Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by BroJB, Jun 6, 2016.
I tried and I don't hear it. Any cites for this?
You tried playing "Gloria?"
One a two-ah, three a four-a?
One a =E major
Three a=D major
Listen CLOSELY and you will hear the guitar changing from major to minor.
OK. But if that's a minor then the chords would be "E Em E D A." It's more of a lick than a chord.
Yes it is a minor.
And no. The minor gets two beats then goes to D, not back to E major.
And last time I checked E minor was a chord, not a lick.
Are we having fun yet?
Yep, very clear to me, yet I am 100% sure my band didn't do the E minor chord when we used to play that song back in the 90s. I was the rhythm guitarist after all. I'm glad you brought it to my attention though!
It reminds me of how amazed when I found out the actual guitar chord progression on the verses of The Beatles' "Good Morning Good Morning". I used to think it was: A major - E minor - G major - A major throughout the verses, but it's actually A minor - E minor - G major - A major, then F# minor - E minor - G major - A major! I am pretty sure I would've figured out the actual chords if I had listened closely to it, but I was going by the official sheet music, which is incorrect!
Well, all licks are parts of chords, if not made of whole chords. A guitarist could go for a chord but play a partial figure that was related to it. What is it then? The note that identifies the minor is sometimes a vamp on the E chord. Route 66 does that too.
The first seconds of the song are 3 chords to my ears. The chords are played with open strings making a rhythm between chords. To me what you are hearing is the "arrangement" of the rhythm guitarist, which no one who covered it heard as a fourth chord. I take it that you are the only cite on the internet about this? Have fun.
I'm not Doctor Fine but I found this and I hear the E minor chord on the recording too, FWIW:
This is a nice find, but I'm going to say that the sheet music is not the most reliable cite for a rock tune, for me anyway.
Play it on the guitar and see if it feels or sounds right.
Now play it lifting up your hand completely instead of making an Em chord, making some rhythm happen. You wlll hear that G note which distinguishes an E minor chord from a major, but the note goes back to A flat before the D chord. That's why I hear it a s a lick. The song works on guitar by a rhythmic open concert tuned strum and not a chord.
Dude, the Em is clearly there once you know to listen to it.
Let's stay on topic.
I don't doubt it, but whatever instruments are playing that minor 3rd are so low in the mix that I really can't tell. By any chance, is that the chord progression for this one as well?
That sounds similar to this
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