I ii iii IV Progression (ascending bass line)
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 1:04 am
This is a beautiful progression ascending the scale, often supports a moving bass line. Some examples shown below: Here, There, Everywhere (The Beatles), Just Like a Woman (Bob Dylan).
This audio was recorded in the key of G. The 1-2m-3m-4 chords ascend through G Am Bm C.
Beatles - Here, There, Everywhere
This song is in the key of G. Over the verse “Here, making each day…" the 1-2m-3m-4 chords are G | Am | Bm | C
Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone
In the key of C, for the beginning section of the verses, 1-2m-3m-4-5 chords are: C | Dm | Em | F | G |
Other Examples of this Progression
Righteous Brothers - You’e Lost that Loving Feeling
Beatles - Getting Better