I'm learning my triads and find that things stick best with my if I am applying them to real musical situation.
So I am looking for suggestions for real songs that contain ALL chords (or, mostly all, maybe not the diminished chord) for a given mode.
E.g. for Aeolian, I can play a reasonable facsimile of Hotel California contains all the chords except the diminished ii. i-v-VII-iv-VI-III-iv-v.
(I realize that this is not exactly accurate, e.g. the the first iv is actually a major IV in the real song but it sounds close enough to the original to suit my purposes of just practicing the triads in a musical situation)
I am wondering if anyone else knows of real songs that contain most if not all of the chords in other commonly used modes. Ionian and Mixolydian would be fantastic, other modes are welcome too.
I have tried composing some of my own progressions that contain all the chords in a mode, but they sound forced and mechanical and it's just not doing it for me.
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