The chord progression I vi ii V7 I is the 2nd most common chord progression in music.
This progression is in hundreds of songs.
Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
Savin’ All My Love
Try To Remember
And the list goes on
Remember the lower case roman numerals designate a minor chord while the upper case roman numerals denote a major chord. The upper case roman numeral with a superscript Arabic 7 denotes a dominant chord.
It goes without saying, that when a student understands and can recall quickly the I vi ii V7 I chords in all 12 keys, then he or she will memorize and be able to transpose songs exponentially faster. Perhaps more importantly you will retain your memorized repertoire for a lifetime because you learned a concept that is in every song. If you look for this chord progression , you will find it in over 90% of popular songs.
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