In this lesson we will be learning Jesus Take the Wheel by Carrie Underwood. Pretty simple from an arrangement and strumming perspective. There are some time signature changes and timing concepts to watch for
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.
In this lesson we are going to tune our ukulele down a half step so that we can play open chords and be in the original key of the recording. The song is simple only using 4 chords throughout. The strumming pattern is just half notes but leaves a lot of room for your own interpretation.
In this lesson we will be learning the Hank Williams classic Lovesick Blues. The song is in the key of F and uses 8 chords, mostly open chords but we do have a Bb barre chord. Watch out for the 2/4 measure that occurs a couple times in the song.
This tune by Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha is a pretty simple tune with 5 chords. Chords used are G, Am, Em, C, and G/F#.
In this lesson we will be learning Beautiful Crazy by Luke Combs. The song is in the key of B so it will require a lot of barre chords. From a strumming standpoint it is pretty simple.
In this lesson we will be learning American Kids by Kenny Chesney on ukulele. The verse is in the key of Em and uses Em, Bm, C, and G. The rhythm is unique and offers a challenging strumming pattern. The chorus switches to the relative G major using the same chords. Great song and fun to play.
Pretty simple tune with 4 chords. Am, C, D, and G. The intro is finger picked arpeggios, while the chorus is straight eighth note strumming. From an arrangement standpoint, it is just 2 parts, a verse and a chorus.
Learn the adapted ukulele version of this Garth Brooks classic.
In this lesson we will be learning Merle Haggard’s Mama Tried. The song uses 4 simple chords. There is a finger picking intro and outro.
Learn Chicken Fried by Zac Brown Band. Just 3 chords needed for this popular country tune.
Die a Happy Man is a soulful country tune by Thomas Rhett. It has a distinct guitar line in the verse that we have transcribed for ukulele. The rest of the tune uses basic chords.
In this lesson you will learn hot to play a song written by Bruce Springsteen as it was played Levon Helm and The Band. It uses just 4 chords with a basic arrangement.
Learn this classic Jimmy Buffet tune. Easy 3 chord progression with a nice melody line intro.
In this lesson you will learn the pop country song If I Die Young by the Band Perry. Fairly simple tune.
Just 3 chords in the raucous country romp. Em, Bm, and B7
This is a simple four chord tune great for beginners.
In this lesson we will be learning Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker and Old Crow Medicine Show. We will be doing this song in the key of C. The original recording is in the key of A