You would be surprised to learn that some of the most popular songs
you may familiar with are at a beginner level of difficulty.
Once you learn the simple formula for how modern popular music is structured,
it becomes effortless to play and even write your own great tunes.
Most songs are comprised of a series of versus, separated by 3 or more choruses.
Everything is centered around the concept of I, IV V. These roman numerals represent the 1st chord in a key, the 4th chord and the 5th.
For instance in the key of C the I, IV, V progression would be…
C, F, G.
If you play these chords you will notice that they “fit” together perfectly.
There are thousands of songs written with variations of these 3 chords.
If you are playing a song and wonder what the next chord is, t
here is a big chance that its either the I, the IV or the V of the key.
It makes playing your favorite guitar songs very easy when you know this formula. Just learn the key and stick to the I, IV or V.
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