1 5 6- 4
Let's talk about a common chord progression in Pop Music that is easy to learn and remember. The chord progression has just 4 chords. The 1st, 5th, 6th, and 4th chords in a Major key, played in that order.
Notated with Nashville Numbers: 1 5 6- 4
Notated with Roman Numerals: I V vi IV
Practice these chord progressions for maximum Pop Music preparation!
Key of C Major: C G Am F
Key of D Major: D A Bm G
Key of E Major: E B C#m A
Key of G Major: G D Em C
Key of A Major: A E F#m D
The above video goes through a bunch of Pop Music tunes that all share this same chord progression. It uses the key of D Major throughout. To play along, use these chords:
D A Bm G