Five Easy Songs to Play on a Ukulele

4) RIPTIDE- VANCE JOY

Am           G                   C (x2)

Am                    G                       C

I was scared of dentists and the dark

Am                    G                       C

I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations

Am                    G                       C

Oh all my friends are turning green

Am                    G                       C

You’re the magicians assistant in their dreams

Am     G    C

Ooh ooh ooh

Am    G           C (hold)

Ooh and they come unstuck

Am     G                        C

Lady running down to the riptide

C                      Am

taken away to the dark side

G                    C

I wanna be your left hand man

Am           G                             C

I love you when you’re singing that song and

C                        Am

I got a lump in my throat ’cause

G                            C

you’re gonna sing the words wrong

Am                         G                       C

There’s this movie that I think you’ll like

Am                         G                       C

this guy decides to quit his job and heads to New York City

Am                 G                       C

this cowboy’s running from himself

Am                             G                       C

And she’s been living on the highest shelf

Am     G    C

Ooh ooh ooh

Am G           C (hold)

Ooh and they come unstuck

Am     G                              C

Lady running down to the riptide

C                           Am

taken away to the dark side

G                       C

I wanna be your left hand man

Am             G                                  C

I love you when you’re singing that song and

C                           Am

I got a lump in my throat ’cause

G                                C

you’re gonna sing the words wrong

Am                          Gsus4  G

I just wanna I just wanna know

C                                            Fadd9

If you’re gonna if you’re gonna stay

Am                         Gsus4   G

I just gotta I just gotta know

C                                            Fadd9 (strum and hold)

I can’t have it I can’t have it any other way

*Strum once and hold*

Am                  G                     C

I swear she’s destined for the screen

Am                      G                           C

Closest thing to Michelle Pfeiffer that you’ve ever seen oh

Am                      G                              C

Lady running down to the riptide

C                           Am

taken away to the dark side

G                       C

I wanna be your left hand man

Am             G                                  C

I love you when you’re singing that song and

C                           Am

I got a lump in my throat ’cause

G                                C

you’re gonna sing the words wrong

Am            G                              C

Lady running down to the riptide

C                           Am

taken away to the dark side

G                       C

I wanna be your left hand man

Am             G                                  C

I love you when you’re singing that song and

C                           Am

I got a lump in my throat ’cause

G                                C

you’re gonna sing the words wrong

Am           G                              C

Lady running down to the riptide

C                           Am

taken away to the dark side

G                       C

I wanna be your left hand man

Am             G                                  C

I love you when you’re singing that song and

C                           Am

I got a lump in my throat ’cause

G                                C

you’re gonna sing the words wrong

C                           Am                G                                C

I got a lump in my throat ’cause you’re gonna sing the words wrong

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