Friday Links: Ukulele in the Movies

In the Movies
– Graham Jones’s film Sunshine Ukulele is about, “the impact of the internet upon music and movies.” Which makes the ukulele a perfect subject for it. You can watch the whole thing free on YouTube.
– Zarha Lowzley’s scene playing her uke in Trainspotting 2.

Window Shopping
Lichty Archtop U121.
Ko’olau 20 year anniversary tenor.
– A pair of vintage Washburn sopranos from 1922 and from 1930.
KoAloha KSR-0000 soprano.

New Releases
– The Poor Boys of Worcester have a new album of spirited country, blues and hokum songs Hard Luck Songs for Hard Working People.

Follow Up
– The Art on a Ukulele campaign to raise money for The Hepatitis C Trust finishes at the end of today (Friday).
– Deaf ukulele player, Mandy Harvey has entered America’s Got Talent and won over Simon Cowell.

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