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
2) Dog Days Are Over by Florence & The Machine
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
5) Dancing On My Own by Calum Scott
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!
7) Zombie by The Cranberries
8) Wanted Dead or Alive by Bon Jovi
9) Chandelier by Sia
10) Let Her Go by Passenger
and a few more ukulele songs you might wish to try out:
11. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
12. Ho Hey – The Lumineers
13. Shake it Off – Taylor Swift
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.