Backwater Blues by Bessie Smith Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For Backwater Blues

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Chord Complexity

65

Melodic Complexity

83

Chord-Melody Tension

63

Chord Progression Novelty

64

Chord Bass Melody

0

In terms of chords and melody, Backwater Blues is more complex than the typical song, having above average scores in Chord Complexity, Melodic Complexity, Chord-Melody Tension and Chord Progression Novelty.

About The Key Of E Major

Backwater Blues is written in the key of E Major. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 5th most popular key among Major keys and the 7th most popular among all keys. Major keys, along with minor keys, are a common choice for popular songs. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all major chords (E Major, A Major, and B Major). See the E Major Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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