Nothing Ever Goes as Planned by Styx Ukulele Chords

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You can play versatile instrument Nothing Ever Goes as Planned using ukulele or guitar.
This song by Styx can also be played by that instruments.
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Nothing Ever Goes as Planned chords has rhythm and included in Paradise Theatre (1981) album.
You can also find another musical style, including jazz ukulele chords, country music ukulele chords, pop ukulele chords, world music ukulele chords, and rock ukulele chords here.

Nothing Ever Goes as Planned by Styx Ukulele Chords

Performed by Styx
>From the album “Paradise Theatre”
Words and music by Dennis DeYoung
Bassist: Chuck Panozzo
Transcribed by Brian Angell (DCFan427@aol.com)

This song follows a repetitive chord pattern.
The bass, however, has a couple of variations in the verses.

h hammer-on
p pull-off
6_|_6 tie through measure

Intro:


+---------+-----------------+------------+-------5-------5-+
(4) |---------|-----------------|:-5---------|-5-8-------8-----|
(4) |-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|:---------8-|-----------------|
+---------+-8-8-8-8-8-------+------------+-----------------+

1 2 3 4 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

(1st time) |(2nd time)


+-7---7---------7-7-+-7-7------7-------+-7-7-7---+---7-7-7-7-------+
|-------------------|-----------------:|---------|-------------8---|
|-------------------|-----------------:|---------|-----------------|
+-------------------+------------------+---------+-----------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & a 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 2 3 4 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Verse 1:


+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+---------+
|-5-|-----------|---|-----------|---|-----------|---|---------|
|---|-------6-5_|_5-|-------5-6_|_6-|-------6-5_|_5-|-5-3-----|
+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+-----6-5-+

1 2 3 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 2 3 4


+-------------------+-------5-----------+
|-------5---0h3h5-0-|-----------0h3h5-0-|
|-------------------|-3-----------------|
+-3-----------------+-------------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+-------------------+-------5-----------+
|-------5---0h3h5-0-|-----------0h3h5-0-|
|-------------------|-3-----------------|
+-3-----------------+-------------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+-----------------+---8---8---8---8-+---10---10---10---10-+---------------+
|---8---8---8---8-|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|-----------------|-6---6---6---6---|-8----8----8----8----|-5-5---5-------|
+-6---6---6---6---+-----------------+---------------------+---------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 4

Verse 2:


+---------------------+---------------------+---------7---------7-+
|---------3-5---5p3---|---------3-5---5p3---|-----5h7-------5h7---|
|-----3h5-----------5-|-----3h5-----------5-|-5---------5---------|
+-3-------------------+-3-------------------+---------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+---------7---------7-+---------8---------8-+---------8---------8-+
|-----5h7-------5h7---|-----6h8-------6h8---|-----6h8-------6h8---|
|-5---------5---------|-6---------6---------|-6---------6---------|
+---------------------+---------------------+---------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+---------7---------7-+---7---5---3---2-+---------------------+
|-----5h7-------5h7---|-----------------|---------3-5---5p3---|
|-5---------5---------|-5---3---1---0---|-----3h5-----------5-|
+---------------------------------------+-3-------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+---------3-5---5p3---+---------------------+---------3-5---5p3---+
|-----3h5-----------5-|---------3-5---5p3---|-----3h5-----------5-|
|-3-------------------|-----3h5-----------5-|-3-------------------|
+---------------------+-3-------------------+---------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+-----------------+---8---8---8---8-+---10---10---10---10-+---------------+
|---8---8---8---8-|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|-----------------|-6---6---6---6---|-8----8----8----8----|-5-5---5-------|
+-6---6---6---6---+-----------------+---------------------+---------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 4

Chorus:


+-----------------+-----------------+-----------+-----------------+
|---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5-3---|-----------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-6-------5_|_5-----3---------|
+-3---3---3---3---+-3---3---3-------+-----------+-----------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


+-----------------+-----------------+-----------+-----------------+
|---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5-----|-----------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------5---|-3-------3_|_3-----5---------|
+-3---3---3---3---+-3---3---3-------+-----------+-----------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


+---------------------+---------------------+---------8---------8-+
|---------3-5---5p3---|---------3-5---5p3---|-----6h8-------6h8---|
|-----3h5-----------5-|-----3h5-----------5-|-6---------6---------|
+-3-------------------+-3-------------------+---------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+---------8---------8-+---------------------+---------------------+
|-----6h8-------6h8---|---------3-5---5p3---|---------3-5---5p3---|
|-6---------6---------|-----3h5-----------5-|-----3h5-----------5-|
+---------------------+-3-------------------+-3-------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+-----------------+---+
|-----------------|---|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-|
+-----------------+---+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Bridge (w/ horn riff):


+---------+---------+---------+---------+
|-5-5-----|-5-5-----|-5-5-----|-5-5-----|
|-----5-5-|-----5-5-|-----5-5-|-----5-3-|
+---------+---------+---------+---------+


+---------+---------+---------+---------+---+
|-5-5-----|-5-5-----|-5-5-----|-5-5-----|---|
|-----5-5-|-----5-5-|-----5-5-|-----5-3_|_3-| (hold)
+---------+---------+---------+---------+---+

Guitar solo:


+----------------------+---------------------+---------8---------8-+
|:---------3-5---5p3---|---------3-5---5p3---|-----6h8-------6h8---|
|:-----3h5-----------5-|-----3h5-----------5-|-6---------6---------|
+--3-------------------+-3-------------------+---------------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 &


+----------+
|---------:|

|-3-3-5-5-:| (Play three times)


+----------+


+---------------------+---------------------+-----------------+
|---------3-5---5p3---|---------3-5---5p3---|-----------------|
|-----3h5-----------5-|-----3h5-----------5-|-5-----5-----5---|
+-3-------------------+-3-------------------+-----------------+

1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & a 2 & 3 & a 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


+---------------+
|-5-------------|
|---5-3---3-----|
+-------6---6---+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4

Verse 3:


+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+---------+
|-5-|-----------|---|-----------|---|-----------|---|---------|
|---|-------6-5_|_5-|-------5-6_|_6-|-------6-5_|_5-|-5-3-----|
+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+-----6-5-+

1 2 3 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 2 3 4 & 1 2 3 4


+-----------------+-------5---3-----+-----------------+-----------------+
|-------5---3-----|-------------5-3-|-------5---3-----|-----------------|
|-------------5-4-|-3---------------|-------------5-4-|-3---------3-----|
+-3---------------+-----------------+-3---------------+-------------3-5-+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


+-----------------+---8---8---8---8-+---10---10---10---10-+---------------+
|---8---8---8---8-|-----------------|---------------------|---------------|
|-----------------|-6---6---6---6---|-8----8----8----8----|-5-5---5-------|
+-6---6---6---6---+-----------------+---------------------+---------------+

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 4

Repeat Chorus and Bridge

And that’s all she wrote. As always, comments and suggestions are welcome.
Ciao!
Brian

To play the this songs, including Nothing Ever Goes as Planned by Styx by ukulele, the most crucial 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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