I’ll be honest, for about 25 years of my life, the only Deep Purple song I knew was the one that almost every guitar player in the world has heard. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I did a deep dive into their discography and discovered this gem. It’s such an epic musical achievement. I highly suggest putting on some headphones, laying down and listening to this song on full. For now though, let’s learn to play the intro organ section on a ukulele.
What Are We Learning To Play?
Below is a video of what you will be able to play by the end of this post.
If you are attempting to play this, I applaud you already. It’s a fantastic song to play with a ukulele partner so I have included the chords/riff that is running throughout. This is one of those that’s just going to take a while to fully get the grip of it. As we get further into the piece, it becomes a lot more intricate and nippy so you just need to persevere.
If you enjoyed this post, you may be interested to see my ukulele arrangement of the Paranoid album by Black Sabbath.