A quite simple piano tune for full learners to be taught to play is Hound Canine by Elvis Presley.
It’s written in a 12 bar blues sequence and excellent for a newbie to Piano. The benefit of studying a 12 bar blues is that it’s the foundation many various songs, so after you have discovered the construction of 1 tune, it is possible for you to to play some other tune that’s written in a blues development.
Fairly a number of of Elvis Presley’s songs are primarily based round a 12 bar blues, and although they’re fairly easy they sound very efficient. Individuals internationally love the model of music, and it’s what Elvis is famend for.
Hound Canine was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, penning this tune as simply youngsters. The primary artist to report this tune was Willie Mae “Huge Mama” Thornton in 1952, and it truly turned a primary hit for her, and was by far her largest success.
Elvis determined to cowl the favored hit after listening to it at a live performance in Las Vegas in 1956, after which recorded it similtaneously his single Do not Be Merciless. They had been each launched on the identical time. It rapidly rose to prime spot everywhere in the US, and was primary for 11 consecutive weeks.
In 1958 it turned the one third report to promote greater than three million copies, which was an incredible success. The tune has featured within the Elvis Presley Biopic in 2005, in 1994 it was featured within the common movie Forest Gump, and most lately it was sung by Eddie Clendening, portraying Elvis Presley, within the Broadway musical “Million Greenback Quartet.”
So what are the essential newbie chords to Hound Canine?
Hound Canine is written in a quite simple key of C Main.
It accommodates the essential piano chords C Main, F Main and G Main, that are simple newbie piano chords and you need to use a easy blues scale riff to begin and finish the tune.
You can too add curiosity and put life into the tune through the use of a glissando, which suggests gliding up and down the keyboard.
A pleasant solution to begin the tune is by beginning on C chord, three octaves above the place you wish to play the tune, so one octave above center C, after which do a glissando all the way down to your beginning word.
The rhythm makes use of quick chords in your proper hand with a easy three word bass part within the left hand. It makes use of the chords talked about above so when enjoying the C Part you’d play C E G within the left hand utilizing a blues rhythm.
To complete the tune, you’ll be able to play some notes across the C Blues scale – C Eb F G & Bb perhaps, which can finish it very properly on the piano.