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The Beatles In Three Chords: Act Naturally

Posted on: September 7th, 2011 by dville
Act Naturally was a #1 country hit for Buck Owens in 1963.  The Beatles covered the song in 1965.  It was the B-side to Yesterday. 
It’s basically a three-chord song with one bonus chord, the II7 (two-seven).  Songs with a basic three-chord structure and one cameo chord are a great way to train your ears to hear chords other than the I-IV-V7.
The video is in the key of G.  Let your ears figure out where the band is going to the IV (C) and the V7 (D7) and when the II7 (A7) comes around at and I can play the part…your ears will scream with delight with a bonus chord being introduced into the progression.  Another I-IV-V7 song where the II7 makes the same sort of cameo appearance is Hank Williams’ Hey, Good Lookin’.  Have fun!



This song is posted for educational purposes only.

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