Archive for 2019

Bon Iver – Marion (Tab)

Bon Iver – Marion (Tab) Christmas came early for depressed weirdos last week with the surprise release of Bon Iver’s new album i,i. The record is a perfect blend of his previous three albums. The acoustic track Marion is the most like his debut album and so obviously suited for a ukulele cover I started […]

Playing Two Songs at Once

Warning: This post started out as a bit of fun and ended up breaking my brain. Playing a Round Alone I while back Guido Heistek posted a challenge to play a song in the round by yourself. A round is where the same melody is performed over itself with a different starting point. For example, […]

Jimi Hendrix – The Wind Cries Mary (Chords and Tab)

Jimi Hendrix – The Wind Cries Mary (Chords and Tab) Shinyribs’ excellent ukulele version of The Wind Cries Mary inspired me to fix the lack of Hendrix chordings on Uke Hunt (unless you count Wild Thing). The song is based around an Eb-E-F motif. In the original that’s played with two different inversions. Which is […]

UkeTube: Bad Mouse Orchestra, Shinyribs

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Bad Mouse Orchestra – It’s The Animal In Me Tom Rosenthal – Bicycle Lane Shinyribs – The Wind Cries Mary Arnaud Martin – Chariots of Fire Lami JEON – Johann Sebastian Bach – Cello suite no.1 prelude Feng E – Radio Gaga Uklectic Fred – East St. Louis Toodle-O0 Choan Gálvez […]

Friday Links: Blues Outros, Mumbai Uke Hunt and Zombies

Due to a technical snafu, my post 6 Easy Blues Outros didn’t get sent out to email subscribers. It’s a good one so please check it out. The Mumbai police really go all out for a lost ukulele. Including scouring city-wide CCTV and interviewing 200 rickshaw drivers. On Video – Lupita Nyong’o latest role is […]

The Office Theme and Dunder Mifflin Jingle (Tab)

The Office Theme (Tab) I first tabbed up this tune 11 years ago (almost to the day) but never got around to doing a video of it. But having finally got around to watching the final season (I dropped out because season 8 was so awful) I finally got around to making one. I made […]

6 Easy Blues Outros in C

This post is adapted from my How to Play Blues Ukulele ebook. So if you like these there’s a whole lot more to learn in there. As always, I highly recommend using this as a jumping off point. Play around with these shapes and ideas and see what you can come up with. Outro #1 […]

Steve Maglio – Danny DeVito’s Limoncello (Chords and Tab)

Danny DeVito’s Limoncello (Chords) A slightly unusual choice this week chorded at the behest of, America’s radio sweetheart, Jesse Thorn and done with some help of the man, the legend Jim Boggia. The song is a Sinatra pastiche with some nice jazzy moves. A few of the chords might be unfamiliar to you but they’re […]

UkeTube: Bob’s Your Uncle, Megan Thee Stallion

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Bob’s Your Uncle – Making Sure That Mountain Don’t Move Via @ukeist The Hedge Inspectors – Hayride Ted Wulfers – Find Some Peace Via @ukeist Christopher Davis-Shannon – I’ll See You in My Dreams Vanessa Ding – Can You Feel The Love Tonight Eliel Carvalho – Homenagem – Wave (T. Jobim) […]

Friday Links: Ukulele Tea, Uke vs. Waterjet

Further proof Japan is ahead of the rest of the world: ukulele tea. Ukulele Support System for upper limb disabilities. Excellent new album from Nicholas Abersold: Eponymous. On Video – The Ukulele Club of Santa Cruz’s documentary Under the Boardwalk: A Ukulele Love Story is now available on Amazon. – Got A Ukulele rants about […]

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