The Police – Can’t Stand Losing You Piano Sheet Music The lyrics for The Police’s Can’t Stand Losing You were written by Sting after his wife Frances Tomelty had left him. The song was first released as a single with So Lonely on the B-side in June 1978, but failed to chart. The song appeared on the band’s second album, Reggatta De Blanc. The Police are an English rock band formed in London in 1977. The band consisted of Sting (lead vocals, bass guitar), Andy Summers (guitar) and Stewart Copeland (drums). They initially gained recognition playing new wave music, turning into mainstream pop stars with their fifth album Ghost in the Machine, which spawned the hit singles “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”, “Spirits in the Material World” and “Invisible Sun”. The group became worldwide stars, touring widely and playing their groundbreaking sound. The Police’s initial sound was punk rock mixed with reggae and jazz, but eventually moved to new wave music and pop rock, incorporating reggae and traditional rock music influences. The band’s last album, Synchronicity (1983), was No. 1 in both the UK and the US, and sold over 8 million copies in the US alone. The group disbanded in 1986, but reunited in early 2007 for a one-off world tour lasting until August 2008. The Police have sold over 75 million albums, making them one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. The band has won a number of music awards throughout its career, including six Grammy Awards, two Brit Awards—winning Best British Group once, an MTV Video Music Award and in 2003 were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
George Gershwin – I Got Plenty O Nuttin Piano Sheet Music George Gershwin’s “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’” was featured in Porgy and Bess, a George and Ira Gershwin musical which debuted on Broadway in 1935. The song is sung by the protagonist of George and Ira Gershwin’s opera, Porgy. The song is significant because