John Prine – Paradise Ukulele Chords

Key: D
Chords: [D], [G], [A7]
Tuning: GCEA Tune your ukulele
Difficulty: Easy
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When I was a child my family would travel,
down to Western Kentucky where my parents were born
And there’s a backwards old town that’s often remembered,
so many times that my memories are worn.

And daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County,
down by the Green River where Paradise lay
Well, I’m sorry my son, but you’re too late in asking,
Mr. Peabody’s coal train has hauled it away

Well, sometimes we’d travel right down the Green River,
to the abandoned old prison down by Adrie Hill
Where the air smelled like snakes and we’d shoot with our pistols,
but empty pop bottles was all we would kill.

And daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County,
down by the Green River where Paradise lay
Well, I’m sorry my son, but you’re too late in asking,
Mr. Peabody’s coal train has hauled it away

Then the coal company came with the world’s largest shovel,
and they tortured the timber and stripped all the land
Well, they dug for their coal till the land was forsaken,
then they wrote it all down as the progress of man.

And daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County,
down by the Green River where Paradise lay
Well, I’m sorry my son, but you’re too late in asking,
Mr. Peabody’s coal train has hauled it away

When I die let my ashes float down the Green River,
let my soul roll on up to the Rochester dam
I’ll be halfway to Heaven with Paradise waitin’,
just five miles away from wherever I am.

And daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County,
down by the Green River where Paradise lay
Well, I’m sorry my son, but you’re too late in asking,
Mr. Peabody’s coal train has hauled it away

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Paradise UKULELE CHORDS (John Prine) | ukulelearn

About Paradise

Artist and Song: John Prine - Paradise
Album: John Prine
Genre: Array
Year: 1971
Difficulty: Easy
Tuning: G C E A
Key: D
Chords: [D], [G], [A7]
Strumming: D - DU - UDU

About John Prine - Paradise Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Paradise" is a song by Array artist John Prine. It was released in 1971 on the album, titled "John Prine". Paradise is considered under Array genre.
  • The original key of Paradise is D.
  • D - DU - UDU is the suggested strumming pattern for this John Prine song.
  • [D], [G], [A7] are the ukulele chords for playing Paradise with the original key (D) on ukulele.
  • Click here to start playing Paradise on your ukulele now.

What Are The Chords For Paradise On Ukulele?

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

How Do You Strum Paradise On Ukulele?

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

Who Sings Paradise?

Paradise is performed by John Prine. It was first released on the album "John Prine" in 1971.