Peggy Sue by Buddy Holly Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For Peggy Sue

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Chord Complexity

16

Melodic Complexity

51

Chord-Melody Tension

39

Chord Progression Novelty

9

Chord Bass Melody

15

In terms of chords and melody, Peggy Sue has complexity on par with the typical song, having near-average scores in Melodic Complexity and Chord-Melody Tension and below-average scores in Chord Complexity, Chord Progression Novelty and Chord-Bass Melody.

About The Key Of A Major

Peggy Sue is written in the key of A Major. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 4th most popular key among Major keys and the 4th 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 (A Major, D Major, and E Major). See the A Major Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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