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I Keep A Close Watch: First Verse


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The first verse is in the key of F major, but because of our tuning or capo, it will look and feel like we're playing in the key of E major.

I think of it as playing in E major, but it's good to be aware of the actual chords that we hear, especially if playing with someone else.

Many people play this song in the key of E, and I've seen later live performances where Johnny Cash does this himself. Nothing is written in stone!
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