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Ain’t No Way ʻUkulele Chords by Malino

Ain’t No Way is one of the standards of contemporary Hawaiian music. It is played on all of the local radio stations.

The intro is very simple. Be sure to use your 3rd finger for the first slide. For the bass line at the end of the song I like to use a little bit of a palm mute and pick with my index finger.

malinoAin’t No Way
Malino
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Intro: (Keyboard plays C)
A|-----3-5-5/7\5-3-3h5p3-------------
E|-3/5-------------------5-3h5p3---3-
C|-------------------------------4---
G|-----------------------------------

A|-----3-5-5/7\5-3-3h5p3---3h5p3---3-
E|-3/5-------------------5-------5---
C|-----------------------------------
G|-----------------------------------

A|-----3-5-5/7\5-3-3h5p3-------------3---3---
E|-3/5-------------------5-3h5p3---3---3---3-
C|-------------------------------4-----------
G--------------------------------------------

A|-----3-5-5/7\5-3-5/7-3h5p3---3-
E|-3/5-----------------------5---
C|-------------------------------
G|-------------------------------

C
Sittin’ in the Laundromat, tryin’ to get clean. 

Twenty-five women, arrive on the scene. 

Chorus:
             F              
Ain’t no way baby
             C
Ain’t no way baby
             Dm
Ain’t no way baby
             C
Ain’t no way baby

   C       
Down in the valley, lookin’ for malino time

Lookin’ at my lady, singin’ that sorry line. 

Chorus>

Am/ G/ F/ G/ C

C     
Goin’ to the welfare, standin’ in line, 

The woman at the window, she won’t give me a dime.  

Chorus:
             F              
Ain’t no way baby
             C
Ain’t no way baby
             G/    Am/ G/             F/           G/  C
Ain’t no way baby,      no way you’re gonna get to me.
             Dm              
Ain’t no way baby
                           C
No way you’re gonna get to me

G/ Am/ G/ F/ G/ C

Solo/Outro: C

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