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‘Ukulele Tabs

Welcome to my tabs page! The following ‘ukulele tabs are in PDF format created with Guitar Pro, Powertab, or good ol’ Microsoft Word. They are separated by styles of music: Rock/Pop, Hawaiian, Jazz/Bossa Nova, Reggae, Soundtrack/Theme, Folk/World/Other, and Traditional. In each section tabs are further sorted by difficulty:

These tabs have basic single note melodies, sometimes interspersed with simple chords.
Middle of the road tabs with more intricate lines, double stops, and techniques.
Difficult melodies, complex chord integration, note-for-note transcriptions, and subtlety.


21 Guns
Green Day
China Grove
The Doobie Brothers (Low G)
El Condor Pasa
Simon and Garfunkel
Carlos Santana (Easy Version)
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue
The California Ramblers (Solo Arr.)
Love of my Life
Carlos Santana
Mack The Knife
Bobby Darin
Van Morrison††
Puff The Magic Dragon (Melody)
Peter, Paul, and Mary
Puff The Magic Dragon (Solo Arr.)
Peter, Paul, and Mary
Samba Pa Ti
Carlos Santana
Stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin (low G)
Tennessee Waltz
Bonnie Raitt and Norah Jones
Eric Johnson (low G)

‘Ukulele Instrumentals:

Herb Ohta Jr.
Glass Ball Slack Key
Brittni Paiva/Herb Ohta Jr.
Little Rock Getaway
Da ‘Ukulele Boyz
Memories of You
Herb Ohta Jr.†
Pahala We Go
Herb Ohta Jr. and Daniel Ho
Sand Castles
Herb Ohta Jr.
Song For Shelly
Brad Bordessa
Herb Ohta Jr.
Ukulele Boogie
Brittni Paiva


Aloha ‘Oe
Queen Lili’uokalani
‘Ama ‘ama
Isreal Kamakawiwo’ole (Instrumental version)
E Ku’u Morning Dew
Eddie Kamae (Low G)
Island Style
John Cruz
Ledward Kaapana Tribute
MIDI File | Etude for Slack Key ‘Ukulele
Lovely Hula Hands
Troy Fernandez
The Peter Moon Band


All of Me
Frank Sinatra/Ella Fitzgerald (Solo Arr.)
Erroll Garner (Solo Arr.)
Antonio Carlos Jobim


One Love
Bob Marley


(low G version) | Stanley Myers‡
Merv Griffin
M*A*S*H Theme
Johnny Mandel


Brittni Paiva
The Leaving of Liverpool
Traditional (Solo Arr.)
Nancy Spain
Barney Rush (Solo Arr.)
Rose of Allandale
Mary Black (Solo Arr. – low G)
Streets of London
Ralph McTell (Solo Arr.)


Cannon in C
Johann Pachelbel

– Tab by Herb Ohta Jr. | †† – Tab by Jeromy Renynolds | – Tab by Glenn Reither

Live ‘Ukulele’s tabs are created with Guitar Pro 6.

Tab Books:

Other Tab Articles/Resources:

Here are some links to information regarding how to read tab and other related articles.

How to Figure Out Songs
Being able to ear out a song is a very valuable skill. Here are some tips for DIY songs.
Blank ‘Ukulele Tab and Other Sheets
Print out a couple of these to make your own tabs.
How to Read Tab
‘Ukulele tabs aren’t hard to figure out, but you need to know what you’re looking at to make sense of them.
How to Read Tablature – Quick Start Guide
A single-page PDF containing everything you need to know to get started reading tabs.
How to Use Powertab
A walkthrough of manipulating this old open-source tab program to work for ‘ukulele.
Tab Legend
A PDF of common symbols seen in tabs from hammer-ons to trills to bends.
Picking Vamps
‘Ukulele tabs for Hawaiian vamps in the keys of C, G, and F.
Short tabs, Intros, Ideas
Excerpts from songs that aren’t complete, but worth sharing.


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