Daniel Ukulele by Elton John

Daniel Ukulele chords by Elton John

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: G C E A (G C E A)

Key: C

Difficulty: Intermediate

Daniel for the ukulele WITH the funky keyboard parts transcribed for uke!

INTRO:
(parenthesis are sustained notes, put in as placeholders for easier reading)
(I split the intro into phrases so it's easier to learn)

  C        C       F
A|---------------|-7------------|-------------|
E|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)-|---10-8-(8)-7-|-7-(7)-------|
C|---------------|--------------|-------9-(9)-|
g|---------------|--------------|-------------|

  F          G
A|-----8-7-----------|---------------|
E|---------10-(10)-8-|-(8)-(8)-7-(7)-|
C|-(9)---------------|---------------|
g|-------------------|---------------|

  F          C        C
A|-----10-8-7-(7)----|---------------|-----------------|
E|-(7)------------10-|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)-|-(8)-(8)-(8)-(8)-|
C|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|
g|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|


Chorus:
C                Dm
Daniel is traveling tonight on a plane
G               E7         Am
I can see the red tail lights heading for Spa-a-a-in
  G  F     G         Am
Oh and I can see Daniel waving goodbye
    F         G      F      C    G7
God, it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes

Interlude:
  C        C
A|----------------|-----8-7--------------|
E|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)--|-(8)-----10-8-7-------|
C|----------------|----------------9-(9)-|
g|----------------|----------------------|

Verse 1:
C                     Dm
They say Spain is pretty though I've never been
G                    E7        Am
And Daniel says it's the best place that he's e-e-e-ever-r seen
G   F     G           Am
Oh and he should know, he's been there enough
   F       G  F      C
Lord, I miss Daniel, oh I miss him so much, oh


Chorus :
F              C
Daniel, my brother, you are older than me
       F          C
Do you still feel the pain of the scars that won't heal?
        Am             F
Your eyes have died but you see more than I
Ab       C      A7     Dm  G
Daniel, you're a star in the face of the sky

Solo:
  C             Dm
A|-7-(7)-------|---------7-|-8-(8)---------|---------------------|
E|-------8-(8)-|-(8)---8---|-------10-(10)-|-(10)-(10)-(10)-(10)-|
C|-------------|-----7-----|---------------|---------------------|
g|-------------|-----------|---------------|---------------------|

  G               E7            Am   G
A|-8-(8)---------|-------------|-7h8p7---------7------|---------------|
E|-------10-(10)-|-(10)---7h10-|-------10-(10)---10-8-|-(8)-(8)-7-(7)-|
C|---------------|------7------|----------------------|---------------|
g|---------------|-------------|----------------------|---------------|

  F        G     Dm      Am
A|-------12-(12)-|-10-(10)-(10)----10----|---------------|---------------|
E|---------------|--------------12----12-|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)-|-(8)-(8)-12-10-|
C|-9-(9)---------|-----------------------|---------------|---------------|
g|---------------|-----------------------|---------------|---------------|

 F                 G              C
A|-----------8-|-(8)-7-------------|---------------|-8-7-(7)----|---------------|-----------------|
E|-8-(8)-(8)---|-------8-(8)-------|---------------|---------10-|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)-|-(8)-(8)-(8)-(8)-|
C|-------------|-------------9-(9)-|-7-(7)-(7)-(7)-|------------|---------------|-----------------|
g|-------------|-------------------|---------------|------------|---------------|-----------------|

Chorus :
F             C
Daniel, my brother, you are older than me
       F          C
Do you still feel the pain of the scars that won't heal?
        Am             F
Your eyes have died but you see more than I
Ab        C      A7     Dm  G
Daniel, you're a star in the face of the sky


Outro:

C                Dm
Daniel is traveling tonight on a plane
G               E7         Am
I can see the red tail lights heading for Spa-a-a-in
  G  F     G         Am
Oh and I can see Daniel waving goodbye
    F         G      F      C      G7
God, it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes
     F           G    F        C    G7
Oh, God, it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes

(repeat intro)
  C        C       F
A|---------------|-7------------|-------------|
E|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)-|---10-8-(8)-7-|-7-(7)-------|
C|---------------|--------------|-------9-(9)-|
g|---------------|--------------|-------------|

  F          G
A|-----8-7-----------|---------------|
E|---------10-(10)-8-|-(8)-(8)-7-(7)-|
C|-(9)---------------|---------------|
g|-------------------|---------------|

  F          C        C
A|-----10-8-7-(7)----|---------------|-----------------|
E|-(7)------------10-|-8-(8)-(8)-(8)-|-(8)-(8)-(8)-(8)-|
C|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|
g|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|

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