Mr. Sandman Uke tab by The Chordettes

12 Chords used in the song :

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Strumming pattern is D D DU DU DU with more emphasis on the first D D.

Go through the strumming pattern twice for each chord except for when it goes G#7 to G7- only do it once for those.

The last 4 chords sounds good if you just strum down once for each one.


Cmaj7 Cmaj7 B7 B7
Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream

E7 E7 Aaug7 Aaug7
Make him the cutest that I've ever seen

D6 D6 G7 G7
Give him two lips like roses and clover

C C G#7 G#7 G7 G7
Then tell him that his lonesome nights are over

Cmaj7 Cmaj7 B7 B7
Sandman, I'm so alone

E7 E7 A7aug A7aug
Don't have nobody to call my own

Dm7 Dm7 Fm Fm
Please turn on your magic beam

C C D7 D7 G7 G7 C C
Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream


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lor123 avatar
while you driving
25 Nov 2020
lor123 avatar
this is such a cute song to sing while your fking
25 Nov 2020
About this song

"Mr. Sandman" was written by Pat Ballard, published in 1954 and first recorded in that same year by The Chordettes. The song was released on the Cadence Records label. According to the Mr. Sandman Songfacts, the chorus features a circle of fifths followed for six chords in a row within the chorus' chord progression. The single reached number 1 on the Billboard United States charts and number 11 on the United Kingdom charts in 1954.Later in the same year versions of the song were released by Max Bygraves and The Four Aces. Read more on