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Comparative Minor Blues Progressions

Minor blues are constructed primarily around minor chords that give a more dark, mournful sound than major blues.
Below are examples of the three main types of minor blues. The "i-iv-v" type where all three chords are minor. The
second is the "i-iv-V" type where the "V" chord is a dominant with the other two minor. The last is the "i-IV-V"
where only the "i" chord is a minor with the other two dominant. You will find that the minor blues progression
translates well into rock. Although not a strict minor blues, you will want to check out Black Magic Woman
which is a great example of a “Pop Blues” progression

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All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
C#m C#mC#mC#mF#mF#m C#mC#mG#mF#mC#mC#m
Killing Floor
C#m7 C#m7C#m7C#m7F#m7F#m7 C#m7C#m7G#m7F#m7C#m7G#7#9
The Thrill Is Gone
C#m C#mC#mC#mF#mF#m C#mC#mAM7G#7C#mC#m
Double Trouble
C#m C#mC#mC#mF#mF#m C#mC#mG#7F#m7C#mC#m
Long Train Runnin'
C#m7 C#m7C#m7C#m7F#m7F#m6 C#m7C#m7A7C#m/G#-
G#7
C#m7C#m7
All Your Love
C#m C#mC#mC#mF#7F#7 C#mC#mG#9F#9C#mA7-G#7
Chitlins Con Carne
C#m7 C#m7C#m7C#m7F#7F#7 C#m7C#m7G#m7F#7C#m7C#m7
Since I've Been Loving You
C#m F#mC#mC#mF#mF#m C#mC#mG#mAC#m/E-
G#7/D#-
C#m-
E7
D#7-
DM7
Backcycled Substitution
C#m7 C#m7C#m7C#m7F#m7D#m7b5-
G#7
C#m7C#m7A7G#7C#m7D#m7b5-
G#7
Descending Minor Cliche Substitution
C#m F#mC#m-
C#m(M7)
C#m7-
C#m6
F#m-
G#m
F#m-
A
C#m-
C#m(M7)
C#m7-
C#m6
G#mF#m-
A
C#m-
F#m
A-
G#7