I thought I’d posted this one months ago but there it was in my drafts. And it deserves posting because the Leftover Cuties album puts a grin on my face every time I hear it. It’s an effective poppy updating of the 30s uke sound. And it’s a good time for it to crop up because the Cuties have a new collection of covers coming out soon. You can preorder it here and get two tracks straight away.
In the verses you can keep it dead simple with:
d – d – d – d u
And in the choruses you can use:
d – d u – u d –
If you’re not into barre chords, you can play this version with a capo on the first fret.
The song has a great blues outro that goes like this in the original key:
And you can play the stylophone intro like this:
Move both of those down a fret if you want to play it in the easy key.