Ukulele Lullaby Chords – 6 Songs


Ukulele dreams

Looking for a relaxing ukulele lullaby chords to soothe you or someone else to pleasant dreams?

The following are 6 ukulele lullaby songs along with their ukulele chords to satisfy your needs.

Chords for alternative tuning systems (Baritone and ADF#B) can be found under the sheets/lyrics.

Enjoy and peaceful dreams!

1. “Golden Slumbers”

“Golden Slumbers” is a traditional English lullaby.

It was covered by The Beatles in their song “Golden Slumbers”.

It’s in the key of G major and the chords used include G, C, A7, D, D7, and Am.

Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

G
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C
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A7
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D
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D7
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Am
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Golden slumbers ukulele chords and lyrics

2. “Hush, Little Baby”

“Hush, Little Baby” is a traditional folk lullaby which is assumed to have been written in the southern United States.

It’s in the key of F major. Chords used include F, Gm, and C7.

Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

F
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Gm
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C7
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hush, little baby chords and lyrics ukulele

3. “Lullaby” by Brahms

Brahms’ “Lullaby” is actually/orginally titled “Wiegenlied“.

It was written in 1868 and is probably Brahms’ most popular piece of music.

It’s in the key of C major and the Chords used include C, G7, F, Dm, and G. (I, V7, IV, ii, and V)

Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

C
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G7
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F
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Dm
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G
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Brahms' lullaby chords and lyrics ukulele

Play along with your ukulele to Brahms’ “Lullaby” Video:

4. “Lullaby” by Lateeya

Well, this song probably wouldn’t be considered a traditional lullaby, but it’s called “Lullaby”, so we might as well include it.

Here’s a video tutorial:

The song uses a repeated 4-chord progression throughout, as shown in the video.

Here’s another video tutorial:

What’s the Strumming Pattern for “Lullaby” by Lateeya?

The ukulele strumming pattern for “Lullaby” is:

Down-Down-Up-Chuck-Up-Down-Up

What is a chuck you ask?

A chuck is a strum technique that combines a quick strum with a palm damper to produce a “chopping” sound.

Its purpose is to add some percussive texture to a strum pattern.

Here’s a good tutorial for learning the chuck:

5. “Rockabye Baby”

“Rockabye Baby” is another traditional English folk lullaby. Its first known published version was in the 1700’s.

It’s in the key of G major. Chords used include G, D7, Edim, and C.

Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

G
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D7
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Edim
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C
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Rockabye Baby chords lyrics ukulele

6. “Wee Willie Winkie”

“Wee Willie Winkie” is a traditional Scottish lullaby/nursery rhyme. Its first-known version was published in 1841.

It’s in the key of C major. Chords used include Am, Dm, G, C, D7, and G7.

Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

Am
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Dm
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G
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C
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D7
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G7
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Wee willie winkie, ukulele chords and lyrics

Ukulele Lullaby FAQs

What is a Lullaby?

A lullaby is a song meant to be played to sooth children to sleep.

They are usually played/sung quietly and slowly and contain gentle, soothing lyrics about going to sleep.

Is the Ukulele a good instrument for playing a Lullaby?

In my opinion, the ukulele is an exceptional instrument for playing lullabies, due to its small, gentle, and mellow sound.

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