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Chattahoochee Ukulele Chords by Alan Jackson

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Chattahoochee Ukulele Chords by Alan Jackson

Chattahoochee Ukulele Chords by Alan Jackson. The chords used in this song are C, G, F, and D7. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Chattahoochee” is a lively and engaging country song by American artist Alan Jackson, released in 1993 as the third single from his album “A Lot About Livin’ (And a Little ’bout Love).” Co-written by Jackson and Jim McBride, the song quickly became one of Jackson’s most iconic tracks, known for its catchy melody, playful lyrics, and depiction of youthful exuberance and coming of age in the American South.

The song’s title refers to the Chattahoochee River, which forms part of the border between Georgia and Alabama, and it serves as a backdrop for tales of summer fun, first loves, and life lessons learned along its banks. Jackson’s storytelling prowess shines through in “Chattahoochee,” as he captures the spirit of Southern life and the rites of passage experienced by young people growing up.

“Chattahoochee” received widespread acclaim, both for its musicality and its ability to evoke nostalgia for simpler, carefree times. It achieved significant commercial success, topping the Billboard country singles charts and winning both the Country Music Association’s Single of the Year and Song of the Year awards in 1993. The song’s popularity helped further solidify Alan Jackson’s status as a country music superstar and a masterful storyteller.

An interesting aspect of “Chattahoochee” is its accompanying music video, which features Jackson waterskiing in cowboy boots, among other quintessentially Southern scenes. The video added a visual element to the song’s narrative, enhancing its appeal and helping to make “Chattahoochee” one of the most memorable country music videos of the 1990s.

Over the years, “Chattahoochee” has remained a beloved anthem of country music, celebrated for its infectious energy, relatable lyrics, and Alan Jackson’s authentic delivery. The song has become synonymous with Jackson’s career and is a staple in his live performances, continuing to resonate with new generations of country music fans. Its enduring popularity is a testament to its timeless appeal and Jackson’s ability to craft songs that capture the essence of the American experience.

 

Chattahoochee Ukulele Chords by Alan Jackson

VERSE 1:

Well, Cway down yonder on the ChattahoocheeIt gets hotter than a Ghoochie CcoochieWe laid rubber on the Georgia asphaltWe got a little crazy but we Gnever got Gcaught
FDown by the river on a Friday nightCPyramid of cans in the Gpale moonClightFTalking ’bout cars and dreaming ’bout womenD7Never had a plan just a livin’ for the Gminute
CHORUS 1:
Yeah, Cway down yonder on the ChattahoocheeNever knew how much that muddy water Gmeant to CmeBut I learned how to swim and I learned who I wasA lot about livin’ and a Glitttle ’bout Clove
Ah ha
VERSE 2:
Well, we Cfogged up the windows in my old ChevyI was willing but she Gwasn’t CreadySo I settled for a burger and a grape snow coneI dropped her off early but I Gdidn’t go Chome
FDown by the river on a Friday nightCA pyramid of cans in the pale moonlightFTalking ’bout cars and dreaming ’bout womenD7Never had a plan just a Glivin’ for the minute
CHORUS 2:
Yeah, Cway down yonder on the ChattahoocheeNever knew how much that muddy water Gmeant to CmeBut I learned how to swim and I learned who I wasA lot about livin’ and a Glitttle ’bout Clove
CHORUS 3:
Yeah, Cway down yonder on the ChattahoocheeNever knew how much that muddy water Gmeant to CmeBut I learned how to swim and I learned who I wasA lot about livin’ and a Glitttle ’bout Clove
A lot about livin’ and a Glitttle ’bout Clove
CThat’s right.
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