Riptide Ukulele Lesson

This truly groovy song is among the most famous modern ukulele standards. It is fun and spunky and usually the first song I give to people for them to learn more complicated strumming patterns. Use the video and study carefully!

Beginner Strumming Pattern: The Groovy Pattern
1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &
D     D  U     U  D  U

Intermediate Strumming Pattern: The Groovulele Pattern
1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &
d     D     s  u  D  u


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