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50 SONGS - That Have Only 4 Chords!!!

May 9, 2017

 

That's right, you read it correctly, I did say you can play 50 songs with the same 4 chords. And you know what, this is just the tip of the iceberg. There are more than 50 songs you can play, I am just sharing a few well known tracks for you to get going. 

 

You are probably wondering at this stage "what are these magical chords and how do I play them". Let's get you started. The chords are..... Drum roll please....... dududududududududududududududud

 

C - G - Am - F

 

Need a little help with these shapes? No problem, I shall give you the chord charts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"listen to the tracks to get a feel for the timing and rhythm"

 

 

Now you know the chords, you probably want to know the songs? Great, the list below has the 50 songs you can now play! How cool is that?!?! I recommend you listen to the tracks on Spotify, YouTube, Prime, iTunes, to get a feel for the timing and rhythm. I should also mention that the chords do not always run in the same order so you will also need to look this up. Of course, the best way to learn these is by having face to face lessons with any one of our awesome teachers www.rockademy.co.uk

 

Enjoy guys, see you soon.

 

1. Journey - "Don't stop believing"

2. James Blunt – "You're Beautiful"

3. Black Eyed Peas – "Where Is the Love"

4. Alphaville – "Forever Young"

5. Jason Mraz – "I'm Yours"

6. Train – "Hey, Soul Sister"

7. The Calling – "Wherever You Will Go"

8. Elton John – "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" (from The Lion King)

9. Akon – "Don't Matter"

10. Lady Gaga – "Paparazzi"

11. U2 – "With Or Without You"

12. The Last Goodnight – "Pictures of You"

13. Maroon Five – "She Will Be Loved"

14. The Beatles – "Let It Be"

15. Bob Marley – "No Woman No Cry"

16. Jack Johnson – "Taylor"

17. Spice Girls – "2 Become 1"

18. a-ha – "Take On Me"

19. Green Day – "When I Come Around"

20. Eagle Eye Cherry – "Save Tonight"

21. Toto – "Africa"

22. Beyoncé – "If I Were A Boy"

23. Kelly Clarkson – "Behind These Hazel Eyes"

24. Jason DeRulo – "In My Head"

25. The Smashing Pumpkins – "Bullet With Butterfly Wings"

26. Joan Osborne – " One of Us"

27. Avril Lavigne – "Complicated"

28. The Offspring – "Self Esteem"

29. The Offspring – "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid"

30. Akon – "Beautiful"

31. Timbaland featuring OneRepublic – "Apologize"

32. Eminem featuring Rihanna – "Love the Way You Lie"

33. Bon Jovi – "It's My Life"

34. Lady Gaga – "Poker Face"

35. Aqua – "Barbie Girl"

36. Christina Perri – "Jar of Hearts"

37. Crowded House – "Fall At Your Feet"

38. Pink – "U + Ur Hand"

39. Tim Minchin – "Canvas Bags"

40. Blink-182 – "Dammit"

41. Kasey Chambers – "Not Pretty Enough"

42. Alicia Keys – "No One"

43. Red Hot Chili Peppers – "Otherside"

44. MGMT – "Kids"

45. Robert Burns – "Auld Lang Syne"

46. Richard Marx – "Right Here Waiting"

47. Adele – "Someone Like You"

48. Michael Jackson – "Man in the Mirror"

49. Mika – "Happy Ending"

50. The Cranberries – " Zombie"

 

 

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Leigh Jones

Rockademy Director

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