The Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
The Wind Cries Mary is a power ballad written by Jimi Hendrix, released in 1967 and included on his first album Are You Experienced. The song is in the key of F major and the guitar is tuned half step down. The intro of the song consists in three chords inversions (Eb - E - F) and the verse is classic V -IV - I progression with tasty licks centered around F Pentatonic Major. During his solo Jimi plays 4 key changes following the harmonic progression (G - Bb - Db and back to F).