10 Easy Songs for Ukulele – Learn this Summer Sound

Summer Ukulele - Learn to play easy songs for ukulele

If you’ve been thinking about picking up a ukulele, there’s no better time to do so than now and we know some easy songs for ukulele lovers that are quick to learn.

The ukulele is the ultimate sunshine sound. It’s also fun, cheap, easy and portable.

Join us at The Music Rooms and explore our exceptional selection of ukuleles. Additionally, we invite you to come and join the jovial atmosphere at our very own Ukulele Club.

To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Ukulele Covers that you can even try at home…but sound so much better on a sunny day in the garden!

Our Top 10 Easy Songs For Ukulele Players

#1 Riptide: Embrace the Catchy Melody

Look no further than “Riptide” if you’re looking for a ukulele cover that will fascinate your audience. This song by Vance Joy demonstrates the ukulele’s adaptability and capacity to produce a catchy melody. 


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#2 Hey Soul Sister: Soulful Strumming Delight

The soulful tune of “Hey Soul Sister” by Train is another fantastic choice for ukulele enthusiasts. With its catchy rhythm and uplifting lyrics, this song is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Grab your ukulele and let the joyous strumming commence.

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 #3 Bad Moon Rising

Get ready to infuse your ukulele playing with some rock and roll spirit. “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival is a classic song that translates beautifully onto the ukulele. The spirited strumming and infectious lyrics make this song an absolute crowd-pleaser.


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#4 Jammin

Bob Marley’s timeless hit, “Jammin,” is a must-have in your ukulele repertoire. With its irresistible reggae rhythm, this song will transport you to a tropical paradise. So grab your ukulele, feel the rhythm, and let the jamming session begin.

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#5 Breakfast at Tiffanys

Indulge in a touch of nostalgia with the ever-charming “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” This Deep Blue Something hit is a perfect choice for ukulele enthusiasts seeking a mellow and melodic tune. Let the soothing strumming of the ukulele transport you to the iconic Tiffany’s window display.

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#6 Budapest

This ukulele-friendly song features a catchy melody and heartfelt lyrics. Pick up your ukulele and let the enchanting chords take you on a musical journey through the streets of Budapest.

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#7 Somewhere over the Rainbow

No list of ukulele covers would be complete without mentioning “Somewhere over the Rainbow.” Made famous by the legendary Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, this iconic song beautifully showcases the ukulele’s magical sound. Let the dreamy chords transport you to a world of hope and wonder.

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#8 Save Tonight

“Save Tonight” by Eagle-Eye Cherry is a fantastic song choice for ukulele enthusiasts looking to strum away their worries. It’s catchy melody and uplifting vibe make it a true crowd-pleaser. Grab your ukulele, feel the rhythm, and let this song become your anthem of positivity.

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#9 Lemon Tree

Get ready for a citrusy serenade with the timeless hit “Lemon Tree” by Fool’s Garden. This cheerful song perfectly complements the ukulele’s sunny disposition. So grab your ukulele, embrace the vibrant chords, and let the lemony melodies brighten your day.

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#10 You Always Hurt the one you Love

The last song on our list of simple ukulele songs to learn is “You Always Hurt the One You Love.”

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So there you have it—a collection of easy songs for ukulele fans that both new and experienced players can enjoy. The ukulele offers a world of delight and inspiration, whether you’re trying to brighten your day or show off your musical talents. Go spread some sunshine! If you are interested in finding out how the ukulele has found its place in popular culture check out another of our great articles here.

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