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3 Chord Club

3 Chord Club: Dion

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by dville

Today at the 3 Chord Club we learn three classic songs by Dion Francis DiMucci by ear. You’ll hear that the blues were a major influence in Dion’s music.

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 (except for the occasional Bonus Chord)! 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 three chords, 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 (don’t look at the cheat sheet at the bottom until you’ve given your ears a chance).

The Wanderer (lyrics)
(Hint: Blues + Bonus Chords VI7 & II7 in Bridge)

Ruby Baby (lyrics)
(Hint: Blues)

Runaround Sue (lyrics)
(Hint: Bonus Chord I-vi-IV-V-I)

Original Key Cheat Sheet:
The Wanderer: Key Eb (Eb-Ab-Bb7-Db7-F7)
Ruby Baby: Key E (E-A-B7)
Runaround Sue: Key D (D-Bm-A-B7)

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Lee Dorsey

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Unknown 3 Chord Club: Toots & The Maytals
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Unknown 3 Chord Club: Buddy Holly
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images 3 Chord Club: Jose Feliciano
Unknown 3 Chord Club: The Everly Brothers
3 Chord Club: Nursery Rhymes
3 Chord Club:
Christmas With Buck Owens

3 Chord Club: Dolly Parton
3 Chord Club: The Clash
3 Chord Club: The Tide Is High
3 Chord Club: Steve Earle
3 Chord Club: Iris DeMent
3 Chord Club: Holy Modal Rounders
3 Chord Club:
Charlie Poole & His North Carolina Ramblers

3 Chord Club: Bob Seger
3 Chord Club: Rockabilly Beatles
3 Chord Club: Neil Young
3 Chord Club: Burl Ives
3 Chord Club: Hoyt Axton
3 Chord Club: Hits of 1958!
3 Chord Club:
Ascending I-IV-V Chord Progression

3 Chord Club:
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

3 Chord Club: 1957 One Hit Wonders
3 Chord Club: Red Red Wine
3 Chord Club: Sunshine Songs
3 Chord Club: Kris Krisofferson
3 Chord Club: Big Bill Broonzy
3 Chord Club: Gene Autry Christmas
3 Chord Club: Christmas Songs
3 Chord Club: Freddy Cannon
3 Chord Club: The Oak Ridge Boys
3 Chord Club: Hey, Mama!
3 Chord Club: Dire Straits
3 Chord Club: Minor Magic!
3 Chord Club: Gene Vincent
3 Chord Club: Disco Lives!
3 Chord Club: Tex Ritter
3 Chord Club: Doc Watson
3 Chord Club: Jimmy Martin
3 Chord Club: Jimmy Buffett
3 Chord Club:
Buck Owens Tear Jerkers

3 Chord Club: Harry Nilsson
3 Chord Club:
Summer Songs For The Northern Hemisphere

3 Chord Club: The Stray Cats
3 Chord Club: Jonathan Richman
3 Chord Club: Tom Paxton
3 Chord Club
George Thorogood & The Destroyers

3 Chord Club:
1980’s One Hit Wonders

3 Chord Club: Lone Star Songs
3 Chord Club: Jimmie Rodgers
3 Chord Club: Rockabilly Blues
3 Chord Club: Bill Haley
3 Chord Club: Jackie Wilson
3 Chord Club: Roger Miller
3 Chord Club: AC/DC
3 Chord Club: Songs ’bout Workin’
3 Chord Club: Rod Stewart
3 Chord Club: Elvis #1 Singles
3 Chord Club: Davey Jones
3 Chord Club: Stephen Foster
3 Chord Club: John Mellencamp
3 Chord Club OHW Unique Names
3 Chord Club: The Steve Miller Band
3 Chord Club: Janis Joplin
3 Chord Club: Dr. Hook
3 Chord Club: Bo Diddley
3 Chord Club: Happy New Year 2012!
3 Chord Club: The Dave Clark Five
3 Chord Club: Simon & Garfunkel
3 Chord Club: American Play Party Songs
3 Chord Club: Lead Belly
3 Chord Club: Peter, Paul & Mary
3 Chord Club: Alan Jackson
3 Chord Club: Mississippi John Hurt
3 Chord Club: 2 Tone Records
3 Chord Club Halloween Bash!
3 Chord Club: Tom Petty
3 Chord Club: Lee Dorsey
3 Chord Club: New Lost City Ramblers
3 Chord Club: Zeppelin
3 Chord Club: Donovan
3 Chord Club: The Irish Rovers
3 Chord Club: Bill Monroe
3 Chord Club Sings Ray Charles
3 Chord Club: Jerry Leiber
3 Chord Club: Muddy Waters
3 Chord Club: Rock n’ Roll!
3 Chord Club: One Hit Wonders 1970’s
3 Chord Club: The Grateful Dead
3 Chord Club: The Bee Gees
3 Chord Club: Glen Campbell
3 Chord Club: The Monkees
3 Chord Club: Classic Calypso
3 Chord Club: Santana
3 Chord Club: The Kingston Trio
3 Chord Club: One Hit Wonders 1958
3 Chord Club: Linda Ronstadt
3 Chord Club: The Byrds
3 Chord Club: Stones Country Rock
3 Chord Clubs: Louis Prima
3 Chord Club: One Hit Wonders 1970
3 Chord Club: Hank Ballard
3 Chord Club: Tommy James
3 Chord Club: Johnny Horton
3 Chord Club: The Johnny Otis Show!
3 Chord Club: Roy Orbison
3 Chord Club: The Stanley Brothers
3 Chord Club Van Morrison Bonus Chord Day!
3 Chord Club: Taj Mahal
3 Chord Club: Sea Shanties
3 Chord Club: The Carter Family
3 Chord Club: ZZ Top
3 Chord Club: The Beatles-Covers
3 Chord Club: John Lee Hooker
3 Chord Club: Eric Clapton
3 Chord Club: The Drifters
3 Chord Club: Dion
3 Chord Club: John Denver
3 Chord Club: Eddie Cochran
3 Chord Club: Gospel Christmas
3 Chord Club: Rock N’ Roll Christmas
3 Chord Club: Slim Dusty
3 Chord Club: Elvis Sun Records
3 Chord Club: Marvin Gaye
3 Chord Club: Jerry Lee Lewis
3 Chord Club: Commander Cody
3 Chord Club: Bob Marley
3 Chord Club: Robert Zimmerman
3 Chord Club: Fleetwood Mac
3 Chord Club: Little Richard
3 Chord Club: Buck Owens
3 Chord Club: Carl Perkins
3 Chord Club Parties In N’awlins
3 Chord Club: Merle Haggard
3 Chord Club: Chuck Berry
3 Chord Club: Old Timey Murder Ballads
3 Chord Club: Rolling Stones 64-66
3 Chord Club: The Beach Boys
3 Chord Club: Name The Original Key & Win!
3 Chord Club: Bonus Chord Day!
3 Chord Club: Lee Dorsey
3 Chord Club Sings America
3 Chord Club:
The Great Folk Scare!

3 Chord Club: The Blues
3 Chord Club: TV Themes Day!
3 Chord Club: Creedence Clearwater Revival
3 Chord Club: Atlantic R & B
3 Chord Club: British Invasion!
3 Chord Club Sings Motown
3 Chord Club: Buddy Holly

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