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NYG010
06-29-2011, 12:38 PM
Anyone know of possibly the easiest beginner songs to play with only a couple chords?? This is my first instrument and I just got the Fender Nohea today so I want to jump on in!

Videos would be nice :)

DAPuke
06-29-2011, 01:00 PM
Here is one:http://www.scorpex.net/Uke/songs/You_Never_Can_Tell.pdf
check out the entire site: http://www.scorpex.net/Uke/ , go through the songs, each has chord diagrams and some have youtube links to play along with. Hint: the key of "C" is usually the easiest to play in.
Congrats on the fender!
Don

PhilUSAFRet
06-29-2011, 01:35 PM
I always recommend Uncle Rod's Ukulele Boot Camp to noobies. Don't forget to spend at least as much time practicing (memorizing) chords as you do playing.
http://www.4shared.com/dir/QB7udDJq/Free_Booklet_.html

Also google Dr. Uke's Waiting Room and Pineapple Pete's Uke School

NYG010
06-29-2011, 04:32 PM
Thanks guys.

cb56
06-30-2011, 01:00 AM
This is the first song I learned when I got my tenor uke.
http://www.youtube.com/user/MusicTeacher2010?feature=mhum#p/search/0/KEQj7BTJLNg
Pretty easy. Go slow and be patient. You'll be playing it soon.
...and I agree, get Uncle Rod's boot camp and also go through the earlier "Uke minutes" videos on the main UU page.

poptart
06-30-2011, 12:53 PM
Try surf. Most people who play the uke would know this song. It is a simple song and you can experiment different strumming patterns. Just search google or YouTube for the song or how to play it. The chords are C Am F and G7. It is very easy to find chord fingerings on google also.

bornagainjeeper
06-30-2011, 07:28 PM
I liked Island in the sun and...can't help falling in love...both have very similar chord progressions, and often (if in the key of C) will help introduce you to a few minor chords...