Friday Links

Buy Ukulele now has a blog reviewing various ukulele products.

The Ukulizer is a ukulele chord site with some nifty gubbins allowing to switch from D to C tuning or transpose at the click of a button.

The end of Eilidh’s Daily Ukulele Ceilidh got plenty of press coverage. Most of it pedestrian and some of it moronic. By far this best was the interview in the Daily Record.

Julia Nunes wins Bushman World Video Contest. Really?

Vote for Jen Kwok in Famecast. And here. Vote early, vote often.
Aldrine Guerrero‘s Christmas Eve Eve show.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Jamie Oliver ukuleleHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall smashes Jamie Oliver’s ukulele.

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain gig on German TV.

Jake Shimabukuro does his best orgasm-face at the tee-off of the 2008 PGA tour.

I got an email from mrfifty6 saying, “gus and fin are NOT the most punk ukulele players on youtube, i am.” Check out his YouTube page if you think you can handle the punk. Watch your backs GUGUG.

Shattered Satellite has an mp3 of Florence and the Machine covering Beirut’s Postcards from Italy.

Uke Thingy pointed me towards the definition of uke attitude. One guy who definitely has the uke attitude is the writer of Ukulele Lesson. The site is full of ukulele poetry. My favourite is, “The ukulele sound won’t interrupt the talking of business or the whisper of lovers.”

There’s a ukulele on The Beach Boys’ Help Me, Rhonda says Lost and Sound. My first reaction was, “Like chuff there is.” But, I was listening to the single version. Take a listen to the backing track for the album version and there’s definite uke action.

In: Sharon Jones, Mrs Kucinich and the ukulele. Heartily agreed on all counts. (via Ukulelia)

Ukuleles or bananas?

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