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

  • I: Bb
  • ii: Cm
  • iii: Dm
  • IV: Eb
  • V: F
  • vi: Gm
  • viio: Adim

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

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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 | Gm , F7 | vi, V7

Key:

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

Whole Song:

vi

Gm

4 beats

V7

F7

4 beats


Black Hole Sun | Bb , Gbm , Bbm/Db , F7 , Abm , G7 , Dbm , F , Eb , Cbm | I, bVI, i/bIII, V7, bVII, VI7, bIII, V, IV, bII

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Bb

4 beats

i/bIII

Bbm/Db

4 beats

bVII

Abm

4 beats

VI7

G7

4 beats

bVI

Gbm

4 beats

V

F

4 beats

I

Bb

2 beats

bVII

Abm

2 beats

bII

Cbm

4 beats

Chorus:

bVI

Gbm

4 beats

V7

F7

4 beats

I

Bb

2 beats

bVII

Abm

2 beats

bIII

Dbm

4 beats

bVI

Gbm

4 beats

V

F

4 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

V7

F7

8 beats


Budapest | Bb , F , Eb | I, V, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Bb

16 beats

IV

Eb

8 beats

I

Bb

8 beats

Chorus:

V

F

4 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

I

Bb

8 beats


Handbags and Gladrags | Bb , Gm , Bb7/Ab , F7 , Eb , C | I, vi, I7/bVII, V7, IV, II

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Bb

2 beats

I7/bVII

Bb7/Ab

2 beats

IV

Eb

2 beats

V7

F7

2 beats

Chorus:

vi

Gm

4 beats

V7

F7

4 beats

I

Bb

4 beats

II

C

4 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

V7

F7

4 beats


The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) | Bb , Eb , F | I, IV, V

Key:

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

Whole Song:

I

Bb

4 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

I

Bb

4 beats

V

F

4 beats


Marry You | Bb , Cm , Eb | I, ii, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Bb

8 beats

ii

Cm

8 beats

IV

Eb

8 beats

I

Bb

8 beats


Shake It Off | Cm , Eb , Bb | ii, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

ii

Cm

8 beats

IV

Eb

8 beats

I

Bb

8 beats

I

Bb

8 beats


Silent Night | Bb , F , Eb | I, V, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Bb

6 beats

I

Bb

6 beats

V

F

6 beats

I

Bb

6 beats

IV

Eb

6 beats

I

Bb

6 beats

IV

Eb

6 beats

I

Bb

6 beats

V

F

6 beats

I

Bb

6 beats

I

Bb

3 beats

V

F

3 beats

I

Bb

6 beats


Someone Like You | Bb , F , F/C , Gm/D , Gm , Eb , Bb/D | I, V, V/II, vi/III, vi, IV, I/III

Key:

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

Verse:

I

Bb

4 beats

V

F

4 beats

vi

Gm

4 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

Bridge:

V

F

2 beats

vi

Gm

2 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

Chorus:

I

Bb

2 beats

V

F

2 beats

vi

Gm

2 beats

IV

Eb

2 beats

Middle:

V/II

F/C

4 beats

vi/III

Gm/D

4 beats

IV

Eb

4 beats

V/II

F/C

4 beats

I/III

Bb/D

2 beats

IV

Eb

2 beats

V

F

4 beats


Sweet Home Alabama | F , Eb , Bb | V, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

V

F

2 beats

IV

Eb

2 beats

I

Bb

4 beats


Yellow Submarine | Bb , F , Cm | I, V, ii

Key:

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

Verse:

V

F

4 beats

I

Bb

4 beats

ii

Cm

4 beats

V

F

4 beats

Chorus:

I

Bb

4 beats

V

F

4 beats

V

F

4 beats

I

Bb

4 beats


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