The I-IV-V Progression
E- A-Bm-A = Louie Louie verse (1963)
E5-A-B- A-A7-E = Truckin' chorus (1971)
The Kingsmens' 1963 hit Louie, Louie
takes the "I-IV-V-IV" Rock Progression Variation and substitutes the "v" chord for the "V" chord, creating the chord progression below. This is another great Major to Minor substitution.
Static Bass Lines:
Another great Static Bass Line Progression is created by playing the "I-IV-V-IV" progression over the unchanging bass note of the "I" chord. Below are a couple of popular songs that used this approach.
E-A/E-B/E-A/E = Your Song intro (1970)
E-A/E-B/E-A/E-Am/E = Up Where We Belong verse (1982)