Beginner Tutorials - Let It Be (Beatles)

Beginner Tutorials -- To get you started playing your ukulele...


1. "Let it Be" - the Beatles song on the uke... Youtube video lesson: Basic version :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FH-2WlGudc&feature=related

Tory explains it pretty well and shows you the fingering for the basic chords and uses a simple strum pattern...

Here are the chord diagrams:


Uke_C,F,G.jpg Uke_Chord_Am.png



Here are the lyrics with the chords placed along the words in sequence, from the Chordie website:

Note: Although this website focuses mainly on the guitar, it has many ukulele songs available also; when you find a song page

you will see on the right side two light blue boxes titled: "Transpose Chords" and "Tuning" with tiny down arrow buttons to select

from drop-down menus, Click on the tiny down arrow for "Tuning" and select "Ukulele (C-Tuning)".

http://www.chordie.com/chord.pere/www.russell-lawson.com/music/chordpro/Beatles_LetItBe.cpm?=&1944-06-06=always&tuning=GCEA&transpose=5

(Just play the C, F, G, Am chords; forget about the Em and B chords shown.)


2. "Let It Be" - A next step up in Sophistication: An Excellent Video Tutorial by a Maui College Music Teacher! :-)

Including a simple yet excellent Strumming Technique to learn! :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xW4bu4p-5c&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

Let_It_Be_-_Strumming_Example.JPG

This is a screen shot that shows his excellent Beginner's Strum: Index finger bent down and supported by his thumb.

"Lefty Aloha"... to be continued...