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3 Chord Club: The Drifters

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by dville

Today at the 3 Chord Club we learn three classic tunes by The Drifters by ear. A lot of The Drifters material was penned by songwriters working in the famous Brill Building in NYC in the early 60’s.

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! You’ll find links to the lyrics but not the chords. That’s where your ears come in. Since you know the song has only one to threechords, try to figure out the changes, or chord progression by ear. 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.

Save The Last Dance For Me
(Hint: Verse I-V-I)

Spanish Harlem
(Hint: I-IV-I-V-I)

Up On The Roof
(Hint: Bonus Chord (I-vi-IV-V-I)

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  1. Sue says:

    I am having trouble finding the keys of the song. Is there a place where I can find the answers to what key the song is playing in? Thanks.

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