The Smiths – Unhappy Birthday (Chords)

The Smiths – Unhappy Birthday (Chords)

You’ve got a song to wish your friends Happy Birthday. But what to sing to sing to the vast majority of people whom you despise? I’ve got you covered.

Suggested Strumming

You can use this as the main strum in the chorus:

d – d – d u d u

But on the Gsus2 do:

– u d u d u d u

Together those sound like this:


Strum

The verses are more sparse. I do a down strum for each bar and any extra strums when I feel like it.

Twiddly Bits

UnhappyIntro

The little intro part takes a bit of jiggering to get on the uke. Here’s my take on it:


Intro

Links

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2 Comments

  1. Mark November 11th, 2015 10:03 am

    Thanks. It’s a shame that Morrissey’s “It’s Not Your Birthday Anymore” is so uke-unfriendly to make a full set.

  2. Woodshed November 11th, 2015 7:39 pm

    Mark: I don’t know, it might work! I may have a stab at it.

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