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

  • I: A
  • ii: Bm
  • iii: C#m
  • IV: D
  • V: E
  • vi: F#m
  • viio: G#dim

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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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 | F#m , E7 | vi, V7

Key:

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

Whole Song:

vi

F#m

4 beats

V7

E7

4 beats


Black Hole Sun | A , Fm , Am/C , E7 , Gm , F#7 , Cm , E , D , Bbm | I, bVI, i/bIII, V7, bVII, VI7, bIII, V, IV, bII

Key:

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

Verse:

I

A

4 beats

i/bIII

Am/C

4 beats

bVII

Gm

4 beats

VI7

F#7

4 beats

bVI

Fm

4 beats

V

E

4 beats

I

A

2 beats

bVII

Gm

2 beats

bII

Bbm

4 beats

Chorus:

bVI

Fm

4 beats

V7

E7

4 beats

I

A

2 beats

bVII

Gm

2 beats

bIII

Cm

4 beats

bVI

Fm

4 beats

V

E

4 beats

IV

D

4 beats

V7

E7

8 beats


Budapest | A , E , D | I, V, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

A

16 beats

IV

D

8 beats

I

A

8 beats

Chorus:

V

E

4 beats

IV

D

4 beats

I

A

8 beats


Handbags and Gladrags | A , F#m , A7/G , E7 , D , B | I, vi, I7/bVII, V7, IV, II

Key:

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

Verse:

I

A

2 beats

I7/bVII

A7/G

2 beats

IV

D

2 beats

V7

E7

2 beats

Chorus:

vi

F#m

4 beats

V7

E7

4 beats

I

A

4 beats

II

B

4 beats

IV

D

4 beats

V7

E7

4 beats


The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) | A , D , E | I, IV, V

Key:

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

Whole Song:

I

A

4 beats

IV

D

4 beats

I

A

4 beats

V

E

4 beats


Marry You | A , Bm , D | I, ii, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

A

8 beats

ii

Bm

8 beats

IV

D

8 beats

I

A

8 beats


Shake It Off | Bm , D , A | ii, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

ii

Bm

8 beats

IV

D

8 beats

I

A

8 beats

I

A

8 beats


Silent Night | A , E , D | I, V, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

A

6 beats

I

A

6 beats

V

E

6 beats

I

A

6 beats

IV

D

6 beats

I

A

6 beats

IV

D

6 beats

I

A

6 beats

V

E

6 beats

I

A

6 beats

I

A

3 beats

V

E

3 beats

I

A

6 beats


Someone Like You | A , E , E/B , F#m/C# , F#m , D , A/C# | I, V, V/II, vi/III, vi, IV, I/III

Key:

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

Verse:

I

A

4 beats

V

E

4 beats

vi

F#m

4 beats

IV

D

4 beats

Bridge:

V

E

2 beats

vi

F#m

2 beats

IV

D

4 beats

Chorus:

I

A

2 beats

V

E

2 beats

vi

F#m

2 beats

IV

D

2 beats

Middle:

V/II

E/B

4 beats

vi/III

F#m/C#

4 beats

IV

D

4 beats

V/II

E/B

4 beats

I/III

A/C#

2 beats

IV

D

2 beats

V

E

4 beats


Sweet Home Alabama | E , D , A | V, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

V

E

2 beats

IV

D

2 beats

I

A

4 beats


Yellow Submarine | A , E , Bm | I, V, ii

Key:

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

Verse:

V

E

4 beats

I

A

4 beats

ii

Bm

4 beats

V

E

4 beats

Chorus:

I

A

4 beats

V

E

4 beats

V

E

4 beats

I

A

4 beats


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