Archive for 2015

Uke for Xmas? Read This!

When I got my first ukulele, I was completely clueless. This was in those dark, long forgotten days before the internet had been discovered. I didn’t even realise that the strings weren’t supposed to go thickest to thinnest and restrung it. But you can save yourself from the social disgrace I experienced. I’ve put together […]

Merry Christmas! See you in 2016

Merry Christmas, Chanukah Sameach, Happy Holidays, Io Saturnalia and Happy Holidays! (If you’re into that kind of thing.) If you’re after some Christmas music and you’re as Spotify user here’s my Christmas Ukulele playlist. Or if you’re sick of Christmas music my playlist of ukulele selections from 2014. Don’t forget my chord theory ebook How […]

Christmas UkeTube 2015

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Ukulele Uff, Jive Aces: UkeTube

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Solo Ukulele ebook by Wilfried Welti

Erste Ubungsstucke fur Solo Ukulele Wilfried Welti has just released a new free tab ebook Erste Ubungsstucke fur Solo Ukulele and was kind enough to let me share it. The arrangements are very simple and suitable for people just starting out with solo ukulele. It goes along with his solo ukulele crash course for people […]

Winter Wonderland (Tab)

Winter Wonderland (Tabs) I did the chords for this Bernard and Smith tune way back in 2008 so it’s long overdue a run through a tabbed version. I’ve gone with a chord arrangement for most of the tune. That means I’m just holding down chords and strumming. Then emphasising the melody while letting the other […]

Run the Jewels – A Christmas Fucking Miracle (Intro Tab)

Even though it features no animal noises whatsoever*, A Christmas Fucking Miracle is one of my favourite Christmas songs. For this tab of the intro I’m picking all the strings at the same time. That way all the notes are played simultaneously just like a piano (as opposed to strumming where they sound at very […]

2015 Ukulele Quiz

Time for the annual Uke Hunt Christmas time-waster. – Grab a pen and paper – Display knowledge. – There might be spoilers in the comments. – Check the answers here (no peeking). – Return in triumph or despair and share you score in the comments. If you’re reading by email or feed reader you may […]

The Pretenders – 2000 Miles (Chords)

The Pretenders – 2000 Miles (Chords) I’ve written up the live version of this one because it’s lovely (as is Mark Kozelek’s version). The only difference in the arrangement is the long, faded in intro is cut down. It’s dead easy to play. Just three chords and you can use one strum all the way […]

Adele, Brit Rodriguez: UkeTube

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