Three Chord Songs

MOLLY'S  SCARY SONG

(Am) Going down the spooky (C) road

(Am) Nothing happens on the spooky (C) road

(Am) There are so many Secrets

On the Spooky Road

Nothing happens on the (G7) spooky road!

 

(Am) It'll tell you all the secrets of the (C) past

(Am) All your worries are never gonna (C) last

(Am) You'll sure feel good

As you really should

All your worries are never (G7) gonna (C) last!

 

repeat verse one

 

(c) 2020  Molly  Breen and Baz Bemrose

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS  "FUN"

 

(C) F is for friends who (F) do stuff together

(C) U is for you and (G7) me 

(C) N is for anywhere and (F) anytime at all

(C) Down here in the (G7) deep blue (C) sea

  

(C) F is for fire that (F) burns down the whole town

(C) U is for uranium (G7) bombs

(C) N is for no survivors (F) when you

 

Plankton those things  aren't what fun is all about

Now do it like this

(C) F is for friends who (F) do stuff together

(C) U is for you and (G7) me

Try it

(C) N is for anywhere and (F) anytime at all

(C) Down here in the (G7) deep blue (C) sea

 

(C) F is for frolic (F) through all the flowers

(C) U is for uku (G7) lele

(C) N is for nose picking (F) sharing gum and sand licking 

(C) Here with my (G7) best bud (C) dy

 

            YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE

 

You are my (C) sunshine  my only sunshine

You make me (F) happy  when skies are (C) gray

You'll never (F) know dear  how much I (C) love you

Please don't take  my (G7) sunshine (C) away

          

The other (C)night dear  as  I lay sleeping

I dreamed I (F) held  you in my arms

But when I (F) awoke dear I was (C) mistaken

And I hung my (G7) head  and I (C) cried

 

You are my (C) sunshine  my only sunshine

You make me (F) happy  when skies are (C) gray

You'll never (F) know dear  how much I (C) love you

Please don't take  my (G7) sunshine (C) away

 

 

You are my (C) sunshine  my only sunshine

You make me (F) happy  when skies are (C) gray

You'll never (F) know dear  how much I (C) love you

Please don't take  my (G7) sunshine (C) away

 

You told me once dear , you really loved me

And no one (F) else could come (C) between

But now you’ve (F) left me and love  (C)another

You have (G7) shattered all my (C) dreams

 

You are my (C) sunshine  my only sunshine

You make me (F) happy  when skies are (C) gray

You'll never (F) know dear  how much I (C) love you

Please don't take  my (G7) sunshine (C) away

 

 

DON'T  WORRY, BE HAPPY


(C) Here's a little song I wrote

(Dm) You might want to sing it note for note

Don't (F) Worry, be (C) happy

Into every life there comes some trouble

(Dm) If you worry you make it double

Don't (F) Worry, be (C) happy.

 

Chorus:

(C) La La La La La La La La La  (Dm)La La La 

La La La La (F)La La La    La La La (C) La   X2

 

(C) Ain't got no place to lay my head

(Dm) Somebody came and took my bed

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

(C) Landlord say my rent is late

(Dm) He may have to litigate

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy.

Chorus:

 

(C) Ain't got no cash ain't got no style

(Dm) Ain't got no girl to make me smile

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

(C) 'Cause when you worry your face will frown

And (Dm) that will bring everybody down

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

Chorus:

 

THREE LITTLE BIRDS

Don't (C) worry about a thing

'Cause (F) every little thing is gonna be all

(C) right

Singing don't worry about a thing

'Cause (F) every little thing is gonna be all

(C) right

 

Rise  up this morning smiled with the (G7) rising sun

Three little (C) birds, pitch by my (F) doorstep

Singing (C) sweet songs of melody (G7) pure and true

Saying (F) this is my message to (C) you

 

Riff:

E           3 0 

C  0 2 0       2 0 

 

 

THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT

Chord sequence (C)  (F)  (C) (G7)  

(C) Dee Dee Dee Dee Dee (F) Dee Dee Dee  de (C) de um um a (G7) way

(C) Dee Dee Dee Dee Dee (F) Dee Dee Dee  de (C) de um um a (G7) way

 

C) A wim  a weh a wim a weh

A (F) wim a weh a wim  a weh

 A (C) wim a weh  a wim a weh

A (G7) wim a weh  a wim a weh 

 

(C) In the jungle, the (F) mighty jungle, the

(C) lion sleeps to (G7) night

 

(C) Near the village, the (F) peaceful village, the (C) lion  sleeps to (C) night (tap)

 

(C) Hush my darling, don't (F) fear my darling, the (C) lion sleeps to (G7) night  (z chord)

 

Chorus:

(C) we ee ee (F)   we um (C) um um a (G7) way 

(C) we ee ee (F)   we um (C) um um a (G7) way

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND

 

Chorus:

(C) This land is (F) your land, this land is

(C) my land

From Cape   Rei  (G7) nga to Stewart (C) Island

From the Kauri (F) Forest

To the Cook Strait (C) Waters (Am)

(G7) This Land was made for you and (C) me

 

I roamed and I (F) rambled and followed my

(C) footsteps

To the sparkling (G7) sands of her diamond

 (C) beaches

And all (F) around me that voice was

(C) sounding (Am) 

(G7) This land was made for you and (C) me.

 

Chorus:

 

(you put in the chords for this one!) 

As I was walking that ribbon of highway

I saw above me that endless skyway

I saw below me that golden valley

This land was made for you and me.

 

Chorus:

 

When the sun came shining and I was strolling

And the wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling

As the fog was lifting a voice was chanting:

This land was made for you and me.

Chorus:

 

THE BIRD SONG

 (CHORUS) I'm gonna (C) sing , sing like a (G7) bird

A bird in the (Am) sky, the sky so (F) high

I'm gonna (C) send , send you a (G7) Song

A Song from my (F) heart, my heart full of (C) 

love.

 

When you look in the mirror, (G7) tell me what do you see

(Am)

(Am) Do you see me in your (F) eyes?

Although I can't (C) be there, every (G7) day

(F) You can hear me if you (C) try

 

(CHORUS)

melody riff:  C C C D C (C)  C C C D C (G7)

E E E G A (Am) A A A G C (F)

C C C C B A G (C)  E E E G D (G7) F F F E D (F)

F F F E D (C) 

 

 

 

 

 

POKAREKARE ANA



Pokarekare (C) ana     Nga wai o Roto (F) Rua 

Whiti atu koe (G7) hine    Marino ana (C) e

E hine (F) e     Hoki Mai (C) ra

Ka mate (G7) ahau     I Te aroha  (C) e

 

Tuhituhi taka (C) reta    Tuki atu taku  (F) ringi

Kia kite to  (G7) Iwi     raru raru ana (C) e 

E hine (F) e       Hoki mai (C) ra

Ka mate (G7) ahau    I Te aroha (C) e

 

WE ARE PLAYING OUR UKULELES FOR PEACE

 
Chorus: 
(C) We are playing     ukuleles  for (C7)peace
(F)  We are playing    ukuleles for (C) peace
We are (G7) playing our ukuleles for (C) peace    
 
to #
 
1)  A (C) little box with four strings, ukes are so much (C7) fun
(F) With our fingers strumming  we are all as (C) one
We are (G7) playing our ukuleles for (C) peace
 
2) (C) Singing songs together, we are fami (C7) ly
(F) planting seeds of hope for all the world to (C) see
We are (G7) playing our ukuleles for (C) peace
 
3) To(C) gether we can make it, Love is on our (C7) side
(F) Hands in hands united  no one can di(C)vide
We are (G7) playing our ukuleles for (C) peace
 
Chorus:
 
#   We are (G7) playing our ukuleles for (C) peace
We are (G7) playing our ukuleles for (C) peace!
(F) (C)
 
      
 
      

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

 

 Happy (C) Birthday to (G7) you

 Happy Birthday to (C) you 

 Happy Birthday dear (F) whoever you are          

    (pause)

 Happy (C) Birthday (G7) to  (C) you!

WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN

Oh (C) when the Saints go marching in

Oh when the Saints go marching (G7)in

Oh, I (C) want to (C7) be in that (F)number 

Oh when the (C) Saints go (G7)marching (C) in!

 

Oh when the ukes begin to play ....

Oh when the kids come out to play ....

Oh when stars begin to fall ....

Oh when the sun refused to shine ....

Oh when the Saints .....

THE MOST ANNOYING UKULELE SONG

I can (C) play, play, play, play, play

My (F) ukulele, ukulele, ukulele

I can (C) play, play, play, play, play

My (G7) ukulele, ukulele, ukulele

 

Have fun with this! Make up lines to sing, such as: 

Play, Play, Play   We're really Good!  We make a noise!  Have you had enough? I'm sick of this!

 

 

 

 

OH SUSANNA


I (C) come from Alabama with my ukulele on my (G7knee

I'm (C) going to Lousiana  , my true  love (G7) for to (C)see 

It (C) rained all night the day I left

The weather it was (G7)dry

The (C) sun so hot I froze to death

Susanna (G7)don't you (C)cry.

Chorus:

Oh (F)Susanna , Oh (C)don't you cry for (G7)me

For I (C) come from Alabama with my ukulele (G7) on my (C)knee

 

I (C)had a dream the other night, when everything was (G7)still

I (C)thought I saw Susanna dear a-coming (G7)down the (C)hill

A (C)red, red rose was in her cheek, a tear was in her (G7)eye

I (C) said to her Susanna  girl, Susanna  (G7) don't you (C)cry

Chorus:

 

LET IT GO

The (Am) snow glows white on the (F) mountain tonight

Not a (G) footprint to be (Dm) seen

A (Am) kingdom  of (F) isolation and it (G) looks like I'm the (Dm) queen

The (Am) wind is (F) howling like this (G) swirling storm (Dm) inside

(Am) Couldn't keep it (G) in heaven knows I've (Dm) tried

 

(G) Don't let them in, don't let them (F) see

Be the good girl you always have to (G) be

Conceal, don't feel, don't let them (F) know

well now they know

CHORUS

Let it (C) go Let it (G) go

Can't (Am) hold it back any (F) more

Let it (C) go, Let it (G) go

Turn a (Am) way and slam the (F) door

(C) I don't (G) care what they're (Am) going to

(F) say

Let the (C) storm rage (C) on

The (F) cold never bothered me anyway!

 

WE KNOW THE WAY   From "Moana"

(C) We read the wind and the sky when the sun is high

(C) We sail the length of the seas on the ocean breeze

(F) At night we name every (G7) star

We know where we (C) are

We know who we are who we are

 

(F) Aue aue (C) we set a course to find

(G7) a brand new island every (C) where we roam

(F)  Aue Aue (C) we keep our island in our mind 

(G7) And when it's time to find home we know the way

 

(F) Aue aue (C) Niki I mua

Te manalele e tataki e

(F) Aue Aue  (C) te  fenua te malie

(G7) na Ko hakilia  kainga (C) e

 

(F) Aue aue (C) we are explorers reading every (G7)sign

We tell the stories of our elders in a never - ending (C) chain  

(F) Aue aue (C) te fenua te malia

(G7) Na heko hakilia 

we know the way (C)  ay