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Rob Uker
03-02-2017, 08:14 AM
I can't carry a tune in a bucket so I'm always looking for interesting tab arrangements.
My favorite site is Ukulele Hunt and I also like Uke of Carl.
I was wondering if maybe I'm missing out on some other good sites for for interesting tabs.
Any suggestions?

bikemech
03-02-2017, 08:30 AM
Since you mention not being able to sing, are you seeking tabs that include a melody line? Or are you just looking for songs to strum?

Lots of music here:
http://www.doctoruke.com

One Man And His Uke
03-02-2017, 08:30 AM
Dr Uke has some good tunes, and lots of them :-)

Croaky Keith
03-02-2017, 08:58 AM
https://pdfminstrel.wordpress.com/2-standard-high-g-ukulele-pdfs/

janeray1940
03-02-2017, 09:07 AM
I'm guessing the OP meant true tablature and not chord charts, which a lot of folks mistakenly refer to as tabs. (IIRC Dr Uke is technically not tab, it's chord charts.)

Here are a few for the non-singers amongst us:

http://dominator.ukeland.com/index2.shtml
http://jons-ukulele.com/
http://www.ukulele-arts.com/
http://www.samanthamuir.com/ukulele-2/
http://ukulelecraig.com/dwnlds.html

hikaru
03-02-2017, 12:22 PM
I love the short pieces here: http://www.akulele.com/tablature.html

luv2uke
03-02-2017, 08:02 PM
Agree with dominator; also try : http://www.theukulelereview.com/sheet-music-for-instrumental-ukulele/

Booksniffer
03-02-2017, 11:46 PM
I'm guessing the OP meant true tablature and not chord charts, which a lot of folks mistakenly refer to as tabs. (IIRC Dr Uke is technically not tab, it's chord charts.)

Here are a few for the non-singers amongst us:

http://dominator.ukeland.com/index2.shtml
http://jons-ukulele.com/
http://www.ukulele-arts.com/
http://www.samanthamuir.com/ukulele-2/
http://ukulelecraig.com/dwnlds.html

I was going to mention Wilfred Welti (ukulele-arts), but Janeray beat me to it. :)

People referring to chords as 'tabs' is one of my pet peeves... it makes finding actual tabs so much more difficult!

One Man And His Uke
03-03-2017, 12:08 AM
Apologies to the OP, you did state tabs in your post. Sometimes we are too quick off the mark to help ;). Another vote for uke1950's pdfminstrel link if that helps

DownUpDave
03-03-2017, 12:11 AM
Our own member here......R J Putter has a great site....Ukefever. He has high G, low G and even baritone arrangements in many different music styles.

bikemech
03-03-2017, 04:20 AM
People referring to chords as 'tabs' is one of my pet peeves... it makes finding actual tabs so much more difficult!

Yes. This is the assumption (a dangerous thing) I made regarding the opening post when I first read and responded to the thread, that's why I asked for clarification. Upon reading it a second time it seems clear Rob Uker does indeed want tabs.I had intended to include a second link to a tab site but I was in a hurry and drew a blank.

Consider me tarred and feathered.

janeray1940
03-03-2017, 04:59 AM
People referring to chords as 'tabs' is one of my pet peeves... it makes finding actual tabs so much more difficult!

Mine too. Some years back I posted about this and got totally shot down for being pedantic, but - to me it's all about education and clear communication. Definitions, that differentiate one thing from another, are helpful! In this case we're talking about something that's super easy to find (chord charts) vs. something that's much harder to come by (true tab).



Consider me tarred and feathered.

Nah, too harsh. Schooled maybe? :)

Joyful Uke
03-03-2017, 05:42 AM
Here is a good one:
http://www.chiefnoda.com/ukulele/index.html#tabsection

PhilUSAFRet
03-03-2017, 10:50 AM
https://www.ukulele-tabs.com/

Booksniffer
03-03-2017, 11:18 PM
Mine too. Some years back I posted about this and got totally shot down for being pedantic, but - to me it's all about education and clear communication. Definitions, that differentiate one thing from another, are helpful! In this case we're talking about something that's super easy to find (chord charts) vs. something that's much harder to come by (true tab).


How odd that people thought it pedantic; they're just two different things!
It's like trying to buy a cat and people keep showing you horses.... ;)

Anyway, to get back on topic; I don't think Ukulelehunt has been mentioned yet?
http://ukulelehunt.com/tab-chords/

He has both tabs and chords, and differentiates between the two. :D

It's a great website, one of my favorites!

Croaky Keith
03-03-2017, 11:25 PM
I'm with you, regarding chord lyrics being classed as tab, it is definitely not tab. :mad:

Tootler
03-04-2017, 05:27 AM
Mine too. Some years back I posted about this and got totally shot down for being pedantic, but - to me it's all about education and clear communication. Definitions, that differentiate one thing from another, are helpful! In this case we're talking about something that's super easy to find (chord charts) vs. something that's much harder to come by (true tab).


It's not pedantic at all. It's all about ignorance and laziness. People can't be bothered to find out and use the correct terminology. Tabs and Chord Charts are two completely different beasts and serve different purposes. Being idle and not using the correct terminology just causes confusion.

Tablature has a long history going back to the Middle Ages when notation for many instruments was in the form of tablature which told you where to put your fingers rather than giving you the notes to be played and the player then decided how to play those notes. Chord notation is relatively modern and provides a shorthand for accompanying instrumentalists who can then work out a suitable accompaniment to a tune or song.

What you call chord diagrams placed above the music or words of a song, I don't know because you could argue that they are a form of tablature as they tell you where to place your fingers to make the chord. Chord diagram does fine for me, though.

Rllink
03-04-2017, 06:10 AM
It's not pedantic at all. It's all about ignorance and laziness. People can't be bothered to find out and use the correct terminology. Tabs and Chord Charts are two completely different beasts and serve different purposes. Being idle and not using the correct terminology just causes confusion.

Tablature has a long history going back to the Middle Ages when notation for many instruments was in the form of tablature which told you where to put your fingers rather than giving you the notes to be played and the player then decided how to play those notes. Chord notation is relatively modern and provides a shorthand for accompanying instrumentalists who can then work out a suitable accompaniment to a tune or song.

What you call chord diagrams placed above the music or words of a song, I don't know because you could argue that they are a form of tablature as they tell you where to place your fingers to make the chord. Chord diagram does fine for me, though.

That's kind of how I feel about people using the term Jamming to describe a group strum along out of the yellow book.

janeray1940
03-05-2017, 09:34 AM
That's kind of how I feel about people using the term Jamming to describe a group strum along out of the yellow book.

That makes two of us :) I think by definition "jamming" is paperless. Or tablet-less.

Back on topic - another site with lots of actual ukulele tablature that I'd overlooked earlier: http://www.muffin.net.nz/muffin/Uke_Tab.html

Rob Uker
03-06-2017, 05:35 AM
Agree with dominator; also try : http://www.theukulelereview.com/sheet-music-for-instrumental-ukulele/

Wow!!! The Ukulele Review will keep me busy for years to come.
Thanks.

keod
03-06-2017, 09:02 AM
Another site with lots of actual ukulele tablature that I'd overlooked earlier: http://www.muffin.net.nz/muffin/Uke_Tab.html

Thanks for this, lots of great tunes!

groan
03-06-2017, 10:54 AM
I LOVE the collection and layout of this site
https://ukutabs.com/
I'm surprised that it doesn't get quoted often here. Is there a reason?
I like that I can log in and save my favorites.

Brad Bordessa
03-06-2017, 12:41 PM
I LOVE the collection and layout of this site
https://ukutabs.com/
I'm surprised that it doesn't get quoted often here. Is there a reason?
I like that I can log in and save my favorites.

Yes. He rubbed a lot of us the wrong way because pretty much his whole site was plagiarized from the rest of the web at first. No doubt most of the tabs still are, but, to be fair, internet tabs are a pirate free-for-all.

groan
03-07-2017, 03:23 AM
Yes. He rubbed a lot of us the wrong way because pretty much his whole site was plagiarized from the rest of the web at first. No doubt most of the tabs still are, but, to be fair, internet tabs are a pirate free-for-all.

Ah, i see. Sorry to hear that. It appears the only place that actually censors print outs are https://www.ukulele-tabs.com/. They *** out parts of the songs lyrics. It does appear that it's a bit of a free-for-all.