Play Mele Kalikimaka on Your Uke

Play Mele Kalikimaka on Your Uke


Play some Christmas carols and get in the holiday spirit! Take a musical vacation this holiday season to the beautiful Island of Hawaii. Not everyone experiences cold and snowy winters, especially not those on a warm and sunny island!

Mele Kalikimaka is a jazzy Christmas carol made famous by singer Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters. This tune paints a different picture from the traditional icy holidays cozied up by a fireplace. Whether you are bundled up under a blanket or enjoying your holiday with toes int he sand, we hope to share the joy of music with you this year!

Mele Kalikimaka

Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say
         C7                                       G7
On a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day

That's the island greeting that we send to you
From the land where palm trees sway
C7                                                        F
Here we know that Christmas will be green and bright
A7                                                       D7         G7
The sun to shine by day, and all the stars at night
C                   A7           Dm         G7                                       C
Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii's way to say Merry Christmas to you

Here are some chord diagrams if you need a little refresher! These images are from our Happy Helpful Guide to the Ukulele. Check out the videos in the Learn-to-Play section of our website, or purchase the Happy Helpful Guide to learn more about reading chord charts.

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Make a new memory this year and play some Christmas carols on your ukulele! We found this ukulele lead sheet on Ultimate Guitar's website. Ultimate Guitar is a great resource for ukulele too. They have a great feature where you can switch the chord diagrams from guitar to ukulele.

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