1 4 5 Chord Progression

1 4 5 Chord Progression


The 1 4 5 chord progression, also refereed to as I – IV – V is a common chord sequence that is is used in a wide variety of music and genres and is best know in Rock and Blues harmony.


The I – IV – V progression used in a Major key. In the key of C major the chords being used would be C, F, and G major.


The I – IV – V progression also can be used in the Natural minor mode. In the key of A natural minor, the chords being used would be Am, Dm and Em.


The I – IV – V progression also can be used in the Harmonic minor key. In the key of C Harmonic minor, the chords being used would be Cm, Fm, and G major.


In this video I will demonstrate the 1 4 5 chord progression in various major keys, using open and moveable chord structures

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1 4 5 Chord Progression Video

1 4 5 chord progression

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