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The 26 Beginner Ukulele Chords Let You Play 50,000+ Songs

The Best Order for Learning These Ukulele Chords

The easiest approach is to start with chords that only use 1 or 2 fingers - like C, F, Am. You'll find some songs if you do a search of these 3 ukulele chords.

Click the button below to see what that looks like. If you don’t know how to read chord charts, start here first.

Click for 3-Chord Search

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Not bad.

But if variety is your goal, there's no 3-chord combination that beats G+C+D. Clicking the next button gives you the most songs possible....period. 

So start there.

Click to Run Search of G, C, D

Then click the next chord (Em) to see the largest possible list of 4-chord ukulele songs.

Rinse and repeat.

Click any Ukulele Chord to Run a Search

You can find alternate ukulele chord fingerings here.
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Clicking the final diagram (C#) gives you up to 56,000 songs - all of which are playable using the 26 ukulele chords above. That's more than half the music in a database of 100,000+ tunes.

Search Using Your Own Ukulele Chords

Want to find songs with different ukulele chords?

Click the button below.

Good luck. And happy strumming.