Archive for 2016

Prince Buster – Madness (Chords)/Al Capone (Tab)

Prince Buster – Madness (Chords) Oi, 2016. If you could let me go a few weeks without needing a tribute post I’d appreciate it. Cheers. Prince Buster was the king of ska and a huge influence on the UK ska revival. Madness alone was covered by The Specials, Selecter and, of course, Madness. Suggested Strumming […]


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Cyprien Verseux and his crew mates successfully completed their year-long isolation as part of NASA’s HI-SEAS experiment with some help from his ukulele. Dennis Quaid has formed a ukulele band. Videos – Stuart Fuchs plays the world’s largest ukulele. – Flula serenades Michael Phelps. Pictures – How to convert a concert into a tenor ukulele. […]

Gene Wilder – Pure Imagination (Tab)

Gene Wilder – Pure Imagination (Tab) For my little tribute to Gene Wilder I had to do this beautiful tune by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley. It’s such an affecting tune it’s a great opportunity to play with emotion. I recommend experimenting with varying the tempo and volume and use vibrato when you play to […]

How to Write a Hit Intro in 2016

If you want to write a hit song at the moment you need an intro with at least two of these features and preferably all three: 1. A minor key 2. Lots of echo 3. This rhythm: To illustrate the point I threw together into a medley including Sia’s Cheap Thrills, Shawn Mendes’s Treat You […]

Steven Universe – Here Comes a Thought (Chords and Tab)

Rebecca Sugar – Here Comes a Thought (Chords) After doing It’s Over, Isn’t It? before the break, I wasn’t planning on doing another Steven Universe song so soon. But I got some requests (as I always do for SU songs) and there are some really nice chord moves and picking in it. I worked this […]

Summer Holiday

Time for my summer blog break. I’m going to make like a western swamp turtle and aestervate until the heat dies down. If you’re looking for some ukeing, check out my latest ebook Songs of the States tab ebook (on sale until the end of August). Or check out Blues Ukulele. And I’ll still be […]

Jake Shimabukuro, Dodie Clark: UkeTube

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I released a new tab ebook this week: Songs of the States. It has a bunch of fun songs to play (particularly the Monty Python theme). A huge thanks to everyone who has already bought it for supporting the site. I massively appreciate it. Ukuleles – Kinnard baritone ukulele. – Tin Guitar Ukelear Fusion. – […]

Great British Bake Off Theme (Tab for Ukulele Group)

Dear Points of View, When will the BBC realise I want to watch Great British Bake Off NOW?! Yours, Disgusted of Uke Hunt. The Olympics has pushed back Great British Bake Off (which is the Olympics to us fat people). So that gives you time to practice this arrangement of the theme. And never say […]

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