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Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses – Ukulele Chords

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Sweet Child O' Mine Ukulele Chords - Guns N' Roses

Sweet Child O’ Mine Ukulele Chords – Guns N’ Roses. This song uses the chords: D, Csus2, G, A, E, C. You can change the key for free, as needed.

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Sweet Child O’ Mine Ukulele Chords – Guns N’ Roses

(The original recording is in the key of Eb. The guitars are tuned down a half-step)

INTRO:

D      C      G           x2

VERSE 1:

DShe’s got a smile that seems to me

ReCsus2minds me of childhood memories

Where Geverything was as fresh as the bright blue Dsky

Now and then when I see her face

She Csus2takes me away to that special place

And if I Gstared too long I’d probably break down and Dcry

CHORUS 1:

AWoah woCah oh oh

Sweet Child O’ DMine

AWoah oh oh Coh

Sweet Love O’ DMine

INSTRUMENTAL:

D     C     G     D  

VERSE 2:

DShe’s got eyes of the blues skies

As Csus2if they thought of rain

I’d Ghate to look into those eyes and Dsee an ounce of pain

Her hair reminds me of a warm safe place

Where Csus2as a child I’d hide

And Gpray for the thunder and the rain to Dquietly pass me by

CHORUS 2:

AWoah oh Coh

Sweet Child O’ DMine

AWoah oh Coh

Sweet love O’ Dmine

INSTRUMENTAL:

D     C     G     D     Woah yeah

CHORUS 3:

AWoah oh oh Coh

Sweet child o’ Dmine

AWoah-oh woah-Coh

Sweet love of Dmine

AWoah oh-oh-Coh

Sweet child o’ Dmine ooh yeah

AOoh-ooh-ooh-Cooh

Sweet love of Dmine

SOLO:

E      C      B      A       x4

E     G      A      C      D      G      x4 

OUTRO:

EWhere do we go

GWhere do we go now

AWhere do we go C     D      G 

EWhere do we go

GWhere do we go now

AWhere do we go C      D      G      E  

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“Sweet Child O’ Mine” History:

“Sweet Child O’ Mine” is a song by the American rock band Guns N’ Roses. It was released on their debut album, *Appetite for Destruction*, in 1987. Here are some key points about the song:

1. **Band Members**: The song features Axl Rose on vocals, Slash on lead guitar, Izzy Stradlin on rhythm guitar, Duff McKagan on bass, and Steven Adler on drums.

2. **Chart Performance**: “Sweet Child O’ Mine” was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. It remains one of the band’s most popular and enduring songs.

3. **Songwriting and Composition**: The song was written by the band members. The iconic guitar riff was created by Slash as a joke during a jam session, but it quickly became the foundation of the song. Axl Rose wrote the lyrics, which were inspired by his then-girlfriend Erin Everly.

4. **Music Video**: The music video for “Sweet Child O’ Mine” was directed by Nigel Dick and features the band performing the song in a warehouse. The video received heavy rotation on MTV and contributed to the song’s popularity.

5. **Legacy**: “Sweet Child O’ Mine” is often regarded as one of the greatest rock songs of all time. It has been covered by numerous artists and remains a staple of classic rock radio. The song’s riff is widely recognized and has been praised for its catchy, melodic quality.

6. **Awards and Recognition**: The song has received various accolades over the years. It was ranked number 37 on Rolling Stone’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time” and has been certified multi-platinum in several countries.

7. **Live Performances**: “Sweet Child O’ Mine” is a regular part of Guns N’ Roses’ live setlists. The band has performed it at many of their concerts and major events, including their performances at major festivals and their Use Your Illusion Tour.

The song’s combination of a memorable guitar riff, emotive lyrics, and powerful vocals has made it a timeless classic in the rock music genre.

 

 

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