Three chord songs, three of the best to me....

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  1. funkysoul

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    i will go with less....2 chords are valid?
     
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    At times, sure....LOL ….and there's also the very rare appearance of a guitar solo …...God bless The Ramones, RIP, guys
     
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    Man, i forgot about it, i would also say in this case, when a cover is better than the original....:):):)
     
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    Minutemen - "Political Song For Michael Jackson To Sing"
     
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    Here's something we all could use.

     
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    Up Around the Bend.

    that is all
     
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    One of my favorites:
     
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    Well this one only has two chords...
    a pretty woman...an absolute legend and a whole lot of 'poetic license'..

     
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    and this



    are a couple I really like.
     
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    Rock and Roll...

     
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    Someone already took Helpless by Neil Young so I'll go with:

    California Stars (Wilco)
    Oh! Sweet Nuthin' (Velvet Underground)
    Fly Swatter/Ice Water Blues (Lyle Lovett)



     
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    Love this tune by Midlake

     
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    Ooh... Justed noticed that I missed the part about posting THREE of your favs, so I get two more :)

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    Two chords is a good category to do but here are three all with only three chords

    Stir it up-Bob Marley A-D-E
    One Love -Bob
    Acoustic medley from Marley’s song of freedom boxset. You must listen to this if you haven’t heard it. It’s 12 min (slightly edited) of Bob playing three chords G-C-D in a medley of a bunch of his tunes. He’s showing Johnny Nash his songs.
     
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    D-C-G can offer a world of options -- especially when playing with drone notes and different voicings. Some you just like to crank up!

    The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

     
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    Another work playing around with D-C-G that got a ton of airplay....


    The Marshall Tucker Band - Can't You See
     
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    I liked this song when it came out too...but I count 5 chords...Don't forget the b6 under "It ain't a crime" and the five chord at the end of the arpeggiated guitar part...

     
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