Songbooks & Performance Techniques Books

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This is a listing of the various Pink Floyd and related songbooks and performance techniques books I have in The Pink Floyd Archives reference library. These are books that help you play the songs of Pink Floyd. Publishing information, including title, author, publisher, date published, ISBN number, page length, and a brief summary is provided about each book in an effort to aid anyone who wants to obtain copies of these works.


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  1. Pink Floyd Songbooks and Performance Techniques Books

    1. Pink Floyd - The Early Years songbook
    2. The Pink Floyd / Tyrannosaurus Rex
    3. Ten Songs From the Past - The Pink Floyd Song Book
    4. Pink Floyd Anthology songbook (Warner Brothers)
    5. Pink Floyd Anthology songbook (Hal Leonard)
    6. Pink Floyd songbook
    7. Pink Floyd Two songbook
    8. The Dark Side of the Moon songbook
    9. Wish You Were Here songbook
    10. Animals songbook
    11. The Wall songbook
    12. The Final Cut songbook
    13. A Momentary Lapse of Reason songbook
    14. The Division Bell songbook
    15. Echoes - The Best of Pink Floyd songbook
    16. The Endless River songbook
    17. Guitar Legends - The Definitive Guide to the World's Greatest Guitar Players by Chris Gill of Guitar Player Magazine
    18. Rock Classics - Songs from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
    19. Secrets From the Masters - Conversations With Forty Great Guitar Players edited by Don Menn
    20. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - The Total Guitar Collection
    21. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - Unplugged Rock

  2. David Gilmour songbooks and Performance Techniques Books

    1. Original David Gilmour by Steve Tarshis
    2. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - Rock Legends
    3. David Gilmour - On an Island songbook
    4. Wings - Back to the Egg songbook

  3. Roger Waters songbooks

    1. Roger Waters - The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking songbook
    2. Roger Waters - Radio KAOS songbook
    3. Roger Waters - Amused to Death songbook

Pink Floyd Songbooks and Performance Techniques Books

  1. Pink Floyd - The Early Years songbook

    Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp., 1978, ISBN 0.86001-569.6, 64 pages.
    Synopsis: Songbook with interviews and photos from 1967. Sheet music, guitar chords and lyrics for Apples and Oranges, Arnold Layne, Astronomy Domine, Bike, Candy and a Currant Bun, Chapter 24, Flaming, The Gnome, Interstellar Overdrive, It Would Be So Nice, Jugband Blues, Julia Dream, Lucifer Sam, Matilda Mother, Paintbox, Remember a Day, Scarecrow, See Emily Play, and Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk.


  2. The Pink Floyd / Tyrannosaurus Rex

    Publisher: Lupus Music Co, Ltd., 1969, U.K., LP 8751, 24 pages.
    Synopsis: A Pink Floyd / Tyrannosaurus Rex songbook. Includes a picture of Pink Floyd, and music for the Pink Floyd songs A Saucerful of Secrets (theme), Corporal Clegg, Main Theme (from the film More), Green is the Colour, and The Nile Song. Also features music for four T. Rex songs and a poen by Marc Bolan.


  3. Ten Songs From the Past - The Pink Floyd Song Book

    Publisher: Lupus Music Co, Ltd., 1976, U.K., LP 8755 3, 28 pages.
    Synopsis: A Pink Floyd songbook with music transcribed by Ziggy Ludvigsen. Includes music with pictures for the songs Let There Be More Light, Seabirds, Fat Old Sun, Embryo, Arnold Layne, Grantchester Meadows, See Saw, Point Me at the Sky, Crying Song, and Careful With That Axe, Eugene.


  4. Pink Floyd Anthology songbook

    Publisher: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc., U.S., 1980, VF0790, 128 pages.
    Synopsis: Sheet music, guitar chords and lyrics for Bike, Burning Bridges, Childhood's End, Cirrus Minor, Corporal Clegg, Eclipse, Fat Old Sun, Free Four, The Gnome, The Gold It's in the ..., Grantchester Meadows, If, Jugband Blues, Julia Dream, Let There Be More Light, Matilda Mother, Money, The Nile Song, Paint Box, A Pillow of Winds, Remember a Day, San Tropez, Scarecrow, See Emily Play, See Saw, Stay, Summer `68, Time, and Wots ...Uh the Deal.


  5. Pink Floyd Anthology songbook

    Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp., U.S., HL00357874, 175 pages.
    Synopsis: Sheet music, guitar chords and lyrics for Another Brick in the Wall (Pt. 2), Astronomy Dominie, Bike, Childhood's End, Comfortably Numb, Echoes, Embryo, Fat Old Sun, Fearless, The Final Cut, The Gold It's In The ..., Goodbye Blue Sky, Green Is The Colour, Have A Cigar, Hey You, If, Money, Not Now John, One Of These Days, Paranoid Eyes, Pigs On The Wing (Pt. 1), Pigs On The Wing (Pt. 2), Pigs (Three Different Ones), San Tropez, A Saucerful of Secrets (Main Theme), See Emily Play, See-Saw, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Sheep, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Stay, Time, Us And Them, Welcome To The Machine, When The Tigers Broke Free, Wish You Were Here, Wots ... Uh The Deal, Young Lust, and Your Possible Pasts.


  6. Pink Floyd songbook

    Publisher: Printed in U.K., 1978, 49 pages
    Synopsis: Lyrics, discography and a Pink Floyd bootleg list.


  7. Pink Floyd Two songbook

    Publisher: TRO Hampshire House, U.S., 48 pages
    Synopsis: Songbook with music and lyrics for the songs Astronomy Domine, Echoes, A Pillow of Winds, and San Tropez.


  8. The Dark Side of the Moon songbook

    Publisher: Hampshire House Publishing House, 1973, reissued by TRO, Omnibus Press, ISBN 0-8256-1078-8, Omnibus Press Guitar Tablature Edition, ISBN 0-8256-2595-5, 48 pages.
    Synopsis: Songbook with music and lyrics.


  9. Wish You Were Here songbook

    Author: Designed by Hipgnosis
    Publisher: VF 4022, 1975, 88 pages.
    Synopsis: Wish You Were Here songbook with interviews, photos from the British Winter tour of November 1974.


  10. Animals songbook

    Author: Designed by Hipgnosis
    Publisher: Almo Publications, 1977, 98 pages.
    Synopsis: Songbook with art, photos and equipment and technical rider for European Tour 1977.


  11. The Wall songbook

    Publisher: Omnibus Press, ISBN 0-8256-1076-1, Guitar Tablature Edition ISBN 0-8256-1267-5, 103 pages.
    Synopsis: The Wall songbook with photos and artwork.


  12. The Final Cut songbook

    Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp., HL00307876, 72 pages.
    Synopsis: Songbook with lyrics and photos.


  13. A Momentary Lapse of Reason songbook

    Publisher: Pink Floyd Music Publishers, 1987, ISBN 0.7119-1340-4, 72 pages.
    Synopsis: Songbook with art and photos.


  14. The Division Bell songbook

    Author: Designed by Storm Thorgerson and Peter Curzon
    Publisher: Omnibus Press - Guitar Tablature Edition, ISBN 0-8256-1409-0, Omnibus Press - Piano/Vocal Edition, ISBN 0-8256-1410-4.
    Synopsis: Songbook with music and lyrics.


  15. Echoes - The Best of Pink Floyd songbook

    Author: Designed by Storm Thorgerson and Peter Curzon
    Publisher: Wise Publications, Guitar Tablature Edition, 2002, ISBN 0-7119-9393-9, 328 pages.
    Synopsis: All the tracks from the album, Echoes - The Best of Pink Floyd, arranged for guitar tablature and standard notation, complete with lyrics and chord symbols.


  16. The Endless River - Guitar Recorded Versions songbook

    Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4950-1257-0, 88 pages.
    Synopsis: Songbook with music and lyrics.


  17. Guitar Legends - The Definitive Guide to the World's Greatest Guitar Players

    Author: Chris Gill of Guitar Player Magazine
    Publisher: Harper Perennial, 1995, ISBN 0-06-273352-4, 160 pages.
    Synopsis: Detailed stylistic analysis, signature riffs, set-up and equipment, discography, biography, influences, techniques and quotes of numerous guitar players including David Gilmour. Other guitar players featured include Duane Allman, Jeff Beck, Chuck Berry, Ritchie Blackmore, Eric Clapton, Ry Cooder, Robert Cray, Duane Eddy, The Edge, Robert Fripp, Cliff Gallup, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe, Lonnie Johnson, Albert King, B.B. King, Freddie King, Mark Knopfler, Johnny Marr, Scotty Moore, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Slash, Andy Summers, Richard Thompson, Pete Townsend, Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker and Frank Zappa.


  18. Rock Classics - Songs from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

    Publisher: Universe Publishing, 1997, ISBN 0-7893-0048-6, 80 pages
    Synopsis: A songbook of rock classics with lyrics and staff. Features the song, Money by Pink Floyd, plus a picture of the band. Also includes songs by Carl Perkins, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, The Who, Willie Dixon, Bob Marley, John Lennon, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Allman Brothers Band, The Beatles, Cream, Hank Ballard, The Band, The Byrds, Little Richard, Isley Brothers, The Drifters, and The Supremes.


  19. Secrets From the Masters - Conversations With Forty Great Guitar Players

    Author: Edited by Don Menn
    Publisher: GPI Books, 1992, ISBN 0-87930-260-7
    Synopsis: Interviews of 40 great guitar players, based on articles originally published in Guitar Player Magazine. Includes a conversation with David Gilmour by Tom Mulhern in November 1984. Also includes interviews with Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix, John McLaughlin, Jimmy Page, Les Paul, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana, Andres Segovia, Pete Townsend, Eddie Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Frank Zappa and more.


  20. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - The Total Guitar Collection

    Publisher: Roadrock Music International, Ltd., 1996, book, CD and three cassettes
    Synopsis: A guitar learning workshop that includes a 45 page book (with 2 pages on Pink Floyd), a CD of backing tracks (without the lead guitar), and rhythm tab/solos cassettes that take you through each song at the actual speed, then again at a slow speed. This series includes the song Shine On You Crazy Diamond.


  21. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - Unplugged Rock

    Publisher: Roadrock Music International, Ltd., 1996, book, CD and three cassettes
    Synopsis: A guitar learning workshop that includes a 31 page book (with 2 pages on Pink Floyd), a CD of backing tracks (without the lead guitar), and rhythm/solo tab cassettes that take you through each song at the actual speed, then again at a slow speed. This series includes the song Wish You Were Here.


David Gilmour Songbooks and Performance Techniques Books

  1. Original David Gilmour

    Author: Steve Tarshis
    Publisher: Amsco Publications, U.S. ISBN 0.8256 1062.1, U.K. ISBN 0.7119.0864.8, 48 pages.
    Synopsis: An annotated guide to the guitar technique of David Gilmour. Includes photos, a short history, and music for Echoes, Time, Money, Any Colour You Like, Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Pt. 2 & 4), Wish You Were Here, Dogs, There's No Way Out of Here, Another Brick in the Wall (Pt. 2), Mother, Young Lust, Comforatbly Numb, Hey You, Murder, All Lovers Are Deranged, You Know I'm Right, Let's Get Metaphysical.


  2. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - Rock Legends

    Publisher: Roadrock Music International, Ltd., 1996, book, CD and three cassettes
    Synopsis: A guitar learning workshop that includes a 53 page book (with 3 pages on David Gilmour), a CD of backing tracks (without the lead guitar), and rhythm tab/solos cassettes that take you through each song at the actual speed, then again at a slow speed. This series includes the song Comfortably Numb.


  3. Total Accuracy Professional Guitar Workshops - Vintage Rock

    Publisher: Roadrock Music International, Ltd., 1996, book, CD and two cassettes
    Synopsis: A guitar learning workshop that includes a 46 page book (with 4 pages on David Gilmour), a CD of backing tracks (without the lead guitar), and solo/rhythm tab cassettes that take you through each song at the actual speed, then again at a slow speed. This series includes the song Another Brick in the Wall.


  4. David Gilmour - On an Island songbook

    Publisher: Wise Publications, 2006, U.K., ISBN 1-84609-605-7, 88 pages.
    Synopsis: On an Island songbook. Includes song lyrics, photos, Guitar Tablature Explained, Definitions for Special Guitar Notation, and guitar tabs for all the songs.


  5. Wings - Back to the Egg songbook (with David Gilmour)

    Publisher: MPL Communications Limited, 1979, U.K., ISBN 0 86001.691.9, 82 pages.
    Synopsis: Wings songbook for the Back to The Egg album. Includes the Rockestra theme, as well a three photos of the Rockestra with David Gilmour.


Roger Waters Songbooks

  1. Roger Waters - The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking songbook

    Publisher: International Music Publications, ISBN 0-86359-129-9, 64 pages.
    Synopsis: The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking album songbook with photos and art.


  2. Roger Waters - Radio KAOS songbook

    Publisher: Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd., 1987, U.S. ISBN 0 8256 1158 X, U.K. ISBN 0 7119 1316 1, 60 pages.
    Synopsis: Radio K.A.O.S. songbook. Includes Radio KAOS story by Roger Waters, photos of Roger and his band, Roger Waters interview by Chris Salewicz, Radio K.A.O.S. art, plus songs arranged for piano/vocal with guitar tabs and full lyrics.


  3. Roger Waters - Amused to Death songbook

    Publisher: Pink Floyd Music Publishers Limited, ISBN 0-7119-3220-4
    Synopsis: Songs arranged for voice, piano and guitar with lyrics and chord boxes. Includes four photos of Roger.