Archive for 2017

Lyle Lovett – God Will (Chords)

Lyle Lovett – God Will (Chords) I absolutely love Lyle Lovett’s understated humour. And he’s written some of my all time favourite songs. So it’s well past time I wrote up one of his songs. Suggested Strumming God Will is in 3/4 time. Here’s a 3/4 time strum you can use almost all the way […]

Elton John – Song for Guy (Tab)

Elton John – Song for Guy (Tab) David Beckingham is currently on a road trip. But that hasn’t stopped him filing a tab. This time a mostly instrumental piece from Elton John dedicated to a young employee of his who died in a motorcycle accident. David plays it with his thumb and index finger only. […]

UkeTube: Alison Krauss, Ian Whitcomb

Full Playlist Playlist Alison Krauss – Away Down The River Via Humble Baritonics Led Kaapana – Nani Ka’ala Ian Whitcomb – Hungry Women Thanks to Vincent. Tyrone and Lesley – Dung Beetle Avonlea – Stranger Does bass ukulele count? The Ladybugs – Quizás, Quizás, Quizás Daniel Estrem – Bourree from Partita 3 Choan Gálvez – […]

Friday Links

A while back (quite a long while back now) I totalled up the chords in the songs I’d written up to find the most common ukulele chords. Now Uke Stuff have made a similar list. There are plenty of interesting similarities and differences. But I’m pleased to see the Pareto distribution remains. Easy Ukulele Songs […]

Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill (Tab)

Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill Fats Domino’s version of Blueberry Hill perfectly shows off the roots of rock and roll. He plays the driving boogie-woogie and has blues riff bassline. But the song itself is a country song first released by Gene Autry. So you have this sweet, major key country melody rubbing up against […]

Tutorial: What’s the Deal with Sus4 and Sus2 Chords?

A good chord progression is all about building tension and releasing it. Which makes the mysterious and unsettled suspended chords, sus2 and sus4, so effective in a progression. This post should demystify them a little. Giving you ideas for when to use them, how to play them and why they work so well. Using Sus4 […]

Arctic Monkeys – Mardy Bum (Chords and Tab)

Arctic Monkeys – Mardy Bum (Chords) Rumours of a new Arctic Monkeys album this year don’t seem to have come to fruition. So I’m doing one of their old songs in an attempt to The Secret a new album into existence. The chord that really makes this progression is the F# (the major III chord […]

UkeTube: Anne Janelle, Bud Sugar, Ukulele Death Squad

Full Playlist Tracklist Anne Janelle – In The Morning Claire Hastings – Come Spend a While wi’ Me (Thanks to Colin) Bud Sugar – VIRAL Ukulele Death Squad – Paris On A Train via @ukeist Natasha Ghosh – New Rules Gracie Terzian – Bitcoins from Heaven Jan Laurenz – The Ukulele Song Jonathan Lewis – […]

Friday Links

It’s your last chance to get a Uke Hunt t-shirt. You can buy them in the US and the UK until 31st October. Both campaigns have hit their goals so you’re guaranteed one when you order. New Releases – Debut self-titled album from Les Guitares Magiques with lots of old-timey jazz and blues. With appearances […]

Five Halloween Riffs and Intros

Here’s a selection of short Halloween-suitable bits and pieces for you to work up for the big day. Michael Jackson – Thriller A post shared by @ukulelehunt on Oct 16, 2017 at 12:18pm PDT Those chord stabs are so great. Instantly recognisable even on ukulele. The bass line is a bit ridiculous on uke though! […]

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