What Are Some Popular Songs You Can Play on the Ukulele?


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Some of the most popular ukulele songs include "Over the Rainbow," "Riptide," "Thinking Out Loud," "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "La Vie en Rose." Others include "Someone to Lava," "Hey There Delilah" and "Creep."

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UkuTabs.com provides a list of the 99 most popular ukulele songs of all time. Songs that appear on that list also include "Pumped Up Kicks," "Titanium," "The Only Exception," "Shut Up and Dance" and "We Are Young." The site provides chords and tabs for every song on the list. The site also includes basic ukulele chords, tips for song writing, tips for strumming and tuning the instrument, and a guide to the parts of a ukulele.

The ukulele has three main parts: the head, the neck and the body. The head includes the four tuning heads, which are means for tuning the instrument. The neck includes the strings, the fretboard, the frets and the fret markers. Parts on the body consist of the soundhole, the bridge and the saddle. Ukuleles typically have four strings, but they can have up to eight.

The basic ukulele chords include the major chords, the minor chords and the seventh chords, from A to G. Of these, the B major chord is the most difficult to play.

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