You can also watch a few beginner's lessons on youtube, but you should be able to jump into the Steven Universe songs right away. Once you familiarize yourself with them, you can play any one of the easy uke songs here, including hits from Bob Dylan, Adele, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, and Creedence Clearwater Revival. There are many variations of the 4 chord pattern necessary to play these songs. If you struggle with any of the chords, make sure you print off the before you start. Before you attempt to play any of these songs, first practice each chord with a down strum, using your right hand thumb. Both films also feature the song at the very end of the credits: the 2002 film featured the 1967 version, while the 2004 film featured a re-recording by Michael Bublé.
At the end of the listing is a selection of Nursery Rhymes for young children. Ah yes, the evil E. Steven Universe has a ton of popular singers. Feel free to play with code, all the song info is in the lyric-data. The truth is there are loads more to go at. Even for the ukulele based songs, the official chords aren't always posted, so some chord listings are missing or pure guesses or. The point of the post is to show the versatility of the chord relationship.
The order of the chords in these 10 songs are as follows. A Different Key Although Axis of Awesome play the songs using E B C m and A. Need some extra help mastering these ukulele chords and songs? Sorry the code is so bad, but I literally threw this together and I didn't want to spend too much time on it. Axis of Awesome have picked sections of the songs where this will work and done a fair bit of transposing along the way. The good news, this song repeats itself a lot, and Aldrine breaks down each measure for you so you can learn the individual bars and piece it all together. The bane of every uke player's existance.
The version is much easier but it sounds funny to me in some songs. I'd friend you if I posted videos, but alas I do not. Try tapping your foot as you play the chords, strumming each chord for four counts. Step 2: Pick an Easy Ukulele Song! With or Without you by U2 is a delightful exception and a great song to practice with. It's not quite in my vocal range and I haven't bothered to transpose it. A range of beginners songs with ukulele tabs and chords for those learning how to play! In the key of G for example the chords would be G, D, Em and C.
Thanks for the kick in the pants. It still amazes me that the title of this post holds true. Also, enjoy a complimentary chord chart for this song by clicking the links below. That said, there are still hundreds of songs out there that do stick strictly to 4 chords throughout. For each vocal song, I've included lyrics, audio, and relevant links. Ah October, something about those Halloween traditions that bring back so many childhood memories. In the key of C that gives us C, G, Am and F.
Learn how to play the Adventure Time Theme Song. The 2002 Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2 film adaptations have featured characters as buskers performing the song; Jayce Bartok and Elyse Dinh respectively. Heads up: this song is about as challenging as the final showdown with Bowser himself. If you want to learn to play the ukulele, Steven Universe songs are a great, fun place to start. You can play hundreds if not thousands of songs using just 4 chords on your ukulele.
Once you familiarise yourself with the 4 its easy to pick out but almost every song on this list has variations to the pattern. Why do so many songs use the same chords? The singers were paid only for the session and have had no residuals from its use since then. This one is a doosey for sure, but if you can power through, you'll level up your playing like Mario with a super mushroom! Speaking of throwbacks, one of our first Uke Lessons covered the song from. Hopefully your song repertoire has just increased considerably! For some more strumming pattern inspiration take a look at my post —. So, to prepare for learning these songs, play each chord four times.
Try it now using those chords instead, can you still recognise the songs? Nice cover of Jayne's ballad. All songs provided for educational purposes only and some are Copyright - ensure you have the necessary rights if you wish to perform them! They all use the same tuning, but the main difference is in body size tenor is the largest. I haven't made a video of Ballad. You can also look them up on a site like which shows where the chord changes occur relative to the lyrics of the song. They use the same relationship between chords. I can't wait to try your adjustment! Not sure about the end.
Start with the G chord, playing several measures of four consecutive down strums at a slow tempo. Also, any advice on how to strum the instrument break, as well as the end of the song? How do you play the E? D7 G7 C7 Well we're movin on up, to the east side G7 D7 To a deluxe apartment in the sky G7 C7 Movin on up to the east side G7 D7 G7 F5 F 5 G5 We finally got a piece of the pie Fish don't fry in the kitchen Beans don't burn on the grill Took a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that hill F5 F 5 G5 Now we're up in the big leagues F5 F 5 G5 Gettin' our turn at bat F5 F 5 G5 G7 As long as we live, it's you and me baby D7 There ain't nothin wrong with that G7 C7 Well we're movin on up, to the east side G7 D7 To a deluxe apartment in the sky G7 C7 Movin on up to the east side G7 D7 G7 We finally got a piece of the pie. I've really only tested this page in Chrome. But it is such a lovely song! Try taking online or in-person lessons with an experienced ukulele teacher to take your skills to the next level. This site was originally a clone of the I created, but a chord site doesn't fit as well because many Steven Universe songs weren't designed for ukulele.
How to Play 10 Easy Ukulele Songs with 4 Chords Step 1: Tune Up and Learn 4 Basic Ukulele Chords Standard ukulele tuning is G-C-E-A, which lends itself nicely to the key of G. The four are: G major, C major, D major, and E minor Em. Those chords can be transposed into a completely different key as long as we retain the relationship. Page 1 - Page 2 - Feel free to comment if you have any questions, or want to request other songs for future lessons. Try some different strumming patterns get some here with those chords and see if you can hear anything you recognise. He is both a songwriter and performer, and has taught music business and songwriting at various universities and music schools. Though this site focuses entirely on the vocal songs, I really want to highlight Steven Universe's composers: Aivi and Surasshu.