Neil Armstrong: Friday Links

Neil Armstrong: first ukulelist on the moon. You can celebrate the great man with the chords to Allo Darlin’s Neil Armstrong (thanks to Konrad).

New Music: Two solo ventures from band members. Small Fry by Will Grove-White (of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain) and Nocturnal Emissions by Ian Emmerson (of The Re-entrants). Also out is the marvellous One, for Words by Keston Cobblers Club; James Hill influenced uke and bass music 12 Ornli’ Syge Tracks For Ukulele Og Kontrabas by Elof & Wamberg; L’Uke Play Ukuleighties and La Bohème Moderne by MeggFarrell’s Whiskey Social

Further listening: new track from the upcoming Jake Shimabukuro album

New Books: Ukulelezaza Solo Ukulele Book and DVD, Ukulele Bartt’s beginner book and a free chord ebook from Craig Robertson, That Dress Song and Poster Book.

Further reading: Acoustic Guitar: Digital Edition Ukulele Special (Thanks to Ron Hale)

Pictures: Loads of vintage photos and ukuleles on uketeecee’s Tumblr dedicated to Martin ukuleles. Machete museum pieces. Goat ukulele salesman (via beginnersuke)

On Video: Inside Elderly Instruments documentary (via Ukulelia).

On Uker Tabs: Iron and Wine’s The Sea and the Rhythm

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