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Latest From the Ukulele Tricks Blog

Learn to Pick and Play “Danny Boy”

With Saint Patrick’s Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to learn to pick the chords of the famous Irish ballad Danny Boy.

You use a delicate pinch picking pattern to express this song. The pinch pattern creates a rich sound with harmony to provide underlying support for the singing.

Get the ukulele chords, fingerpicking pattern and ukulele tab for this intermediate-level song in the sheet music below.

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