Duran Duran – Rio Ukulele Chords

Duran Duran Rio ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this Duran Duran song from the "Rio" album released in 1982 with your ukulele right now!

Key: Em
Chords: [Em], [C], [A7], [A], [B], [C]
Strumming: D - DU - DU - DU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Hard

Rio Ukulele Chords

[Em] [C] [A] [C]

[Em]Moving on the [C]floor now babe you’re a [A7]bird of parad[C]ise
[Em]Cherry ice cream [C]smile I supp[A7]ose it’s very nice [C]
With a [Em]step to your left and a [C]flick to the right
you [A7]catch that mirror way out [C]west
[Em]You know you’re [C]something special and you [A]look like you’re the [C]best
[E]Her name is [B]Rio and she [D]dances on the [A]sand
[E]Just like that [B]river twisting [D]through a dusty [A]land
[E]And when she [B]shines she really [D]shows you all she [A]can
[E]Oh Rio, [B]Rio dance [D]across the Rio [A]Grande

[Em] [C] [A7] [C]

[Em]I’ve seen you on the [C]beach and I’ve [A7]seen you on [C]TV
[Em]Two of a [C]billion [A7]stars it [C]means so [Em]much to me
[C]Like a birthday or a pretty [C]view
[Em]But then I’m [C]sure that [A]you know it’s just for [C]you
[E]Her name is [B]Rio and she [D]dances on the [A]sand
[E]Just like that [B]river twisting [D]through a dusty [A]land
[E]And when she [B]shines she really [D]shows you all she [A]can
[E]Oh Rio, [B]Rio dance [D]across the Rio [A]Grande

[C#m] [A] [F#] [A]

[Em]Hey now [C]woo look at that did she [A7]nearly run you [C]down
[Em]At the end of the drive [C]the lawmen arrive
You [A7]make me feel [C]alive, alive [Em]alive
[C]I’ll take my [A7]chance [C]‘cause luck is on my [Em]side or something
I [C]know what you’re thinking I [A]tell you something I [C]know what you’re thinking
[E]Her name is [B]Rio and she [D]dances on the [A]sand
[E]Just like that [B]river twisting [D]across a dusty [A]land
[E]And when she [B]shines she really [D]shows you all she [A]can
[E]Oh Rio, [B]Rio dance [D]across the Rio [A]Grande
[E]Her name is [B]Rio she don’t [D]need to under[A]stand
[E]And I might [B]find her if I’m looking [D]like I [A]can
[E]Oh Rio, Rio [B]hear them [D]shout across the [A]land
[E]From mountains [B]in the north [D]down to the Rio [A]Grande

[E] [B] [D] [A]

[E]Do do do do do do do [B]do do do do do
[D]do do do do do do do [A]do do do do do



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Artist and Song:Duran Duran - Rio
Album:Rio
Year:1982
Chords:[Em], [C], [A7], [A], [B], [C]
Strumming:D - DU - DU - DU
Genre:Alternative, Rock

About Duran Duran - Rio Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Rio" is a song by Alternative, Rock artist Duran Duran. It was released in 1982 on the album, titled "Rio". Rio is considered under Alternative, Rock genre.
  • The key of Duran Duran - Rio is Em.
  • D - DU - DU - DU is the suggested strumming pattern for Rio. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Rio".
  • The chords that we use for playing Rio on ukulele are: [Em], [C], [A7], [A], [B], [C].

What Are The Chords For Rio On Ukulele?

You will play the [Em], [C], [A7], [A], [B], [C] ukulele chords while playing Rio with your ukulele in the Em key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Rio On Ukulele?

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

Who Sings Rio?

Rio is performed by Duran Duran. It was first released on the album "Rio" in 1982.
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