C Major Cheat Sheet

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The C Major Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Major showing no sharps or flats

About The Key Of C Major

The key of C Major has a key signature of no sharps or flats. It is the most common key in all of popular music. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In C Major

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C Major draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.

Songs In The Key Of C Major

Click on the following songs in C Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Like A Rolling Stone
by Bob Dylan
Boston
by Augustana
Dust In The Wind
by Kansas
Stay
by Rihanna
One Of My Turns
by Pink Floyd
Gravity
by Sara Bareilles
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
by The Temptations
Goodnight Saigon
by Billy Joel
Some Nights
by Fun
Bottle It Up
by Sara Bareilles
All The Right Moves
by One Republic
Poor Little Fool
by Ricky Nelson
Lollipop
by Lil Wayne
We Run The Night
by Havana Brown
Gatekeeper
by Feist
Big soundtrack
by Tom Hanks
Nothing From Nothing
by Billy Preston
I Saw The Light
by Todd Rundgren
Amber
by 311
I Feel Love
by Donna Summer
Stars Come Out
by Zedd
You Gotta Be
by Des'ree
All Or Nothing
by O-Town
Adam's Song
by Blink 182
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Home Sweet Home
by Motley Crue
Green Hill Zone
by Sega
The Road And The Radio
by Kenny Chesney
Wasted Time
by Skid Row
Sherry
by The Four Seasons
Those Magic Changes - Grease
by Sha Na Na
Hysteria
by Muse
Time After Time
by Cyndi Lauper
Sunday Morning
by Maroon 5
Bless The Broken Road
by Rascal Flatts
When I Was Your Man
by Bruno Mars
Mario Brothers Theme
by Koji Kondo
Something In The Water
by Brooke Fraser
The Thin Ice
by Pink Floyd
Breakaway
by Kelly Clarkson
One
by U2
Just
by Radiohead
Kaifuku Suru Kizu
by Lily Chou Chou
Drink In My Hand
by Eric Church
Friends Forever
by Vitamin C
Zelda's Lullaby
by The Legend of Zelda
La Bamba
by Ritchie Valen
Down On The Corner
by Creedence Clearwater Revival
World Cup Theme
by K'naan
Home
by Phillip Phillips
Any Day
by Jus Jack vs Dzeko and Torres feat Gallantry
First Date
by Blink 182
Birdhouse In Your Soul
by They Might Be Giants
Millions of People
by Modern Mothers
Kupo
by All Levels at Once
Don't Go Away
by Oasis
My Lovely Horse
by The Divine Comedy
Don't Look Back in Anger
by Oasis
Ho Hey
by The Lumineers
Rimushotto Bungie Jump
by Frog Fractions Soundtrack
Genjitsu to Iu Na no Kaibutsu to Tatakau MonoTachi
by Takahashi Yu
Thinkin Bout You
by Frank Ocean
Come Back To Me
by Utada Hikaru
Gryphonheart
by Jo Blankenburg
Karate
by Tenacious D
Can't Get It Out Of My Head
by Electric Light Orchestra

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Major

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