Sure, it took me thirty five years to discover it, but by noGod, I love playing ukes.
If you are starting out, the first thing you should do is download the book from here.
- ukulelehunt.com/ (Click on the link but don’t say the name out loud!)
- http://beatlesite.info/index.html (yup, most of the Beatles hits on ukulele)
- http://chordie.com/ (pick any song, it’ll give you the option to select ukulele chords)
Youtube folk who’ll teach you stuff
- MusicTeacher2010 (and try MusicTeacher2009 as well)
Youtube folk who’ll inspire you
- Matt Lindahl as 13Chicken (especially this song: Seeso’s Ukulele Contest and this one: A Song for Everybody and this one: The Backwards Alphabet Song)
- Julie Nunes as jaaaaaaa (especially this song: Destiny’s Child Survivor and this song: Buttercup)
- Monsterbazz (especially Single Ladies (put a ring on it). Monsterbazz used to have dozens of great songs, however the Red Hot Chilli Peppers shut his original youtube channel because he covered on of their songs. And yes, that’s a bass ukulele he’s playing (if anyone wants to buy it for me, I won’t mind)
- Deach (The world famous Deach!) (especially Pocket Dialling Girlfriend and Dracula’s Lament)
- lisaxy424 The Fear and The Boy Least Likely To, Every Goliath has its David
- Krabbers with his 2009 best original ukulele song The Message and Sub-Zero Rock ‘n’ Roll
Online stores I’ve bought from and recommend
- Ukulele_Guy (with his great blog Ukulele Guy)
Got a hot website I’ve missed? What about your favourite YouTuber? Let me know in the comments section!