Copyrights and Songs
It's the melody and lyrics that can have a copyright, not the chords or even the title of the song.
Each day of 2018 there’s a new chord you can learn and add to your chord vocabulary. First time here? Start with the January 1st chord.
There is also a series of lessons I ran 2013 called Chord a Week, “Open Position Chords” Series . This series explores several open position chords and their movable versions.
• Why No Lyrics?
Chords over lyrics can only help you if you already know the song. And, not just having heard it on the radio a few times. You have to know it as well as the original singer to know when to switch chords.
You can copyright the lyrics and the melody of a song. My "TAB" or songs, as presented here, make every attempt to not violate copyrights of the song owner and only present a road map of each song. With a very minimum of music knowledge you can read these or any chord chart. Charts and songs are presented for education purposes only.
Every song that is NOT in the public domain has links to lyrics. Preferably I can find links to the original copyright holders site. If not I'll link to one of the many lyric sites available on-line and let their lawyers fight it out.
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