Chord Progression Resources

Free Online Resources for Fretboard Theory Chapter 6: Chord Progressions and Playing by Numbers

These resources are to be used together with the instructional guitar video, Guitar Chord Progressions and Playing by Numbers, which is taken from Fretboard Theory Chapter 6. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

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Chord Progression Video Section Times

Written Chord Numbers

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IiiiiiIVVvivii♭5

 

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I IV V Chord Progressions in Chord Pattern String 6

The following songs are all variations of I IV V that work well in the 6th string chord pattern:

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Adding Chords ii iii vi to Chord Pattern String 6

The following songs all make use of the minor chords, ii iii vi, in the 6th string chord pattern:

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I IV V Chord Progressions in Chord Pattern String 5

The following songs are all variations of I IV V that work well in the 5th string chord pattern:

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Adding Chords ii iii vi to Chord Pattern String 5

The next list of songs includes examples with minor chords that work well in the 5th string chord pattern:

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Alternate Bass Notes

Here are a few songs from the video instruction that feature chords with alternate bass notes:

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Minor Keys

This list has songs that center on minor chords creating minor keys:

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Using Triads

The following songs feature guitar riffs that make use of triads:

Bass lines that make use of triads include:

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Additional Recommend Resources

List of songs containing the 50s I vi IV V progression

List of songs containing the I V vi IV progression

Various pop songs sung over a I V vi IV chord progression in E (Please excuse the language!)

 

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