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Chord Progressions

Buy Money Chords from Amazon now. -- Money Chords is a comprehensive reference book of popular chord progressions. It identifies the 80 most popular chord progressions that have been used time and again to write hit songs and 12 tools to create them. The book is the result of the compilation and analysis of a representative sampling of over 2,000 popular chord progressions that took several years to compile. Chord progressions are categorized both chronologically and by progression type. Chronological listings identify progression types common to a specific time period and the evolution of various progression types. Progression type listings compare how the best songwriters and performers have utilized similar chord progressions. Money Chords is intended to be a songwriter's toolbox to help stimulate the creation of many more great songs in the new millennium.
-- A reviewer from Cleveland writes: "Move Your Songwriting to The Next Level. The Money Chords book opened my eyes to the importance of Descending, Ascending, and Static/Pedal-Point Bass Lines in constructing interesting chord progressions for my songs. Great job, keep up the good work. Also, ... that has even more useful information on Popular Chord Progressions that is of interest to songwriters." -- A review from New York says: "Chord Progressions cannot be copyrighted which is a fact well-known by jazz and blues songwriters over the past hundred years. This book takes you beyond Blues and Rhythm Changes progressions to reveal popular progressions used in Rock as well as the Standards.

This book not only shows you the basic progression such as E-A-B Rock progression but gives numerous examples of how the world's best songwriters have embellished and changed it to create a new song. In the above example, it shows many possibilities such as "With A Little Luck" where Paul McCartney transforms the basic E-A-B progression into the following great ascending bass line progression: E-E/G#-A-B11.

If you're looking to move to the next level, this is a good place study the chord progressions that have gone before."

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