Classic 1960s folk song written by Richard Farina and recorded by him and his wife Mimi Farina (the sister of Joan Baez). This was their most famous recording before Richard’s untimely death in a motorcycle accident in 1966. Tablature is included here for the break I played at the beginning of the song. After you […]
This is an original song I wrote back in 2001. The first 4 notes of the melody are G-C-E-A, just like standard ukulele tuning. I’m playing clawhammer style on the video but it can be strummed or picked in many ways (4/4 time). A number of people have recorded it over the years and I’d […]
A little bit different take on House of the Rising Sun than usually played by uke players. I chose the key of Dm (instead of commonly heard Am) and played “Travis Picking” style with alternating thumb in 4/4 time. If you need help with the fingerpicking pattern I’m basically just playing the #1 pattern in […]
Chords, lyrics, and clawhammer ukulele tablature for Will the Circle Be Unbroken, played here in the key of F.
Clawhammer Ukulele strumming (standard bum-ditty with drop thumb accompaniment) along with chords and lyrics. If you need help with the clawhammer basics watch my 4 instructional videos on clawhammer ukulele.
The Bob Dylan classic, “Make You Feel My Love” played in the key of C on ukulele, contains chords and lyrics. The fingerstyle ukulele picking pattern is explained at the end of the song.