Little Drummer Boy; Behind the music
Little Drummer Boy has been a huge hit for several artists. The most notable rendition was created by the most unlikely combination of Bing Crosby and David Bowie. This version of Little Drummer Boy was a massive hit for the artists and was in fact Bing Crosby's most successful recording since the legendary White Christmas.
If you've never tried English tuning you should! It really brings out the sound in some soprano ukuleles, you might like it and use it often.
Tune to A, D, F#, B rather than G, C, E, A is just one step higher.
After you tune to D you'll use the following chords:
- Use a C chord for D
- Use a G7 chord for A7
- Use an F for the G
Here are how the chords will look after you tune to D
If you like you can substitute a Major cord for the 7 chord, if you did that the chords would look like this;