31 May 2012

Teenage Kicks Ukulele Chords - the Undertones

What a class tune this is and it's also a really easy one to play on the uke. I say 'easy' - the chords are easy, but it's more about getting the strum pattern right. The majority of the song is a rolling down and up chord pattern of C, Cmaj7, Am, Cmaj7, C over and over. The chorus, short as it is, is just F to G.

Anyway, give it a go. The Cmaj7 just a C but move finger down to second fret (0002).


INTRO

C Cmaj7 Am ....Cmaj7 C


[C]Are teenage dreams so hard to beat [Cmaj7]
[Am] Every time she walks down the street [Cmaj7]
[C]Another girl in the neighbourhood [Cmaj7]
[Am]Wish she was mine, she looks so good

[F]I wanna hold you wanna hold you tight
Get [G]teenage kicks right through the night [C]

I'm gonna call her on the telephone
Have her over 'cause i'm all alone
I need excitement oh i need it bad
And she's the best, i've ever had

I wanna hold you wanna hold you tight
Get teenage kicks right through the night

I wanna hold you wanna hold you tight
Get teenage kicks right through the night

Repeat verses / chorus to end. Jam it up, punk it up!




5 comments :

  1. Split stroke fits. Stevali

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  2. You are right. Clumsy using C8. Will edit.

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  3. Basic riff sound cloud link no longer works! Any chance of getting that back up and running?

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  4. Sound cloud link no longer works, any chance of getting that back up?

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