Row, Row, Row Your Boat

An English language nursery rhyme, and a popular children's song

Published: 30 Jul 2014 Updated: 12 Feb 2024Visits: 450Code: UL584

INSTRUMENTS: Childrens Main: Ukulele Others: Ukulele
Subjects: Beginner • Tab • Melody

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row, Row, Row Your Boat is an English language nursery rhyme, and a popular childrens song, often sung as a round. Presented here in two keys. The key of C Major in the open position and the key of D Major in position II. This is a simple melody that can be used as a reference fingering and position with the Playing by Ear series of lessons.

Presented here in two keys. The key of C Major in the open position and the key of D Major in position II .

Melody Road Map

Root up major second (M2)
1 1 1 2 3 3 2 3 4 5

The melody is entirely taken from a major scale.

The second phrase is a descending major triad arpeggio from the octave to the root with each melody note a triplet.

This is a simple melody that can be used as a reference fingering and position with the Playing by Ear series of lessons.

Lyrics

Row, row, row your boat,
Gently down the stream.
If you see an alligator,
Don't forget to scream.
Row, row, row your boat,
Gently down the stream.
Throw your teacher overboard
And listen to her scream.

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