Chords

Here are just some ukulele chords that I’ve transcribed for students (more to come!). Please note that I teach many other songs and styles – these are specific requests from students. Although originally transcribed for ukulele students, guitarists can use the same chords:

Dean Martin – In The Misty Moonlight
Dean Martin – Mambo Italiano
Dean Martin – Memories Are Made of This
Eva Cassidy – Wade in the Water
George Harrison – The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea
James Hill – Because
Johnny Cash – Wayfaring Stranger
Leo Sayer – One Man Band
Less Than Jake – The Science of Selling Yourself Short

LP – Into The Wild
Mads Langer – You’re Not Alone
Mills Brothers & Louis Armstrong – In the Shade of an Old Apple Tree
Milton Brown – Sweet Jennie Lee
Nellie McKay – If I Had You
Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel
The Once – You’re My Best Friend
The Proclaimers – Spinning Around In The Air
Punch Brothers – Moonshiner
Vera Lynn – Be Like The Kettle And Sing
The Wombles – Wombling Song

Beginner Ukulele Songs

These are particularly good easy first songs for beginner ukulele players:

Blue Moon (Verses Only)
Amazing Grace
You Are My Sunshine
Dion & The Belmonts – Teenager in Love (in C)
Ben E King – Stand By Me (in C)

Guitar Chords

These songs were transcribed for guitar, but can be played on ukulele too. For uke, just ignore the bass notes after the slash if there’s any slash chords (e.g. for Fm/Ab ignore the Ab and just play Fm):

Beautiful South – Bell-Bottomed Tear
Ben E King – Stand By Me (in G)
Elliot Smith – Bottle Up & Explode
Engelbert Humperdink – Love Will Set You Free
George Ezra – Blame It On Me
Gillian Welch – Dark Turn of Mind
Glenn Campbell – Wichita Lineman
Hot Club of Cowtown – Emily
Hot Club of Cowtown – I Can’t Tame Wild Women
Hot Club of Cowtown – She’s Killing Me
Jill Scott – He Loves Me
John Newman – Cheating
Laura Veirs – Magnetized
Lianne La Havas – Age
Lianne La Havas – No Room For Doubt
Lucy Rose – Night Bus
Nickel Creek – When You Come Back Down
Otis Redding – (Sitting On) The Dock Of The Bay
Paul Simon – Slip Slidin’ Away
Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
The Police – Every Breath You Take
Simon & Garfunkel – I Am A Rock
Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Man
Valerie June – Twined & Twisted
 

Disclaimer: These are the author’s interpretation of the songs to be used for educational purposes only, and are not to be reproduced.