“Public Transport Blues” – Original Song

I wanted to try a blues, and since public transport is my second favorite mode of transport I thought it might be a good topic for a song.

The first time my ukulele teacher told me about the 12 bar blues almost 2 years ago I was totally overwhelmed. Wayyy too much information and I couldn’t really grasp the concept. Now that I’ve heard the theory behind it from several teachers and tried it myself it’s finally sinking in. So for this first try I stuck to the classic 12 bar scheme. I want to add some fancy fingerstyle improv to it, but as you know, this is all just a work in progress.

As for the lyrics, I hope that everyone who uses public transport regularly can relate to the song 🙂 I mentioned that it’s my second favorite mode of transport and actually thought about telling you what’s my favorite. But now that I think about it, I feel like I want to write a song about it, so I’ll keep you guessing for now.

Here’s the first draft, hope you enjoy:


xoxo Nikky


If you’re interested in the lyrics and chords, you can download them here.

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