Blues Chord Progressions

Blues Chord Progressions

Published: Sep 10, 2013 Updated: Sep 10, 2013

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The twelve bar blues and its many variants use an elongated, three-line form of the I - IV - V progression that has also generated countless hit records, including the most significant output of rock and rollers such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard. In its most elementary form (there are many variants) the chords progress as follows: I - I - I - I - IV - IV - I - I - V - V - I - I

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