Lou Reed/UOGB – Satellite of Love (Chords)

UOGB – Satellite of Love (Chords)

In tribute to Kitty Lux, this week is going to be dedicated to the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. Starting with the live favourite: Lou Reed’s Satellite of Love.

For this write-up I used the version on their Live in London #1 album.

Suggested Strumming

For the main strum you can use:

d – d u – u d u

Intro: Once for each chord. Like this:


Strum 1

Verse: Same as the intro in the first two lines. Then on Em play:

d – d u d –

One down strum on D. Then back to the main strum.


Strum 2

Chorus: One strum pattern for each chord. Then on the last line one down strum per chord.

Middle: Play d – d u once for each chord. Except the G at the end of the second and fourth lines where you can play d – d u d u d u.

Twiddly Bits

At the end of each G-A7-C-D progression there’s a very clever pair of interlocking lines. One rising and one falling. I think the rising line is played using George’s mandolin tuning and falling line is played on baritone. But here’s my take on it using two standard tuned ukes.


Lick

Links

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More UOGB tabs and chords

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2 Comments

  1. Rudy September 22nd, 2017 5:14 pm

    This is awesome, thanks for figuering all this out!

  2. Woodshed September 23rd, 2017 9:26 pm

    Rudy: Thanks very much!

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