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3 Chord Club: Jimmie Rodgers

Posted on: May 25th, 2012 by dville

This week on the 3 Chord Club we’ll learn three songs from America’s first country superstar, the singing brakeman, Jimmie Rodgers. 

Each Friday we choose three songs from a specific artist, label or genre of music that we’ll learn by ear. All the songs will contain three chords or less (with the exception of Bonus Chord songs)!  That’s where your ears come in. Since you know the song has only one to three chords, try to figure out the changes, or chord progression by ear while watching the YouTube video. Here’s a hint, most of the time the chords will be the I-IV & V or V7 chords. In the Key of C, that’s C-F-G or G7. Remember, the sound examples may be in various keys. As an added bonus, try to figure out the key of the recording. If you can’t figure out the original key of a song or songs refer to the Extra Credit Hints at the bottom of the post.

Blue Yodel #1 (T For Texas) 
(Hint: Blues)

 

In The Jailhouse Now 
(Hint: I-IV-V7-I)

 

Hobo Bill’s Last Ride 
(Hint: I-IV-I etc. then V7)

Extra Credit Hints:
Blue Yodel #1: Key Ab (Chords Ab-Ab7-Db-Eb7)
In The Jailhouse Now: Key C (Chords C-F-G7)
Hobo Bill’s Last Ride: Key C (Chords C-F-G7)

 

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