3 Halloween Songs to Play on Your Ukulele

3 Halloween Songs to Play on Your Ukulele

Halloween is right around the corner, and you have just enough time to learn some festive ukulele songs. When you think “Halloween”, music might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But don’t fret, we have some easy-to-learn tunes here that will be fun for the whole family!

After the songs you will find chord diagrams from the Happy Helpful Guide to the Ukulele. If you are having trouble reading the chord diagrams, check out our Step 4: Fingering Chords video.

The Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett and The Crypt Kickers

Chords: C, Am, F, G


(C) I was working in the lab late one night when my

(a minor) eyes beheld an eery sight for

(F) a monster from his slab began to rise and

(G) suddenly to my surprise…


(He did the (C) mash) he did the monster mash (the monster

(a minor) mash) it was a graveyard smash (he did the

(F) mash) it caught on in a flash (he did the

(G) mash) He did the monster mash

Starting Note: G string open


I Want Candy by The Strangeloves

Chords: A, G


(A) I know a girl who’s soft and sweet… (A G A)

(A) She’s so fine she can’t be beat… (A G A)

Same chords for each line…


I want candy …. (A G A) (A) I want candy…. (A G A)

Starting Note: C string 1st fret


Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon

Chords: D, C, G


(D) I saw a (C) Werewolf with a Chinese (G) menu in his hand… (G)

 (D) Walking through the (C) streets of SoHo (G) in the rain… (G)

Same chords for each line


(D) ah-oooo, (C) werewolves of (G) London… (G)

(D) ah-oooo (C) oooo (G)…. (G)


Starting Note: C string, 2nd fret

Chord Diagrams

c chord ukulelef chordg chord ukulelea minor ukulele chord
d chord ukulelea chord ukulele


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