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“One Rainy Wish” By Jimi Hendrix ‘Ukulele Chords

Who says you can’t play Hendrix on the ‘ukulele? This is a great tune for the instrument.

The original key can be a bit of a head scratcher so I’ve also included it in the key of C for beginners.

One Rainy Wish By Jimi Hendrix Ukulele ChordsOne Rainy Wish
Jimi Hendrix
Axis: Bold As Love
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Eb                               Ab
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
Eb           Cm
Not too long ago. 
Eb                   Ab
A misty blue and the lilac too
Eb            Cm
Never to grow old  

Eb                       Ab
There you were under the tree of song
Eb                 Cm
Sleeping so peacefully
Eb              Ab
In your hand a flower played 
Eb                Cm
Waiting there for me
  
       C    G       Bb       F
I have never laid eyes on you
         C     G              Bb    F
Not like before this timeless day
        C     G                  Bb     F
But you walked and you smiled my name
        C    G         Bb     F
And you stole my heart away
               C               G        Bb     F
Stole my heart away little girl, yeah

Solo (C G Bb F – F Eb Bb)

Eb                               Ab
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
Eb           Cm
Not too long ago. 
Eb                   Ab
A misty blue and the lilac too
Eb            Cm
Never to grow old

Eb                               Ab
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
Eb                   Cm
A misty blue and the lilac too
Eb                               Ab
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
Eb                   Cm
Misty blue and the lilac too
          
Gold and rose
Gold and rose

B Cm (repeat and fade)

Key of C:

C                              F
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
C            Am
Not too long ago. 
C                    F
A misty blue and the lilac too
C             Am
Never to grow old  

C                        F
There you were under the tree of song
C                  Am
Sleeping so peacefully
C              F
In your hand a flower played 
C                 Am
Waiting there for me
  
       A    E       G        D
I have never laid eyes on you
         A     E          G        D
Not like before this timeless day
        A     E                 G        D
But you walked and you smiled my name
        A    E          G        D
And you stole my heart away
               A                E      G     D
Stole my heart away little girl, yeah

Solo (A E G D – D C G)

C                              F
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
C            Am
Not too long ago. 
C                    F
A misty blue and the lilac too
C             Am
Never to grow old 

C                               F
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
C                    Am
A misty blue and the lilac too
C                               F
Gold and rose the color of the dream I had
C                    Am
A misty blue and the lilac too
          
Gold and rose
Gold and rose

Ab Am (repeat and fade)