500 Miles Away From Home numbered notes

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About the song and numbered notes. You can find the notes below the description.

Embarking on a musical journey often begins with the first note, and for those exploring the realms of piano or keyboard, “500 Miles Away From Home” offers a resonating start. This song, steeped in the heartache of distance and longing, has been a staple in the folk and country music scenes since its composition in 1963 by Hedy West, though it’s often associated with Bobby Bare’s poignant rendition the same year. Its lyrics convey the universal theme of homesickness, narrated through the perspective of someone who is, as the title suggests, 500 miles away from their loved ones. This song is not merely a melody; it’s an emotional journey, making it an excellent piece for piano book for beginners who are looking to connect deeply with the music they play.

What makes “500 Miles Away From Home” particularly fascinating for learners using the piano learning book for adults or kids is its simplicity paired with its profound emotional depth. The song has been covered by numerous artists across various genres, illustrating its versatility and timeless appeal. It’s a piece that speaks to anyone who has ever felt the sting of separation or the longing for home, making it a universally relatable song. By using number notes and keyboard stickers from the easy piano songbook, beginners can immediately immerse themselves in playing this classic without the prerequisite of reading traditional music notation. This approach not only simplifies the learning process but also allows for a more intuitive connection between the player and the music, making “500 Miles Away From Home” an enriching addition to any piano practice book or keyboard songbook for beginners.

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Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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