That’s the Way That the World Goes Round – Travis Picking #Ukulele with Chords & Lyrics

“That’s the Way That the World Goes Round” is from John Prine’s 1978 album, Bruised Orange. It’s an easy 3-chord song in the key of C (C, F, & G).


This song uses “Travis Picking” fingerstyle accompaniment on the ukulele. Many of my songs use the same technique and it’s simple once you get the hang of it, although it may take quite a bit of practicing it slowly to master it.


The first three example patterns on my fingerstyle tutorial show you how to play it. Here’s a link:

Fingerstyle Ukulele Tutorial

I’ve also created a separate category just for the Travis Picking style where you can find other songs that I play in the same style. You can find it here:

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