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Archives: 2023

Archive for 2023

Uke Hunt is Sixteen

Uke Hunt turned 16 years old a few months ago.According to WebMD a 16 year olds, “can tell and write involved, incredible stories. They are better able to explain, describe, sum up, and argue.” Which will be a first around here. A massive shoutout to everyone who has generously supported the site via Patreon over […]

The Smiths – Panic (Tabs)

The Smiths – Panic (Tab) A version of Panic tribute to Smiths bassist, Andy Rourke. Intro: A short jingle-jangle intro. I originally played it an octave up to accommodate the original. But this version is much easier to play and keeps the vibe of the original. Verses: The verses are all very slightly different. The […]

The B-52’s – Love Shack (Tabs)

The B-52’s – Love Shack (Tab) Love Shack isn’t the most uke-friendly song but it is a ton of fun to play. Intro: Playing the melody using strum blocking i.e. strumming but muting everything but the string that’s playing the melody. That means you can play single notes but still keep things energetic and forceful. […]

UkeTube: Kainani Kahaunaele, Chris Jones, Billie Eilish

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Kainani Kahaunaele and Kaniualono H?pai – Kiuwail?lehua Chris Jones and the Night Drivers – Riding the Chief Jon’s Ukulele – Darling Cory Laura Anglade – Hold My Hand 4stringboy – Slow Dancing in the Dark Deno x Einer Bankz – Hold Me Down Charming Disaster – Disembodied Head George Elmes – […]

Iggy Pop – The Passenger (Tabs)

Iggy Pop – The Passenger (Tab) Iggy Pop’s The Passenger is a straight-forward basher. There’s the same chord sequence the whole way through: Am – F – C – G Am – F – C – E7 The E7 chord is a bit of an oddity. In my arrangement I’m avoiding playing the g-string (by […]

Koji Kondo – Zelda Medley (Tabs)

Koji Kondo – Zelda Medley (Tab) Shamefully, I haven’t played a Zelda game since A Link to the Past. So these arrangements are heavily influenced by that era. Zelda’s Lullaby: A chill start to the medley with gentle picking and a soft Cmaj7 chord. There is a big leap up the neck in bar 6. […]

Friday Links: Human Hair Strings, Revelations and Wigging Out

Meghan Trainor is playing a uke with strings made of human hair to promote some hair goop. Kala have teamed up with British luthier Pete Howlett to create The Revelator. Ukulele duo, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer have a musical All Wigged Out about Marcy’s cancer diagnosis. You can read an interview with the pair […]

Green Day – Basket Case (Tabs)

Green Day – Basket Case (Tab) Back to my era with a tab of Green Day’s Basket Case. It’s a very simple song. Other than bars 27-28, it’s all first position beginner chords and a straightforward melody. The only thing that makes it difficult is the tempo. So be sure to practice slowly and gradually […]

Riffs and Solos: Beastie Boys, Outkast, WILTY?

Beastie Boys – Sure Shot Outkast – So Fresh, So Clean Would I Lie to You? Theme Sublime – What I Got (Solo) Blackpink – Pretty Savage

Miley Cyrus – Flowers (Tabs)

Miley Cyrus – Flowers (Tab) Hold on to you hairpieces, I’m covering a song while it’s still popular: Miley Cyrus’s recent hit Flowers Intro: Just picking out a Cmaj7 chord. Verse: Nothing too difficult here. Mostly standard chords and a melody in the first position. Chorus: Here’s where it gets tricky with a lot of […]

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