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Hey UUers!

How are you doing this fine Saturday? It's another 1st of the month - and you know what that means - another episode of Uke Lessons! This time, Aldrine breaks down the chords, strumming pattern, and picking for "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd. This one has got one of those instantly-recognizable riffs, so learn it, play it, and impress your friends!

Special thanks to Russbuss415 and BaronK69 for lending their beautiful vocalizers to the Play-Along! Be sure to check out their YouTube Channels for more ukulele FUN - Russbuss415 & BaronK69.

Hope you're kickin' off your September with some ukulele goodness - keep strumming!

-UU Staff


  1. GREAT Song!!! Taught in an easy to understand way. Thanks!!!

    If I’m playing this part on the ukulele and a friend is playing a guitar with me, what strum pattern would you recommend for the guitar strumming and/or picking the chords. I’m struggling to pick up the strumming rhythm of the 2nd uke in the video.

  2. Hi, I’ve been watching your videos on youtube as I’m a total novice in Ukulele. Then I red the description and discovered you had this website with a lot of lessons. I just wanted to thank you for sharing your work. You’re an amazing Ukulele Player and your videos are helping me a lot to learn !
    Thank you very much !


  3. Hi guys !
    Thank you so much for your vids you’re awesome ! I’ve done lots of improvements thanks to you!
    Greatings from France. Kev.

  4. Great tutorial! The fingerpicking parts are explained perfectly and are easy to understand. Especially the slow-mo is very helpful to follow the movement of your fingers.

    Thank you and keep going! You’re doing a great job.

    Greetings from Germany

  5. Thanks for your teaching. It’s HELPFUL. SWEET HOM ALABAMA is a great song. So i want cover by UKULELE.

  6. Hy Aldrine

    Here is Roberto it’s a real pleasure for me lessen to you playing e explaining how to use Uke.
    I am starting since a few weeks ago to study Uke, I playing fingerpincking guitar e I discovered the godd fealing of Uke it’s a very light but beautiful instrument.

    Sorry for my bad english
    Many greetings from Italy

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