Tuesday, December 31, 2002

La Methode D'Ukulele is an instructional ukulele book written in French. Inlcudes songs by Robert Crumb and Robert Armstrong and comes with a CD. Looks great. If you have a copy, please let everyone here know what you think of it by posting your review in the discussion link.Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)

Monday, December 30, 2002

Forty-six ukulele e-cards for your sending pleasure. Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)

Monday, December 23, 2002

So sad to learn that Joe Strummer died today. He was one of my heroes. And I just learned that he played the uke!

He had immersed himself in music since childhood, and his own musical career began when he started busking with a ukulele at Green Park tube station.

Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)

Thursday, December 12, 2002

Site about Don Blanding: Vagabond Poet, Vernon Kilns Designer, Vernonware, Hawaiian Music Composer, and Aloha Shirt Designer, among other things. Whatta guy. Link Discuss(Thanks, Gary!)
Wonderful archive of old Hawaiian sheet music. Link Discuss (Thanks, Gary!)

Monday, December 02, 2002

Short sound clip of "Yodeling Katy" serenading a cross country bicyclist. Link Discuss (Thanks, Scott!)
Tom Petty says Harrison gave him the gift of ukulele fever.

Petty tells LAUNCH that he credits Harrison with introducing him to the ukulele while they were making the first Traveling Wilburys album. "Yeah, he taught me to play and gave me a ukulele years ago. And, of course, we were close friends for a lot of years, and we did a lot of ukulele playing. It was kinda fun. They're really fun little things, which I, I never would've known if it weren't for George. I'm still grateful that he taught me how to play it, he says.
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