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

  • I: G
  • ii: Am
  • iii: Bm
  • IV: C
  • V: D
  • vi: Em
  • viio: F#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 | Em , D7 | vi, V7

Key:

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

Whole Song:

vi

Em

4 beats

V7

D7

4 beats


Black Hole Sun | G , Ebm , Gm/Bb , D7 , Fm , E7 , Bbm , D , C , Abm | I, bVI, i/bIII, V7, bVII, VI7, bIII, V, IV, bII

Key:

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

Verse:

I

G

4 beats

i/bIII

Gm/Bb

4 beats

bVII

Fm

4 beats

VI7

E7

4 beats

bVI

Ebm

4 beats

V

D

4 beats

I

G

2 beats

bVII

Fm

2 beats

bII

Abm

4 beats

Chorus:

bVI

Ebm

4 beats

V7

D7

4 beats

I

G

2 beats

bVII

Fm

2 beats

bIII

Bbm

4 beats

bVI

Ebm

4 beats

V

D

4 beats

IV

C

4 beats

V7

D7

8 beats


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

Key:

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

Verse:

I

G

16 beats

IV

C

8 beats

I

G

8 beats

Chorus:

V

D

4 beats

IV

C

4 beats

I

G

8 beats


Handbags and Gladrags | G , Em , G7/F , D7 , C , A | I, vi, I7/bVII, V7, IV, II

Key:

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

Verse:

I

G

2 beats

I7/bVII

G7/F

2 beats

IV

C

2 beats

V7

D7

2 beats

Chorus:

vi

Em

4 beats

V7

D7

4 beats

I

G

4 beats

II

A

4 beats

IV

C

4 beats

V7

D7

4 beats


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

Key:

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

Whole Song:

I

G

4 beats

IV

C

4 beats

I

G

4 beats

V

D

4 beats


Marry You | G , Am , C | I, ii, IV

Key:

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

Verse:

I

G

8 beats

ii

Am

8 beats

IV

C

8 beats

I

G

8 beats


Shake It Off | Am , C , G | ii, IV, I

Key:

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

Whole Song:

ii

Am

8 beats

IV

C

8 beats

I

G

8 beats

I

G

8 beats


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

Key:

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

Verse:

I

G

6 beats

I

G

6 beats

V

D

6 beats

I

G

6 beats

IV

C

6 beats

I

G

6 beats

IV

C

6 beats

I

G

6 beats

V

D

6 beats

I

G

6 beats

I

G

3 beats

V

D

3 beats

I

G

6 beats


Someone Like You | G , D , D/A , Em/B , Em , C , G/B | I, V, V/II, vi/III, vi, IV, I/III

Key:

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

Verse:

I

G

4 beats

V

D

4 beats

vi

Em

4 beats

IV

C

4 beats

Bridge:

V

D

2 beats

vi

Em

2 beats

IV

C

4 beats

Chorus:

I

G

2 beats

V

D

2 beats

vi

Em

2 beats

IV

C

2 beats

Middle:

V/II

D/A

4 beats

vi/III

Em/B

4 beats

IV

C

4 beats

V/II

D/A

4 beats

I/III

G/B

2 beats

IV

C

2 beats

V

D

4 beats


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

Key:

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

Whole Song:

V

D

2 beats

IV

C

2 beats

I

G

4 beats


Yellow Submarine | G , D , Am | I, V, ii

Key:

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

Verse:

V

D

4 beats

I

G

4 beats

ii

Am

4 beats

V

D

4 beats

Chorus:

I

G

4 beats

V

D

4 beats

V

D

4 beats

I

G

4 beats


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