Archive for September, 2023

Friday Links: New Releases, Aeroplane Ukes and Precarious Sessions

New Releases – Jake Shimabukuro has a new guest-packed album out: Grateful. – 4stringboy’s debut album Vejr is out now. – Mark Stivvy has a new ep: 4/4 Freda. On Video – A group of ukers caused a ruckus at the Grand Canyon when they jumped a barrier for a precarious session. Window Shopping If […]

Bob Dylan – You Belong to Me (Tabs)

Bob Dylan – You Belong to Me (Tab) You Belong to Me was originally written by Price, King & Stewart in 1952. But I first heard the Bob Dylan cover on the Natural Born Killers soundtrack. And it’s the Dylan version this arrangement is based on. Intro: A very brief intro just to establish the […]

Bobby Darin – Beyond the Sea (Tabs)

Bobby Darin – Beyond the Sea (Tab) Beyond the Sea is an anglicized version of Charles Trenet’s La Mer and regularly crops up in film and TV (most notably the prison kitchen scene in Goodfellas). Intro: Starting off with some big strums to emulate the brass in the original. Verse: Nothing too difficult to play […]

UkeTube: 4stringboy, Jake Shimabukuro, Dingus Khan

Watch on YouTube Tracklist 4stringboy – Rain Jake Shimabukuro – Hualalai ft. Brother Noland – YouTube Pomaika’i – Puamana KimaMusic – The First Punch Dingus Khan – My New Hat CNN Mikey – Talk About It Kenta Ebara – Somehow, Somehow Moon Berries & Zaza – You’re A Sweet Little Headache CTrietsch – Black or […]

Stephen Sanchez – Until I Found You (Tabs)

Stephen Sanchez – Until I Found You (Tab) In a rare case of being almost up to date, here’s a tab of Stephen Sanchez’s retro ballad and TikTok smash Until I Found You. Intro: The retro touches start in the intro with a classic IV to minor iv chord change (C to Cm) in this […]

Old Crow Medicine Show/Darius Rucker – Wagon Wheel (Tabs)

Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel (Tab) Old Crow Medicine Show’s Wagon Wheel is pretty much ubiquitous wherever ukuleles are strummed. Or any instrument is strummed. Even Kesha has had a go at it. Part of the reason it’s so popular is its long gestation taking in Curtis Jone’s Roll Me Mama and Bob […]

Friday Links: Maui Strong, Dick Van Dyke

Ukulelists have been raising money to support those affected by the Maui wildfire with Eddie Vedder and Jack Johnson auctioning off ukes, and Taimane playing a benefit. Plus, Jake Shimabukuro is donating profits from his Hana Hou Festival to the fund. You can buy tickets to the online stream the event here. On Video – […]