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Christmas Tabs and Chords

If you’re looking for something festive to learn here’s a complete 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 pick up all three for the price of 2 by buying the whole […]

Halloween Tabs and Chords

Now you’ve got your depraved nose-hair trimmer costume together, here are some tunes you may wish to bone up on before the big night. Including a band new version of Danse Macabre so you can compare version and judge whether I’ve improved or degraded in the nine years between arrangements. Addams Family Theme Tune Chopin […]

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 […]

Songs of the States Tab eBook

What’s in it? Tab for: Aura Lee (AKA Love Me Tender) Battle Hymn of the Republic Hail to the Chief The Liberty Bell (AKA Monty Python Theme) Reveille Taps Yankee Doodle How Do I Buy It? Buy it on Gumroad for $9 until the end of August when the price goes up to $12. If […]

Top Eight Chord Progressions of All Time

I’ve covered a lot of incredible chord progressions over the years. And I wanted to pick through them to find the tricks they used. And how those tricks added to the story the song was telling. Let me know your favourite progressions in the comments. 8. Amy Winehouse – Back to Black The Chords Full […]

Uke Hunt is Nine: Review of the Year

It’s Uke Hunt’s ninth birthday tomorrow. According to WebMD 9 year olds, “recognize basic social norms and appropriate behavior”. So this might be your last chance to read puerile, offensive posts like these (although I wouldn’t bet on it): May 2015 – Easy alternatives to chnking. In tabs: Celebrating Eurovision with France Gall’s Poupee de […]

Prince’s Favourite Chord Trick

Prince wrote some of the greatest chord progressions in all pop music. He had all sorts of tricks up his sleeve. But he really loved to use 9 and add9 chords. They’re peppered all over his songs and it’s well worth adding them to your own bag of tricks. Prince’s most iconic use of the […]

Songs with Chords You Know (Updated)

I like to keep a list of songs that use just the most common ukulele chords. Arranged by the order people usually learn them in. That way you can find some songs to play no matter how few chords you know. Songs added to the list: Happy Birthday to You The Libertines – Don’t Look […]

Ukulele for Dummies Second Edition

I’ve been blown away by how well Ukulele for Dummies has done. It’s sold over 100,000 copies now which is way beyond what I ever imagined. It’s also had good review. There are 151 5 star reviews on Amazon UK (with an average of 4.4 stars) and 185 5-star reviews on Amazon US (4.2 average). […]

Ukulele Festivals 2016

Here’s the preliminary list of 2016 ukulele festivals. If you know a festival that needs adding send me a message or leave a comment on this post with the details. USA and Canada Alabama Uke Fest Location: Riverview Campground, Lake Guntersville, Alabama Date: September 10, 2016 Performers: Ukulele Band of Alabama Website: http://alabamaukefest.weebly.com Albuquerque Ukekopelli […]

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