Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Oh! Susanna - ukulele chords


Oh! Susanna was written by Stephen foster and first published in 1848.  This song sits in an elite group as one of the most popular American songs ever written.  It plays very nicely on the ukulele.  Here's a quick chord run down that should get you playing it in no time!  As always, if you need help with any of the chord formations for your ukulele, check out the Ukulele Chord Finder.

Key of C

C...............................................D7...............G7
I come from Alabama with a banjo on my knee
.....C...........................................Am.........G7.....C
I'm going to Louisiana for my true love, O, to see
C............................................................D7..................G7
It rained all day the night I left.  In the morning it was dry
......C....................................................Am...G7..........C
The sun so hot I froze to death.  Susanna, don't you cry
F.............................C.......................G7
Oh!  Susanna.  Don't you cry for me
...C............................................Am....G7......C
I come from Alabama with a banjo on my knee

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