This week more of the Riffs for Ukulele series – not all of them guitar riffs this time round.
The idea with these riffs isn’t to play the whole song, but to throw them in to your playing for a bit of light relief (like the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain on Orange Blossom and ukejeff does here) or just to provide one of those’ “I didn’t know you could play that on a ukulele,” moments to the uninitiated. They’re not always arranged in the original key – although this time round I’m doing that more than usual.
First up is U2’s Sunday Bloody Sunday. The easiest way I’ve found to play this is to keep your index finger barred across the C, E and A strings.
And here’s a version in a more uke-friendly key (suggested by Jimmy)