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"A major pentatonic" - Songs in the key of...

I decided to start this to keep track of some songs I liked improvising and soloing on guitar with, and it's grown over the years into something fairly substantial and used by thousands of people around the world every week. Listed below is a list of results conducted from a short survey from 100 of our website visitors, which illustrates how the tool is and can be used an a variety of different ways.

used for...

  • improvising
  • practicing scales
  • soloing
  • finding new songs to learn in a particular key
  • DJ use
  • sampling vocals
  • helping with theory exams
  • developing a good ear for keys
  • arranging music
  • practicing for music tests
  • and more...

used with...

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Flute
  • Banjo
  • Ukulele
  • Sax
  • Voice / Vocal
  • panpipes
  • harmonica
  • xylophone
  • bass guitar
  • upright bass
  • trumpet
  • any other pitched instrument...
Song Key Artist Album Scales Styles
Call It What You Want A major Taylor Swift Reputation A major, A major pentatonic pop
How Would You Feel (Paean) A major Ed Sheeran ÷ A major, A major pentatonic pop, alternative, acoustic
11. What Did You Do? A major Gabrielle Aplin Light Up The Dark (2015) A major, A major pentatonic pop, alternative, chilled
If A major Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium CD2 - Mars - (2006) A major, A major pentatonic funk, rock
Animal Bar A major Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium CD2 - Mars - (2006) A major, A major pentatonic funk, rock
The Hardest Part A major Nina Nesbitt Peroxide (Deluxe) (2014) A major, A major pentatonic pop, acoustic
Brighter A major Paramore All We Know Is Falling (2005) A major, A major pentatonic rock
Pocket A major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) A major, A major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Conrad A major Ben Howard I Forget Where We Were (2014) A major, A major pentatonic rock, pop, acoustic, alternative, chilled
Just a Little Bit of Your Heart A major Ariana Grande My Everything A major, A major pentatonic pop
You Are In Love A major Taylor Swift 1989 A major, A major pentatonic pop
The Time of Our Lives A major Miley Cyrus The Time Of Our Lives (2009) A major, A major pentatonic pop
Young Girls A major Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox (2012) A major, A major pentatonic pop
Are You Gonna Be My Girl A major Jet A major, A major pentatonic rock
RU Mine? A major Arctic Monkeys A major, A major pentatonic rock
Homecoming A major Green Day American Idiot A major, A major pentatonic rock, punk rock
Are We The Waiting A major Green Day American Idiot A major, A major pentatonic rock, punk rock
Chasing Cars A major Snow Patrol A major, A major pentatonic rock, pop rock
Shape Of My Heart A major Sting A major, A major pentatonic rock
Numb A major Linkin Park A major, A major pentatonic rock, metal
All Right Now A major Free A major, A major pentatonic rock
What The Hell A major Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby (2011) A major, A major pentatonic pop rock
Three Little Birds A major Bob Marley A major, A major pentatonic reggae
Someone Like You A major Adele 21 A major, A major pentatonic pop, soul

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