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(@rahul)
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Its amazing how some genius songwriters have come up with hundreds of songs by only using major minor progressions.

Simplicity sounds sweet...


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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Just to get off-topic for a moment, the classic M & W / Andre Previn encounter....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP8TUe993uo

:D :D :D

Vic

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@dogsbody)
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Hey hey! Vic,

Thanks mate.

What have we unleashed upon our poor unsuspecting guitar playing friends across the pond.

Staying off topic for just a moment more, watch this Vic :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXsfeBXjG_Q

LOL

Chris

The guitar is all right John but you'll never make a living out of it! (John Lennon's Aunt Mimi)


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(@to_the_sun)
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In the Aeroplane Over the Sea


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(@liontable)
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Numb - Linkin Park
Nobody's Home - Avril Lavigne
American Pie - Don McLean
Accidentally in Love - Counting Crows
Zombie - The Cranberries

There are so many songs you can play with those it isn't funny. I can take the majority of pop songs and play it in simple chords. Add A to that and some variations of all those and you merely need an ipod to remember how the song goes!


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(@redneckrocker)
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Lynyrd Skynyrd - All I Can Do Is Write About It

~Mike the Redneck Rocker.

"The only two things in life that make it worth living are guitars that tune good and firm feeling women" - Waylon


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(@jon43)
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Heavenly Days


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(@minotaur)
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Another late arrival.

Heart of Gold - Em C D G
Werewolves of London - C D G

It is difficult to answer when one does not understand the question.


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(@kerbdog)
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first one I thought of...yea awful video quality but all ya need is someone on harmonica ;P

http://youtu.be/uiEouyRrWII


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(@caddymech)
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Crocodile rock, Duke of Earl, Stay... by Jackson Browne,

a lot of songs use the Root, relative minor, fourth, fifth, progression ... regardless of root key.


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(@minorkey)
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I recorded a short piece using G, Em, D7 and Am...

If I go blind guide me. If I go deaf shoot me
http://mymusictree.blogspot.co.uk


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(@guitar2320)
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two good ones, howie day collide (capo 4 i think) and katy perry hot n cold (they love that at the campfire haha)


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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Something I've noticed recently - comes of picking up a guitar and playing along with the radio every time a song I know comes on! - a lot of Sam Cooke songs are in G, Em, C and D, although in various keys. Try "What A Wonderful World," Chain Gang," "Twistin' The Night Away" and "Cupid" for starters!

:D :D :D

Vic

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@roundi)
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One of my favs: Wagon Wheel by Old Crow Medicine Show it is just GDEmC and GDCC and a nice easy strum and you are off to the races.

Check out Matt Andersons Version of this too it is great
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAFrMLMiBfg


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