Benjamin Button Sheet Music, New Metallica Tab and More in The Whole Note

With thirteen nominations for an Academy Award, moviegoers are flocking to see this film based on a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, the film clocks in at almost three hours long and chronicles the life of a man born in his eighties who ages backwards. The soundtrack for Benjamin Button includes original compositions by Alexandre Desplat, and offers a rich mix of jazz, blues and gospel undertones. Here’s a piece of movie trivia for you, too. The piano piece that Benjamin learns how to play in the movie is The Bethena Rag by Scott Joplin. We invite you to take a musical journey with
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Sale on Coldplay Sheet Music and Grammy Award Winners!

Did you watch The Grammy Awards last night? We did, and were very excited to watch your favorite bands and musicians take the stage in a spectacular show. Some of the highlights from this year’s Grammy’s include: Adele winning both the Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance award (for Chasing Pavements) as well as many awards won by Robert Plant and Coldplay. You’ll recognize a lot of your favorite songs on the list of Grammy Award winners: Ne-Yo won the award for Best R & B Male Vocal Performance for his version of Miss Independent. You may recall that American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson had performed that
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Sheet Music for Love Songs, Guitar Guru Headset Sale and More in the Whole Note

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year by reliving some of your most heartfelt memories. From wedding sheet music to popular love songs that highlight the best parts of your relationships, it’s easy to mark the milestones of your heart with a song. This Valentine’s Day, remember your greatest moments with older love songs like The Luckiest by Ben Folds, Because you Loved Me by Johnny Mathis or At Last by Etta James. If you are building new memories, there are a couple newer love songs that are still popular among many music lovers. I’m Yours by Jason Mraz and Love Story by Taylor Swift continue to be really popular among Musicnotes.com
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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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