7 Second Ukulele Lessons: Acoustic

A selection of riffs and motifs from various songs that use powercut-proof instruments. Including uke, guitar, piano, fiddle and marimba (courtesy of, famed minimalist composer, Steve Reich’s Nagoya Marimbas).

If you like these short tabs, you can find lots more on my Instagram.

Seal – Kiss From a Rose

The original

Alexander Hamilton

(The “What’s your name, man?” bit)

The original

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Cumbé

The original

Steve Reich – Nagoya Marimbas

The original

Penguin Cafe Orchestra – Perpetuum Mobile

(Tuning: gBEA)

The original

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick – Byker Hill

The original

Joanna Newsom – Cosima

The original

Zoë Bestel – Blue


The original (on Spotify)

Uncle Kracker – Follow Me


The original

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