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Chicken Fried by Zac Brown Band – Ukulele Chords

by Per Kjeller
Chicken Fried Ukulele Chords by Zac Brown Band

Chicken Fried Ukulele Chords by Zac Brown Band. The chords used in this song are D, G, Cadd9, and C. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Chicken Fried” is a beloved song by the American country music group Zac Brown Band, released in 2008 as the first single from their major-label debut album, “The Foundation.” Written by Zac Brown and Wyatt Durrette, the song encapsulates themes of Southern lifestyle, family values, and simple pleasures, making it a quintessential feel-good anthem within the country genre.

The song’s lyrics celebrate the joys of Southern life, from homemade chicken fried and cold beer on a Friday night to jeans that fit just right and the love of family. Its catchy melody, combined with Zac Brown’s warm vocals and the band’s skillful blend of country, folk, and Southern rock elements, contributed to its widespread appeal. “Chicken Fried” quickly resonated with listeners, becoming a signature song for the Zac Brown Band and propelling them to new heights of popularity.

“Chicken Fried” achieved significant commercial success, reaching the top of the Billboard country charts. The song’s authentic portrayal of everyday joys and its infectious chorus made it a staple on country radio and a favorite among fans. Its appeal extended beyond the country music scene, introducing the Zac Brown Band to a broader audience and establishing them as a force in American music.

An interesting aspect of “Chicken Fried” is its journey to success. Initially recorded and released by the band in 2003, it was later re-recorded and released in 2008 after the band signed with a major label. This second release captured the attention of a wider audience, showcasing the band’s persistence and the song’s enduring charm.

Over the years, “Chicken Fried” has remained an anthem of Southern pride and the simple pleasures of life, often featured in the Zac Brown Band’s live performances and celebrated by fans across the country. Its enduring popularity is a testament to its relatable lyrics, memorable melody, and the band’s ability to craft songs that resonate with listeners’ experiences and emotions. “Chicken Fried” stands as a classic in the country music genre, embodying the spirit of the South and the universal appeal of finding joy in life’s simple moments.

 

Chicken Fried Ukulele Chords by Zac Brown Band

Original recording is in Gb. Guitars are tuned down a half-step. The D chords in the 2nd verse are simplified on the chart, for  easier readability. The D chord is actually played D – F# – G -D. It is technically a Gmaj7/D.

CHORUS (Intro):

DYou know I like my Gchicken fried a cold beer on a DFriday nightA pair of jeans that Cfit just right and the radio Gup D   
VERSE 1:
Well, I was Graised up beneath the Dshade of a Georgia Cadd9Pine       And that’s Dhome you knowGSweet tea, Dpecan pie, and homemade Cadd9wine where the Dpeaches growAnd Gmy house, it’s not Dmuch to talk Cadd9about     DBut it’s Gfilled with love that’s Dgrown in southern Cground D  
CHORUS 1:
And a little bit of Gchicken friedA cold beer on a DFriday nightA pair of jeans that Cfit just rightAnd the radio Gup D   
Well I’ve  seen the Gsun riseSee the love in my Dwoman’s eyesFeel the touch of a Cprecious childAnd know a mother’s Glove D  
VERSE 2:
It’s Gfunny how it’s the Dlittle things in Cadd9life that mean the DmostNot Gwhere you live, Dwhat you drive, or the Cadd9price tag on your DclothesThere’s no Gdollar sign on a Dpeace of mindCadd9This I’ve come to DknowSo if Gyou agree, have a Ddrink with meRaise your Cadd9glasses for a Dtoast
CHORUS 2:
To a little bit of Gchicken friedAnd cold beer on a DFriday nightA pair of jeans that Cfit just rightAnd the radio Gup D   
Well I’ve seen the Gsun riseSee the love in my Dwoman’s eyesFeel the touch of a Cprecious childAnd know a mother’s Glove D  
VERSE 3:
I thank God Gfor my life and for the Dstars and stripesMay freedom forCadd9ever fly, let it GringD    salute the Gones who diedThe ones that Dgive their lives so we don’t have to Cadd9sacrificeAll the Gthings we lovDe
CHORUS 3:
Like our little bit of Gchicken friedAnd cold beer on a DFriday nightA pair of jeans that Cfit just rightAnd the radio Gup D   
Well I’ve seen the Gsun riseSee the love in my Dwoman’s eyesFeel the touch of a Cprecious childAnd know a mother’s Glove D  
Yes a little bit of Gchicken friedAnd cold beer on a DFriday nightA pair of jeans that Cfit just rightAnd the radio Gup D   
Well I’ve seen the Gsun riseSee the love in my Dwoman’s eyesFeel the touch of a Cprecious childAnd know a mother’s Glove D      G      D      G   
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