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

  • I: Ab
  • ii: Bbm
  • iii: Cm
  • IV: Db
  • V: Eb
  • vi: Fm
  • viio: Gdim

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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Number of Beats

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A Horse With No Name | Fm , Eb7 | vi, V7

Key:

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

Whole Song:

vi

Fm

4 beats

V7

Eb7

4 beats


Black Hole Sun | Ab , Fbm , Abm/Cb , Eb7 , Gbm , F7 , Cbm , Eb , Db , Bbbm | I, bVI, i/bIII, V7, bVII, VI7, bIII, V, IV, bII

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Ab

4 beats

i/bIII

Abm/Cb

4 beats

bVII

Gbm

4 beats

VI7

F7

4 beats

bVI

Fbm

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats

I

Ab

2 beats

bVII

Gbm

2 beats

bII

Bbbm

4 beats

Chorus:

bVI

Fbm

4 beats

V7

Eb7

4 beats

I

Ab

2 beats

bVII

Gbm

2 beats

bIII

Cbm

4 beats

bVI

Fbm

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

V7

Eb7

8 beats


Budapest | Ab , Eb , Db | I, V, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Ab

16 beats

IV

Db

8 beats

I

Ab

8 beats

Chorus:

V

Eb

4 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

I

Ab

8 beats


Handbags and Gladrags | Ab , Fm , Ab7/Gb , Eb7 , Db , Bb | I, vi, I7/bVII, V7, IV, II

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Ab

2 beats

I7/bVII

Ab7/Gb

2 beats

IV

Db

2 beats

V7

Eb7

2 beats

Chorus:

vi

Fm

4 beats

V7

Eb7

4 beats

I

Ab

4 beats

II

Bb

4 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

V7

Eb7

4 beats


The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) | Ab , Db , Eb | I, IV, V

Key:

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

Whole Song:

I

Ab

4 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

I

Ab

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats


Marry You | Ab , Bbm , Db | I, ii, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Ab

8 beats

ii

Bbm

8 beats

IV

Db

8 beats

I

Ab

8 beats


Shake It Off | Bbm , Db , Ab | ii, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

ii

Bbm

8 beats

IV

Db

8 beats

I

Ab

8 beats

I

Ab

8 beats


Silent Night | Ab , Eb , Db | I, V, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Ab

6 beats

I

Ab

6 beats

V

Eb

6 beats

I

Ab

6 beats

IV

Db

6 beats

I

Ab

6 beats

IV

Db

6 beats

I

Ab

6 beats

V

Eb

6 beats

I

Ab

6 beats

I

Ab

3 beats

V

Eb

3 beats

I

Ab

6 beats


Someone Like You | Ab , Eb , Eb/Bb , Fm/C , Fm , Db , Ab/C | I, V, V/II, vi/III, vi, IV, I/III

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Ab

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats

vi

Fm

4 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

Bridge:

V

Eb

2 beats

vi

Fm

2 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

Chorus:

I

Ab

2 beats

V

Eb

2 beats

vi

Fm

2 beats

IV

Db

2 beats

Middle:

V/II

Eb/Bb

4 beats

vi/III

Fm/C

4 beats

IV

Db

4 beats

V/II

Eb/Bb

4 beats

I/III

Ab/C

2 beats

IV

Db

2 beats

V

Eb

4 beats


Sweet Home Alabama | Eb , Db , Ab | V, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

V

Eb

2 beats

IV

Db

2 beats

I

Ab

4 beats


Yellow Submarine | Ab , Eb , Bbm | I, V, ii

Key:

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

Verse:

V

Eb

4 beats

I

Ab

4 beats

ii

Bbm

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats

Chorus:

I

Ab

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats

V

Eb

4 beats

I

Ab

4 beats


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