The I V vi IV chord progression is everywhere. Literally, it is everywhere. There are lists of all the songs that include the popular musical device. Everyone from Carole King to Talking Heads have gotten in on the act. Once you notice it, once you know the trick, you can hear it everywhere. It doesn’t cheapen music, of course. You will still love all the songs you loved before. But once you uncover and understand the I V vi IV trick, you’ll feel like you unlocked some sort of secret that changes how you see things forever.
A stick figure is holding a guitar in front of a microphone on stage. "Thank you! Thank you! And the title of this next song is, I V vi IV"
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