Archive for 2018

Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas is You (Tab)

Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas is You (Tab) It’s impossible to get away from this song around this time. And this blog isn’t going to give you any respite. But it has been 10 years since I posted the chords so it’s about time for the tabs. This arrangement starts off with […]

Ukulele Christmas Quiz 2018

Time for the annual Uke Hunt Christmas quiz time-waster. The rules are as retro as ever. – Grab a pen and paper – Display knowledge. – Check the answers here (no peeking). If you’re reading by email or feed reader you may need to click through to the post to see everything. Name the Chord […]

Elton John – Your Song (Chords and Tab)

Elton John – Your Song (Chords) Today I’m writing up Parada de Tettas by The Vengaboys. But then again, no. I’m doing this year’s John Lewis ad Elton John’s Your Song. The arrangement uses a capo on the first fret to make things easier. But it’s still not completely plain sailing as there are some […]

UkeTube: Amanda Palmer, Mr B, Tyrone and Lesley

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Tyrone and Lesley – Ukulele Sunrise Vinícius Vivas – Tico-tico no Fubá Feng E – Uptown Funk The Ladybugs – Save The Bones For Henry Jones Andrew O'Neill & Amanda Palmer – Anti-Ukulele Anthem – YouTube Le Temps d'une Étincelle – L'endroit d'où l'on vient Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer – Paper […]

Lana Del Rey – Venice Bitch (Baritone Tab)

Lana Del Rey – Venice Bitch (Tab) Happy Thanksgiving to all the Americans. And happy No-Americans-on-the-Internet Day to everyone else. Today I’m thankful for baritone ukuleles. They may be inferior to real ukuleles but sometimes they’re the best tool for the job. Such as for this latest tune from Lana Del Rey. The picking pattern […]

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 […]

St Vincent – New York (Tab)

St Vincent – New York (Tab) I’m mostly into St Vincent for the wild guitar playing and shuffle dancing. But this beautiful, straightforward ballad immediately struck me as prime for a ukeing. And other than a few big pinkie-stretches it works very neatly. I’m mostly playing this very loosely without any strict pattern. In the […]

UkeTube: Cera Impala, Paula Fuga

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Cera Impala – Roll a joint Guido Heistek – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love Via @ukeist Mel Muñiz – Melodrama Paula Fuga – Parachute Paul Mansell – Fallin’ Coconuts Herman Vandecauter – Theme & Variations Luigi Sagrini on rajao Bartt Warburton – Somebody to Love dodie – HUMAN

Friday Links: Jake’s Secret, Dog Love, Expensive Ukes

Jake Shimabukuro has revealed the secret to his virtuosity. A piece by David Farrier (the documentarian behind Dark Tourist and Tickled) on a guy who went viral after being snapped playing ukulele for his humping dogs turns completely insane. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are worried that ukuleles are so popular that no one will play […]

The Beatles – Hey Jude (Tab)

The Beatles – Hey Jude (Tab) Technically, I shouldn’t be posting this on White Album week. But it was recorded during the White Album sessions and it is one of the best (possibly the best) Beatles song. If you’re dying for a White Album song have a go at the Blackbird tab. I’ve kept the […]

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