What great chord progressions have you found, transcribing popular music?


For soft rock, people might be surprised at which songs are simple, and which use inventive and unusual chords. I’ve reverse-engineered hundreds of popular songs. I’ll toss a few examples of what I’ve discovered:

The Easys

Certain artists, like Elton John and John Mellencamp, are not reinventing the wheel with the music they write. It’s extremely straightforward, usually 4/4 Continue reading “What great chord progressions have you found, transcribing popular music?”

Simple Stretching For Everyone

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My stretching routine is based on balance. I’m an expert skier, spent a lot of time around yoga, and trained in karate for 6 years.

I developed my simple ritual Continue reading “Simple Stretching For Everyone”

Stickin’ It To The Music Man!

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What about musicians who’ve found success without major labels? That sounds like an interesting topic!

It’s a thing!


Mac Miller did it! Chance the Rapper’s the new indie-pop rage! Indie publishing is the new wave!

According to Wikipedia, Miller, the rapper-singer-record-producer, and one-time Ariana Grande Continue reading “Stickin’ It To The Music Man!”

Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, Nothing

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A little YouTube love – from  1988!

This was not meant to be ironic. The title of the website, and the  song, is “Nothing.” So I wanted to share the song, on the website.

It was only when I went to view it myself on this site that I discovered …

Nothing happens.

You’ll see!

YouTube is showing its cards now, Continue reading “Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, Nothing”