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I vi ii V in D Major

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Sometimes referred to as the ’50’s Progression’, the I-vi-ii-V (One-Six-Two-Five) progression has been commonly used across all genres, and was real popular in doo-wop tunes in the 50’s and 60’s.

The ii – V section has a lot of harmonic momentum leading back to the I chord, making it sound pleasing and natural.

Some well known songs that use this progression include:

In the Aeroplane over the Sea – Neutral Milk Hotel.

The A-Section of the famous piano song Heart and Soul

Eternal Flame – The Bangles

D’yer Mak’er – Led Zeppelin

Every Breath You Take – The Police

Happiness Is A Warm Gun – The Beatles

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