Here are the standard ("diatonic") chords for C major

  • I: C
  • ii: Dm
  • iii: Em
  • IV: F
  • V: G
  • vi: Am
  • viio: Bdim

You can change the key with the dropdown below, or by clicking the 'Original Key' text of a song.

Chords are shown as:

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Chord Symbol

Number of Beats

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Clicking on a song name loads a page for that song, along with a link to the specific song's music video for you to play along to (in the song's original key!)


A Horse With No Name | Am , G7 | vi, V7

Key:

Artist: America | Original key: G | Tempo: 112bpm |

Whole Song:

vi

Am

4 beats

V7

G7

4 beats


Black Hole Sun | C , Abm , Cm/Eb , G7 , Bbm , A7 , Ebm , G , F , Dbm | I, bVI, i/bIII, V7, bVII, VI7, bIII, V, IV, bII

Key:

Artist: Soundgarden | Original key: Ab | Tempo: 108bpm |

Verse:

I

C

4 beats

i/bIII

Cm/Eb

4 beats

bVII

Bbm

4 beats

VI7

A7

4 beats

bVI

Abm

4 beats

V

G

4 beats

I

C

2 beats

bVII

Bbm

2 beats

bII

Dbm

4 beats

Chorus:

bVI

Abm

4 beats

V7

G7

4 beats

I

C

2 beats

bVII

Bbm

2 beats

bIII

Ebm

4 beats

bVI

Abm

4 beats

V

G

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

V7

G7

8 beats


Budapest | C , G , F | I, V, IV

Key:

Artist: George Ezra | Original key: F | Tempo: 132bpm |

Verse:

I

C

16 beats

IV

F

8 beats

I

C

8 beats

Chorus:

V

G

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

I

C

8 beats


Handbags and Gladrags | C , Am , C7/Bb , G7 , F , D | I, vi, I7/bVII, V7, IV, II

Key:

Artist: Rod Stewart | Original key: Bb | Tempo: 84bpm |

Verse:

I

C

2 beats

I7/bVII

C7/Bb

2 beats

IV

F

2 beats

V7

G7

2 beats

Chorus:

vi

Am

4 beats

V7

G7

4 beats

I

C

4 beats

II

D

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

V7

G7

4 beats


The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) | C , F , G | I, IV, V

Key:

Artist: The Tokens | Original key: F | Tempo: 128bpm |

Whole Song:

I

C

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

I

C

4 beats

V

G

4 beats


Marry You | C , Dm , F | I, ii, IV

Key:

Artist: Bruno Mars | Original key: Gb | Tempo: 148bpm |

Verse:

I

C

8 beats

ii

Dm

8 beats

IV

F

8 beats

I

C

8 beats


Shake It Off | Dm , F , C | ii, IV, I

Key:

Artist: Taylor Swift | Original key: G | Tempo: 160bpm |

Whole Song:

ii

Dm

8 beats

IV

F

8 beats

I

C

8 beats

I

C

8 beats


Silent Night | C , G , F | I, V, IV

Key:

Artist: F. Gruber/J. Mohr (Christmas carol) | Original key: Bb | Tempo: 100bpm |

Verse:

I

C

6 beats

I

C

6 beats

V

G

6 beats

I

C

6 beats

IV

F

6 beats

I

C

6 beats

IV

F

6 beats

I

C

6 beats

V

G

6 beats

I

C

6 beats

I

C

3 beats

V

G

3 beats

I

C

6 beats


Someone Like You | C , G , G/D , Am/E , Am , F , C/E | I, V, V/II, vi/III, vi, IV, I/III

Key:

Artist: Adele | Original key: A | Tempo: 68bpm |

Verse:

I

C

4 beats

V

G

4 beats

vi

Am

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

Bridge:

V

G

2 beats

vi

Am

2 beats

IV

F

4 beats

Chorus:

I

C

2 beats

V

G

2 beats

vi

Am

2 beats

IV

F

2 beats

Middle:

V/II

G/D

4 beats

vi/III

Am/E

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

V/II

G/D

4 beats

I/III

C/E

2 beats

IV

F

2 beats

V

G

4 beats


Sweet Home Alabama | G , F , C | V, IV, I

Key:

Artist: Lynyrd Skynyrd | Original key: G | Tempo: 102bpm |

Whole Song:

V

G

2 beats

IV

F

2 beats

I

C

4 beats


Yellow Submarine | C , G , Dm | I, V, ii

Key:

Artist: The Beatles | Original key: Gb | Tempo: 112bpm |

Verse:

V

G

4 beats

I

C

4 beats

ii

Dm

4 beats

V

G

4 beats

Chorus:

I

C

4 beats

V

G

4 beats

V

G

4 beats

I

C

4 beats


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