Monthly Archives: February 2018

Let it Grow – Grateful Dead

tldr: Let it Grow is primarily in A minor but has two key changes, to D major and E minor. It starts in A minor with Am7 – Bdim (i – ii°). The lead is A aeolian over the Am7 and B diminished scale over the Bdim, primarily the Bdim chord tones. Then Am Bdim […]

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Scarlet Begonias / Fire on the Mountain

tldr: Both Scarlet and Fire are in B major, mixolydian mode and begin with the B and A chords back and forth. The difference in the intros is that Scarlet only adds in the A chord for two strums while Fire gives both chords equal time for longer. In Scarlet, the first part of the […]

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