C Major Cheat Sheet

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The C Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Major showing no sharps or flats

About The Key Of C Major

The key of C Major has a key signature of no sharps or flats. It is the most common key in all of popular music. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In C Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C Major draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.

Songs In The Key Of C Major

Click on the following songs in C Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Dust In The Wind
by Kansas
One Of My Turns
by Pink Floyd
Boston
by Augustana
Something
by The Beatles
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
Mario Brothers Theme
by Koji Kondo
Stay
by Rihanna
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
Big soundtrack
by Tom Hanks
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Millions of People
by Modern Mothers
Some Nights
by Fun
World Cup Theme
by K'naan
All The Small Things
by Blink 182
Soviet National Anthem
by Alexander Alexandrov
Forget You
by Cee Lo Green
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
Hallelujah
by Leonard Cohen
Theme Of Love - FFIV
by Nobuo Uematsu
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
Have You Ever Seen the Rain
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Rimushotto Bungie Jump
by Frog Fractions Soundtrack
Bliss
by Muse
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
One
by U2
Lollipop
by Lil Wayne
If We Hold On Together
by Diana Ross
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
Just
by Radiohead
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Imagine
by John Lennon
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
I Believe I Can Fly
by R Kelly
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
Hello Goodbye
by The Beatles
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
Lost Woods
by The Legend of Zelda
Run
by Snow Patrol
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
Rocky Raccoon
by The Beatles
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
The Road And The Radio
by Kenny Chesney
Home Sweet Home
by Motley Crue
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
Hysteria
by Muse
Wasted Time
by Skid Row
Lean on Me
by Bill Withers
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
Lisztomania
by Phoenix
First Date
by Blink 182
Let It Be
by The Beatles
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
Lovefool
by The Cardigans
Piano Man
by Billy Joel
Like A Rolling Stone
by Bob Dylan
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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