What's Going On by Marvin Gaye Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For What's Going On

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Chord Complexity

63

Melodic Complexity

45

Chord-Melody Tension

72

Chord Progression Novelty

47

Chord Bass Melody

0

What's Going On has higher complexity than the average song in terms Chord-Melody Tension.

About The Key Of E Major

What's Going On 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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