Sail Away by Ukulele Chords

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If you are searching for Sail Away ukulele chords, you already come to the right place.
You can play versatile instrument Sail Away using ukulele or guitar.
This song by can also be played by that instruments.
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Sail Away chords has rhythm and included in Diamonds or Pearls (2005) album.
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Sail Away by Ukulele Chords

Sail Away-Sonny and Brownie
This is off an album Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee did together appropriately called
and Brownie.” It’s a cover of a Randy Newman song and sounds good on solo acoustic.

In America you’ll get plenty food to eat
Won’t have to run through the jungle
And scuff u[(Bb)]p your feet

You’ll just sing about Jesus
And drink wine all day
It’s gonna be great[(Bb)]
To be an American

Ain’t no lions or tigers
Ain’t no mamba snake
Just the sweet watermelon
And the buckwheat cake

Everybody is happy
As a man can be
Climb aboard l[(Bb)]ittle children
Sail away with me

Chorus

Sail Away
Sail Away
We will cross the mighty ocean into Charleston Bay
Sail Away
Sail Away
We will cross the mighty ocean into Charleston Bay

Note: You can play that last Bb as a C also.

Verse:
In America
Every man is free
To take care of his home
and his family

You’ll be happy as a monkey
in a monkey tree
Be American
Sail away with me

Chorus x 2

When it says (Bb) that means that chord is optional. The song also sounds closer to the
if you play the “A#’s” as barre chords at the 6th fret and you play the Bb’s as barre
at the 1st fret. I realize that’s kind of confusing, so just play it however’s comfortable.

Also this sounds pretty close to the Randy Newman version, so if you like that one
try and play around with the chords to get it.

Here’s the link to Sonny Terry’s web site- http://www.sonnyterry.com/

To play the most songs, including Sail Away by 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 a lot of songs, and each of them is easy to learn.

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