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Hey UUers!

Is the sunny summertime a little too happy and fun for you?? Regain that cold sadness of the forgotten winter by playing yourself some BLUES!

In this week's episode of Uke Minutes, Aldrine breaks down how to find some "bluesy" sounding ukulele chords for any key! Here's how to do it:

1. Pick a key and find the Chord Family.
2. Take the 1, 4, and 5 chords in the chord family and add 7ths to them.
3. Play them in order or mix them up to find what sounds bluesiest for you!

For cheaters, here are the easy blues chords for some common keys:
Key of C - C7, F7, G7
Key of D - D7, G7, A7
Key of E - E7, A7, B7
Key of F - F7, Bb7, C7
Key of G - G7, C7, D7
Key of A - A7, D7, E7

Try them out and get the blues!

-UU Staff


  1. do you know anywhere I can find some 12 bar blues to play along with? all I find when I youtube it is tutorials…

  2. Whoa! Who knew there was so much possible with a ukulele. Whenever I see them normally, it’s in a very narrow light. It’s cool to see someone really doing something out of the ordinary with them. Using it to demonstrate blues music is a very creative take. It makes me appreciate the instrument much more now. I can see you are very happy using it as well.

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