Stairway to Heaven



So this is the final song of my top 20 of all time to analyse.  Find out what I discovered under the hood of Led Zeppelin’s classic – Stairway to Heaven


Whiter Shade of Pale – the hidden mystery

imageI stumbled into an analysis of this song, it being no.19 of the top 20 songs of all time.  Little did I know what intruiging peculiarities it had in store for me.  Find out what is going on in my latest analysis


No.18 – Don’t Look Back in Anger by Oasis

Find out if this iconic song has any secrets lurking in the deceptively simple chord progression in my SeeChord analysis of this classic song, Don’t Look Back in Angerimage


Waterloo Sunset

I’ve been looking forward to analysing this classic song right from the start of this project.  Okay so it doesn’t really throw up many surprises but that’s part of the reason for its simple beauty.  Waterloo Sunset


Everybody Hurts

imageSometimes.  This wonderfully elegant and simple piece of song writing is lightly ridiculed and analysed by myself and of course SeeChord. Everybody Hurts


God only knows by The Beach Boys

I will admit, this made me question my sanity.  Find out why as the mighty Beach Boys meet the previously unassailable SeeChord in the latest of my top 20 songs analysed. Why did I undertake this? God Only Knows.image


Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan


My series analysing the top 20 songs of all time rolls on with this Dylan classic, Like a Rolling Stone.


Losing my Religion – any secrets here?


Find out what makes simple songs so simple – is it because they are really simple?  Yes.  Losing my Religion


Good Vibrations – conventional or crazy?


I have delved deep into the twist and turns of the harmony of Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys as part of my top 20 songs explained series.  Find out what I found out here


Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields

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This iconic double A side release in 1967 contained two classic Beatles hits that are both unique and very different to each other.  A lovely illustration of the different song-writing styles of McCartney (Penny Lane) and Lennon (Strawberry Fields).  Both nostalgic about their Liverpool childhoods and referring to locations around where they lived.  See how the music differs in my take on these two tunes here



SeeChord was born out of a desire to teach the basic concepts of harmony to students.  While playing or studying ...