Your First `Ukulele Chord

The FIRST chord every `ukulele player learns is C or C major.

Published: 10 Dec 2011 Updated: 29 Feb 2016Visits: 218Code: UL60

Topic: Basics Instruments: ukulele Subjects: Chords • Beginner

Your First `Ukulele Chord

Your first ukulele chord is typically an open position C major chord. It's only one finger and ukulele players love to show new players this, the easiest, usable ukulele chord for new players. Especially someone coming from guitar where an open position C major is three fingers and not that easy as the first chord.

For more information than you'll even need for a C chord visit the lesson for January 1, Chord of the Day - C


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