Down to Earth Wall-E Sheet Music. Award-Winning Song?

The song Down to Earth for the movie Wall-E, sung by veteran performer Peter Gabriel, has been nominated for both a Grammy and an Oscar. This six-minute song was featured in the animated film Wall-E by Disney and Pixar Studios, and is a perfect compliment to a movie about this trash compactor robot. (His full name is Waste Allocation Load-Lifter Earth-Class. What a mouthful!) Now you can play Down To Earth Sheet Music from the movie Wall-E right in your own home. Not familiar with the song or this popular movie? What is Wall-E about? Well, what do you get when the last man on earth isn’t really a man,
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Seal and the Song “A Change is Gonna Come”

When we found out that Seal was one of the performers for “America’s Song,” we were reminded of Seal’s stunning performance of another song. Performed on several late night talk shows, Seal‘s video performance of “A Change is Gonna Come“ is extremely moving and speaks to his versatility as a performer. The album is currently ranking in the top ten best-sellers on Amazon, and in the top 100 best-selling albums on iTunes. Some of the songs on Seal’s very emotional album are re-inventions of timeless songs, like the song “A Change is Gonna Come.” This song was originally performed by Sam Cooke, and while we’d love to write about it,
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America’s Song Sheet Music and More Inauguration Songs!

What do Bono, Faith Hill and Mary J Blige have in common? If you guessed “America’s Song” you guessed right, but the story behind this powerful, patrotic tune begins with a member of the Black-Eyed Peas named Will.i.am. Will.i.am. had created the song “Yes, We Can” and “It’s a New Day” for the Obama campaign. Recently, this grammy-award winning musician teamed up with David Foster to bring you “America’s Song.” Performed with the legendary voice talents of Faith Hill, Bono, Will.i.am., Seal and Mary J. Blige, this song was featured as a world premiere on the Oprah show. You can read more about the making of America’s Song or watch
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American Idol Songs, Sale on Heart and More in “The Whole Note”

This past week, American Idol debuted with a lot of contestants singing their hearts out. One contestant named Casey sang A Thousand Miles, another highlight featured Emily Wynne-Hughes singing Barracuda by Heart. Other songs featured in coverage related to the show included Alone by Heart and Lost by the band Coldplay. Since season one of American Idol, we’ve watched as aspiring singers have sung their way to the top. Kelly Clarkson. Clay Aiken. Carrie Underwood. Kimberly Locke. All of these top performers started on this intense television show and sung their way to a recording contract. Now you can play or sing right along with the former contestants from American
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Follow this List of Your Favorite Musicians and Bands on Twitter!

Are you using Twitter to interact with your friends and family? Twitter is a micro-blogging service where you can send links and brief bits of news to your followers, reply to “Tweets” and get the latest news from people you follow. If you are already using Twitter, then you might want to consider follow your favorite bands and musicians, too! (We hope that you “follow” Musicnotes! Our Twitter account is located at: @music_notes.) Well, we’ve scoured the web to find a nice, long list of musicians and bands who have embraced this medium. Bands and Musicians on Twitter This is a long list of bands and musicians who are on
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Blue Dragon Sheet Music for Songs from the Video Game and Anime

In our continued efforts to expand our sheet music selection so you have the songs you want to play, we’ve recently added over forty digital sheet music downloads for the video game Blue Dragon. If you’re not familiar with this video game, the game is about an epic battle between light and dark. Blue Dragon is an epic role-playing game that centers on a young boy named Shu and several of his friends. These unlikely heroes possess the power to control phantom shadows that mirror the actions of their masters, giving Shu and his comrades miraculous strength and magical powers. The warriors can create and develop their combat styles by
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Guitar Guru Sessions for Songs Featured in Guitar Hero

Going through your song requests, we saw that some of you had asked for Guitar Guru Sessions for music from Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Video game sheet music is pretty interesting to track down because either music was specifically composed for the game, like with the Kingdom Hearts sheet music, or the game was designed using pre-existing songs. Rock Band and Guitar Hero both have used a lot of popular rock music in their design, so we were able to research pretty easily which songs have been featured in both of these popular video games. We’ve compiled a list of Guitar Guru Sessions for songs that are featured in
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Celebrate the New Year with these Great New Year’s Songs!

Do you have New Year’s plans to ring in 2009 by playing or singing the New Year’s song Auld Lang Syne? Did you know that Auld Lang Syne is based off of a Scottish poem written by Robert Burns in 1788? The poem was then set to the tune of a traditional Scottish folk song and has been sung to ring in the New Year in several countries around the world! “Auld Lang Syne” is usually sung each year at midnight on Hogmanay (New Year’s eve) in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore and English-speaking areas of India,
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Kingdom Hearts Sheet Music comes to Musicnotes!

Like video game sheet music? Then you are going to love sheet music from Kingdom Hearts. This week we added two songs from the Kingdom Hearts video game series, blending Disney characters with Square Enix‘s popular Final Fantasy series. Earlier this month, the video game Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories was released for the PS2. The story for this video game takes place in between Kingdom Hearts I and Kingdom Hearts II. We have twenty-five songs from the Kingdom Hearts series, including Dearly Beloved and sheet music for Destiny Islands. Destiny Islands was the location where we first met Sora, Kairi and Rikku in Kingdom Hearts I. We invite you
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Christmas Movie Soundtrack Playlist for Monday Melodies

We are so glad that you enjoyed our first Christmas music playlist, so we created another one for you. Today, we bring you Christmas music from several Christmas movie soundtracks including: Bad Santa, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Scrooged, Elf, Santa Clause 2, Christmas with the Kranks and more! Did you know that many of the same, popular Christmas songs are played in different soundtracks? Or that non-Christmas carols and even rock music are sometimes used to accentuate different parts in the movie, like in Jack Frost? While researching the Christmas movies for this post, we even found that some soundtracks were either one hundred percent original (i.e. composed just
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