I Shot the Sheriff by Eric Clapton Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For I Shot the Sheriff

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Chord Complexity

24

Melodic Complexity

35

Chord-Melody Tension

21

Chord Progression Novelty

22

Chord Bass Melody

15

In terms of chords and melody, I Shot the Sheriff is more basic than the typical song, having below average scores in Chord Complexity, Melodic Complexity, Chord-Melody Tension, Chord Progression Novelty and Chord-Bass Melody.

About The Key Of G Minor

I Shot the Sheriff is written in the key of G Minor. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 5th most popular key among Minor keys and the 12th most popular among all keys. Minor keys, along with major keys, are a common choice for popular music. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all minor chords (G minor, C minor, and D minor). See the G Minor Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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