I believe if you want to be a good composer, the first thing we should focus on more is Chording. When writing the original song, we often stick with common chordings that have already been used on millions of songs. 

In this “Song with great Chording” Series I will suggest songs with some exotic/uncommon chordings and hopefully you will learn new chords and their uses:)

Suggest me more songs in the comment box, please ;) 

In This Episode We selected Classic “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” a Ballad Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin from the album with the same name. This song was released on September 1973. It was in the top 10 in both US And Uk top charts and Rolling stone listed this song in no 390 of its 500 greatest songs of all time.

Tuning: Standard Tuning

Key: F

Chord used in this song :

Song With Great Chording Episode 1
Chord Used in Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

And here is the transcription :

In Intro, In piano those chords are played: F C/E Dm Dm/C Bb Bb/C C F

Here is verse 1:

Goodbye yello brick road chords
Verse

Chorus: Chorus is the most interesting part to me, Those 7th chords are very nicely used.

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Guitar Chords
Chorus

Verse 2: And here is verse 2 same as verse 1 chording

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Guitar Chords
Verse 2

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