Cathy's Chords - songs for guitar & uke

Lyrics and chords to old folk songs and favourites from the 50's on. 
Learn-to-play acoustic guitar and ukulele tips for beginners... and some banjo as well.

 FULL LIST of UKULELE SONGS  in alphabetical order

List of Songs: these are the songs I have written out for ukulele - click on the links to open/download a PDF document with full lyrics and ukulele chords, plus chord diagrams. Some songs are in more than one key/level. See Ukulele Songs page for chord charts, levels and other info.

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3 Little Fishies – Level 14 - Key: A;  Chords: A, A7, D, E7   New on list Mar 2016    

5 Grey Elephants - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, F New on list Feb 2016 

10 Green Bottles - Level 5 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, Am   

12 Days of Christmas- Key: C; chords: C, G7, F

500 miles - Level 8 - Key: C; Chords: C, Am, Dm, F, G7, G

Achy Breaky Heart - easy 2-chord song, Level 2 - Key: C; Chords: C, G 

Achy Breaky Heart - easy 2-chord song - Level 2-13 - Key: various; Chords: C,G/ D,A /F,C/ G,D 

Achy Breaky Song - Easy Level 11 - Key: G; Chords: G,D 

Auld Lang Syne - Level 4 -Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F - link fixed Aug 2015

Auld Lang Syne - Level 13 - Key: G; Chords: D, G, A 

A Place in the Choir - Level 4 - Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F 

Bad Moon Rising - Level 13 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A  

Banana Boat Song - Basic  version - Level 3 - Key: C; chords: C, G7

Banana Boat Song _Day-O - Level 6 - Key: F (rec. key); chords: F, C7

Banana Boat Song _Day-O - Level 12 - Key D; chords: D,A7

Banks Of The Ohio - Level 6 - Key: C; chords: C, F, G, G7, C7 

Beautiful Dreamer - Level 17 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A, A7, Em, E New on list Feb 2016

Big Rock Candy Mountains - Level 3 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7, C New on list Feb 2016

Big Yellow Taxi - Level 13 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A 

Boa Constrictor Song, the - Level 2 - Key G; chords: G, D7, C  New on list Sept. 2016

Bog Down in the Valley-O (Rattlin' Bog) - Level 4 - Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F 

Botany Bay - Level 2 (15) - Key: G; chords: G, C, D7 (Em)  New Apr 2016

Bottle of Wine - Level 2 -  Key: G; chords: G, D7, C  

Boys From the Bush - Level 12 - Key: C; Chords: C, G, F, G7, D, A7 New on list Feb 2016

Boys From the Bush - Level 14 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, A, D, E7 New on list Feb 2016

Carrickfergus - Level 8 - Key: C; Chords: C, F, G7, Am, Dm 

Camooweal - Level 12 - Key: D; chords: D, A7, G New on list Feb 2016

Catfish John - Level 13 - Key: D; chords: D, G, A  

Clementine (oh My Darling Clementine) - Level 3 - Key: C; Chords: C, G7 

Clementine (oh My Darling Clementine) - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, A7

Cockles and Mussels (Molly Malone) - Level 15 - Key: C; Chords: C, Am, G7, Em, Dm

Country Roads - Key G- Level 15 - G, C, D, D7, Em, F New Apr 2016

Country Roads - Level 7 - Key: C; Chords: C, F, G, G7, Am, Bb New Apr. 2016 

the Court of King Caractacus - Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7, C 

Cottonfields (CCR) - Level 14 - Key: A; Chords: A, D, E7, A7 New Apr. 2016 

Dirty Old Town - Level 17+ Key: A; chords: A, D, F#m, E 

Don Gato – Level 14 - Key: A;  Chords: Am, Dm, A7, E7 New on list Mar 2016

Don't Fence Me In - Level 12 - Key: C;  Chords: C,C7,G,G7,F,A7,Dm7 New on list Feb 2016

Don't Fence Me In - Level 14 - Key: G;  Chords: G,G7,D,D7,E7,Am7  New on list Feb 2016

Don't Fence Me In - Level 16+ Key: D;  Chords: D,D7,A,A7,G,B7,Em7  New on list Feb 2016

Don't Worry, Be Happy - Level 5 - Key: G; Chords: G, Am, C New on list Feb 2016

Dorothy the Dinosaur – Level 4 - Key: C; Chords: C, F, G7  New Mar 2016

Dorothy the Dinosaur - Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7  New Mar 2016

Do Smurfs Cry - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, A7, G 

D'Ye Ken John Peel - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A7 New on list Feb 2016 

Early Mornin' Rain - Level 16 - Key: G; Chords: G, Am, D7, Bm  

Father and Son (1) - Level 16 – Key:G; Chords: G, D, C, Am7, Em, Am, Bm New Mar 2016

Father and Son (2) - Level 15 – Key:C; Chords: C, G, F, Dm7, Am, Dm, Em New Mar 2016

Fernando (Abba) – Level 15 - Key G; Chords: G, Em, Am, D, D7, A7, G7, E7 New Mar. 2016 

the Fields of Athenry - Level 15 -  Key: G; Chords: G,C,D,D7,Em  

the Fields of Athenry - Level 16 -  Key: D; Chords: D,G,A,A7,Bm  

Five Grey Elephants - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, F New on list Feb 2016 

Folsom Prison Blues - Level 3 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, G7 New on list Feb 2016

Forever Young - Level 16 - Key G; Chords: G, C, D7, Bm 

the Fox Went Out - Level 12 -  Key: D; Chords: D, A7, G  

Georgy Girl (Seekers) - Lev 16+ Key: G; Chords: G,Bm,C,D,F,Em,B7,D7,Dsus2,E,A New on list Feb 2016 

God's Dearest Lamb - Level 3 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, G7

Goin' Away (Fireballs) - Level 15 Key: D; chords: D, A, A7, G, Em New on list Feb 2016

Goin Up the Country (Canned Heat) - Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7  New on list Feb 2016

Gypsy Rover, the  – Level 4 - Key C; Chords: C, F, G7 

Happy Birthday - Level 7 - Key: F; Chords:  F, C7, Bb

Hello, Mary Lou - Level 16 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D, D7, B7, Em, A  

Home on the Range (simplified) - Level 3- Key: G; chords: G, D7, C, G7 

How Much is That Doggie in the Window? -Level 11 - Key: G; Chords: G, D, D7  

I Am Australian -  Level 15 - Key: G; Chords:G,C,D,Em,Am 

I Am Weary, Let Me Rest (1D. Cox Family) - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A7 New on list Feb 2016

I Am Weary, Let Me Rest (2D simpl.) Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A7  New on list Feb 2016

I Am Weary, Let Me Rest (1G. Cox Family) - Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7 New on list Feb 2016

I Am Weary, Let Me Rest – (2G simpl.) - Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7 New on list Feb 2016

I Am Weary, Let Me Rest (A simpl.)- Level 14 - Key: A; Chords: A, D, E7 New on list Feb 2016

I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing – Level ­14 - Key: D; Chords: D, A7, G, E7 New on list Feb 2016 

If I Were A Carpenter - Level 11 - Key D- chords D, C, G New on list Feb 2016

If I Were A Carpenter - Level 13 - Key A- chords A, G, D New on list Feb 2016

I'll Fly Away - Level 13 - Key: D; chords:  D, D7, G, A 

I’ll Tell Me Ma – Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7, C   

I'm a Believer (Monkees) -  Level 11 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D, F New on list Feb 2016

Island in the Sun - Level 15-16 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A7, Em, B7  

Island in the Sun - Level 5 (14) - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, Am, (E7) New Mar. 2016

 

I Still Call Australia Home - Level 16+ Key:G; Chords: G, B7, Em, C, A7, Am, Am7, D7, D, F#, Bm, Bm7   New on list Feb 2016

It's A Small World After All – Level 2 (3) - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, (G7) New Mar. 2016

I Will Love You - L 4-15 - Key C; Chords: C, F, G7; Em, Dm    

Jambalaya - easy Level 11- Key: G; Chords: G,D  New on list Feb 2016

Jingle Bells - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, D7, F,

Jingle Bells - Level 4 - Key: C (easier version); chords: C, G7, F

Jingle Bells - Level 12 - Key: G; chords: G, D7, C, A7

John Peel - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A7 New on list Feb 2016 

Kenny the KangarooLevel 4-16 Key C; Chords: C, F, G7; B7 

King of the Road - easy - Level 13 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A New on list Feb 2016 

King of the Road - Level 17 - Key: A>Bb; Chords: A, D, E, (Bb, Eb, F) New on list Feb 2016 

Kum Ba Yah - Level 2 -  Key: G; chords: G, D7, C

La Cucuracha - Level 3- Key: C; chords: C, G7  New on list Feb 2016  

Leaving of Liverpool - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, A7 - Dubliners 

the Leaving of Liverpool - Level 2 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7  

the Lion Sleeps Tonight  - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, F, G7  

the Little Drummer Boy -  Level 7 - Key: C; chords: C, F, G7, Bb

the Lord Of The Dance - Level 1 - Key: G; chords: G, D7

Los Elefantes - Level 1 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7  New on list Feb 2016 

Mademoiselle from Armentieres (Version 1G) – Level 1 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7 

Mademoiselle from Armentieres (Version 2G) – Level 1 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7 

Mademoiselle from Armentieres (Version 2C) – Level 3 - Key: C; Chords: C, G7 

Mademoiselle from Armentieres (Version 2F) – Level 6 - Key: F; Chords: F, C7 

Maggie (When You and I Were Young) - Level 12 – Key: G; Chords: G, G7, D, D7, C, A7 

Masters of War - Level 5 - Key: Am Chords: Am, G, C New on list Feb 2016 

Me and Bobby McGee - Level 14 - Key G>A; chords: G, C, D7, G7; A, D, E7, A7 New Apr. 2016

Mockingbird (Hush Little Baby) - Level 1 - Key: G; Chords: G,D7

Mockingbird (Hush Little Baby) - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, A7  (also in L.1, Key: G)

Molly Malone (Cockle and Mussels) - Level 15 - Key: C; Chords: C, Am, G7, Em, Dm 

the Mountains of Mourne (simplified) - Level 12 - Key: D; Chords: D, G, D7, A7 

My Grandfather's Clock (1) – Level 4 - Key:C; Chords: C,F,G7    Level amended Feb 2016 

My Grandfather's Clock (2a -1 page) – Level 12 -  Key:C; Chords: C,F,G7; D,G,A7    

My Grandfather's Clock (2b -2 pages) – Level 12 -  Key:C; Chords: C,F,G7; D,G,A7   

My Grandfather's Clock (3 -2 pages) – Level 16 -  Key:C; Chords: C,F,G7,D7,Am; D,G,A7,E7,Bm 

Never Smile at a Crocodile – Level 15-17+ – Key G; Chords: G, C, Em, D7, A7, G7 (Bb, Fm) New Mar 2016 

Oh! Susanna - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, F

Old Paint - Level 3 - Key: C; chords: C, G7

On Top of Spaghetti - Level 3 - Key: G; chords: G, C, D7, G7  

Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly - Level 3 - Key: C; chords: C, G7

Pub With No Beer – Level 12 – Key: D; Chords: D, D7, A7, G New on list Feb 2016 

Ride On - Level 5 - Key: Am; Chords: Am, F, G  

Rivers of Babylon - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7,F

Rocky Road to Dublin - Dubliners version – Level 8 – Key: Dm; Chords: C, Dm 

Rocky Road to Dublin - Dubliners version – Level 8 easy - Key: Dm; Chords: C, Dm 

Rose of Allendale_Corries version_ Level 2 -Key: G; chords: G,C,D7 

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - Level 11 - Key: C; chords: C, F, G7, G, D7, D

Sailing - Level 17 - Key: A; Chords: A, D, E, F#m, Bm, Em, E7 

She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, F

Shores of Botany Bay - Level 14 - Key Am; chords: Am, C, G7, F, Dm, E7 New Apr. 2016

Shores of Botany Bay - Level 16 - Key Em; chords: Em, G, D7, C, Am, B7 New Apr. 2016

Shortnin' Bread - Level 1 - Key: G; chords: G, D7 

Side By Side - Level 14 Key: C; Chords: C, F, G7, Dm, A7, D7, E7 

Side By Side - Level 16 Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, Am, E7, A7, B7 

Silent Night - Level 12 - Key: D; chords: D, G, A7 

Six Ribbons - Level 16+ - Key: Em; Chords: Em, D, C, Bm, G  New Mar 2016

Six Ribbons - Level 15 - Key: Am; Chords: Am, G, F, Em, C   New Mar 2016 

Sloop John B (1) - Level 17+  Key C; Chords: C, G, G7, F, Fm  New on list Feb 2016 

Sloop John B (2) - Level 17+  Key G; Chords: G, D, D7, C, Cm  New on list Feb 2016  

Smile The While/Till We Meet Again (1. Simpl.) Level 12 – Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F, D7, A7 New on list Feb 2016 

Smile The While/Till We Meet Again (2.) Level 12 – Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F, D7, A7; Am, Dm, G, C7 New on list Feb 2016 

South Australia - Level 4 - Key: C; Chords: G, F, G7 

Spirit in the Sky – Level 17 - Key: A; Chords: A, D, C, E  New Mar 2016

Summertime (simplified 1)- Level 8 - Key: Am; chords: Am, C, F, Dm, E7 New on list Feb 2016 

Summertime (simplified 2)- Level 8 - Key: Am; chords: Am, C, F, Dm, E7 New on list Feb 2016 

Swing Low Sweet Chariot - Level 3 - Key: C; chords: easy C, G7

Swing Low Sweet Chariot - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, F   

Streets of Laredo - Level 1 - Key: G; chords: G, D7

Take me Home, Country Roads - Key G- Level 15 - G, C, D, D7, Em, F New Apr 2016

Take me Home, Country Roads - Level 7 - Key: C; Chords: C, F, G, G7, Am, Bb New Apr. 2016

Ten Green Bottles - Level 5 - Key: G; Chords: G, C, D7, Am   

The Fields of Athenry - Level 15 -  Key: G; Chords: G,C,D,D7,Em  

The Fields of Athenry - Level 16 -  Key: D; Chords: D,G,A,A7,Bm  

The Fox Went Out - Level 12 -  Key: D; Chords: D, A7, G  

The Gypsy Rover – Level 4 - Key C; Chords: C, F, G7 

The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Level 4 (Beginner Uke Level 3) - Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F 

Thelma Brown (Lived in a Zoo) – Level 16 - Key:G (> A); Chords: G, D7, C, Am, Em, B7, (A, E7, D, Bm)  New Mar 2016 

The Other Side of the Sun - Level 17 -Key: G; Chords: G,G7,C,D,D7,Am,Bm7,F,Eb  

The Other Side of the Sun - Level 18+  Key: A; Chords: A,A7,D,E,E7,F,G, C#m, F#7

The Pub With No Beer – Level 12 – Key: D; Chords: D, D7, A7, G New on list Feb 2016 

The Whistling Gypsy Rover – Level 4 - Key C; Chords: C, F, G7 

Till We Meet Again/ Smile The While  (1. Simpl.) Level 12 – Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F, D7, A7 New on list Feb 2016 

Till We Meet Again/ Smile The While  (2.) Level 12 – Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F, D7, A7; Am, Dm, G, C7 New on list Feb 2016 

Three Little Fishies – Level 14 - Key: A;  Chords: A, A7, D, E7 New on list Mar 2016 

Time and Again (Seekers) - Level 16 - Key: G; chords: G, D7, C, Am, F, Bm New on list Feb 2016 

Tom Dooley - Level 3 - Key: C; chords: C, G7

Turning Away - Level 5 - Key: Am; Chords: Am, F, G 

Under The Boardwalk - Level 15 - Key: G; chords: G, G7, D, D7, C, Em

the Unicorn - Level 2 - Key: G; chords: G, D7, C

Up On the Roof - Level 5 - Key: C; chords: C, F, G, Am 

Waltzing Matilda - Level 4 - Key: C; chords: C, G7, F

We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Level 4 - Key: C; Chords: C, G7, F, D7 

We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Level 12 - Key: G; Chords: G, D7, C, A7

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling - Level 17+ Key: D; Chords: D, D7, A, A7, G, E, E7, Bm, F#m, B7  New on list Feb 2016 

When The Saints Go Marching In - Level 2-3 - Key: G; Chords: G, (G7), C, D7 New on list Feb 2016

When The Saints Go Marching In - Level 14 - Key: A; Chords: A, A7, D New on list Feb 2016

When You and I Were Young (Maggie) - Level 12 – Key: G; Chords: G, G7, D, D7, C, A7 

Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog – Level 3 - Key: C; Chords: C, G, G7 New  Mar. 2016 

Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone – Level 11 (Easy) - Key: G; Chords: G, D, D7 New Mar. 2016 

Whistling Gypsy Rover – Level 4 - Key C; Chords: C, F, G7 

Wild Mountain Thyme /Will Ye Go Lassie Go? (Corries) - Level 15 - Key: C; Chords: C, G, F, Am, Dm, Em  

Worried Man Blues (1. Carter family) - Level 14 - Key A; chords: A, D, E7 New on list Sept 2016

Worried Man Blues_Version 2 – Level 14 - Key A; chords: A, (A7) D, E7  New on list Sept 2016

Yellow Submarine - Level 2 - Key: G; chords: G, D7, C