Friday Links

So transferring the site turned out to be something of a disaster. If you emailed me on Tuesday/Wednesday (including about the podcast) there’s a good chance I didn’t get your email. So I’m not blanking you, just email again. Some comments are currently missing – I’m trying to recover them. And if you missed it you might want to find out more about the upcoming Uke Hunt podcast. At least the site is up more often than Twitter.

The story to go along with last week’s flapper drawing. Along with the evolution of a ukulele.

Google ‘ukulele’ and you will find a strange red shoe world.

Craig Robertson has the most accurate theory about the ukulele.

Tri-Tabs has a bunch of new tabs for beginners.

Leona Lewis and Matthew Morrison (off of of Glee) do a ukulele duet) and John Hawkes (off of of Lost and Deadwood) records a ukulele song for the soundtrack of his latest film.

The Daily Growl is offering up a couple of mp3s from Meursault.

Another annoying ukulele boy.

Pictures: Portland buskers (if anyone knows who those guys are, I’d love to know), Sniffs, Celebrating Spontaneous Creativity

Why are all ukulele players gay?

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  1. David Barnes June 18th, 2010 4:09 pm

    Who’d have thought a banjo player could look so cool?

  2. Neil Jackson June 19th, 2010 11:54 am

    well that last question explains why it took me so long to tell my mother that I played ukulele…

  3. shameless June 19th, 2010 6:49 pm

    ahaha the last question is like asking why all cowboys are! and yes they ALL are!

  4. shameless June 19th, 2010 6:50 pm

    Oh btw was this Woodsheds coming out post?

  5. Bennett Klein June 20th, 2010 9:58 pm

    Glad you liked the drawing of Evan playing the Uke. (spontaneous creativity) Here’s one of my wife, Jane…

  6. Woodshed June 21st, 2010 10:32 am

    David: There are some cool banjo players around. Frank Fairfield leaps to mind.

    Neil: I hope she didn’t disown you when she found out.

    shameless: Oh I came out a long time ago. This post maybe.

    Bennett: Ha ha! Nice one.

  7. David Barnes June 21st, 2010 10:36 am

    The banjo guy from the Two Man Gentlemen Band is pretty cool too. But Portland Banjo Busker Man is coolest of all.

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