Basic Ukulele Video Course

This basic ukulele course is designed especially for beginners but should also be helpful for anyone who needs to expand their basic knowledge of playing ukulele. All of the lessons are free and include 19 songs covering 5 common keys (C, F, G, A, and D) and more than 20 different basic chords.

Please note that it’s not necessary to master each song before going to the next. If you’re a beginner, with a little practice you should be able to play along with the SLOW versions of songs with the chords shown. Start at the beginning and work your way through since some lessons build on what was learned in previous lessons. Don’t worry about being able to play along with the NORMAL TEMPO versions. With time and practice you will be able to play them with no problem, but in the beginning just learn the basic chords and play along with the slow versions so you can gain an understanding of the different chords, keys, and rhythm that is taught.

Lesson 1 - Introduction

Lesson 2 - Holding and Strumming

Lesson 3 - Notes, Chords, and Keys

Lesson 4 - Introduction to Chords

Lesson 6 - Key of C

Lesson 6a - My Dog Has Fleas (Key of C)

Lesson 6b - Oh Susanna (Key of C)

Lesson 6c - Big Rock Candy Mountain (Key of C)

Lesson 7 - Key of F

Lesson 7a - Mountain Dew (Key of F)

Lesson 7b - A Beautiful Life (Key of F)

Lesson 7c - Will the Circle be Unbroken

Lesson 8 - Key of G

Lesson 8a - Do Lord (Key of G)

Lesson 8b - Simple Gifts (Key of G)

Lesson 8c - When the Saints Go Marching In (Key of G)

Lesson 9 - Key of A

Lesson 9a - Hard Times Come Again No More (Key A)

Lesson 9b - Church in the Wildwood (Key of A)

Lesson 9c - The Crawdad Song (Key of A)

Lesson 10 - Key of D

Lesson 10a - My Old Kentucky Home (Key of D)

Lesson 10b - Banks of the Ohio (Key of D)

Lesson 10c - What a Friend We Have in Jesus (Key of D)

Lesson 11 - Minor Chords

Lesson 11a - Shady Grove (Key of Am)

Lesson 11b - House of the Rising Sun (Dm)

Lesson 12 - Waltz (3/4) Time

Lesson 12a - Amazing Grace (3/4 Time)

Lesson 12b - Down in the Valley (3/4 Time)

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