Octopus's Garden Uke tab by The Beatles

4 Chords used in the song: E, C#m, A, B

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# you are going to need a ukulele with 19 frets. 
Sorry if you don't have one, I don't have an alternate version :(

A|-----7-9/11-14-16-14-11\9-7-9b----------|
E|-7-9------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|

A|-----7/9-19-16-14-11\9-7---9----10----11--16--|
E|-7-9---------------------9---11----12---------|
C|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|

A|-11\9-7-7-9-7---------------------------|
E|--------------9-7-----------------------|
C|------------------8-6-4-4-6-0-0-0-0-----|
G|----------------------------------------|

# Suggestive picking pattern.

E E
A|-7----------------|-7-------------------|
E|-------4----------|-------4-------------|
C|-4--4-----------4-|-4--4-----------4----|
G|----------4--4----|----------4--4-------|

C#m C#m
A|-7----------------|-7-------------------|
E|-------4----------|-------4-------------|
C|-4--4-----------4-|-4--4-----------4----|
G|----------6--6----|----------6--6-------|

A A
A|-4----------------|-4-------------------|
E|-------0----------|-------0--------------|
C|-1--1-----------1-|-1--1-----------1----|
G|----------2--2----|----------2--2-------|

B B
A|-6----------------|-6-------------------|
E|-------2----------|-------2-------------|
C|-3--3-----------3-|-3--3-----------3----|
G|----------4--4----|----------4--4-------|

E E C#m C#m
I'd like to be under the sea
A A B B
In an Octopus's Garden in the shade.
E E C#m C#m
He'd let us in knows where we've been,
A A B B
In his Octopus's Garden in the shade.
C#m C#m
I'd ask my friends to come and see
A A B B
An Octopus's Garden with me.
E E C#m C#m
I'd like to be under the sea
A A B B
In an Octopus's Garden in the shade.


E E C#m C#m
We would be warm below the storm
A A B B
In our little hideaway beneath the waves.
E E C#m C#m
Resting our head on the sea bed
A A B B
In an Octopus's Garden near a cave.
C#m C#m
We would sing and dance around
A A B B
Because we know we can't be found.
E E C#m C#m
I'd like to be under the sea
A A B B
In an Octopus's Garden in the shade.


A|---------9-------7-77-----7-77----------|
E|-2/4-7-7---7-7/9------7/9---------------|
C|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|

A|-----7-77-14b-12-12-14b-12-12-7-7-7-7b--|
E|-7/9------------------------------------|
C|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|

A|-----------9-----------7-77-------------|
E|-7-0-2-7-9---7-5-7-7/9------------------|
C|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|

A|-----7-77-----7-77-14b-14b-14b-12-12-14-12-|
E|-7/9------7/9------------------------------|
C|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|

E E C#m C#m
We would shout and swim about
A A B B
The coral that lies beneath the waves.
E E C#m C#m
Oh, what joy for every girl and boy
A A B B
Knowing they're happy and they're safe.
C#m C#m
We would be so happy, you and me.
A A B B
No one there to tell us what to do.
E E C#m C#m
I'd like to be under the sea
AB C#m C#m
In an Octopus's Garden with you,
AB C#m C#m
In an Octopus's Garden with you,
AB E E
In an Octopus's Garden with you,


A|-9-7----------------------|
E|-----9-7------------------|
C|---------8\6-4-6-6b-------|
G|--------------------------|

 

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About this song

"Octopus's Garden" is a song by The Beatles, written by Ringo Starr.It's from their album Abbey Road (1969).It's the second song he wrote for The Beatles, when he quit The Beatles in 1969. He quit the band and spent some time on a boating trip with his family, where he heard a story of how octopi travel the ocean looking for shiny things to keep.Ringo Starr thought that this was amazing, how peaceful and happy it was, and was inspired to write this song. It has been described by George Harrison as "cosmic". Read more on Last.fm.