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Uptown Girl ukulele

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Title: Uptown Girl
Artist: Me First And The Gimme Gimmes
Transcribed by: Alan Good

Anyone who'se Irish or British probably hates this song, due to the terrible Westlife
version of it that was played endlessly on the radio a few years back. However this version
by a little-known band called Me First And The Gimme Gimmes is actually pretty cool. It's done
in a sort of punk-ska style, so turn up the distortion on your guitar! You can find
song easily on the net, although a lot of the files are mis-named and
say that it is done by Weezer (gotta agree, his voice sounds very
similar to Rivers Cuomo) Anyway, here's how i play it, enjoy

Standard Tuning (EBGDAE)

Chords Used:

    E5   F#5   G5  G#5   A5  Bb5   B5   C5   D5  Em
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------5----7----9-----------------------------------|
D----2----4----5----6----7----8----9----5----7----9-----------------------------------|
A----2----4----5----6----7----8----9----3----5----7-----------------------------------|
E----0----2----3----4----5----6----7--------------------------------------------------|


E5          F#5
Uptown girl
                         G#5
She's been living in her uptown world
A5        B5           E5              F#5
I bet she never had a back street guy
                     G#5
I bet her mama never told her why
A5         B5
I'm gonna try for an

E5           F#5
Uptown girl
                         G#m
She's been living in her white bread world
A5           B5           E5           F#5
As long as anyone with hot blood can
                            G#5
And now she's looking for a downtown man
A5              B5
That's what I am

C5           A5
And when she knows what
    D5             G5
She wants from her time
C5           A5
And when she wakes up
    D5           G5
And makes up her mind

C5              G5
She'll see I'm not so tough
A5
Just because
B5
I'm in love with an
E5            F#5
Uptown girl
                              G#m
You know I've seen her in her uptown world
A5            B5            E5               F#5
She's getting tired of her high class toys
                              G#m
And all her presents from her uptown boys
A5            B5
She's got a choice

G5            A5               Bb5            B5      A5
Whoo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-oah
G5            A5               Bb5                B5
Whoo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-oah

E5            F#5
Uptown girl
                           G#m
You know I can't afford to buy her pearls
A5          B5               E               F#5
But maybe someday when my ship comes in
                               G#m
She'll understand what kind of guy I've been
A5              B5
And then I'll win

C5             A5
And when she's walking
      D5         G5
She's looking so fine
C5             A5
And when she's talking
       D5             G5
She'll say that she's mine
C5              G5
She'll say I'm not so tough
A5
Just because
B5
I'm in love with an

E5           F#5
Uptown girl
                         G#m
She's been living in her white bread world
A5           B5           E5           F#5
As long as anyone with hot blood can
                            G#5
And now she's looking for a downtown man
A5              B5
That's what I am

G5            A5               Bb5            B5      A5
Whoo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-oah
G5            A5               Bb5                B5
Whoo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-oah

E5          F#5
Uptown girl
           G#5
my uptown girl
     A5          B5
You know I'm in love
        E5          F#5
With an uptown girl
           G#5
My uptown girl
     A5          B5
You know I'm in love
        E5          F#5
With an uptown girl
           G#5
My uptown girl
A5    B5
Yeah, yeah
Em          B5
Uptown girl
          A5    G#5 F#5 E5
My uptown girl


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