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fake book

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A book or collection of pages containing information about songs, especially their lyrics, melodies, and chord progressions, used by musicians as a substitute for standard sheet music or as a framework for improvisation.
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Noun1.fake book - a fake in the form of an imitation book; used to fill bookcases of people who wish to appear scholarly
fake, sham, postiche - something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
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They promote the Fake Book of a mentally deranged author, who knowingly writes false information.
And theres every reason to expect that opposition researchers would happily dig through Oprah Winfreys storied history as a talk-show host, cultural icon, fake book promoter, advocate of mystical healing powers, fearer of hamburgers and apparent chum of Harvey Weinstein.
Now I have to put up with a Fake Book, written by a totally discredited author.
Trump tweeted about Wolff 's expose: "I've had to put up with Fake News now I have to put up with a Fake Book.
Now I have to put up with a Fake Book, written by a totally discredited author," he tweeted, adding that "Ronald Reagan had the same problem and handled it well.
Back in August, the New York Times published the story of one reviewer-for-hire Todd Rutherford, who posted hundreds of fake book reviews on Amazon.
Lillian's aristocratic history was completely fabricated, and she didn't live that life, as the whole story depended on the one who wrote a fake book about her life, depending on the narration of the poor nurse as the incidents of the novel reveal later.
200 songs pack in the second updated edition of The Ultimate Rock Guitar Fake Book, with each song including keys for melody, chord diagrams, transcribed guitar parts in notes and tab, and lyrics.
The instructional approach is primarily by ear and by learning to realize lead sheet and fake book chord notation.
Josh didn't know what he was talking about then but a few weeks later he called and told me he needed money for the fake book and knew where he could get one in good shape.
Since chordal knowledge is absolutely fundamental to fake book playing, Berger includes an illustration and explanation of "the circle of fifths," an indispensable visual tool for navigating the relationships between the chords usually found together in one song.
The official English-language hardcover books sell in Beijing for 178 yuan (pounds 12The fake book looked identical to the first five Ha-li Bo-te tales put out by People's Literature Publishing House, the company that purchased the rights to publish Harry Potter in Chinese.