Live in London #2, Tab-U-Learn Returns: Friday Links

Two new records out: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain’s Live in London #2 and a solo EP from Howlin’ Hobbit available on CD and by download. And he could use the support.

Tab-U-Learn is back up and running. It has the best selection of baritone ukulele tabs anywhere on the net, so get over that if that’s your axe of choice.

I discuss playing ukulele by ear with Jim D’Ville.

Bosco and Honey officially launch their OZ contest. And it’s great to see they’re getting a lot of support from sponsors.

Judy Robinson is doing a survey of ukulele players. Fill it in and you could win an iPod.

New(ish) uke blog: Ukulele Perspective.

Ian Chadwick has a bunch of vintage ukulele songbooks available for download.

The Indie Rock Coloring Book – cool idea and it has a ukulele on the cover.

“George Formby is one of my heroes,” says Zooey Deschanel.

Celebs on the uke: Tony Danza and Nicky Campbell.

Photos: Day of the Dead painted ukulele, Paper Moon (Thanks to Ukulelia and Zoe), Gibson SG style ukulele, one of those rare cases of a kid-with-uke photo that is so adorable even I don’t hate it.

Armelle interviews classical uker Herman Vandecauters and Ken Middleton for some ukulele fingerpicking tips.

The Blower’s Daughter by Damien Rice on Uker Tabs.

MP3s: Franny Deschanel has some of his songs available for download, Songs:Illionis has Andrew Phillip Tipton. Said the Gramaphone has a track from one of the many bands called The Ukeladies.

Why the ukulele is the smart boy’s choice.

Netbook essential #4 Foxit Reader with one of my ebooks loaded (Thanks to the eagle-eyed J-Hob for spotting that).

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