This is a favourite around our way. A great wry lyric and an instantly hummable tune.
Here’s a three chord blues classic by Leadbelly. It’s a great one to sing and stomp along to.
Here is a fun little ditty about breaking up at Christmastime. It’s by a band called the Nudie Suits, and I can’t find a clip online, so I’ve put one up here.
Parting is such sweet sorrow and so is this song. A jazz standard, it can be played many ways and has been recorded by many.
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.
One with a country and western them that group is just going to love! Grab all the four-stringed instruments you can find for this one!
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?
Supercharge a ukulele performance with a cover of this hit by supergroup Travelling Wilburys.
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?