I recommend fake books to my students because they provide a way to unlock your own musical potential.
Using just the words melody and chord symbols is all you need once you learn how to fill in an accompaniment.
|The Ultimate Broadway Fake Book – 5th Edition
By Various. For voice and C instrument. Hal Leonard Fake Books. Broadway. Difficulty: easy-medium. Fakebook (spiral bound). Vocal melody, lyrics and chord names. 640 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240046)
|The Beatles Fake Book
(C Edition). By The Beatles. For all C instruments. Fake Book. 176 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240069)
|The Bach Fake Book
By Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Piano Personality. Softcover. 128 pages. Published by Cherry Lane Music (HL.2501427)
|Wedding & Love Fake Book – C Edition
(4th Edition). By Various. For voice and C instrument. Hal Leonard Fake Books. Love and Wedding. Difficulty: easy-medium. Fakebook. Vocal melody, lyrics and chord names. 352 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240041)
OTHER SHEET MUSIC
By Tom Waits. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Music Sales America. Rock. Difficulty: medium. Songbook. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names, guitar chord diagrams and black & white photos. 144 pages. Music Sales #AM71168. Published by Music Sales (HL.14035470)