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A Guide To Song Forms – AAB Song Form



Following up on our series of blog posts addressing song forms, in this article, we go deeper into one of the most important traditional forms - AAB

AAB is also called the 12-Bar Blues and it is widely used in popular rock and blues songs. The AAB usually refers to Verse, Verse, Refrain. Each of these sections would span 4 bars of length summing upto a total of 12 bars, hence the name - 12 Bar Blues. 

This article describes the fundamentals of the form further explaining its structure and usage by giving appropriate examples.


Be sure to share and like the article if you find it useful. If you have any questions, feel free to discuss it on the Songstuff Community Forums.

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