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kalmario
02-16-2009, 12:14 PM
been messing with sublimes 'Doin time' lots of fun its basically Gm and C

the question is any recommendations for 2 chord songs i can medley it with, so it doesn't sound stale at the end.

Cheers in advance

Cliff

ukusaurus
02-16-2009, 02:17 PM
Sublime -What I got D and G

MisoHappy
02-16-2009, 02:44 PM
Naughty Girl -Fiji
A and Bm

Stackabones
02-16-2009, 03:03 PM
Iko Iko

Women Are Smarter

Day-O (Banana Boat Song)

Jambalaya

Deep In The Heart Of Texas

Those are just off the top of my head. Also, I just googled "two chord songs" and there are a few more out there.

RON<>VA
02-16-2009, 05:19 PM
Some simple ( and old) two chord songs are:

A Tisket, A Tasket
Billy Boy
Tom Dooley
Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here
My Darlin' Clementine
Down in the Valley
Rock O My Soul

Zakulele
02-17-2009, 02:52 AM
Anyone Else- Moldy Peaches

Ukulele JJ
02-17-2009, 05:04 AM
Waiting in Vain is two chords until you get to the bridge.

JJ

carpekd
02-17-2009, 07:45 AM
in time - mark collie

kalmario
02-17-2009, 08:45 AM
thanks for the replys guys, i will have to go and investigate half those songs
but thats all good.

so glad no one mentioned achy breaky heart!

currently thinking the verses for ice ice baby might fit as well

Cheers

Cliff

Zakulele
02-18-2009, 02:25 AM
Whole Wide World- Wreckless Eric

freedive135
02-18-2009, 05:49 AM
Stripes Around My Shoulders - Johnny Cash C and G but I play in in Cm (second position) and Gm makes it sound kinda sad.

Shady Grove Am and G

Crazy Baldheads - Bob Marley F#m and Bm

Time Will Tell - Bob Marley G and C

Zakulele
02-24-2009, 04:01 PM
Uptight Everythings Alright- Stevie Wonder
Db-B

Howlin Hobbit
02-25-2009, 09:15 AM
Uptight Everythings Alright- Stevie Wonder
Db-B

Izzat the one goes:

Baby, everything is alright
Uptight. Outtasight.

???

If so, Bill Cosby did a kill cover of it long time back.

Zakulele
02-25-2009, 10:28 AM
Izzat the one goes:

Baby, everything is alright
Uptight. Outtasight.

???

If so, Bill Cosby did a kill cover of it long time back.

That's it.
I've never heard the Bill Cosby version, I'll have to check it out.

Zakulele
04-09-2009, 09:16 AM
"Don't Get Lost in Heaven" & "Demon Days" by Gorillaz

buddhuu
04-09-2009, 09:22 AM
Dance the Night Away - Mavericks

Captain Google
04-09-2009, 10:15 AM
If you're feeling jazzy (or swing-y), you can try out my favourite Squirrel Nut Zippers song, "Hell". The chords are simply Dm and A. :shaka:

Zakulele
05-12-2009, 04:19 PM
"Kung Fu Fighting"- Carl Douglas

Roy Jovero
05-12-2009, 05:13 PM
Shame and Scandal by Sir Lancelot. It's just Dm and C. Pretty funny song too.

gotrice415510
05-12-2009, 06:32 PM
"Girl, I Wanna Lay You Down" by ALO... the april fools lesson is C and Dm

cori
05-12-2009, 06:42 PM
wow. i like some of the suggestions. i might try a few myself. but if you're a jokester, which i like to think i am, Halloween by Stephen Lynch. Love that guy. play the song mostly in Am and F adding C and G in the chorus. its a fun tune to play with friends.

seeso
05-12-2009, 07:07 PM
Melt with You is mostly two chords.

Bluke
05-12-2009, 07:11 PM
Feelin' Alright by Dave Mason. Originally recorded by Traffic, and brought back by Joe Cocker.

I never heard of most of the tunes or artists mentioned here! Moldy Peaches? Yeeccchhh!

Wagster
05-13-2009, 08:36 PM
Feelin' Alright by Dave Mason. Originally recorded by Traffic, and brought back by Joe Cocker.

The guys I jam with (no ukulele, mind you) do the Grand Funk Railroad cover of this song. I personally consider it much better than JC's version!


So now I'm waiting for the first youtube video of someone putting all these 2 chords songs into one medley. Sounds like a contest to me!

krabbers
05-14-2009, 12:59 AM
Whole Wide World- Wreckless Eric


ya beat me to it lol

how about pay me my money down

krabbers
05-25-2009, 10:53 PM
i just saw a guy do "run thru the jungle" by CCR he was on E all the way thru

ichadwick
05-26-2009, 01:02 AM
How about one chord songs? The Ballad of Hollis Brown, by Bob Dylan...

veep
05-26-2009, 02:27 AM
row row row your boat is just one chord .

cpatch
05-26-2009, 06:55 AM
Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" is two chords (some sites list it as one chord with an inversion), as is America's "Horse with No Name"

hoosierhiver
05-26-2009, 06:59 AM
"That's not my name" by the Ting Tings,

The Hound Dog song by ???