Song Key

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  • #12470
    AvatarMax Rogers
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    How do you identify the key a song/music should be played in
    What keys are the following songs played in
    Georgia on my mind
    Summertime
    Whiskey in the Jar

    #12483
    Mitch GraingerMitch Grainger
    Keymaster

    Hi Max,

    That’s a hard one, as there is no standard key for each song. Many different artists do these songs in many different keys.

    You can play these tunes on any diatonic harmonica, with the right guidance. There are many tabs for these songs on the internet too. Though I can’t vouch for their accuracy all the time 🙂

    Why do you ask? and… Do you read sheet music at all?

    Mg

    #13850
    AvatarAdam Blam
    Participant

    I have a question

    #13851
    AvatarMax Rogers
    Participant

    No, I don’t read music. The reason I asked was that whereas a guitar has all keys on the instrument a harmonica can only be played in one key.
    Regards Max

    #13931
    AvatarAdam Blam
    Participant

    According to https://www.getsongkey.com:

    Georgia on my mind is in E Minor
    Summertime is in G Major
    Whiskey in the Jar is in C Major

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