Friday, April 12, 2002

Tiki King on the Radio! KBOO FM - Portland's Uncorporate Community Radio - Presents:
The Tiki Cha Cha Club, this week is "the greatest show on earth" as well as songs from the new Tiki King CD, "With a Twist." On the Air and Webcasting Live Monday Night, April 15th, 11pm USA Pacific Coast Time (7am-London; 10am-Moscow; 9am-Jerusalem; 7pm-Hong Kong; 9pm-Honolulu) on: http://www.kboo.org In the north west, KBOO FM can be heard on the airwaves at 90.7 in the Portland area, 92.7 in Columbia Gorge, and at 100.7 in Corvallis. Discuss

Tuesday, April 09, 2002

Great article from the Honolulu Advertiser about Myrtle K. Hilo, the "Singing Taxi Driver." (You can buy Myrtle's CD and listen to some song samples here.) Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)
Meet Boo Takagi, Japan's ukulele sweetheart. Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)
Ukulele news from Japan: "People may seek out the relaxing sounds of ukuleles when society is beset with news of high jobless rates and the rise in corporate failures." Link Discuss (Thanks\, Gary!)
Here's a reproduction of Roy Smeck's ukulele. Love those seal sound holes! Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)

Wednesday, April 03, 2002

Paul McCartney played the uke in tribute to George Harrison at a recent concert.
"George [Harrison] was a great ukulele player and whenever you went to his house, he'd play it at the end of the night. I showed him I could play the song on the ukulele and tonight I'd like to do it now as my tribute."
Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)
 
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