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3 Beatle-ing! - CD Third in King's series of ALL BEATLES SONGS solo guitar CDs. Played on a Taylor 914 acoustic guitar with "bass expansion" and no overdubbing. Songs: Doctor Robert, I Need You, It Won't Be Long, If I Fell, Magical Mystery Tour, Julia, I'll Be Back, Do You Want To Know A Secret, Eight Days A Week, I'll Cry Instead, Eleanor Rigby, I Want To Hold Your Hand, I Want To Tell You, Goodnight. Unique solo guitar treatment of Beatles repertoire. Performed on acoustic guitar with bass expansion, no overdubbing.
Soft-Flowing Waters - CD ALL ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS. Steven’s solo guitar is a simultaneous execution of melody, chords, rhythm, and bass lines on acoustic guitar with King's added “bass expansion” analog technology to capture the two lowest strings for octave doubling. Titles: Soft Flowing Waters, Manhattan Monday, Looks Like Another Rainy Day, Minor Adjustment, My Life Is Like A River, Cascade Peaks, Snow, Cruising, Evening In Seattle, String Scat. Beautiful, original and melodic solo guitar music, with King's trademark counterpoint in the arrangements.
read review of Soft-Flowing Waters quoted from Wood & Steel Magazine
Beatle-ing! - CD ALL BEATLES SONGS on solo acoustic guitar.
Songs: Blackbird, Drive My Car, Lady Madonna, The Fool On The Hill, And Your Bird Can Sing, Penny Lane, Sexy Sadie, I'm Only Sleeping, Lovely Rita, Here There And Everywhere, Fixing A Hole, She's Leaving Home, And I Love Her, She Loves You, When I'm 64, I Feel Fine, If I Needed Someone, Your Mother Should Know, For No One. Accolades acclaim this series of King's all-Beatle-tunes solo guitar CDs as "the best solo guitar arrangements in the world for Beatle repertoire." Performed on acoustic guitars with bass expansion, no overdubbing.
ReBeatle-ing! - CD As the title implies, MORE OF ALL BEATLES Songs - Masterful original solo guitar arrangements by King: Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite, I Will, Martha My Dear, Good Day Sunshine, Got To Get You Into My Life, Imagine, I am the Walrus, In My Life, Hello Goodbye, Within You Without You, Paperback Writer, Day Tripper, Yesterday, Michelle, You Never Give Me Your Money, A Day In the Life. Unique solo guitar treatment of Beatles repertoire. Performed on acoustic guitars with bass expansion, no overdubbing.
Original Fling - 2nd edition CD Steven King performing his original guitar compositions. All the original cuts from the first edition, improved by remastering, PLUS new composition "Guitar Americana", a compelling guitar instrumental that incorporates many great American guitar styles... ALSO 5 King original tracks from out of print CDs. Songs: Guitar Americana, Remembering the TJB, Real Friends Real Love, Kentucky Canine Calamity, Miller Meets the Count, Merry Fascination, Cool Song, Very Dukesque, The Fast, Travelers, Greensleeves, Scuttlebutt, Kid Guitar, Summer Daze, She Conquers, and Cuana the Bear. All tracks except the last two are solo guitar; the last two being a small ensemble approach. Famous Hollywood studio trumpeter Tony Horowitz appears on Cuana the Bear playing flugelhorn.
read reviews of Original Fling quoted from Wood & Steel and Mr. Guitar magazines
Beatle-ing 4 - CD Fourth in King's series of ALL BEATLES SONGS solo guitar CDs, with intricate counterpoint lines weaved in with the melodies, which is part of the magic of the Beatles style. Songs: Across the Universe, Hold Me Tight, Norwegian Wood, Ticket To Ride, Mean Mr. Mustard, I'm So Tired, Another Girl, Her Majesty, You Can't Do That, She's A Woman, Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, It's Only Love, You're Gonna Lose That Girl, P.S. I Love You, Things We Said Today, Nowhere Man, Glass Onion. Performed on acoustic guitars with bass expansion, no overdubbing.
1) All Beatles songs- arranged for guitar and performed by Steven King
2) Steven King's original music
3) jazz, popular, and classical guitar CDs- arranged and performed by Steven King
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Beatle-ing 5, It's Alive!!! - CD ALL BEATLES SONGS on solo acoustic guitar. Songs: Girl, A Hard Day's Night, I'll Follow the Sun, Birthday, Any Time At All, Dear Prudence, Strawberry Fields Forever, Obladi Oblada, Baby You're A Rich Man, We Can Work It Out, The Night Before, Getting Better, Because, You Like Me Too Much, The Long and Winding Road. Unique solo guitar treatment of Beatles repertoire. Performed on acoustic guitar with bass expansion, no overdubbing.
Beatle-ing 6, just for kicks - CD ALL BEATLES SONGS on solo acoustic guitar. Songs: You Won't See Me, All My Loving, Love You To, You've Got To Hide Your Love Away, I Wanna Be Your Man, Something, All You Need Is Love, Can't Buy Me Love, Long Long Long, She Said She Said, No Reply, Mother Nature's Son, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Sun King, Honey Pie. Unique solo guitar treatment of Beatles repertoire. Performed on acoustic guitar with bass expansion, no overdubbing.
Reminiscing - CD Solo acoustic guitar performances. Songs include: My Old School, Bodhisattva, Grazing In The Grass, Morning Dance, Pure Imagination, Orange Colored Sky, The Rain The Park And Other Things, Morning Dance, Never Never Land, Reminiscing, Peg, Morning Train, King Of The World, Wild Is the Wind, Stompin' At the Savoy, That's A Plenty (old dixieland standard), Pearl of the Quarter, Someone Saved My Life Tonight. Performed on acoustic guitar with bass expansion. First time many of these titles have ever been attempted on solo guitar, with very satisfying results.
read review of Reminiscing quoted from Wood & Steel magazine
Beatle-ing 7, from earth & heaven - CD ALL BEATLES SONGS on solo acoustic guitar. Songs: I'm Down, From Me To You, Love Me Do, Please Please Me, Tell Me Why, Two Of Us, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, Let It Be, There's A Place, I Should Have Known Better, Taxman, Help!, Don't Bother Me, Octopus's Garden, Yes It Is, Rocky Racoon, Come Together, The End. Unique solo guitar treatment of Beatles repertoire. Final release in the series of 7 all-Beatles songs CDs arranged for solo guitar performance, and performed by USA Fingerstyle Champion, Steven King, on acoustic guitar with Bass Exansion, no overdubbing.
Somewhere With You - CD ALL ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS. Steven’s solo guitar is a simultaneous execution of melody, chords, rhythm, and bass lines on acoustic guitar with King's added “bass expansion” analog technology to capture the two lowest strings for octave doubling.
Titles: 1) A Walk In The Park, 2) On The Way To Love, 3) Yoop Dop Dee, 4) Somewhere With You, 5) None But Thee, 6) Fruits Of One Tree, 7) All The Atoms, 8) Unresolved (solo version), 9) The Human Family, 10) We Are The Children, 11) Life Centered On You (solo version), 12) Journey To Love (special solo version), 13) Butterfly, 14) A Day Equals A Year.
Mancini Magic on Solo Guitar - CD Even from King's early years in college scoring and arranging class, studying Henry Mancini's "Sounds and Scores" text book which employed his "Peter Gunn" scores for analysis, to the present, Mancini remains the most powerful musical influence in King's career. Finally, a solo guitar CD where the Kingster has chosen his favorite Mancini compositions and arranged and performed them on Solo Acoustic Guitar with bass expansion. Songs: Pink Panther, Dreamsville, Session at Pete's Pad, Peter Gunn, The Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River, Mr. Lucky, It Had Better Be Tonight, Charade, Baby Elephant Walk, Sorta Blue, Love Theme from The Moneychangers. Read Henry Mancini's 1986 letter to Steven King.
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Classical Swing (CD) - This may indeed be a first, a unique concept in guitar music -
a solo guitar exploration of some of the greatest music ever written from TWO points of view, CLASSICAL and JAZZ. King performs both his versions of many titles on this album: a true-to-the-original arrangement on nylon string classical, then his jazz treatment performed on his Chasson steel string acoustic with bass expansion. Titles include Faure's 'Sicilienne', Rachmaninoff's 'Vocalise", Bach's 'Sheep May Safely Graze' 'Air on a G String' 'Brandenburg #3' and 'Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring', Pictures at an Exhibition, Delibes' 'Flower Duet' from 'Lakme', Bizet's 'Intermezzo' from 'Carmen', Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy', and Tchaikovsky's 'Romeo and Juliet'.
Guitar Christmas - CD Wonderful innovative solo guitar arrangements by Steven King - traditional Christmas music: I Wonder As I Wander, Carol of the Bells, O Holy Night, Angels We Have Heard On High, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Do You Hear What I Hear?, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Here We Come A Wassailing, Little Drummer Boy..and 11 more. Performed on Taylor acoustic guitars with bass expansion.
You have probably never heard holiday music sound so complete from one lone guitar.