Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Fingerstyle Ukulele

This beautiful hymn was written by Helen Howarth Lemmel in 1922 and has been published in many hymnals over the years. Alan Jackson recorded it for his father-in-law’s funeral in 2005 and it became the foundation for his gospel album, “Precious Memories.” It’s written in 3/4 time and that’s the way I’ve recorded it, but Lauren Daigle’s popular version is in 4/4 time, which gives it a whole new feel.

I played a 3/4 fingerstyle pattern throughout the song. Here’s the pattern:

(strings–> 3-2-1-4-1-2