Working John by Jethro Tull Ukulele Chords

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You can play versatile instrument Working John using ukulele or guitar.
This song by Jethro Tull can also be played by that instruments.
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Working John chords has rhythm and included in A (1980) album.
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Working John by Jethro Tull Ukulele Chords

Tuning: Standard
Capo: 2nd fret

Intro: E5 D5 Dsus4 D D5
Repeat Intro Sequence

Verse 1

When I was a young man as all good tales begin
single notes:5th string 4th string 3rd string 4th String
A5 or A2 D5 E5 open A h/o B D open G E
I was taught to hold out my hand

Bridge: Play Intro chord sequence

And for my pay I worked an honest day

A2 D5 E5 single notes: A B D G E
and took what pittance I could win

Bridge: Play Intro chord sequence once

Chorus as per Intro chord sequence

Now I’m a working John
and I’m a working Joe
and I’m doing what I know
for God and the Economy
Big brother watches [Cmaj7/G]over me
And the state protects and feeds me
And my conscience never leaves me
And I’m loyal to the unions
who protect me at all levels

Bridge: INTRO CHORD PATTERN TWICE OVER GUITAR SOLO

Verse 2

Now as I grew, the winds of fortune blew
A5 D5 E5 single notes: A B D G E
and the bank smiled down upon me

Bridge: Intro chord pattern Once

And mortgaged to the hilt I threw
A2 D5 E5 single notes: A B D G E
the breeze of caution behind me

Bridge: Intro chord pattern once

Chorus as Intro chord sequence

Now I’m a working John and I’m a working Joe
and I’m good at what I know
And God and the Economy
have blessed me with eq[Cmaj7/G]uality
Now I’m equal to the best of you
And better than the rest of you
who would criticise my success
in times of national unrest

Guitar solo: Intro twice and then play 2 bars each of B5 A5 (Bridge notes D Db A)
B5 A5 (triplets AEA AEA D Db D)
Verse 3
Now I o[D5/F#]wn a horseless carriage
in a central-heated garage
And I commute eight miles a day
up at seven to make it pay
I direct ten limited companies
with seeming consummate expertise
two ulcers and a heart disease
a trembling feeling in both knees

Chorus
(Tacet) Dsus4 D D5 E5 D5 E5 Dsus4 D D5
I’m a working John and I’m a working Joe

To play the this songs, including Working John by Jethro Tull 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 many of songs, and each of them is easy to learn.

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