In this lesson we’ll take a look at one of Jimi Hendrix’s songs, Wind Cries Mary. It’s a really interesting example of how you can use major and minor thirds in a chord progression. Why does a progression of major chords end up sounding minor? Watch the lesson, and find out!
Here’s a lesson that will help you put those chords you just learned in the key of A major to good use!
In this lesson, we’re going to look at two famous chord progressions in D major. The first one is a I – V – VI – IV progression, which is one of the most common chord progressions of all time. We’re going to see how it is used in U2’s famous song With or Without You. The second one we’re going to look at is First Cut is the Deepest, the Sheryl Crow version in D major.
Here are a couple of famous chord progressions in the key of C that you’ll find useful to start practicing with.
Here are a couple of famous chord progressions using chords from the key of G that you’ll find useful to start practicing with. They are Sweet Home Alabama and Heart of Gold.
Here’s a lesson on some famous chord progressions – perhaps you recognize some, and perhaps you don’t, but regardless, all of these progressions have been used in multiple hit songs.
One of the more advanced ways to play the bass is to actually follow the chord progressions by changing scales with the chord changes.
Here’s how to put it all together. You should have by now watched through the other lessons from the Ultimate Blues Chord series.
The Ultimate Blues Chord Series: