MoneyChords
Blues Chord Substitutions

Below are ten examples of twelve-bar blues in the key of E that represent progressively more
complex chord substitutions.

Bar:
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E7 E7E7E7A7A7 E7E7B7A7E7E7
E7 A7E7E7A7A7 E7E7B7A7E7B7
E7 A7E7E7A7A7 E7C#7F#m7B7E7B7
E7 A7E7Bm7-
E7
A7A#o E7C#7F#m7B7E7-
C#7
F#m7-
B7
E7 A7E7Bm7-
E7
A7Am7 G#m7C#7F#m7B7E7-
C#7
F#m7-
B7
E13 A9E7E9A9A#o E13-
D#13
D13-
C#13
F#m7B13E13-
C#7#9
F#13-
B7#9
EM7 F#m7-
Go
G#m7Bm7-
E7
A7Am7-
D9
G#m7Gm7F#m7B7E7-
C#7
F#m7-
B7
EM7 D#m7b5-
G#7
C#m7-
F#7
Bm7-
E7
AM7Am7-
D9
GM7Gm7-
C9
F#m7F#m11-
F7b5
E7-
C#7#9
F#m7-
B7b9
EM7 D#m7b5-
G#7#5
C#m7-
F#13
Bm7-
E13
A13Am7 G#m7Gm7F#m7B9EM7-
GM7
CM7-
B7#9
Fm7-
Bb7
D#m7-
G#7
C#m7-
F#7
Bm7-
E7/A#
A7Am7-
D9
GM7Gm7-C9FM7F#m7-
B7
EM7-
G13
F#13-
F13