Archive for November, 2012

Dreamland Faces, Bosko & Honey: UkeTube

Videos this week include Ukulollo hooking up with Craig Chee and his cello, a live song from Bosko and Honey, the Dreamland Faces and plenty more besides. In unrelated news: Amazon UK is selling my book Ukulele for Dummies for a super cheap £6.40 at the moment. That’s 40% of the sticker price (and less […]

Friday Links

Wilfried Welti has a new Christmas ukulele ebook out: Christmas Music with the Ukulele. If, for some inexplicable reason, you’re in any doubt about buying it take a look at his previous free Christmas ebook Weihnachten mit der Ukulele. Beck’s album of sheet music with ukulele chords is imminent and he has released the score […]

Carol of the Bells (Tab)

Carol of the Bells (MP3) Carol of the Bells (Tab) This tab was originally part of the How to Play Christmas Ukulele ebook (use the code “hamhand” – without quotes – before December and get $2 off) But it turned it out was a nightmare to play and didn’t fit with the easier tabs in […]

Christmas Tabs and Chords

Time to start practicing a Christmas song or three for any occasion you might be called upon to bust one out. Here’s a selection of the Christmas tabs and chords on the site. There’s also my How to Play Christmas Ukulele ebook with easy arrangements of eleven carols. If you use the discount code “hamhand” […]

Sufjan Stevens – Lumberjack Christmas/Christmases Past (Chords)

Lumberjack Christmas / No One Can Save You From Christmases Past by Sufjan Stevens Sufjan Stevens – Lumberjack Christmas/No One Can Save You From Christmases Past (Chords) You can always rely on Sufjan Stevens to release a few Christmas songs each year. But he’s really outdone himself this year with a giant collection of Christmas […]

Eddie Vedder, Ali Ingle: UkeTube

New video from Eddie Vedder’s Ukulele Songs with a trip to the Kanile’a factory. There aren’t may people that can match vocals with Vedder but Ali Ingle sounds just as great. Also up this week are some Halloweeny videos from Craig Robertson and Holland Greco, ridiculousness from Sid Laverants and Walk off of the Earth […]

KoAlana Boxset: Ukulele Window Shopping

This KoAlana Special boxset from KoAloha looks so great. The downside is that it seems like it will only be available in Thailand. 1928 National Style 2. 1929/1930 Gibson Poinsettia. Photos: – Ukulele Group – Ukulele Quartet – Griswold Trio – 1920 doll party

Friday Links

Sick of memorising the chords for songs? Lil Rev has a list 101 two chord songs. Ukulele for Dummies is now available in German. 3D printing a ukulele. Original Rudeboys turn down Chris Brown support slot because of their stance on domestic violence. Sales of Martin ukuleles for their first 20 years. New Releases: – […]

Taylor Swift (ft. The Civil Wars) – Safe and Sound (Tab)

Taylor Swift ft. The Civil Wars – Safe and Sound (Tab) Some suggested I do an instrumental cover of this one and my immediate – and correct – reaction was, “Hell no!” But the more I thought about it the more I fancied the challenge of marrying the guitar and vocal parts together on the […]

Ukulele Mythbusting

I might not have thirty years of special effects experience, but I still want to tackle a few myths and misconceptions I see crop up now and again. If you’ve got any you want to tackle, leave them in the comments. There’s only one way to play each chord The chords you see in chord […]

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