Archive for February, 2023

Culture Club – Karma Chameleon (Tabs)

Culture Club – Karma Chameleon (Tab) In keeping with the theme of the song, Culture Club’s Karma Chameleon is a mish-mash. Including some country harmonic, funky bass, cheesy 80s keyboards and a catchy pop chorus. Intro: A bit of everything here: the guitar riff, muted strums for the drums and a bit of harmonica. Verse […]

UkeTube: Aline Kelly, Chipped Nail Polish, BoyWithUke

Watch on YouTube Tracklist Aline Kelly – Consolação Max & Veronica – If You Want the Rainbow The Mood Swings – He's A Tramp Chipped Nail Polish – Rut The Bookshop Band – All My Wild Mothers emily the band – all the good girls go to hell CocoCapitainePoulet – Sentier BoyWithUke – Rockstar Jon’s […]

Billy Bragg/Kirsty MacColl – A New England (Tabs)

Billy Bragg/Kirsty MacColl – A New England (Tab) A New England was originally by Billy Bragg and made more famous by by Kirsty MacColl. This arrangement starts with a riff inspired by Johnny Marr’s intro on Kirsty MacColl’s version. After that, it’s closer to the Billy Bragg version. I’ve reduced the tempo for my recording. […]

Peggy Lee/Jessica Rabbit – Why Don’t You Do Right? (Tabs)

Why Don’t You Do Right? (Tab) Why Don’t You Do Right? has a colourful history. The tune started out as Weed Smoker’s Dream in 1936. It was adapted and released in 1941 by Lil Green (with guitar by Big Bill Broonzy). The most famous version was the Peggy Lee’s uptempo take. At least it was […]

My Favourite Tabs for Valentine’s and St Skeletor’s Day

I spend most of my time here posting angry, cynical songs. But I do occassionally deal with matters of the heart. So for Valentine’s Day, here’s a rundown of some of some of my favourite love song tabs. And for those of you celebrating St Skeletor’s Day on the 15th, there are some songs of […]

Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence (Tabs)

Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence (Tab) A tab for The Sound of Silence by the duo with a guy who was never heard of again and Garfunkel from the world famous ukulele duo Garfunkel and Oates. Because the song is just a verse repeated, I’ve arranged it slightly differently each time. First […]

Riffs and Solos: Weezer, The Specials, Eiffel 65 and more

Weezer – Buddy Holly (Solo) The Specials – Ghost Town The Smile – The Smoke Eiffel 65 – Blue Kool and the Gang – Jungle Boogie Armani White – Billie Eilish Lipps Inc – Funkytown