Are you looking for a sequential curriculum for the ukulele that starts with easy chords? This is it! There are easy-to-play single-chord play-alongs to popular songs then on to two-chord songs and more.
Chords on this page: C, C7, Dm, F, Am
- Single chord play-alongs for C7, C, Am, and F—Lime in the Coconut, Ten in a Bed, Just for Me, The Beat Goes On, Make New Friends
- Two-chord songs: Just for Me (C/Am)— Dream Baby & Deep In the Heart of Texas (F/C7), Iko Iko (F/C)
- Three-chord songs
- (C/F/Am)—Best Day of My Life, Thunder, Good to Be alive, Sunflower, Senorita
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Ukulele History, Parts, Tuning
C7, C, Am, and F SINGLE-chord songs
Play along to the island breeze!
Backing Track on C chord
Ten in a Bed-C Chord
Chord Order Idea: teach the F chord next (below) so that all students need to do for Am is lift their index finger.
Am Backing Track
Just for Me
Just had to throw this 2-chord song in the 1-chord section since we know C and Am!!!
Backing Track on F chord
Tutorial-Easy change from F to C7
F chord “rocks” DOWN to C7.
C7 chord “rocks” UP to F.
Deep In the Heart of Texas (Coming Back Soon)
Iko Iko with F and C chords
Here’s a 2-chord F and C7 resource presentation unit with Orff arrangement based on One Bottle of Pop round! Fun!
Best Day of My Life
Thunder-C, F, Am
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Good to Be Alive-C, F, Am
Sunflower-C, F, Am
Senorita-C, F, Am
Unstoppable by The Score
There’s a Dm in here but YOU CAN DO IT! Dm is just F with one more finger!!!
Ukulele songs make GREAT concert selections. This Concert How-To Checklist has lots of tips to help.
Your next ukulele page: Ukulele-G7
You’ll find a G7 how-to and songs with C/G7
- C/G7 songs: La Cucaracha, Deep in the Heart of Texas, Hush Little Baby, Iko Iko