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Shotgun by George Ezra

Shotgun by George Ezra

Shotgun by George Ezra is a super simple song requiring just 4 chords that are played in the same progression throughout the entire tune.  Chords required are F, Bb, Dm, and C.

Song Difficulty: 2

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Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings

Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings

This is a classic country tune written in 3/4 time signature.  The first half of the song is in the key of D and is made up of a I-IV-V chord progression.  Chords used are D, G, and A7.  The second half of the song shifts to the key of E.  The chords used here are E, A, and B7.

Song Difficulty: 3

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Sunflower by Post Malone

Sunflower by Post Malone

In this lesson we will be learning Sunflower by Post Malone.  This is a pretty simple song consisting of just 3 chords with a simple strumming pattern.  The chords are D, G, and Em.

Song Difficulty: 2

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Don't Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

Don't Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

In this lesson we will be learning the simple reggae tune Don't Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin. To make things a little more interesting for uke, Ashley will be showing you some chord inversions to use. Inversions are playing the same chord in a different place on the fretboard.

Song Difficulty: 3

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Lean On Me by Bill Withers

Lean On Me by Bill Withers

Lean on Me by Bill Withers is a piano tune in the Key of C.  We are going to learn this on ukulele as close to the piano part as possible. This will require C, Dm, Em, F, and G7 chords

Song Difficulty: 4

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How Great Thou Art

How Great Thou Art

The classic hymn How Great Thou Art is a simple chord progression for the most part. Chords used in the key of G are G, C, D, D7, Am, G7, and C#dim7. We will be covering the chords and the melody.

Song Difficulty: 3

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Jesse's Girl by Rick Springfield

Jesse's Girl by Rick Springfield

In this lesson we will be learning Jesse's Girl by Rick Springfield on ukulele.  Chords required for this song are D, A, Bm, G. F#, B, and Abm.

Song Difficulty: 5

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Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles

Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles

In this lesson we will be covering Can't Buy Me Love by the Beatles in its entirety including the guitar solo.  Other than the guitar solo this is a pretty easy tune with basic chords and strumming patterns.  Chords used are Em, Am, Dm, G7, C, C7, and F.

Song Difficulty: 4

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Never My Love by The Association

Never My Love by The Association

In this lesson we will be learning Never My Love by the Association.  The song consists of a lot of chords and a few melodic riffs.  To be in tune with the original recording it will require a capo at the first fret or tuning your ukulele a half step up.

Song Difficulty: 5

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Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young

Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young

In this lesson we will be learning Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young.  The song is made up of 3 parts, main riff, verse, and bridge.  Fun song to play with the alternating main riff and lazy chord progression.  Strumming is a simple 8th note pattern.  Chords needed are D, Am7, C, G, A, and Gm7

Song Difficulty: 4

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Black Dog by Led Zeppelin

Black Dog by Led Zeppelin

In this lesson we will be learning the heavy guitar driven song Black Dog on ukulele.  We will cover all the guitar riffs and the vocal melody in the verses.

Song Difficulty: 5

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I Get Around by The Beach Boys

I Get Around by The Beach Boys

In this lesson we will be learning the Beach Boys classic I Get Around.  The song has a lot of chords because of the key change from G to G#.  The chorus is relatively simple playing straight 8th notes with relatively easy chords.  The verse is a little more complex with the sliding chords and riff.  Definitely worth the challenge!

Song Difficulty: 5

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Head Over Feet by Alanis Morissette

Head Over Feet by Alanis Morissette

In this lesson we will be learning Head Over Feet by Alanis Morissette.  Super simple from an arrangement standpoint with just two sections to learn, a verse and a chorus.  Chords used are G, C, Am, F, D, Bm, A, Bb.

Song Difficulty: 3

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Ku-U-I-Po by Elvis

Ku-U-I-Po by Elvis

In this lesson we will be learning the Elvis song from Blue Hawaii called KU-U-I-Po.  The song is made up of two sections, both with an easy swung 8th note strumming pattern.  The song is in the key of Eb so it requires mostly barre chords.

Song Difficulty: 4

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Rainbow Connection by Kermit The Frog

Rainbow Connection by Kermit The Frog

In this lesson we will be learning Rainbow Connection from the Muppets Movie.  The song is played in the key of A with a key change up a half step to Ab for the 3rd verse and chorus.  There are a lot of chords in this song, but the strum pattern is super simple.

Song Difficulty: 5

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Memories by Maroon 5

Memories by Maroon 5

In this lesson we will be learning Memories by Maroon 5.  From an arrangement standpoint it is a simple progression and strumming pattern that repeats throughout the entire song.  However the song is in the key of B so we have to use mostly barre chords. Chords needed are B, F#, G#m, D#m, and E.

Song Difficulty: 3

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Yesterday by The Beatles (Chord Melody Style)

Yesterday by The Beatles (Chord Melody Style)

In this lesson we will be learning Yesterday in chord melody style. Chord melody style is accomplished when both the melody and chords are played at the same time.

Song Difficulty: 6

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