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Ukulele Chord Chart – “Blue Skies”

This is “Blue Skies” by Irving Berlin. I love this song so much. I love the emotional meaning of the color blue (my favorite color), his use of mixed major and minor tonalities, and the melody itself of course. Kids love this song, too!

Download this image directly or the PDF below if you prefer!
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“This Land Is Your Land” for Ukulele

This song by Woody Guthrie is so good for kids – not only is the message and history so deep and nuanced, but the chord progression is easy to learn because if you lose your spot, you can always go back to C!

There are at least 3 more verses – there is a lot of opportunity to discuss the point of American history that inspired this song and why it was so important to sing about this.
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10 Kids’ Songs with 3 Chords on Ukulele

I finally made the video for this collection! Actually I made the collection, video graphics, and recorded the video many moons ago, but I didn’t like how the video looked so I re-recorded it and now have finally put it all together.

Songs include: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, You Are My Sunshine, Down by the Bay, This Land Is Your Land, Old MacDonald, Grandfather’s Clock, The Muffin Man, Frog Went A-Courtin, Mr. Sun, If You’re Happy and You Know It.

These images are for GCEA tuning – if you play baritone uke and know the chord shapes on your own, or if you just want to pretend you’re playing GCEA shapes, feel free!