Category: PlayAlong

Country Roads for Ukulele

Here are the ukulele chords for the famous John Denver song, Country Roads. Chords are indicated for the keys of C, D, and G. “Country Roads”, was written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver. It was inspired when one of the writers was driving home on the “country roads” to visit with his

Let It Be Ukulele Chords

Here are the ukulele chords for the Beatles song, Let it Be. Play it in the keys of C, D, and G. McCartney said he had the idea of “Let It Be” after he had a dream about his mother during the tense period surrounding the sessions for The Beatles (“the White Album”) in 1968.

Three Little Birds

Three Little Birds was recorded by Bob Marley and the Wailers back in the day. It is a great introduction to reggae for guitar or ukulele players. Reggae emphasizes the “up” beat rather than the “down” beat as in most rock and pop music. 1-AND-2-AND…

New Group Courses Released

Introductory courses for guitar and ukulele beginners will soon be available for local (Waterloo Region) use at community facilities, schools, libraries and seniors facilities. The courses will feature recordings of live lesson presentations, gradually stepping through the various phases of learning how to play the ukulele or guitar. See Uke for Seniors for more info.

WonderWall by Oasis – PlayAlong

Wonderwall was written by Noel Gallagher of Oasis, and released in 1995. It has consistently rated high on “best song” surveys over the years. To play along with this version (in F# minor) use a capo on fret 2 and play as if in the key of Em (or G). Notice the use of Sus

PlayAlong with “Wish You Were Here”

“Wish You Were Here” was one of Pink Floyd’s most famous songs. It was released in 1975. The original featured David Gilmour playing the intro on a 12 string acoustic guitar made to sound as though you are hearing it through a car radio. This version is from a 1994 concert. The chords are indicated