Archive for 2020

Choan Galvez – Larry’s Waltz in Progress (Tab)

Choan Galvez – Larry’s Waltz in Progress (Tab) Today is a guest tab from, Uke Hunt favourite, Choan Gálvez. This is a piece from Choan’s new series of tabs for waltzes dedicated to ukulele lovers called Waltz in Progress. You can get the rest of the tabs as they come out by joining his Patreon […]

UkeTube: Bobby Alu, Carly Rae Jepsen, Valerie June

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Bobby Alu – Dreamin’ mxmtoon ft. Carly Rae Jepsen – ok on your own Valerie June – Somebody To Love Xavi Sanchez – Untrue Blues Natasha Ghosh – Wish You Were Here Elisabeth Pfeiffer – Space Oddity Nicolas Fingerstyle Ukulele – Agua De Beber Demetrius78G – Sympathique Edem Soul – Yellow […]

Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man (Tab)

Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man (Tab) Despite it having over 900 million views on YouTube, I’d never heard this song before it was suggested by Patreon Taras and a surprisingly large number of YouTube commenters. But it’s a catchy song and has some nice elements to it. I particularly like his vocal […]

Gear I Use in 2020

It’s been many years since I did a gear list. So here’s a rundown of the ukes, strings and various other things I use. Ukuleles Main Ukes: For most of my videos I use a tenor Ohana TK-35G. The pointy uke I sometimes use is a tenor KoAloha Sceptre. Practice Uke: I’ve been enjoying using […]

Tracy Chapman – Fast Car (Tabs)

Tracy Chapman – Fast Car (Tabs) Considering what a massive hit this was, it’s not structured at all like a pop song. The verses are a jumble of words and the chorus doesn’t hit until two minutes into the song. But the guitar riff and the “You’ve got a fast car” refrain are both great […]

UkeTube: Zoe Bestel, George Hinchliffe, Avett Brothers

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Zoë Bestel – Teardrop Xavi Sanchez – Saturday Night Rub The Avett Brothers – Prison To Heaven Alamat Ni Ug – Nag-iisang Bituin Kahi Kaonohi – Pohai Kealoha George Hinchliffe – The Snig Hill Stroll RMR x Einer Bankz – Dealer Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq – One More Kiss, Dear Tobias […]

Friday Links: TV Screen Ukes, Ultraman, Ties for Straps

Covid rules force schools to ditch recorders in favour of ukuleles as it turns out kids sharing spit isn’t the best for hygiene. On Video – Electronicos Fantasticos jam on their ukuleles made of TV screens. – Heart transplant recipient played ukulele, sang a duet before surgery – Billie Eilish's ukelele goes up for sale […]

Amazing Grace (Tab)

Amazing Grace (Tab) I was inspired to take on this one after watching Andrea Bocelli at Easter near the start of the lockdown. There are two run-throughs of the melody here. The first uses basic chords (although sometimes in inversions you might not be familiar with). The second uses jazzier chords that are sometimes a […]

The Noveltones – Left Bank Two (Vision On Theme)(Tab)

The Noveltones – Left Bank Two (Tab) You might might not recognise the name of this but the tune is best known to Brits my age as the Vision On/Take Hart gallery theme. And to less grey people might recognise it as the theme to the intro level of LittleBigPlanet. This arrangement is heavily focussed […]

Pixies – Where Is My Mind? (Tab)

Pixies – Where Is My Mind? (Tab) This song is the most requested so far by Patreons. I wasn’t sure whether it would work on uke but the Patreons were correct and, with a few adjustments, it works well. Before I started working on this song, I didn’t full appreciate how unusually placed the melody […]

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