VRWG Songwriting Exercise: The Groove

www.facebook.com An exercise from one of the monthly workshops of the Victoria Regional Writers Group. Four groups of songwriters come up with their own groove and melody using the same chord progression and lyrics. Thanks to Paul Mowbray for the exercise and to Sir Paul McCartney for the lyrics. Check out Sir Paul McCartney’s original: youtu.be Try it, and feel free to post your video in reply! G Am FFG Am FF Dm Fm CD Cm G7 CC Sing the changes as you’re sleeping Feel the quiet, feel the thunder Sing the changes, calling over Feel the quiet, feel the thunder Like the sun, in the morning Feel the quiet, feel the thunder Every ladder leads to heaven Every child a sense of wonder

Author: mowbrayandmills
Duration: 334
Published: 2012-03-13 03:23:38
VRWG Songwriting Exercise: The Groove

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