Desmond Dekker – Israelites Ukulele Chords

Desmond Dekker Israelites ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this Desmond Dekker song from the "Intensified" album released in 1968 with your ukulele right now!

Key: A
Chords: [A], [A7], [D], [E7], [F], [G]
Strumming: D - DU - DU - DU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Moderate

Israelites Ukulele Chords

Slow [A]Get up in the morning slaving for bread sir
So that every [A7]mouth can be fed
[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites [F] [G]

[A]Get up in the morning slaving for bread sir
So that every [A7]mouth can be fed
[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites [C] [G]

[A]My wife and my kids they pack up and a leave me
Darling she said I was [A7]yours to receive
[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites [C]

[A]Shirt dem a tear up trousers are go
I don’t want to end up like [A7]Bonnie and Clyde
[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites [F] [G]

[A]After a storm there must be a calm
[A]Catch me in your palm you [A7]sound your alarm
[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites [F] [G]

[A] [F] [G] [A] [D] [A] [F] [G] [A] [E7]

[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites
(I wonder who I’m working for)
[D]Poor [E7]me [A]Israelites



What's Next?

Artist and Song:Desmond Dekker - Israelites
Album:Intensified
Year:1968
Chords:[A], [A7], [D], [E7], [F], [G]
Strumming:D - DU - DU - DU
Genre:Reggae

About Desmond Dekker - Israelites Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Israelites" is a song by Reggae artist Desmond Dekker. It was released in 1968 on the album, titled "Intensified". Israelites is considered under Reggae genre.
  • The key of Desmond Dekker - Israelites is A.
  • D - DU - DU - DU is the suggested strumming pattern for Israelites. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Israelites".
  • The chords that we use for playing Israelites on ukulele are: [A], [A7], [D], [E7], [F], [G].

What Are The Chords For Israelites On Ukulele?

You will play the [A], [A7], [D], [E7], [F], [G] ukulele chords while playing Israelites with your ukulele in the A key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Israelites On Ukulele?

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

Who Sings Israelites?

Israelites is performed by Desmond Dekker. It was first released on the album "Intensified" in 1968.
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