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

Relative Keys

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About The Key Of C Major

The key of C Major has a key signature of no sharps or flats. The C Major scale has the notes C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. 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.

Rocky Raccoon
by The Beatles
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Imagine
by John Lennon
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
Lean on Me
by Bill Withers
Lost Woods
by The Legend of Zelda
Come Sail Away
by Styx
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
Piano Man
by Billy Joel
Stay
by Rihanna
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
Boston
by Augustana
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
Something
by The Beatles
First Date
by Blink 182
All Or Nothing
by O-Town
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
Organ Symphony No 3 Op 78 - If I Had Words
by Camille Saint-Saens
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Any Day
by Jus Jack vs Dzeko and Torres feat Gallantry
Kaifuku Suru Kizu
by Lily Chou Chou
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
Hello Goodbye
by The Beatles
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
Sunday Morning
by Maroon 5
Theme Of Love - FFIV
by Nobuo Uematsu
Have You Ever Seen the Rain
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Whistle
by Flo Rida
One
by U2
Thinkin Bout You
by Frank Ocean
Drink In My Hand
by Eric Church
Lovefool
by The Cardigans
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
Hallelujah
by Leonard Cohen
You Never Give Me Your Money
by The Beatles
Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
Forget You
by Cee Lo Green
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
by The Beatles
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra
Bliss
by Muse
If We Hold On Together
by Diana Ross
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
I Believe I Can Fly
by R Kelly
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
Run
by Snow Patrol
Let It Be
by The Beatles
Hysteria
by Muse
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser
Lisztomania
by Phoenix
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
Bless The Broken Road
by Rascal Flatts
Stay Stay Stay
by Taylor Swift
Some Nights
by Fun
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Dust In The Wind
by Kansas
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
Goodnight Saigon
by Billy Joel
All The Small Things
by Blink 182

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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