If you are like me, you like to sing pop songs on occasion (when no one can hear you), accompanying yourself on some musical instrument on which you are able to produce pitched sounds.

Currently however, this is harder than it should be.

That is why I propose to use the notation defined below, demonstrated in 4 examples.

Definition: a custom numerical chord notation.

1866 transcript icon When you and I were young, Maggie

1903 transcript icon Always leave them laughing when you say goodbye

1905 transcript icon Wouldn't you like to have me for a sweetheart

1968 transcript icon The windmills of your mind