27 Easy Ukulele Songs For Beginners

Easy Ukulele Songs For Beginners

Starting out on ukulele can be challenging. Your fingers lack the dexterity and muscle memory to smoothly transition between chords. Each chord takes effort to memorize and recall during playing. Your strumming is stiff and inaccurate and you are mistakenly muting strings when you shouldn't be. 

If this sounds familiar you've come to the right place! I've found the easiest ukulele songs for beginners.​

Luckily, you are able to play a huge number of songs knowing the same 4 basic chords.  Take your time and memorize Am, C, G and F and you will be able to play most of the songs I've selected. Here they are below if you need a reminder.

Ukulele C Chord
Ukulele G Chord
Ukulele Am Chord
Ukulele F Chord

The order of the chords may change, but it will be good practice for your chord transitions. Let's get started! 

1. I'm Yours 

2. Hey, Soul Sister

3. Riptide 

4. Somewhere Over The Rainbow

5. Let It Be

6. Stand By Me

7. Lava

8. You Are My Sunshine

9. Hakuna Matata

10. Can't Help Falling In Love

11. Hallelujah

12. Let Her Go

13. Thinking Out Loud

14. Thinking Out Loud

15. No Woman, No Cry

16. Tears In Heaven 

17. Under The Bridge

18. Banana Pancakes

18. Ho Hey

19. Creep

20. 7 Years

21. Here Comes The Sun

22. Imagine 

23. Radioactive

23. Stressed Out

24. Heathens 

24. Shape Of You

25. Stay With Me

27. Count On Me

That's it for now! I hope you've found a few songs that you'll want to learn. As I mentioned before, not all of the songs above use the same 4 simple chords (most of the do). Don't be afraid to branch out and add a new chord to your repertoire if it means you get to learn a new song!  

If you are having trouble with the strumming you can check out the video below! ​

Happy playing! 

About the author

Glen Parry

My name is Glen Parry. I've been in the audio world for over 15 years. This includes guitar, keyboard, ukulele, speakers, headphones and everything else that comes with it. I spend all my free time on music production and jamming with friends. I hope to use this site to share my experience and help anyone looking for solutions to audio related problems.

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