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Alison

The Elvis Costello song "Alison" is made almost entirely of the seven chords of the major scale. There is just one chord that comes from outside the key of the music. This is the beautiful b7 major chord that we study in IFR Jam Tracks Level 4: Mixed Harmony Essentials.

Alison

Where does this song fall on the IFR learning path?

You'll master all of the chords to this song in IFR Jam Tracks Levels 1 through 4:

IFR Jam Tracks Level 1: Seven Worlds IFR Jam Tracks Level 2: Pure Harmony Essentials IFR Jam Tracks Level 3: Pure Harmony Advanced IFR Jam Tracks Level 4: Mixed Harmony Essentials