UkeTube: Erin Lang, Dent May, The Half Sisters

This favourite new find of the week is The Half Sisters who make up for a load of girly jaw-flapping and squeeing with a couple of great songs and plenty of Peggy Sue style shounting (shouting + counting = shounting).

And, of course, there’s love in the air for Ukulele Ike’s dogs and Ukulelezo’s insect people while Erin Lang gets the best Valentines gift ever.

Erin Lang – I Can’t Help Falling In Love with You

If you’re in the London area, you can catch Erin playing at Monkey Chews on Wednesday. More details on her website.

The Half Sisters – Come on Loui

Heavy Baron Uke Combo – Lights Journey

Ukulelezo – Ballad of the Scorpion Queen and the Centipede King

KrRrK joue Ukulele Bounce de Roy Smeck

Ukulele Ike – My Dog Loves Your Dog

Dent May and His Magnificent Ukulele – Meet Me in the Garden

gawasiman – Diamond Head

Neal Paisley – Throw Me In The River

Rawuke – Classical Medley

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8 Comments

  1. Sharpen February 15th, 2009 7:30 am

    Woah @ small ukulele. I’v never seen one of them before.

  2. Fraukje February 15th, 2009 12:52 pm

    Ah man! “Throw me in the river” from Neal Plaisley blew me away

  3. Paul Woodhead February 15th, 2009 1:50 pm

    Neal Paisley is awesome.

  4. RogerB February 15th, 2009 5:55 pm

    Great selection of new people to me. Marvellous playing/singing. I found the Dent may video hypnotic/good.

  5. Armelle February 15th, 2009 8:56 pm

    As usual, a very good selection there ! I especially liked Neil Paisley and gawasiman as well as KrRrk.

  6. Ukulele Bartt February 16th, 2009 12:38 am

    Rawuke – that’s nice! But where’d you get that Sopranino ukulele? It sounds like a steel-string. Is is a braguinha?

  7. OLPandW February 16th, 2009 12:44 am

    Ukelelezo has a way with me. Winterpop sounding with that amazing descending chord prog!

  8. Woodshed February 16th, 2009 5:53 pm

    Sharpen: There seem to be a few around now. Ohana make them. So do Tangi.

    Fraukje, Paul and Armelle: I’ve got a tab of Neal’s Gossip coming up this week and Throw Me in the River is definitely on the to do list as well.

    RogerB: His album is well worth checking out.

    Bartt: I don’t think it’s steel string. You can get a better look at it in the second half of this video.

    OLPandW: I agree. I really like what she’s doing with the chords in that one.

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