Week I: Key of the Song
Want a quick and easy way to know what key a song is in? Dont bother trying to figure out the key signature. Instead, look at the last measure of the song. What ever a songs final chord is also the name of the key. Always.
Also: The final note of a songs melody will usually be the key as well. But not always.
And: The FIRST chord of a song is usually the name of the key too. But, again, not always.
For further information see Popular Chord Style Piano.
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