Chords in this song

chords or tablatures

Switch orientation
Lyrics don't fit on one line? Try landscape mode instead of portrait.

remember keys
Chorus:
    Gb                    B
She asked me, "Son, when I grow old,
     Ebm           Db
Will you buy me a house of gold?
    Gb                B
And when your father turns to stone,
     Gb        Db       Gb
Will you take care of me?"

Chorus:
    Gb                    B
She asked me, "Son, when I grow old,
     Ebm           Db
Will you buy me a house of gold?
    Gb                B
And when your father turns to stone,
     Gb        Db       Gb
Will you take care of me?"

Bridge:
B      Eb7
I will make you
Abm       Em            B
Queen of everything you see
                    Gb
I'll put you on the map
                 B            Gb
I'll cure you of disease

Verse:
      Gb             B
Let's say we up and left this town
     Ebm               Db
And turned our future upside-down
      Gb                 B
We'll make pretend that you and me
      Gb     Db     Gb
Lived ever after, happily

Chorus:
    Gb                    B
She asked me, "Son, when I grow old,
     Ebm           Db
Will you buy me a house of gold?
    Gb                B
And when your father turns to stone,
     Gb        Db       Gb
Will you take care of me?"

Bridge:
B      Eb7
I will make you
Abm       Em            B
Queen of everything you see
                    Gb
I'll put you on the map
                 B            Gb
I'll cure you of disease

Verse:
    Gb                  B
And since we know that dreams are dead
    Ebm                  Db
And life turns plans up on their head
Gb              B
I will plan to be a bum
   Gb      Db       Gb
So I just might become someone

Chorus:
    Gb                    B
She asked me, "Son, when I grow old,
     Ebm           Db
Will you buy me a house of gold?
    Gb                B
And when your father turns to stone,
     Gb        Db       Gb
Will you take care of me?"

Bridge:
B      Eb7
I will make you
Abm       Em            B
Queen of everything you see
                    Gb
I'll put you on the map
                 B
I'll cure you of disease
This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research. UkuWorld and its derivatives do not own any songs, lyrics or arrangements posted and/or printed.

578 Comments

  1. folieablurryface

    the first chorus is actually a muted c

  2. ukulelegirl928

    love this song cant stop playing it and now my friend rlly loves me for learning it

  3. That bm is hard

  4. sophiachase13

    I absolutely love this song! The only thing is the very first part of the song, (which happens to be the chorus) stays on a C chord. The way its played in the song is really pretty so, the way that they do the C is they mute every string in the C chord except the A string. Anyway you should try it because it sounds amazing!

  5. qxietisviolent

    |-/

  6. Whoever runs this tab is amazing!! Love playing this song!!!

  7. Dm totally sounds right you need to listen to the song again!!!

  8. ukulelebecca

    this song is so fun to play!

  9. Username*

    Dm didn’t sound right to me, so I replaced it with Bb <3 but besides that really great tab

  10. Ukulelegirl

    I like this song. It’s so relaxing and happy:)

  11. ukulele lover 1234

    its such an awesome song and i love it

  12. Amazing song it’s so fun to playLLLLOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEEEEE IIIIIITTTTTTT

  13. Phyllis S Nakyejwe

    GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA such a fun song to play!!!! i love playing the Bridge its so fun!

  14. So easy and sweet to play

  15. i love this!

  16. Love TOP. Seeing them live in November. :)

  17. a very rare pepe

    This is a really fun song

  18. I love this song

  19. If I were to solo on the ukelele, which chord would I solo over?
    And also for the intro, do I dampen the first fret of the G C and E strings along with dampening the c note on the A string?

  20. gallifrey2000

    At the chorus, instead of playing A7 and Dm, play Am and then A7, it sound sooooo much better. First song i learned.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Want to talk about something more than only this song? Check out the UkuWorld Community today! Talk about similar interests or get some ukulele related help. Login with your UkuTabs account or create a new one and join the conversations.

Please do not ask for strumming patterns. Sharing online how to literally play a song (i.e. strumming, rhythm and tempo) is not allowed by the MPA (Music Publishers Association) because of copyright issues.

Carefully listen to the song and try to really "feel" the rhythm. Once you get the basics of strumming, I can assure you it'll go real quick. Maybe the strumming guide can help you on your way.

Discover UkuWorld