Archive for 2017

They Might Be Giants – Birdhouse in Your Soul (Tab)

TMBG – Birdhouse in Your Soul There is a lot going on in this song. Slate claims it has 18 key changes in it. But you have to be very generous to get that high. For the most part I think of the song being in C but using both C major and C minor. […]

Uke Hunt T-Shirts

It’s Uke Hunt t-shirt season again! Every year around this time I do a run of t-shirts. This year you can buy them from either the US or the UK: Pre-order now from US Pre-order now from the UK I’m using Teespring again this year. It is sort of a Kickstart for t-shirts. So you […]

Tom Petty – Free Fallin’ (Chords)

Tom Petty – Free Fallin’ (Chords) As well as being the obvious choice for a Tom Petty tribute, Free Fallin’ works very well on the ukulele. So well you only have to bother changing your fretting on the g-string. The C, E and A strings all ring though the chord changes. The only bit that […]

UkeTube: Ledward Kaapana, Tom Wilson

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Friday Links

I’m delighted to report that the Survivor Girl Ukulele Band smashed through its goal just an hour after the blog post about them went up. And they’re still going strong having passed $10,000. A huge thanks to everyone who pledged. And if you still want to pledge you can do so until 2nd October. Recently […]

David Beckingham – La Pas Ma La/Watermark (Tab)

Ernest Hogan – La Pas Ma La (Tab) Great news for those of us who are big fans of David Beckingham’s tabs: he’s recently retired and is hoping to make even more of them. Congratulations to Dave and I hope he has a blast in his retirement. He’s sent me two new tabs. The first […]

Survivor Girl Ukulele Band

There’s a lot of talk about the ukulele making the world a better place. But one person who is really walking the walk is Laurie Kallevig. She set up and runs the Survivor Girl Ukulele Band which works with survivors of human trafficking in India. They’re currently Kickstarting a CD. The Kickstarter ends on the […]

Charles Bradley – Dusty Blue (Tab)

Charles Bradley – Dusty Blue (Tab) I had to make a change to the scheduled chord post to pay tribute to the incredible soul singer Charles Bradley who died last week. Bradley spent most of his life in complete obscurity as the singer in a James Brown tribute act until the incomparable Daptone Records picked […]

UkeTube: Tallest Man on Earth, The Burning Glass

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Friday Links: Those Darlins, Burning Man

More sad news, I’m afraid. Singer and ukulelist with Those Darlins, Jessi Zazu has died of cervical cancer at the age of 28. New Releases – Wilfried Welti has just released a new tab ebook of tunes by Renaissance composer Tielman Susato. – Phredd has another barrel-of-fun kids’ album out Ukulele Awesomesauce. – The Burning […]

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