Uke Hunt is Sixteen

Uke Hunt turned 16 years old a few months ago.According to WebMD a 16 year olds, “can tell and write involved, incredible stories. They are better able to explain, describe, sum up, and argue.” Which will be a first around here.

A massive shoutout to everyone who has generously supported the site via Patreon over the last year. Not only are they the reason the site is still up and running, they’ve also suggested almost all the tabs I’ve done (and 100% of the ones people enjoy).

Here’s a round-up of my favourite tabs and the goings-on of the last year.

May 2022

In tabs:: R.E.M. – Man on the Moon, Nico/Jackson Browne – These Days, Bob Marley and the Wailers – One Love, Keane – Somewhere Only We Know

Patreon tab: Freight Train (Elizabeth Cotten)

June 2022

Favourite videos of the year so far.
– Australian PM, Scott Morrison’s uke humiliation, lead to losing MPs being dispatched by a ukulele robot overlord.

In tabs: Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On, Radiohead – Karma Police, The White Stripes – We’re Going to Be Friends, TLC – Waterfalls and some quick tunes from TV and YouTube.

Patreon tab: Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush)

July 2022

– I reviewed the tabbing software Guitar Pro 8. My updated thoughts: the ability to add an audio file in line with the tab has significantly improved the accuracy of my tabs. I wouldn’t go back to working without it.
Big Chord Quiz 8.
Ukulele moms are an embarrassment.

In tabs: Johnny Cash/NIN – Hurt, Neil Diamond – Song Sung Blue, Alanis Morissette – Hand in My Pocket

Patreon tab: Under the Bridge (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

August 2022

In tabs: The Weeknd – Blinding Lights, Radiohead – Creep, The Chordettes – Mr Sandman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme.

Patreon tab: You Can Call Me Al (Paul Simon)

September 2022

– An airborne ukulele lesson resulted in headlines like “Terror In the Sky!” and “Why the Hague Exists”.

In tabs: The Beatles – Oh! Darling, What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor?, Jim Croce – Time in a Bottle

Patreon tab: Classical Gas (Mason Williams)

October 2022

– A rundown of spooky tabs and chords.

In tabs: Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay, Dido – Thank You (Tabs), Norma Tanega – You’re Dead (What We Do in the Shadows)

Patreon tab: Thriller (Michael Jackson Ukulele Cover)

November 2022

In tabs: Harry Styles – As It Was, The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979, R.E.M. – Endgame, Mazzy Star – Fade Into You

Patreon tab: Nobody Does It Better (Carly Simon)

December 2022

Ringo hated George Harrison’s ukuleles.
– Bob Odenkirk tweeted one of my least popular videos.

In tabs: The Beatles – You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away, Slade – Merry Xmas Everybody, Del Shannon – Runaway (Tabs)

Patreon tab: River (Joni Mitchell)

January 2023

In tabs: Nirvana – Heart-Shaped Box, Billie Eilish – ocean eyes, Garbage – Only Happy When It Rains

Patreon tab: Exit Music (for a Film) (Radiohead)

February 2023

In tabs: Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence, Peggy Lee/Jessica Rabbit – Why Don’t You Do Right?, Billy Bragg/Kirsty MacColl – A New England, Culture Club – Karma Chameleon

Patreon tab: Tiny Dancer (Elton John)

March 2023

In tabs: Burt Bacharach – I’ll Never Fall in Love Again, Afroman – Because I Got High, Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Maps

Patreon tab: Don't Stop Me Now (Queen)

April 2023

In tabs: Green Day – Basket Case, Miley Cyrus – Flowers, Dooley Wilson – As Time Goes By, Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now

Patreon tab: Feel Good Inc (Gorillaz)

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