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Motorhead – Ace Of Spades

Ace Of Spades

A song that is guaranteed to make you head-bang, its got such a serious energy for start to finish. So let’s learn to play the key riffs of the song 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

The first part is made easier if you set up to play a chord. Use your first finger on the 4th fret of the C string and your pinky on the 7th of the E. Then its just a case of working your way down the fret board with your other fingers.

A |-----------------------|---5------|-4--4-2--4-2----4--4-3----|
E |---------------7--6--5-|---3--x3--|-5--5-3--5-3----5--5-4--0-|
C |-4--4-4---4-4--4--4--4-|---2------|--------------------------|
G |-----------------------|-0-0------|--------------------------|

If you enjoyed this post, you may be interested to see my ukulele arrangement of the Metallica – Master Of Puppets album.

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