This is the trickiest part of the song. It’s best to keep things varied with plenty of syncopated, muted strumming. But here are a couple of ideas.
You can use this for the intro but for the first down strum start with your index finger off the g-string them hammer it on. Remember to do muted strums for the Xs.
Then you can move into this for the verse:
The riff in the original version has to be moved up high on the uke to play it in the original key.
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