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Thread #33272   Message #443744
Posted By: M.Ted
18-Apr-01 - 05:26 PM
Thread Name: Lyr/Chords Req: Always (Irving Berlin)
Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Irving berlin wrote Always
Toadfrog, Horn players like the key of F--and standards like therse are always played in closed position. both for the rhythmic effect and to allow for a moving line to be played-- The F chord can be alternated with F6 and Fmaj7, and the C7 is alternated with Am7, so the first two lines would be played like this:


Berlin actually did his writing in the Key of F#--