Chord progression is a complex topic and literally produces millions of possible combinations. If you are just starting to learn how to play the guitar, then this list of songs with only one chord will help you start. 

Check out this extensive list of one-chord songs. 

We sorted the music into major and minor keys to make it easier for you to see all songs with the same chords. However, many songs can also work with the "7" version of these chords. Let's start!

For your reference, check the guitar chart chart below.

Guitar Chord Chart
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A major or A7

  • Locker - 35007 
  • Drifter's Escape - Bob Dylan
  • Helen Wheels - Paul McCartney & Wings
  • There Is a Mountain - Donovan
  • Stupidly Happy - XTC
  • Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
  • Joy - Lucinda Williams

A# (Bb) or A#7 (Bb7)

  • Mississippi Boll Weevil - Charley Patton

A minor or Am7

  • Exodus - Bob Marley
  • Panadero Ensoñado - Pescado Rabioso

A#m (Bbm)/A#m7 (Bbm7)

  • The Enchanted Gypsy - Donovan
  • Con Altura - Rosalía, J Balvin
  • Papa Was a Rolling Stone - The Temptations

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B minor or Bm7

  • Crosseyed & Painless - Talking Heads
  • Watussi - Harmonia
  • Get the Party Started - Pink
  • Nevermind - Leonard Cohen
  • The Hustle - Bars of Gold

C7

  • Tomorrow Never Knows - The Beatles
  • Ever So Lonely - Monsoon 
  • Coconut - Harry Nilsson 
  • American Woman - Lenny Kravitz

C minor or Cm7

  • Get Up, Stand Up - Bob Marley
  • Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin
  • Fire- Ohio Players

C#m (Dbm) or C#m7 (Dbm7)

  • Who Knows? - Jimi Hendrix
  • Careful with That Axe, Eugene - Pink Floyd

D7

  • Loser - Beck
  • Church of Anthrax - John Cale & Terry Rile
  • Jump Into The Fire - Harry Nilsson
  • One Chord Song - Stoney LaRue
  • The National Anthem - Radiohead

D# (Eb) or D#7 (Eb7)

  • Jimmy Bell - William "Cat Iron" Carradine
  • Sloppy Drunk Again - Walter Davis
  • LazyBones - Soul Coughing
  • Push Upstairs - Underworld

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D minor or Dm7

  • Showbiz Kids - Steely Dan
  • Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix
  • Daydreamer - Menswear
  • Voyage Automatique - 35007
  • Run Through The Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival 

D#m (Ebm) or D#m7 (Ebm7)

  • Wang Dang Doodle - Willie Dixon
  • Deeper Well - Emmylou Harris
  • Bullet the Blue Sky - U2 

E major or E7 (playable with Em or Em7 also)

  • The Story of One Chord - Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper
  • Moanin' at Midnight - Howlin' Wolf 
  • Radar Eyes - The Godz
  • Spoonful - Cream
  • Mondo in Mi 7a - Adriano Celentano
  • Whole Lotta Love - Zepplin 
  • Walking in Your Footsteps - The Police
  • Keep On Chooglin' - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Seeds - Bruce Springsteen 
  • DNA - Kendrick Lamar
  • Snake Farm - Ray Wylie Hubbard
  • Price - Super Furry Animals

E minor or Em7 (playable with E or E7 also)

  • Smokestack LIghtnin' - Howlin' Wolf 
  • I'm Bad Like Jesse James - John Lee Hooker
  • Thank You - Sly & the Family Stone
  • I Asked for Water - Howlin' Wolf
  • What Are Their Names? - David Crosby
  • Know - Nick Drake
  • Pablo Picasso - Modern Lovers
  • Hallo Gallo - Neu!
  • Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood 
  • Alta Suciedad - Andrés Calamaro
  • Powertruth - 35007
  • Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  • Mi Gente - J Balvin, Willy William, Beyonce
  • DNA - Kendrick Lamar
  • Mañana en el Abasto - Sumo

F major or F7 (playable with Fm or Fm7 also)

  • Send Me Your Pillow - John Lee Hooker
  • The Story of Bo Diddley - The Animals
  • Peter Gunn - Henry Mancini
  • Which Way Do Red River Run? - Mance Lipscomb
  • John Henry - Buster Brown
  • The Beat Goes On - Sonny & Cher
  • Ding Dang - The Beach Boys
  • See My Jumper Hanging On the Line - R.L. Burnside

F# (Gb) or F#7 (Gb7)

  • Shanty Blues - Henry Thomas
  • Mona - The Rolling Stones
  • Run On for a Long Time- Bill Landford

F minor or Fm7 (playable with F or F7 also)

  • Paradise - Sade
  • Peter Gunn - Henry Mancini

F#m (Gbm) or F#m7 (Gbm7)

  • Losing Face - I Am Snow Angel 
  • Political World - Bob Dylan

G major or G7

  • One Chord Song - Keith Urban
  • Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
  • Dance to the Music - Sly & the Family Stone
  • My Jack Don't Drink No Water - Shortstuff Macon
  • Everyday People - Sly & the Family Stone
  • Low Rider - War
  • It's a Rainy Day Sunshine Girl - Faust
  • Bad to The Bone - George Thorogood
  • U.S. 41 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

G# (Ab) or G#7 (Ab7)

  • Catfish Blues - Robert Petway
  • Spike Driver Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
  • Shotgun - Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
  • Rubberband Girl - Kate Bush
  • Magic Bus - The Who
  • Boring Girls - Pissed Jean

G minor or Gm7

  • The Bogus Man - Roxy Music

G#m (Abm) or G#m7 (Abm7)

  • Know Your Rights - The Clash
  • Who's He And What Is He To You?- Bill Withers
  • Space for the Papa - Jeff Beck
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