Friendly Fred

Hi, I'm FriendlyFred and running this blog. I play 'em all from soprano to baritone, acoustic and electric. Yes, big hands can handle small instruments. Enjoy strumming around and have a good day !

Easy Blues licks on the ukulele 4U – tutorial

  • Learn some easy Blues licks for ukulele in standard tuning ( G C E A )
  • 5 Licks you can use for a classic 12 bar Blues pattern in C
  • Play along with the Uke4UBand
  1. Have a look at the Blues licks: Easy Blues licks for ukulele
  2. Learn the licks by using the videos and tabs
  3. See and hear the licks played in a 12 bar Blues pattern in C, mind the chords and licks shown on the right: Easy Blues licks for ukulele in a 12 bar pattern
  4. Play the licks by yourself to the playalong, mind the chords on the right of the video or use the soundcloudfile: Playalong Blues ukulele
  5. Jam to the playalong, use the 5 licks and play by ear


  1. ukemax

    Great Job !

    Gonna try this one tonight.
    keep on strumming.

    • Friendly Fred

      Thank you ukemax.
      Strum on.

  2. Don David

    Thanks for your site. I like it and it is very helpful. Keep up the good work and keep strumming

    • Friendly Fred

      Thanks Don.



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