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.

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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