“Waltzing Matilda” is an Australian “bush ballad” composed in the late 1800’s. Over the years it has become Australia’s “unofficial national anthem”. The original lyrics were composed in 1895 by Australian poet Banjo Paterson, to a tune played by Christina Macpherson, borrowed from an earlier British song called “The Bold Fusilier”, also known as “Marching
Here are the ukulele and guitar chords for “Obladi Oblada” a well-known Beatles song from their 1968 double album The Beatles (also known as “the White Album”) – Obladi Oblada in G. This is in the key of G. We also have arrangements for the keys of C and D. From Wikipedia – “Paul McCartney
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
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.
We’ve just created a new section in our website featuring PlayAlong songs especially for Ukulele. Just learning the Ukulele? This section is for you. Chords are indicated, and you can actually play along with these tunes! Go here for Ukulele and Guitar PlayAlong Songs. Here’s a sample:
Here is a chart of the most commonly used ukulele chords. The chords are arranged in “families”, which means that when you play in a specific key the chords in that “family” are the ones you are most likely to need.