Archive for 2014

Friday Links

Ukes – Anatomy Custom Painted Ukulele – Mysterious Banjo-Uke Mister (c.1930) Kickstarting – Bosko & Honey’s New Album New Releases – Ninebarrow – While the Blackthorn Burns. – Do you remember that session Emily Scott did for the Uke Hunt podcast? She has a new album out Stray Light. It doesn’t have any uke on […]

Acoustic Intros (Tab)

Since the last Acoustic Intros post I’ve been itching to do another one. And I realised that I’ve notched up five requests that (just about – I’m looking at you Bonnie Bear) fit that description. They vary in difficulty but they all make use of fingerpicking. Usual rules apply: I try to do them in […]

Blues Ukulele and Ukulele 2014: Spotify Playlists

For the last few years I’ve been making Spotify playlists of the year’s ukulele releases. You can find previous year’s lists here along with a few other ukulele playlists. 2014′s list is starting to fill up nicely with long standing uke acts (like Tony Penultimate of the UOGB and Aaron Keim’s The Quiet American), big […]

WIUO – I Love You, Raylene (Chords)

Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra – I Love You, Raylene (Chords) This is different from the stuff we’ve come to expect from The Wellies. It’s not a cover of a big, famous pop song. But this one was written by a friend of the bad, John McDougall. It’s also one of their funniest and most entertaining […]

Irene Diaz, Kawehi: UkeTube

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Manitoba Hal: Friday Links

Manitoba Hal has just released a new double album: Down in the Kitchen. He’s also touring the UK in the next few weeks with shows and workshops. Mostly hitting the north but his London workshop has just opened up to the public too. krabbers has a new album out Secondhand Backpack with all proceeds going […]

Jackson C Frank – Blues Run the Game (Tab)

Blues Run the Game (Tab) Blues Run the Game is the up there with World Turned Upside Down as the best modern folk song. Both those songs are widely covered and not best known for the original versions (a defining characteristic of a great folk song). Blues Run the Game was written by Jackson C […]

Uke Hunt is Seven: Round up of the Year

Hang out the cunting, Uke Hunt is seven years old. Here’s a round up of the last year of the blog. May 2013 – Free ukulele mixtape. – Ukulele crossword In tabs: Mega Man 2: Flashman Theme In chords: Jonathan Coulton – RE: Your Brains June 2013 In tabs: Eddie Vedder – Tuolumne In chords: […]

Uke Hunt is Seven: My Thoughts

Since I started the site on 12th May 2007 there’ve been 1,858 posts, 20 million visits and over 90 million page views. And I’m still amazed that I get away with writing about ukuleles for a living. It’s such a privilege that I get to do something I love and care about every day. I […]

Blondie/Imelda May – Dreaming (Chords)

Imelda May – Dreaming (Chords) I’ve been enjoying Anything Goes Orchestra’s album Mr Otis Regrets recently which includes a ukulele cover of Imelda May’s Johnny Got a Boom Boom. Then Imelda May came out with this ukulele cover of Blondie. And next week I assume Blondie are releasing their Anything Goes Orchestra ukulele tribute CD […]

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