Elton John – Honky Cat Ukulele Chords

Elton John Honky Cat ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this Elton John song from the "Honky Château" album released in 1972 with your ukulele right now!

Key: D7
Chords: [D7], [D], [G], [B7], [E7]
Strumming: D - DU - UDU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Hard

Honky Cat Ukulele Chords

[D7] [D] [G]

[D7]When I look back boy I must have been [D]green
[G]Bopping in the country, fishing in a stream
[D7]Looking for an answer [D]trying to find a sign
[G]Until I saw your city lights honey I was blind

They said [B7]get back honky cat
[B7]Better get back to the woods
Well I [E7]quit those days and my redneck ways
[D7]Mmm [D]oh the change is gonna do me [G]good

[D7] [D] [G]

You better [B7]get back honky cat
[B7]Living in the city ain’t where it’s at
It’s like [E7]trying to find gold in a silver mine
It’s like [D7]trying to drink whisky, [D]oh, from a bottle of [G]wine

[D7] [D] [G]

Well I [D7]read some books and I [D]read some magazines
About those [G]high class ladies down in New Orleans
And all the [D7]folks back home well, said I was a fool
They said [G]oh, believe in the Lord is the golden rule

They said [B7]get back honky cat
[B7]Better get back to the woods
Well I [E7]quit those days and my redneck ways
[D7]mmmmmm [D]oh the change is gonna do me [G]good

[D7] [D] [G]

They said [B7]get back honky cat
[B7]Better get back to the woods
Well I [E7]quit those days and my redneck ways
[D7]mmmmmm [D]oh the change is gonna do me [G]good

[D7] [D] [G]

They said [D7]stay at home boy, you gotta tend the farm
[G]Living in the city boy, is going to break your heart
But [D7]how can you stay, when your heart says no?
[G]How can you stop when your feet say go?

They said [B7]get back honky cat
[B7]Better get back to the woods
Well I [E7]quit those days and my redneck ways
[D7]mmmmmm [D]oh the change is gonna do me [G]good

You better [B7]get back honky cat
Living in the city ain’t where it’s at
It’s like [E7]trying to find gold in a silver mine
It’s like [D7]trying to drink whisky, [D]oh, from a bottle of [G]wine

[D7] [D] [G]



What's Next?

Artist and Song:Elton John - Honky Cat
Album:Honky Château
Year:1972
Chords:[D7], [D], [G], [B7], [E7]
Strumming:D - DU - UDU
Genre:Rock

About Elton John - Honky Cat Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Honky Cat" is a song by Rock artist Elton John. It was released in 1972 on the album, titled "Honky Château". Honky Cat is considered under Rock genre.
  • The key of Elton John - Honky Cat is D7.
  • D - DU - UDU is the suggested strumming pattern for Honky Cat. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Honky Cat".
  • The chords that we use for playing Honky Cat on ukulele are: [D7], [D], [G], [B7], [E7].

What Are The Chords For Honky Cat On Ukulele?

You will play the [D7], [D], [G], [B7], [E7] ukulele chords while playing Honky Cat with your ukulele in the D7 key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Honky Cat On Ukulele?

Honky Cat ukulele strumming pattern is D - DU - UDU. You can also try D (down) if the suggested pattern is hard for you.

Who Sings Honky Cat?

Honky Cat is performed by Elton John. It was first released on the album "Honky Château" in 1972.
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