Ukulele Utopia

A Virtual Learning Experience

Led Zeppelin – Kashmir

Interestingly, this song has nothing to do with Kashmir in India at all. Led Zep frontman Robert Plant wrote it while driving on what he described as a “never ending road” in Morocco. Imagine that, back when rockstars didn’t have smart phones to indulge them on these long tour journeys. Let’s learn to play it 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. 

Ukulele Tabs

This is a great song to try on the uke as its quite an unconventional song to play. Use your first finger on the 2nd fret of the C string and keep it there throughout the riff. We are then using our pinky to hit all the notes on the E string. It’s as simple as just sliding it up the neck for each note change.

A |---------------------|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
E |-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5-|-6-6-6---6-6-6---6-6-|7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-|8-8-8---8-8-8---8-8-|
C |-2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-|-2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-|2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-|2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-|
G |---------------------|---------------------|--------------------|--------------------|


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The Basics

In this section, we will cover everything you need to know about starting to play the ukulele.