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Ukulele Prom DVD, New World Record: Friday Links

Ukulele Prom DVD, New World Record: Friday Links

You can pre-order your copy of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain’s already legendary Proms performance on their website and watch a clip of it here.

New Zealand builds a human ukulele out of 961 kids and set a new world record.

Der Spiegal talks about the London ukulele scene (the entertainingly translated version) with Tricity Vogue, Eleanor from the “BonnyMcGees” and Mighty Ukulele who list the ukulele events in London.

Rolf Harris’s ukulele Christmas song. (Thanks – sort of – to Andy).

Build a Pez dispenser humidifier.

Cherryade’s Christmas album includes Uke Hunt favourites The Bobby McGee (who are ripping me off good and proper) and ‘Allo Darlin’.

On Uker Tabs: Corinne Bailey Rae’s cover of Editors’ Munich, Lust for Life by Girls and The XX – Islands.

Obviously all the models are playing ukulele – another to add to the list is Maxim cover (NSFW) girl Jessica Warner – but you know something’s really fashionable when the luge champions start doing it – Bartt has pictures of Kate Hansen ukeing and lugeing if you need the proof.

MP3s: My Crazy Music Blog and newdust have a couple from Galapaghost. And I recorded a couple myself: Eye of the Tiger (for a trailer for a film about chess-boxing) and The Bar-Kays’ Soul Finger (just for giggles).

In the comments: Ron Hale’s been kicking things off again with his appraisal of Dent May and campness.

Photos: Ukulele player practicing on the seawall, time has told me, Ukulele Girl

Is it a good idea to microwave a ukulele? (Thanks to April in Autumn).

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