In four different keys.
Some of my long-term readers might remember this song. It’s a little different this time:
Here are two versions of “Mia and Sebastian’s Theme Song” from La La Land.
Here is another dittyFrom me to youWhoever you are And whatever you do
Here is another example of how different a song can sound by leaving the melody alone, but changing the accompanying chords.
This little 12 bar section has nothing but arpeggios. As you no doubt know by now, arpeggios are the notes of a chord. In this case there are only 3 chords: C7, G7, and F7. Which notes do they share? C7: C E G BbF7: F A C EbG7: G B D F C7 shares…
I have been working on this song for hoursInstead of being outside with the flowersBecause music is just what I doSo here is a song, from me to you (By the way, do you know day today is? Is it Thursday?)
A tiny blues band is in my laptop trying to get outI hear them in the evening when they start to scream and shoutI try to calm them gently with an understanding wordBut they won’t stop yelling at me, so I guess they should be heard. Take it away, tiny Blues Band!
I’ve had several readers ask for me to add a lead guitar to this song.So I did.
Many songs by the Rolling Stones have nothing but dominant chords. The song “Good Times Bad Times” is one such song. I have done two versions here. I hope you like them. Come on, say you do!
Did you know that Ryan Gosling learned to play the piano for his role in La La Land? And he did all of his own playing. I find that very impressive, don’t you?