What is the key of A known for?

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  1. Sparky2

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    Even better: tune down a half step and pretend it's in Em.
     
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    Perry Mason theme makes a good intro.
     
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    A number of the Allman Brothers more popular songs are in A/Am...
     
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    The number of songs in Am using the Am, G, F progression numbers in the hundreds I'm sure, with All Along the Watchtower probably being the most well known.
     
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    I always play Whipping Post in Am.
     
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    a is the default key of old time fiddle music.
     
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    used to?
     
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    “Runaway”....Del Shannon Am/A
     
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    Fired him due to Generalized A-holedness...it’s a terrible disease which destroys many bands.
     
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    Maybe I'm missing something here...why wouldn't you read B as flat?
     
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    whoosh.
     
  14. strat a various

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    My mistake ...I'll retract that.
     
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    Lots of great examples and information!


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