Archive for November, 2017

UkeTube: nico’o, Karla Kane, Jake Shimabukuro

Full Playlist Tracklist nico’o & the Kapiolani Boyz – Surf y Tequila Gerald Ross – Ticket To Ride Karla Kane – King’s Daughters Home For Incurables EmiSunshine – Think Of Me Jake Shimabukuro – Galloping Seahorses Hannah Mae and the Hoodwinks – This Love Wilfried Welti – Hoboecken Dans DYAN – Set of Pieces

Game Tabs: Cuphead, Burly Men at Sea, Everybody’s Gone…, Life is Strange

I’ve built up a hefty backlog of game tabs. So this post is splurging them all in one go. If that’s not enough for you, there are more game tabs and chords here. Cuphead: Don’t Deal with the Devil Kristofer Maddigan – Don’t Deal with the Devil (Tab) Cuphead is the most hyped game of […]

Christmas Tabs and Chords

We’re about a month out from Christmas so time to start polishing up the festive tunes and learning a few new ones. Here’s a rundown of everything Christmassy on the site. Christmas eBooks I’ve written 3 collections of easy Christmas tabs: How to Play Christmas Ukulele, Christmas Ukulele 2 and Christmas Ukulele 3. You can […]

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 […]