The Ukulele Mixtape

The Ukulele Mixtape (Zip 59MB)

Continuing this week’s celebration of free culture ukulelists ahead of Culture Freedom Day with a free ukulele mixtape.

All the tracks are distributed under a Creative Commons license so you’re free to pass them along to anyone you think might enjoy them. And if you find anyone you like I strongly recommend throwing a bit of money in their direction.


1. I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants In My Pants) – The Flamin’ Mamies

2. Oh, the Wind Will Blow – Doug Hoyer

3. The Leopard – Craig Robertson

4. A Simple Rag – Howlin’ Hobbit

5. Down Today – Jonathan Coulton

6. Alone and Thinking of You – Kahiwa Sebire

7. Sleep. – Entertainment for the Braindead

8. St Guinefort etc. – Gwyn Edwards

9. A Heart With Your Name On It – Kara Square

10. MyHope – Molly Lewis

11. I Found It – Wisdom Tooth

12. Roll of the Heart – The Drows

13. Ukulele Anthem – Amanda Palmer

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  1. Ron Hale May 15th, 2013 10:35 pm

    Well, I’m waiting for AFP to give her “Poem For Dzhokhar” a ukulele accompaniment, Al. Then I’ll throw a bit of something in her direction.

  2. Kara Square May 16th, 2013 2:30 pm

    Thank you kindly for including my song! It’s awesome that you’re telling folks about Culture Freedom Day and Creative Commons. As a big CC enthusiast, I appreciate it. I’m looking forward to listening to all these CC ukers and sharing the mixtape!

  3. tamson May 16th, 2013 2:53 pm

    You are great. Thank you for being such a generous curator.

  4. Sam Lowry May 17th, 2013 12:55 am

    Crazy- I just discovered the I Can’t Dance song last week. Anybody have a nice set of uke chords for that one?

  5. Uke Llama May 17th, 2013 5:07 am

    Nice mixtape im sharing it down here in Peru with my fellow ukulelelists, keep up the good work!

  6. Woodshed May 17th, 2013 1:48 pm

    Kara: Thank you! I hope you enjoy it.

    tamson: You’re too kind!

    Sam: I do like that tune so I might well work it out.

    Uke Llama: That’s fantastic!

  7. Howlin' Hobbit May 18th, 2013 6:04 pm


    thanks much for helping me break into the Peruvian market!

    but srsly… it’s amazing what one misses when one lags behind the social media curve. I’m still catching up on older posts than this!

    I had no idea today was culture freedom day.

  8. Elmarkus May 28th, 2013 7:53 am

    Thanks for sharing this Woodshed :)

    I’m diggin’ it!

  9. Woodshed May 28th, 2013 10:09 am

    Hobbit: Have fun on the Peruvian tour!

    Elmarkus: Glad you liked it.

  10. Mark May 28th, 2013 12:31 pm

    Fabulous selection, with some new ones for me. Your uke detectors must be mighty powerful – I suspect I would have missed the uke on the lovely Wisdom Tooth track. And Kara Square’s “A heart with your name on it” is my new best ear worm!

  11. Woodshed May 29th, 2013 9:11 am

    Mark: Glad to hear it!

  12. Ian Smith June 5th, 2013 10:37 am

    Been a fan of Howlin Hobbit for ages. I have a couple of uke songs recorded (but not professionally) that might interest.

    Been playing for years but have to work my own chord arrangements out by ear.

    Hugs, smiffy

  13. Howlin' Hobbit June 5th, 2013 4:16 pm

    Ian – you don’t have to work out the chord arrangements for (most of) my tunes. you can download them from my site.

    thanks much for your kind words!

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