Top 14 Easy Ukulele Songs for Beginners

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You only need to know the top 8 easy chords to be able to play these ukulele songs! So that’s A, Am, C, D, Dm, Em, F and G.

(If you are a bit unsure about how to play these chords on the ukulele then you should check out this blog post on the top 8 easy ukulele chords.)

Check out our tutorial to teach you 10 popular songs using just 6 chords!! Letting you know both the chords and strumming pattern to use!

10 Ukulele songs using only 6 chords:

1) This is What You Came For by Calvin Harris ft Rihanna

Find the chords for This is What You Came For here

2) Dog Days Are Over by Florence & The Machine

Find the chords for Dog Days Are Over here

3) The Man Who Can’t Be Moved by The Script

Find the chords for The Man Who Can’t Be Moved here

4) I’m a Believer by The Monkees

Find the chords for I’m a Believer here

5) Dancing On My Own by Calum Scott

Find the chords for Dancing On My Own here


6) Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo

This is my personal favorite song to play on the ukulele, it sounds great and is easy to sing-a-long.

Adapted from the well-known song on the Wizard of Oz film, Israel filled this song with dreams of beaches and sun transporting us all to Hawaii!

Find the chords for Somewhere Over The Rainbow here.



7) Zombie by The Cranberries

Find the chords for Zombie here!

8) Wanted Dead or Alive by Bon Jovi

Find the chords for Wanted Dead or Alive here

9) Chandelier by Sia

Find the chords for Chandelier here

10) Let Her Go by Passenger

Find the chords for Let Her Go here


and a few more ukulele songs you might wish to try out:

11. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

Find the chords for Hallelujah here.


12. Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Find the chords for Ho Hey here.


13. Shake it Off – Taylor Swift

Find the chords for Shake it Off here.

14. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

Pretty much any strumming pattern sounds good with this song so it’s a good one to practice with.

Find the chords for I’m Yours here.

Learn how to play chords plus more song tutorials with our ukulele tutorials!



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