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What Makes This Song Great - Tom Petty “Free Fallin’”

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There is more going on than it appears.

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Very simple, repeating chord structure, melody stays pretty much all around 1-2-3, and yes it is great.

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I like this guy's enthusiasm. Very enjoyable to listen to.

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I remember his 4 chords video:

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I'm a big fan of Rick Beato, I even bought the Beato Book. Rick holds a Masters Degree in music, his book is packed with music theory, and is over 400 pages long. I played piano as a kid, and was in the band from 4th through 12th grade, with 3 years of high school music theory. I thought I had a pretty good grasp on theory, until I bought The Beato Book. I can highly recommend it to anyone who wishes to get deep into well laid out college level music theory.


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