Best of Both Worlds by Van Halen Ukulele Chords

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You can play versatile instrument Best of Both Worlds using ukulele or guitar.
This song by Van Halen can also be played by that instruments.
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Best of Both Worlds chords has rhythm and included in 5150 (1986) album.
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Best of Both Worlds by Van Halen Ukulele Chords


Best of Both Worlds — Van Halen
(transcription from Cherry Lane Music Company)

Key: H – hammer-on P – pull-off
/ – slide-up – slide-down
^ – half bend ^^ – full bend
~ – vibrato T – thumb

Recording sounds 1/2 step higher

Intro
[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-----3----3----3---3------3-----|--0------3------0------2---2----|
-----2----2----0---0------2-----|--0------2------0------2---2----|
-----0----0----0---0------0-----|--0------0------0------2---2----|
-----0----0---------------0-----|---------0-------------0---0----|
-----2----2----3---3------2-----|--3------2------3---------------|

T T T T

[D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-----3-------3---3------3-------|--0------2---2------------------|
-----2-------0---0------2-------|--0------2---2------------------|
-----0-------0---0------0-------|--0------2---2---2--------------|
-----0------------------0-------|---------0---0---0--------------|
-----2-------3---3------2-------|--3-----------------------------|

T T

(pick w/fingers) G/A D/A G/A D/A G/A D/A A G/A


------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
--------------------3---|-3----(3)----3-----3----|-3-----3--2-----------3-|
------------2---2---4---|-4-----2-----4-----2----|-4-----2--2----2------4-|
------------2---2---5---|-5-----4-----5-----4----|-5-----4--2----2------5-|
------------------------|----0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0-------0-----|
------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

[D/A] [G/A] [G/A] [D/A] [G/A] [D/A]


------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
-3--3--3-----3--2-----5-|-----0----0-----2------3|-3-----3-----3-----3----|
-4--4--2-----4--2-----2-|-----0----0-----2--2---4|-4-----2-----4-----2----|
-5--5--4-----5--2-----2-|-----2----2-----2--2---5|-5-----4-----5-----4----|
-0-----0--0--------0----|-0----------------------|----0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

[G/A] [D/A] [G/A] [D/A] [G/A]


----------------------0-|------------------------|------------------------|
-3-----3--2----0------0-|-3--3--3----3--2----0---|--(0)-------------------|
-4-----2--2----2------0-|-4--4--2----4--2----2---|--(2)-------------------|
-5-----4--2----2--------|-5--5--4----5--2----2---|--(2)-------------------|
-0--0--0--0----0--0---0-|-0--0--0----0--0----0---|--(0)-------------------|
------------------------|------------------------|----------sl-/14-------|

(w/pick)
[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------0---0------3-----|--0------3------0------2---2----|
-------2-------0---0------2-----|--0------2------0------2---2----|
-------0-------0---0------0-----|--0------0------0------2---2----|
-------0------------------0-----|---------0-------------0---0----|
-------2-------3---3------2-----|--3------2------3---------------|

T T T

D/F# G N.C. A(sus2)


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-----3-------0---0--------------|-------------0--------------0---|
-----2-------0---0--------------|--------2----2--------------2---|
-----0-------0---0--------------|--------2----2--------^^----2---|
-----0------------------^P------|---^----0----0-----^^v------0---|
-----2-------3---3-----2--0-----|--3---------------3-------------|

T Let Ring_____|

[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-----3----3----0---0------3-----|--0------3------0------2---2----|
-----2----2----0---0------2-----|--0------2------0------2---2----|
-----0----0----0---0------0-----|--0------0------0------2---2----|
-----0----0---------------0-----|---------0-------------0---0----|
-----2----2----3---3------2-----|--3------2------3---------------|

T T T T

D/F# G N.C. D5 Csus2 A5


--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
-----3-------0---0----------3---|--(3)------3---3------3---------||
-----2-------0---0----------2---|--(2)------2---2------0------2--||
-----0-------0---0----------0---|--(0)------0---0-------------2--||
-----0--------------0---3-------|-------3--------------3--0---0--||
-----2---2---3---3--------------|--------------------------------||

T Let Ring_______________| PM.

1st Verse
[A/C#] [G/A] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------------2---3------|----3------2-------------2------|
--------------2---2------4------|----2------2----------------2---|
-------------------------5------|----4------2--------------------|
--------//4---------------------|-----------------3//4-----------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

I don’t know__what I been__livin’ on,__ but

[D/A]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------2------------------5---|--5--5--------------------------|
-------------2--------------5---|--5--5------4---4-------(2)-----|
-----2/5---------4---O------5---|--5--5------5---5-------(0)-----|
-------------------P------------|------------5---5---------------|

it’s not enough to fill me up.

[A/C#] [G/A] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------------2---3------|----3------2-------------2------|
------------------2--2---4------|----2------2----------------2---|
--------------2----------5------|----4------2--------------------|
--------//4---------------------|----0------------3//4-----------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

I need more_ than just a words can say,

[D/A]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|------------------------/6-O----|
---------2------------------5---|--5--5--------------------------|
-------------2--------------5---|--5--5------4-------------------|
-----//4---------4---O------5---|--5--5------5-------------------|
-------------------P------------|------------5-------------------|

I need ev’rything this life can give me. Hey, hey,

[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------0---0------3-----|--0------3------0------2---2----|
-------2---2---0---0------2-----|--0------2------0------2---2----|
-------0---0---0---0------0-----|--0------0------0------2---2----|
-------0---0--------------0-----|---------0-------------0---0----|
-------2---2---3---3------2-----|--3------2------3---------------|

T T T T
__ yeah! ‘Cause sometimes its not enough

[D/F#] [D/F#] [A(sus2)]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
-----3-------0---0--------------|--------0----0------------------||
-----2-------0---0-----2--------|--------2----2------------------||
-----0-------0---0-----0--------|--------2----2------------------||
-----0------------------^P------|---^^---0----0------------------||
-----2-------3---3-----2--0-----|--3-----------------------------||

T
Ow!

2nd Verse
[A/C#] [G/A] [D/F#] [A/C#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------------2---3------|----3------2-------------2------|
------------------2------4------|----2------2----------------2---|
--------------2----------5------|----4------2--------------------|
--------//4---------------------|------------------//4-----------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Come on, ba- by, close your eyes, let go.

[D/A]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------2------------------5---|--5--5--------------------------|
-------------2--------------5---|--5--5------4--4----------------|
-----//4---------4---O------5---|--5--5------5--5-----------0----|
-------------------P------------|------------5--5----------------|

This can be every-thing we dreamed, ah.

[A/C#] [G/A] [D/F#] [A/C#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------------2---3------|----3------2-------------2------|
------------------2-(2)--4------|----2------2----------------2---|
--------------2----------5------|----4------2--------------------|
--------//4---------------------|------------------//4-----------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

It’s not work that makes it work, oh


--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
--------------------------------|---------------H----------------||
---------2------------------5---|---5--4----5--4-5-----4---2-----||
-------------2--------------5---|---5--5----5--5-------5---3-----||
-----//4---------4---O------5---|--------------------------3-----||
-------------------P------------|--------------------------------||

no, let the magic do the work for you.__ ‘Cause honey,

Pre-chorus
[C/E]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-------1------------------------|------5---5-------5-------------|
-------0---0-------0---0-----4--|--4---4---4---4---4-------------|
-------3---3---3---3---2-----7--|--7---6---6---7---6---7/9-(9)--|
-------3-------3----------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

now, some- thing reached out and touched me.


--------------------------------|----------------8--8--8--8---0--||
-x-x--5--5---5--5--4//7---7-7---|-------7--5--x-10-10-10-10--10--||
-x-x--4--4---4--6--4//7---7-7---|-------7--7--x-10-10-10-10--10--||
-x-x----------------------7-7---|-------7--7--x------------------||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||

Now I know that all I want…I want the

Chorus
[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-------3---3---0---0------3-----|--0------3------0---------------|
-------2---2---0---0------2-----|--0------2------0------2---2----|
-------0---0---0---0------0-----|--0------0------0------2---2----|
-------0---0--------------0-----|---------0-------------0---0----|
-------2---2---3---3------2-----|--3------2------3---------------|

T T T T
best of both world. And honey

[D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-------3---3---0---0--------3---|--------------------------------|
-------2---2---0---0--------2---|--------2----2--------------2---|
-------0---0---0---0--------0---|--------2----2--------^^----2---|
-------0---0----------------0---|-----^--0----0-----^^v------0---|
-------2---2---3---3--------2---|----3-------------3-------------|

T T T
I__ know what it’s worth. If we could have the

[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-------3---3---0---0------3-----|--0------3------0---------------|
-------2---2---0---0------2-----|--0------2------0------2---2----|
-------0---0---0---0------0-----|--0------0------0------2---2----|
-------0---0--------------0-----|---------0-------------0---0----|
-------2---2---3---3------2-----|--3------2------3---------------|

T T T T
best of both worlds, /we’d have
a little bit of

D/F# G N.C. D5 Csus2 A5


----------------------------2---|--(2)------2---2----------------||
-----3---3---0---0----------3---|--(3)------3---3------3---------||
-----2---2---0---0----------2---|--(2)------2---2------0------2--||
-----0---0---0---0----------0---|--(0)------0---0-------------2--||
-----0---0----------0---3-------|-------3--------------3--0---0--||
-----2---2---3---3--------------|--------------------------------||

T T
/heaven right here on earth,_____ oo! Woo!
heaven right here on earth, 2nd time to Coda

3rd Verse
[A/C#] [G/A] [D/F#] [A/C#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------------------2---3------|----3------2-------------2------|
------------------2------4------|----2------2----------------2---|
--------------2----------5------|----4------2--------------------|
--------//4---------------------|------------------//4-----------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Well,there’s a picture in a galley a

[D/A]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
---------2------------------5---|--5--5---------------------2----|
-------------2--------------5---|--5--5----4--4---4---------2----|
-----//4---------4---O------5---|--5--5----5--5---5---------0----|
-------------------P------------|----------5--5---5--------------|

fallen angel, look a lot like you

[A/C#] [G/A] [D/F#] [A/C#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------2--3--------|----3------2-------------2------|
------------------2----4--------|----2------2----------------2---|
--------------2--------5--------|----4------2--------------------|
--------//4---------------------|------------------//4-----------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

We forget where we come from sometimes.

[D/A]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
---------2------------------5---|--5--5--------------------------||
--------------2-------------5---|--5--5-------4---4--------------||
-----//4----------4---O-----5---|--5--5-------5---5-----5/(10)---||
--------------------P-----------|-------------5---5--------------||

I had a dream it was, uh, really you.

Pre-Chorus


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-------1--1----1----------------|------5---5---5------5----------|
-------0--0----0---0---------4--|--4---4---4---4------4----------|
-------3--3----3---3---2-----7--|--7---6---6---7------6--7/9~~~~~|
-------3--3----3-----P----3-----|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Something reached out and touched me.

D.S. al Coda
[F(maj7)]


----------------------------5---|-(5)------------0--0--0---(-0)\||
------5--5---5--5--4-4//7---7---|-(7)-----------10-10-10---(10)\||
------4--4---4--6--4-4//7---7---|-(7)-----------10-10-10---(10)\||
----------------------------7---|-(7)-----------10-10-10---(10)\||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||

Now I know, oh, all I want… I want the

Coda Csus2 A5


--(2)------2---2----------------||
--(3)------3---3------3---------||
--(2)------2---2------0------2--||
--(0)------0---0-------------2--||
-------3--------------3--0---0--||
--------------------------------||

___________________ Yeah!

Guitar Solo


--------------------------------|------------------------------^^|
-------^^-10--------12~~(12)---|-----10------12~~~~----x--15^^--|
----(9)-------9/11----------/9^^|-(9)----9/11--------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-----------------H--^|------P-H--P-P----P-P----P-----------------|
-(15)--(15)~~~--7 10-|10(10)-7-10-7-0-10-7-0--7-0--^^-P----7---^^|
---------------------|----------------------9-----9(9)-7---7--9--|
---------------------|-----------------------------------9--7----|
---------------------|-------------------------------------------|
---------------------|-------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------P-----T-------T---|-----T-------T--P---------H-----|
---(9)--12~~~---9--14(14)\12--|-(12)\9----12--9-------7-9----|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

H T P ^ P H


-----7-10-12(12)-10(10)7----TP^^|P-H----T----P-^^--P-------------|
----^^^-----------------10-20-10|-7-10-12(12)-10(10)7-^^----P-H^^|
(9)-----------------------------|--------------------9---(9)-7-9-|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
---------H-^^----------T-P---T--|--------------------------------||
-(9)~~--7-9------(9)---12-9--14-|-(14)~~~~~(14)-----------------||
--------------------------------|-------------------------------||
--------------------------------|-------------------------------||
--------------------------------|-------------------------------||

(pick w/fingers) G/A D/A G/A D/A G/A D/A A G/A


------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
------------2---2---3---|-3-----3-----3-----3----|-3-----3--2----2------3-|
------------2---2---4---|-4-----2-----4-----2----|-4-----2--2----2------4-|
------------2---2---5---|-5-x-x-4--x--5-x-x-4-x/-|-5-x-x-4--2----2------5-|
------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

[D/A] [G/A] [G/A] [D/A] [G/A] [D/A]


------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
-3--3--3-----3--2-----0-|--(0)---------x-2--2--3-|-3-----3-----3-----3----|
-4--4--2-----4--2-----0-|--(0)---------x-2--2--4-|-4-----2-----4-----2----|
-5--5--4-----5--2-----2-|--(2)---------x-2--2--5-|-5-----4-----5-----4----|
------------------------|----------------0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

[G/A] [D/A] [G/A] [G/A] [D/A] [G/A]


------------------------|------------------------|------------------------||
-3-----3--2-----0-----3-|-3--3--3----3--2----0---|--(0)-------------------||
-4-----2--2-----2-----4-|-4--4--2----4--2----0---|--(2)-------------------||
-5-----4--2-----2-----5-|-5--5--4----5--2----2---|--(2)-------------------||
-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0-----0--0-------------|------------------------||
------------------------|------------------------|------------------------||

Wo!_______________________

4th Verse (still pick with fingers)
[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
----2---2---3---3--------3------|-3------3------3-------3----2---|
----2---2---4---4--------2------|-4------2------4-------2----2---|
--------2---5---5--------4------|-5------4------5-------4----2---|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Uh, you don’t have to die and go to heaven, uh,

[D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
-----2---------3---3---3---3----|------3---2------2-----0-----0--|
-----2---------4---4---4---2----|------4---2------2-----0-----0--|
-----2---------5---5---5---4----|------5---2------2-----2-----2--|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

or hang around to be born again.

[D/F#] [D/F#] [D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
----2---2---3-3----------3------|-3---------3------3------3--2---|
----2---2---4-4----------2------|-4---------2------4------2--2---|
----2---2---5-5----------4------|-5---------4------5------4--2---|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Just tune in to what this place has got to offer, ’cause

[D/F#]


--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
-----2---------3---3---3---3----|------3---2------0--------------||
-----2---------4---4---4---2----|------4---2------2--------------||
-----2---------5---5---5---4----|------5---2------2--------------||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
--------------------------------|--------------------------------||

we may nev-er be here a- gain! Ow! I want the

Chorus (with pick)

and finishes similar to intro

To play the most songs, including Best of Both Worlds by Van Halen by ukulele, the most important basic ukulele chords to learn are C chord, D chord, G chord, and Em chord.
These set you up to play a ton of songs, and each of them is easy to learn.

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