual Piano Part by Coldplay (late beginner)
Via Dolorosa – Intermediate Piano Solo
Silver Bells – Late Beg./Early Int. solo with demo and backing tracks
White Christmas – Late Beg./Early Int. solo with demo and backing tracks
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Late Beg./Early Int. solo with demo and backing tracks
Rose Garden – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
For the Good Times – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
Born to Lose – Early Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
From A Distance – Early Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
After the Lovin’ – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Evergreen – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Canon in D – Advanced arrangement by Denes Agay
A Time For Love – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
Somewhere My Love – Intermediate Piano Solo
Together – Late Beginner Solo
Three Little Words – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
It All Depends On You – Early Intermediate Solo
Crying – Late Beginner Solo with demo and backing tracks
Three Times A Lady – Early Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
As Time Goes By – Intermediate Solo
You’ve Got A Friend – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
For Once In My Life – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
I’ll Never Fall In Love Again – Late beginner/Early Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Late Beginner and Late Intermediate
Angel Eyes (Jim Brickman) – Intermediate Solo
Fur Elise (2nd Edition) – Beethoven (Late beginner to Intermediate)
His Hands – Piano Accompaniment (Early Intermediate) with demonstration
My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Piano Solo (Intermediate) full demonstration included
Blessings – Piano Accompaniment Lesson (Laura Story) Late Intermediate with demo and backing tracks
Raindrop Prelude (Chopin) Late Intermediate
Butterfly Etude (Chopin) Late Intermediate
Minute Waltz (Chopin) Late Intermediate
Sonata in C (Mozart) Late Intermediate
Sonata in A (Mozart) Late Intermediate
A Little Night Music (Mozart) Late Intermediate
Romeo and Juliet Love Theme (Tchaikovsky) Late Intermediate
Sleeping Beauty Waltz (Tchaikovsky) Late Intermediate
Divertimento (Mozart) Late Intermediate
The Way We Were (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Spanish Eyes (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Route 66 (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
People (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Mona Lisa (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Downtown (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Call Me Irresponsible (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Blue Velvet (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Besame Mucho (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Alfie (with backing tracks) Late Beginner
Havah Nagilah – Intermediate Solo
First Piano Concerto Theme – Tchaichovsky (Intermediate)
Claire De Lune – Debussy (Late Intermediate)
Trumpet Tune – Clark (Intermediate)
Wedding March – Mendelssohn (Intermediate)
Trumpet Voluntary – Purcell (Early Intermediate)
Bridal Chorus – from Lohengrin, by Wagner (Early Intermediate)
Theme from Water Music – Handel (Early Intermediate)
Wonderful Tonight – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Your Song – Late intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
He Hears Me – Hilary Weeks (piano accompaniment) late beginner
Christmas Time is Here – Late beginner solo with backing tracks
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Intermediate Piano Solo
Auld Lang Syne – Late Beginner Solo
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Late Beginner Solo
Hallelujah! Chorus – Late Beginner Solo
Carol of the Bells – Late Beginner Solo
The Skaters’ Waltz – Late Beginner Solo
Waltz of the Flowers – Late Beginner Solo
Sleigh Ride – Late Beginner Solo
Winter Wonderland – Late Beginner Solo
Frosty the Snowman – Late Beginner Solo
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Late Beginner Solo
O Holy Night – Late Beginner Solo
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear – Late Beginner Solo
Coventry Carol – Late Beginner Solo
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Late Beginner Solo
O Come All Ye Faithful – Late Beginner Solo
Joy to the World – Late Beginner Solo
O Little Town of Bethlehem – Late Beginner Solo
Bless the Broken Road – Intermediate solo with tracks
Stars Fell on Alabama – Late Intermediate solo with tracks
Beautiful – Intermediate Piano Solo
EZ Solos Traditional Hymns 6 – “Nearer, My God, to Thee,” “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee,” “Take My Life and Let it Be,” and “Holy, Holy, Holy.”
EZ Solos Traditional Hymns 5 – “Blest be the Tie That Binds,” “We Gather Together,” “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name,”
“Fairest Lord Jesus.” EZ Solos Traditional Hymns 4 – “More Love to Thee,” “For the Beauty of the Earth,” “Jesus, Lover of my Soul,” and “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus.”
EZ Solos Traditional Hymns 3 – “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “Abide With Me,” and “Onward Christian Soldiers.”
EZ Solos Traditional Humns 2 – “The Old Rugged Cross,” “His Eye is on the Sparrow,” and “Rock of Ages”
Arabesque – Burgmuller (Intermediate)
On The Street Where You Live – Intermediate Piano Solo with backing tracks
Let it Be Me – Intermediate Piano Solo

Bass by Ear
Pick Up The Pieces (George Benson) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Sabor A Mi (Los Lobos) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
El Toro (Robert Michaels) with demo and backing tracks level 1
Arizona (Robert Michaels) level 1 demo and backing tracks
Bass Guitar Course 2 (new styles, theory, and improv) 4 CD’s $39
Boom Boom (Big Head Todd & The Monsters) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Baby Please Don’t Go (Webb Wilder) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
You Can Love Yourself (Keb Mo) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
One Note Samba – Veronneau level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Si Me Das A Elegir – Manu Chao level 2 with demo and backing tracks
I Got the Blues – Eugene Hideaway Bridges (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Sweet Home Chicago (Eric Clapton) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
I’ll See You in My Dreams (Django Reinhardt) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Too Hot (Bill Perry) – level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Mambo Number 5 – Carlos Barbosa-Lima (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Suavito – Malecon Social Club (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Sweet Home Chicago – Luther Tucker (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Moliendo Café – Peter Pupping (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Fiesta – Ramon Bermudez Group (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Dust My Broom – Johnny Winter (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Gypsy Songman – Jerry Jeff Walker (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Route 90 – Johnny Winter (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Tequila Sunrise (The Eagles) with demo and backing tracks
Say What (SRV) with backing tracks
The House is Rockin’ (SRV) with demo and backing tracks

Flute by Ear
Memory (from “Cats’) with demo and backing tracks
Canon in D with demo and backing tracks
Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Chaconne) with demo and backing tracks
You’ll Never Walk Alone with demo and backing tracks
The Lord’s Prayer (Our Father) with demo and backing tracks
The Swan (from “The Carnival of the Animals”) with demo and backing tracks
Pavane (by Faure) with demo and backing tracks
Take Five with demo and backing tracks
My Heart Will Go On with demo and backing tracks
I Dreamed a Dream (from “Les Miserables”) with demo and backing tracks

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141
(708) 202-8387
They carry and make available Intro to the Piano, Guitar and Banjo to their Vets.

Buffalo VAMC
3495 Bailey Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 862-6358
They make available Intro to the Piano to their Vets.

UNITED KINGDOM

The Royal National Institute For the Blind (RNIB) has almost the entire Guitar by Ear and Piano by Ear library in a CD format and a few other courses. The items they currently DO NOT have are…

Guitar by Ear
Dixie McGuire (Tommy Emmanuel) level 3
Dust in the Wind (Neo-classical Guitar Solo) level 3
Action Plus (The Ventures) level 2.5
Sound of Silence (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
Solamente Una Vez (Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
Slow Down (The Beatles) level 2
Open Arms (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
El Condor Pasa (Neo-Classical Guitar Solo) level 2.5
In From the Cold (Tinsley Ellis) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Waltz (Carulli) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Nonesuch (17th Century Anonymous) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Giuliani) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andante (Sor) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Sor) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Allegro (Giuliani) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Waltz (Aguado) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Kuffner) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Waltz 2 (Carulli) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
Andantino (Carcassi) level 1 Classical with Demonstration
The Bluest Blues (Alvin Lee and George Harrison) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Flirtin’ With Disaster (Molly Hatchet) level 2 and 3 with demo and backing tracks
The Keeper (Chris Cornell) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Shameless Blues (Swampman and the Machine) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Out of Limits (The Ventures) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
I Believe in You (Don Williams) level 1.5 with demo and backing tracks
Heaven (Los Lonely Boys) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Life is Hard (Fred James) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Sabor A Mi (Los Lobos) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
El Toro (Robert Michaels) with demo and backing tracks level 2.5
Let Her Go (Passenger) level 1.5 with demo and backing tracks
Arizona (Robert Michaels) level 2 Guitar Solo with demo and backing tracks
Norwegian Wood (The Beatles) guitar and sitar parts level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Lady Madonna (The Beatles) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Michelle (The Beatles) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Maggie May (Rod Stewart) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
10,000 Reasons (fingerstyle guitar solo) level 1 and 2 with demonstration
Wipe Out (The Ventures) level 1 and 3 with demo and backing tracks
Safe and Sound (Taylor Swift) level 1 with full demo
Time in a Bottle (Finger style solo) level 2 with full demo
Voodoo Child SRV (Stevie Ray Vaughan) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Boom Boom (Big Head Todd & The Monsters) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Baby Please Don’t Go (Webb Wilder) level 1 & 2 with demo and backing tracks
Just Breathe (Pearl Jam) level 1.5 with full demonstration
Pick Up The Pieces (George Benson) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
You Can Love Yourself (Keb Mo) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Mary Did You Know (fingerstyle solo) with full demonstration
One Note Samba – Veronneau level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Lloro – Antony Santos level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Si Me Das A Elegir – Manu Chao level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Have Thine Own Way – level one solo with full demonstration
Star Spangled Banner – level one solo with full demonstration
Mission Impossible – The Ventures with demo and backing tracks
Marry Me – Train (late beginner) with demo and backing tracks
Tequila – Ventures (2nd Ed) now includes full demo and backing tracks
Cocaine – Eric Clapton (beginner and intermediate) with demo and backing tracks
Honey Don’t – The Beatles (beginner) with demo and backing tracks
Stand by Me – Prince Royce (beginner level) with demo and backing tracks
Fantasy Girl – .38 Special (intermediate and advanced) with demo and backing tracks
Chitlins Con Carne – Stevie Ray Vaughan (late intermediate) with demo and backing tracks
Lovely to See You – The Moody Blues with demo and backing tracks
House of the Rising Sun – Frijid Pink (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Ride My See Saw – The Moody Blues (level 1 & 2) with demo and backing tracks
Fun, Fun, Fun – Beach Boys (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Open G Tuning Chords and Scales (level 1)
The Open G Riffs of Keith Richards – (level 2)
Out of Time – The Rolling Stones (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Wall of Denial – Stevie Ray Vaughan (level 3) with demo and backing tracks
Crying – Orbison and Lang (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Romeo and Juliet – Dire Straits (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Mexico – The Ventures (level 1 and 2) with demo and backing tracks
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Deep River Blues – Doc Watson (level 2.5) with full demonstration
Shall We Gather At The River – Fingerstyle solo (level 2.5) with full demonstration
Zephyr – Mary Chapin Carpenter (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Get Back – The Beatles (level 1 and 2) with demo and backing tracks
Lullaby Baby Blues – Keb Mo (level 1.5) with full demonstration
Hi-Heel Sneakers – Jose Feliciano (level 1) with demo and backing tracks
Light My Fire – Jose Feliciano (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
I Got the Blues – Eugene Hideaway Bridges (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Guantanamera – Carlos Santos (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Me and the Devil Blues – Clapton (level 2, rhythm and slide) with demo and rhythm backing track
Sweet Home Chicago – (Eric Clapton) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Worship Guitarist 2 2nd Ed. – Level 1 5 CD sequel to Worship Guitarist 1
Worship Guitarist 1 2nd Ed. – level 1 4 CD course with over 20 demonstration and backing tracks
River Journey – (Bruce Forman) level 3 with demo and backing tracks

Piano by Ear
Engagement Party (La La Land) Intermediate Solo
Oh My Father (Intermediate Solo)
Don’t Know Why (Intermediate Solo) with backing tracks
Thinking Out Loud (Piano Guys Arrangement) Intermediate Solo
Say Something (Piano Guys Arrangement) Intermediate Solo
Fight Song (The Piano Guys Arrangement) late intermediate solo
Bless the Broken Road (The Piano Guys Arrangement) intermediate solo
Child’s Garden (Dax Johnson) – Intermediate solo
Mary Did You Know – Intermediate solo
Dawn – (from Pride and Prejudice) Early Intermediate solo
Happy Birthday – beginner solo with full demonstration
God Bless America – beginner solo with full demonstration
Red River Valley – beginner solo with full demonstration
Can You Read My Mind – (from “Superman”) late intermediate solo with full demo
Can You Read My Mind – (from “Superman”) beginner solo with demo and backing tracks
Scherzo in Bb – (by F. Schubert) Intermediate with full demonstration
Circle in the Sand – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Waltz in Bm – Schubert (Opus 18 no. 6) Early Int. with full demo
Brian’s Song – Early Int. solo with demo and backing tracks
Tuxedo Junction – Early Int. with demo and backing tracks
Nothing’s Gonna’ Change My Love For You – Early Int. Solo with full demo and backing tracks
Sonatina in C (Theodore Latour) – Late beginner with full demonstration
St. Louis Blues – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Serenade in Blue – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Harbor Lights – Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
O Tannenbaum – In the style of Vince Giraldi Intermediate and Advanced solo with full demo
What Child is This – In the style of Vince Giraldi! Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
Vatican Rag – Intermediate piano solo with full demonstration
Nocturne 8 Op 27 no 2 by Chopin – Advanced level with full demonstration
How Long Will I Love You – Original Accompaniment from the Ellie Goulding recording with demo and backing tracks
Hard Candy Christmas – Early Intermediate solo with demo and backing tracks
My Way – Intermediate Piano solo
New Orleans Blues (Michael Silverman) Advanced solo with full demo
New York State of Mind (Billy Joel) – Intermediate solo including the Billy Joel intro
Escape (Pina Colada Song) – Intermediate Solo with demo and backing tracks
Clocks – Actual Piano Part by Coldplay (late beginner)
Via Dolorosa – Intermediate Piano Solo

Bass by Ear
Pick Up The Pieces (George Benson) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Sabor A Mi (Los Lobos) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
El Toro (Robert Michaels) with demo and backing tracks level 1
Arizona (Robert Michaels) level 1 demo and backing tracks
Boom Boom (Big Head Todd & The Monsters) level 2.5 with demo and backing tracks
Baby Please Don’t Go (Webb Wilder) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
Bass Guitar Course 2 (new styles, theory, and improv) 4 CD’s $39
You Can Love Yourself (Keb Mo) level 1 with demo and backing tracks
One Note Samba – Veronneau level 2 with demo and backing tracks
I Got the Blues – Eugene Hideaway Bridges (level 2) with demo and backing tracks
Sweet Home Chicago (Eric Clapton) level 2 with demo and backing tracks
Si Me Das A Elegir – Manu Chao level 2 with demo and backing tracks

Banjo by Ear
American Pie (Don McLean) Accompaniment with demo and backing tracks
Red Rubber Ball (Seekers) Accompaniment with full demo and backing tracks (beginner)
Mrs. Robinson (accompaniment) late beginner level with demo and backing tracks
Vatican Rag – Banjo Accompaniment to the Tom Lehrer hit with full demo and backing tracks

Ukulele by Ear
Strum Along Christmas Vol 1. (Soprano/Tenor) – level 1
Strum Along Christmas Vol 1. (Baritone) – level 1
Strum Along Christmas Vol 2. (Soprano/Tenor) – level 1
Strum Along Christmas Vol 2. (Baritone) – level 1
Strum Along Christmas Vol 3. (Soprano/Tenor) – level 1
Strum Along Christmas Vol 3. (Baritone) – level 1

Flute by Ear
The RNIB has all of the current Flute by Ear song/lessons titles.

Mandolin by Ear
The RNIB has all of the current Mandolin by Ear song/lessons titles.

Sax by Ear
The RNIB has all of the current Sax by Ear (alto) song/lessons titles.

Trumpet
Intro to the Trumpet for the Visually Impaired

You can get these lessons on loan from the RNIB National Library Service (contact 0161 406 2524), or get in touch Heather Nazmdeh, Music Librarian, musiclibrarian@rnib.org.uk.

CANADA

The CNIB carries all of the available courses and several Piano by Ear and Guitar by Ear song/lessons on CD.

The Piano by Ear titles that they currently carry are…

Amazing Grace
Ave Maria
Blues & BoogieEZ Solos Christmas 1
EZ Solos Christmas 2
EZ Solos Trad Hymns 1
EZ Solos Trad Hymns 2
Fur Elise
Intros & Endings
Jesu, The Joy of Man’s Desiring
Love Story
Minuet in G (Bach)
Moonlight Sonata
My Heart Will Go On
Nothing’s Gonna’ Change My Love For You
Piano Improv 1 & 2
Unforgettable
Rustic Dance
Scales & Chords 1 & 2
Silent Night
Tennessee Waltz
Unforgettable
Wind Beneath My Wings
Your Cheatin’ Heart

The Guitar by Ear titles that they currently carry are…

Acoustic Delta Blues 1, 2, 3, & 4
Another Brick in the Wall
Ave Maria (Schubert)
Bar Chord Course 1 & 2
Blues Guitar 1 & 2
EZ Blues Solos 1
Bold as Love
Eruption
Chicago Blues Guitar 1
Five Long Years
Guitar Course 2
Honky Tonk (Doggett)
If (by Bread)
Old Time Religion
Palm Muting
Tears in Heaven
Three Octave Scales 2
4 Great Licks
24 More Great Licks
You Can’t Always Get
Voodoo Child
Worship Guitarist 1 & 2

These are available from the CNIB at www.CNIB.ca
or by calling 1-800-563-2642.

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