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Date Hot Chicks, UOGB Re-Releases: Friday Links

Date Hot Chicks, UOGB Re-Releases: Friday Links

Racy ukulele website ad sparks complaint“. ukulelesongs.com got in hot water for having a ‘Date hot girls in your area’ type ad on the site which lead to a page with a girl holding a sign saying, “I love Auckland guys that play the ukulele.” . Maybe I should have ads on this site. That sounds like exactly the sort of trouble I want to get into.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain have re-released two old long players Hearts of Oak (1989) and Pluck (1997). It’s fascinating just listening to the previews. By Pluck they’ve hit on the formula that’s made them huge. But Hearts of Oak is entirely different.

Savannah Smith’s video that I posted a couple of weeks back caused a bit of a stir. It was picked up by Boing Boing and featured on the front page of YouTube. Best of all, it inspired Craig Robertson to record a version which you can listen to and download here.

Salwa Azar has her Live EP available for download on a pay what you like basis.

U900 have put up the first video from their Beatles collection. In less happy Beatle-uke news, the Beatles Complete on Ukulele guys have gone their separate ways. Coming soon Wings Complete on Ukulele, Plastic Ono Band Complete on Ukulele and Thomas the Tank Engine Complete on Ukulele.

Charlie Connelly talks ukuleles with the Radio Times. “My girlfriend once told me she can always tell when I’m thinking because I start playing the ukulele. She thought for a moment, then added that I don’t play the ukulele much.”

Site dedicated to the Chordmaster.

LA is not impressed with Smumpkulele.

Your own ukulele paper doll.

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