Mele Fong teaches how to play the popular song If I Had A Hammer. Learn how to form on and off-base ukulele chords in the key of F with 4-chords, and how to strum the unique Hum Ding-Ah Strum. In this revised video, see images of the ukulele chords on the video as Mele teaches how to form them and as she sings and plays the song accompanied by husband Rich on u-bass. Play along by downloading the song sheets below. #playuke #ukulelelessons
Learn the strum
Learn the chords: 1:27
Play along with Mele and her husband Rich on u-bass: 3:52
This American folk song was written in 1949 and became a Top 10 hit when released in 1962 by Peter, Paul, and Mary.
PLAY ALONG WITH MELE FONG – Get the song sheets for If I Had a Hammer with Hum Ding-Ah Strum for ukulele, chords, lyrics, and more at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_Qo5s67oLyCQErXG8_yyG9xxo_IQkt2M/view?usp=share_link
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Native Hawaiian Mele Fong from Maui is an experienced educator and professional entertainer with over 50 years experience playing the ‘ukulele – Hawaii's official instrument. Are uke having fun yet? Watch. Listen. Play. The Ukulele Mele Way!