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uke142464
07-18-2008, 03:59 PM
I want to write original stuff but I cant figure out any good chord progressions, those of you who do write originals, how do you do it????:confused:
just tips and stuff, and I dont know anything very complicated with chords or keys or anything

deach
07-18-2008, 04:01 PM
I have no clue but did you check this out?
http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1938

experimentjon
07-18-2008, 04:08 PM
Wikihow has a good article.

http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Song

As for chord progressions,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chord_progression

Combine that with the Uke minutes on chord families, and you've got something!

http://ukuleleunderground.com/2008/06/21/uke-minutes-18-chord-families/

I have pretty much given up on writing songs myself, but I looked at those when I was trying. Haha. :)

Howlin Hobbit
07-18-2008, 06:01 PM
On the ukulele page on my site you'll find both my "Cheater Music Theory" doc and my "ukulele exercises" doc.

The latter is six different chord progressions in seven different keys and the former will introduce you to the harmonized chord scale.

They're both freebies and I'll be happy to answer any questions you come up with. Providing I know the answer anyways.