Five Awesomely Fun Songs to Play on Ukulele

Even though there are a lot of string-instruments in the market, only a few of them have gained popularity; one of them is, of course, Ukulele! It is nothing, but an instrument, which looks like a small and compact guitar. If someone, who doesn’t know about this instrument, lays his eyes upon it, he feels like he is looking at a nice, but unique guitar. However, those, who are aware of this instrument, know the difference between both the instruments.

If you are planning to play some awesome Ukulele songs on your own, here is a list of the top five songs, which would make you fall in love with them:

1.Adele’s Hello:

This song has a different crisp in itself; there may have been several songs performed by this singer, but this song has something that takes you to a whole new world of melodies. Listen to the music followed in the background, as Adele continues playing with her voice and words; try performing it on your Ukulele.

2.Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s Over the Rainbow: 

This entire song has Ukulele; there is no way in which you can miss playing it on your instrument. No doubt it can also be played on guitar, but it won’t give you the same effect or impact. If you want to make a loved one happy, practice this song and perform it for him!

3.OMI’s Cheerleader:

This song was released last year, but there are still a lot of people, who listen to it because of its crazy  beats and amazing lyrics. OMI’s songs have always been known for their sensual attitudes; this song can make your partner go GAGA over you! So this season, practice this song and make your beautiful lover happy. This is surely one of the cutest and fun songs to play on Ukulele!

4.Shawn Mendes’ Stitches:

The voice of this singer makes you fall in love with him, but it is also the sound of Ukulele in the background, which makes you adore this song. It may take some time for you to practice this song, but, in the end, you would surely get a hand in it.

5.Bruno Mars’ Marry You:

Even if you are not planning to propose to your girl, this is one of those fun songs to play on Ukulele, which you can play for your girlfriend, ANYTIME and ANYWHERE!

 

 

3 Awesome Songs That You Can Play On Electric Ukulele

Electric ukuleles are just as versatile and just as worthwhile to play with as a regular ukuleles. In fact, you can play just the same number of songs an electric ukulele, and it would sound just as awesome.

Top Song Choices:

If you have purchased an electric type of ukulele for the first time and you are thinking of which song to first play on it, you should know that you have a lot of options to choose from. However, if you really want to brighten someone’s day, here are just some awesome songs you can play on an electric type of ukulele. Take note, however, that some of them will take some time for you to learn:

Radioactive – Imagine Dragons:

This song is the most recently released song in this list.  Although you might think that this is not a song that can actually be played on an electric model, you are mistaken! This great song is very playable and is relatively easier to master than any other song of its genre.

Sweet Child O Mine – Guns N’ Roses:

This, along with many awesome songs of the rock genre that can be played in an electric ukulele, can be difficult to play if you are a beginner. Typically, someone who has had an experience in playing ukuleles before would take four to five practice attempts before they are able to actually play the song. If you are a beginner, you might practice it more times than that, especially given that it the tab can be tricky.

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Hotel California – Eagles:

This is a difficult song to play on a ukulele but is just as good as any other song of its genre once you actually get to play it on your own. Just like “Sweet Child O Mine,” the thing that makes this song difficult is its composition, so you might take some time as well in mastering this great song.

More for Your Repertoire

Here are some other (bonus) awesome songs you can also play on the ukulele:

Give Me a Kiss To Build A Dream On – Louis Armstrong:

This song can be difficult to pull off if you are a beginner. However, if you try transposing this to the key of C, it would be much easier to play. What is great about this song is that once you have mastered playing it, all the worries that you have had, as well as all the difficulties that you have encountered while you are learning how to play this song will simply melt away. The things to look out for in this song would be the diminished and the major 7th chords, which are necessary to get to the other chords as the song progresses.

My Girl – The Temptations:

What better way to cheer someone up than by playing a song about having “sunshine on a cloudy day”? This song will not only cheer up anybody from having a bad day, but the song is pretty easy to learn to play as well. Since the song only has C, Dm, F, and G, it would not take that long for you to actually master. Another great thing about is song is that it contains one of the best solo lines of any song.