…songs whose verse and chorus are the same progression in different keys.
From: The Doctor of Rock
To: Both of my regular readers
“Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting” does a neat little trick with keys…
It's [G]getting late have you seen my mates Ma [F]tell me when the boys get here It's [C]seven o'clock and I want to rock Want to [G]get a belly full of beer
[C] Don't give us none of your aggravation We [Bb]had it with your discipline 'Cause [F]Saturday night's alright for fighting [C]Get a little action in
So it does the I → bVII → IV → I / mixolydian / Sweet Child O’ Mine / Sweet Home Alabama / Royals progression, which is already a little key-ambiguous (as per a previous post), then changes key by a fourth.
Are there other songs where the verse and chorus are the same progression but in different keys?Continue reading to hear me answer my own question, which, incidentally, is super-narcissistic… →