Peg is tied with “Ricky Don’t Lose That Number” as it’s longest running chart hit. The famous solo in the song was recorded by 7 sessions players like Robben Ford and Larry Carlton before Jay Graydon’s version was chosen. This was the band’s first single off of their album called Aja.
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Key of the Song:
The original key of Peg by Steely Dan is in C major.
Guitar Chords for Peg by Steely Dan
Warning: this is not a beginner song. Many of these chords are not too difficult to play, but are difficult to remember. As with any other song you’re learning, if you’re determined to learn it, take it one chord at a time and match it to what you’re hearing on the record.
Peg by Steely Dan – Lyrics with Chords
[Intro] G6/9 F#7#9 F6/9 E7#9 Eb6/9 D7#9 [Verse 1] Cmaj7 Gsus2/B Cmaj7 Gsus2 I've seen your Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 picture your name in lights Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 above it this is your Fmaj7 Csus2 Fmaj7 Csus2 big de-but it's like a Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 dream come true so won't you Gmaj7 Dsus2 Fmaj7 Csus2 smile for the camera I know you're gonna Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 love it [Verse 2] Cmaj7 Gsus2/B Cmaj7 Gsus2 I've got your Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 pin shot I keep it with your Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 letter Done up in Fmaj7 Csus2 Fmaj7 Csus2 blue-print blue It sure looks Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 good on you So won't you Gmaj7 Dsus2 Fmaj7 Csus2 smile for the camera I know they're gonna Cmaj7 Gsus2 Cmaj7 Gsus2 love it, Peg [Chorus] Cmaj7 Gsus2/B Am11 E7sus4 Peg it will come back to you Cmaj7 Gsus2/B Am11 E7sus4 Peg it will come back to you Asus2/C# C6/9 G F#7 Then the shutter falls Bm7 E7#9 Am7 C/D Cmaj7 Gsus2 You see it all in 3D it's your favourite foreign movie Cmaj7 Gsus2 F#m7 Bm7 Em7 Bm7 C6/9 [Solo] G6/9 F#7#9 F6/9 E7#9 Eb6/9 D7#9 Chords for the solo are the same as for the verses. The rest is just repeats.