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Journey chords for Dont stop believin ukulele

Don't Stop Believin Ukulele chords by Journey

Journey chords for Dont stop believin ukulele

Guitar chords with lyrics

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

Key: C

Difficulty: Intermediate

Don’t Stop Believin’ Journey (1981)
Words and Music by JONATHAN CAIN, NEAL SCHON, and STEVE PERRY
Intro:
strum pattern Du-Du-Du-Du with thumb and pointer finger over riff


Riff:
  C    G   Am    F     C   G     Em7  F
A|------------0-2-0---2-3-----2-3-|--------------0-2-------------|
E|-------0-3---------------1-------|-------0-3---------0----0-1--| x2
C|-0---2---------------------------|--0--2-----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|


Verse 1:
C   G        Am      F
Just a small town girl,   living in a lonely world
C      G          Em7  F
She took the midnight train going any---where
C   G     Am           F
Just a city boy,   born and raised in South Detroit
C      G          Em7  F
She took the midnight train going any---where


Instrumental:
Uke1 gradually increase volume over w/dist
  C                 G
A|-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-|-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  Am                F
A|-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-|-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-6p5-|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  C
(w/heavy reverb effect)
A|-/-11B-------11B-----\-|
E|---11B-------11B-----\-|
C|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|


Verse 2:
strum pattern Du-Du-Du-Du with thumb and pointer finger

C       G      Am
A singer in a smoky room
          F
A smell of wine and cheap perfume
C          G
For a smile they can share the night
    Em7      F      F ? ? ? ?
It goes on and on and on and on


Bridge:
Strum Pattern - Uke2 Dd-Dd-Dd-Dd Uke1 & Uke3 D-DU-UDU
F         C
Strangers waiting, up and down the boulevard
F            C
Their shadows searching in the night
F          C
Streetlights people, living just to find emotion
F             F   G ? C ? G ? F ?
Hiding, somewhere in the night


Instrumental:
Uke1 also plays riff throughout Verse 3 Uke2 Dd-Dd-Dd-Dd Uke3 D-DU-UDU) x2

  C    G   Am    F     C   G     Em7  F
A|------------0-2-0---2-3-----2-3-|--------------0-2-------------|
E|-------0-3---------------1-------|-------0-3---------0----0-1--| x2
C|-0---2---------------------------|--0--2-----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|


Verse 3:
Strum Pattern - Uke2 Dd-Dd-Dd-Dd Uke3 D-DU-UDU

C        G      Am
Working hard to get my fill
     F
Everybody wants a thrill
    C      G
Payin' anything to roll the dice
   Em7   F
Just one more time
C       G
Some will win, some will lose
Am        F
Some were born to sing the blues
C       G
Oh, the movie never ends
    Em7      F     F ? ? ? ?
It goes on and on and on and on


Bridge:
Strum Pattern - Uke2 Dd-Dd-Dd-Dd Uke1 & Uke3 D-DU-UDU
F         C
Strangers waiting, up and down the boulevard
F            C
Their shadows searching in the night
F          C
Streetlights people, living just to find emotion
F             F   G ? C ? G ? F ?
Hiding, somewhere in the night


[Instrumental Strum Pattern Uke2 Dd-Dd-Dd-Dd Uke3 D-DU-UDU

  C      G     Am      F
A|-11B-11--9-|-11B-11--|-11B---9-----|------------------|
E|-----------|---------|---------12--|-11--12--9--------|
C|-----------|---------|-------------|------------11--9-|
G|-----------|---------|-------------|------------------|
  C      G         Em7    F
A|-11B-11--9-|-11B-11-9----12B-|-12B------|-12B----\-|
E|-----------|----------12-----|----------|----------|
C|-----------|-----------------|----------|----------|
G|-----------|-----------------|----------|----------|


Chorus:
Uke1 plays Riff until outro. Strum Pattern Uke2 Dd-Dd-Dd-Dd Uke3 D-DU-UDU

  C    G   Am    F     C   G     Em7  F
A|------------0-2-0---2-3-----2-3-|--------------0-2-------------|
E|-------0-3---------------1-------|-------0-3---------0----0-1--| x3
C|-0---2---------------------------|--0--2-----------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-----------------------------|


C       G    Am
Don't stop believing
        F
Hold on to the feeling
C      G    Em7
Streetlights people
    F
Oh ho, Oooooooooooooooh


C       G    Am
Don't stop believing
         F
Hold on Hold Hold Onnnnnnn
C      G    Em7
Streetlights people
    F
Oh ho, Oooooooooooooooh


C       G    Am
Don't stop believing
        F
Hold on to the feeling
C      G    Em7
Streetlights people
    F
Oh ho, Oooooooooooooooh


Outro:
C ?  C ?
Don't Stop


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🏷Legend
\ = Slide down
P = pull off left hand
B = bend strings
? = Single Strum
D = downward strum
u = upward strum, less emphasis
d = downward strum, less emphasis

Example:
G  C C G  F F D  D U  U D U  U D  D U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Listen to the song for timing on the strum patterns.

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