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by roycollingwood
March 16th, 2013, 12:43 am
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Relate chords to melody notes
Replies: 4
Views: 4295

Re: Relate chords to melody notes

Thanks for those 2 replys. So in a song, while the chords are played, the melody is not always using the notes within the chords? Upuntil I took-up the guitar 2 years ago, I have never had anything to do with music theroy, and only ever sang in the car, with what I see now as having 'no tune' I didn...
by roycollingwood
March 15th, 2013, 11:03 am
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Relate chords to melody notes
Replies: 4
Views: 4295

Relate chords to melody notes

I have several numbers that I am playing & singing with guitar, mainly po/old folk.

What I cannot work-out, is if the song starts with say 'C' chord, how do I know what note to start singing on?
I would expect C E or G, as these are the chord notes, is that correct? or is that too simple.

Roy