Bella Hemming – (She Might Love You If You Learn To) Play Guitar (Chords)

Bella Hemming – (She Might Love You If You Learn To) Play Guitar (Chords)

After all the ukulele songs about the ukulele, it makes a pleasant change to have a song about guitars. It’s terrible advice, of course, but a catchy song and an excellent chord progression.

Suggested Strumming

For the strumming pattern you can use:

Do that once for each chord. During the Bbmaj7 – Bbadd9 move you can use the same strum but change here:

The only exception is with the Bbmaj7 to C9 in the chorus. There just do the first bar of the pattern for each chord.

Buy it on iTunes

Requested by Peter, Sarah and a bunch of YouTubers.

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  1. mia October 5th, 2010 6:23 pm

    Yay! Thanks so much. She’s pretty frickin’ adorable…

  2. Ron Hale October 5th, 2010 7:42 pm

    Better to play the ukulele,of course. Toss in the kazoo, and you’re home free. Really impress the daylights out of her by driving and uking at one and the same time.

    There also are songs by guitar groups about the ukulele. One nice one is Ukulele Johnny. A few videos of that about, but my favorite, and the louder the better –

    The Informants Ukulele Johnny
    by: RonD062077

  3. Hello Jodi October 5th, 2010 10:09 pm

    I’ve been trying to listen to new music today and decided that every modern female singer sounds like this. How do they all sound exactly the same?

  4. Isabel October 6th, 2010 12:32 am

    Love this song. Its been stuck in my head all day :)

  5. Phredd October 6th, 2010 12:59 am

    I love this song and I love the vid. Thanks Al.

  6. Kelsi October 6th, 2010 6:28 am

    Thank you thank you thank you! I was hoping you’d be putting these chords up =) This song is freaking awesome!

  7. Lindy Danny October 6th, 2010 1:59 pm

    When are the music companies going to figure out that there are musicians out there who can entertain (much like this young lady) without a strip tease and canned music?

  8. muz October 6th, 2010 2:46 pm

    So is it awful advice because its singing about guitar, or the vain beleif that it will get you a girl?

    Thanks for tabbing this one out yet again.

  9. Woodshed October 6th, 2010 6:32 pm

    mia: Indeed she is.

    Ron: Thanks for the link.

    Jodi: I think you need to widen your search.

    Isabel: Yeah, I was humming it all weekend.

    Kelsi: You’re welcome.

    Lindy Danny: I think it’s safe to assume never.

    muz: The vain belief that it will get you a girl.

  10. Andy G October 6th, 2010 8:55 pm

    I might have to break my personal rule not to buy from iTunes. Looked it up – this one is $1.69, but will be worth it!

  11. 0R4NG3 October 7th, 2010 12:14 am

    Al, I think that you can read my mind. No seriously. Really. Like I bet you know that my favorite color is orange. and that I play the ukulele. Um…. I like british television and music even though I live in America… Punk music from the mid 80’s sits extremely well with me… I think that you know me too well…… Creepy.

  12. Colin October 9th, 2010 3:33 am

    That chord progression sounds a lot like a Sophie Madeline song, regardless! adorable and great, I’ll be picking up the uke to learn it :D

  13. Newke October 9th, 2010 7:40 pm

    Thank you so much :D My friend and i are playing for a girl in school, as a ukulele duet thing, and i just can’t get the song out of my head :D thanks again xD

  14. Woodshed October 12th, 2010 9:19 pm

    Andy: 79p here. And worth every penny.

    OR4NG3: Yep, I’m all like Derren Brown and shit.

    Colin: I think there’s a definite Sophie influence there. I think you can hear it in the strumming in particular.

    Newke: Good luck with the performance.

  15. guitain October 20th, 2010 10:59 pm

    Wow… This chick is only 16, I did not notice! She’s younger than me… That kinda sucks, but also sort of rocks. Hey, that was a rhyme! T’was about time…

    I’ll stop now. Thanks for putting this up!

  16. Woodshed October 22nd, 2010 7:19 pm

    guitain: Yes, she’s far too talented for her age. It’s annoying.

  17. gothica December 22nd, 2010 6:50 am

    I love her! but cannot find chord for guitar and her lyric songs. can anyone help me where can i find it?

  18. Woodshed December 22nd, 2010 11:53 am

    gothica: Click the orange box under the video. Same chords for guitar.

  19. Ash August 31st, 2011 3:20 am

    She is really great you should do more of her songs!

  20. Woodshed August 31st, 2011 7:24 am

    Ash: I might well do that.

  21. Andy October 19th, 2011 7:50 pm

    This lady has cought ma attention, when I first listernd to her I almost forgot to breath !., I have been singing that chorus all day long. Great stuff, in Kiswahili we say “POA SANA !”

  22. Raegan April 8th, 2012 7:58 pm

    What kind of ukulele is she using? A soprano, concert (alto), or tenor? I’m looking to buy one, and I want to be able to use it often! Any help would be greatly appreciated:) thanks

  23. Woodshed April 9th, 2012 10:51 am

    Raegan: I think it’s a tenor.

  24. Hannah September 3rd, 2012 4:40 pm

    Love this! Thanks for putting up the chords!
    Theres a song I’ve been trying to find the chords to called Dandy by hepburn and the hooligans, do you think you could give it a look?

  25. Bekki January 14th, 2017 1:38 am

    Great song and fun to play :) another amusing one from bell is the stalker song.. however you cant not feel stalkery when trying to find it as have looked everywhere for chords! Can anyone figure that one out?!

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