An overview of the many uses for the extremely versatile diminished 7th chord and how great composers over the last 6 decades or so have used this chord of intrigue to make rich and compelling pop songs.

0:00 Intro
1:34 Diminished chords in place of secondary dominants
5:41 The #IV Diminished Chord
7:03 The ii dim chord
7:42 Diminished chord used in place of the V7
9:02 Embellishing with Diminished Chords
10:51 Diminished chords used for effect
12:26 Conclusion/Wrap Up

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