Ukulele Lullaby Chords – Soothing Slumber Songs


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

The following are some 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!

“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
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
C
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
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

“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
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
Gm
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C7
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
hush, little baby chords and lyrics ukulele

“Lullaby” by Brahms

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

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

Here’s a version in the original key of F Major. It’s a little more complex than just the chords, so scroll down for a pure chord version in C major if you’re looking for something a little easier!

Here’s the chord version. 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)

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Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

C
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
G7
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
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:

“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:

“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
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
D7
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Edim
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C
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Rockabye Baby chords lyrics ukulele

“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):

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Am
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
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

“Zelda’s Lullaby”

“Zelda’s Lullaby” is a musical theme from the popular video game series The Legend of Zelda.

It is a gentle, soothing melody that is often played on a piano or other keyboard instrument in the games.

The song is associated with the character Zelda, a princess who is a recurring character in the series.

In the games, “Zelda’s Lullaby” is often used as a way to progress the story or to solve puzzles, as it is associated with the power of the Triforce, a sacred artifact that is central to the story of The Legend of Zelda.

The song has become a fan favorite and is often played on various instruments, including the ukulele, by fans of the series.

Chords Used in Standard C Tuning (GCEA):

C
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
D7
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Bm7
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
A#dim7
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
Am7
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Fmaj7
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Em
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Dm7
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Cmaj7
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D#7
Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs
G
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Ukulele Lullaby Chords - Soothing Slumber Songs

And here’s a video if you want to play along!

“J’s Lullaby (Darlin’ I’d Wait for You)”

“J’s Lullaby” is a song by Delaney Bailey, released on January 7, 2022.

Chords Used in Standard Ukulele Tuning (GCEA):

G
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Cmaj7
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[Verse 1]
             G
Darling, I'd wait for you
                   Cmaj7
Even if you didn't ask  me to
      G
Tie a lasso 'round the Moon
               Cmaj7
And bring it on     down to you
    G
I'd bottle the feeling you give me
Cmaj7
And shelve that stuff for years to come
        G
'Cause, baby, when your arms are around me
    Cmaj7
I'd swear that I'm holding the Sun
 
 
[Chorus]
G
I'd give you the Sun if you asked me
Cmaj7
You  could have all of the time
G
You could have the stars and the trees
       Cmaj7
When dividing up the Universe
              G    Cmaj7
You could have mine
              G    Cmaj7
You could have mine
             G
Darling, I'd wait for you
 
 
[Verse 2]
                       Cmaj7
Could give me some more     time
G
To herd the whole sky in my arms
               Cmaj7
And release it    when you're mine
    G
I'd tell you, "I thought I loved you, too"
       Cmaj7
I just didn't have the words to say
G
That I'd put the beach in your backyard
   Cmaj7
In hopes to be enough for you to stay
 
 
[Chorus]
G
I'd give you the Sun if you asked me
Cmaj7
You  could have all of the time
G
You could have the stars and the trees
       Cmaj7
When dividing up the Universe
              G    Cmaj7
You could have mine
              G    Cmaj7
You could have mine
 
 
[Bridge]
G                Cmaj7
I'd give you the Sun  
G                Cmaj7
I'd give you the Sun  
 
 
[Chorus]
G
I'd give you the Sun if you asked me
Cmaj7
You  could have all of the time
G
You could have the stars and the trees
       Cmaj7
When dividing up the Universe
              G
You could have mine
Cmaj7              G    Cmaj7
     You could have mine
              G
You could have mine

Ukulele Lullaby FAQs

What is a Lullaby?

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

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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.

What is a Ukulele Lullaby?

A ukulele lullaby is a soothing, gentle song played on the ukulele that is often used to help relax or calm someone, particularly a child.

Lullabies are often simple, repetitive melodies that are easy to play on the ukulele, and they may include lyrics that speak to the soothing, calming nature of the song.

Some popular ukulele lullabies include “Hush Little Baby,” “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” and “Rock-a-Bye Baby.”

These songs are often played in a slow, gentle tempo and may be accompanied by soothing vocals or other instruments.

Ukulele lullabies can be a great way to relax and unwind after a long day, and they are often used as a bedtime ritual to help someone drift off to sleep.

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