Emily suggested the Countdown theme should be on the essential snippets post. And she’s quite right.
It’s another classic from Alan ‘Grange Hill‘ Hawkshaw. The tune is in C and fits very nicely on the ukulele. The only odd thing is that the theme is repeated 5 times – presumably to make up the 30 seconds.
I’ve finally accepted that I’m not going to convince the world of the vast superiority of campenella, so here’s an easier way of playing it (including the removal of the high fret parts which aren’t really necessary but I like).