How to read ukulele tabs

A number of the song sheets here include tablature (tabs). This is a helpful way of showing how to play fingerpicked sections, riffs and licks on stringed instruments. Each of the four lines represent a string and the numbers show which frets to hold down on the fingerboard.

Here is a video tutorial explaining how to read and play along to tab notation on your uke.

I Am Australian

Here’s a song full of national feeling and cultural references. Among other songs, this one has been considered by some as a suitable alternative anthem. What do you think?

I Am Australian

The Wasted Years

Here is an Iron Maiden classic from the Somewhere in Time album. Here’s hoping we can bring a special something to the tune when we play it on the uke!

Have you ever wasted a whole year?

The Wasted Years