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HBolte
10-18-2013, 01:10 PM
I just learned Sweet Lorraine, working on Freight Train now. How about you?

sukie
10-18-2013, 01:17 PM
On Fire -- Troy Fernandez. Man, it's fun.

bonesigh
10-18-2013, 01:34 PM
Tico Tico http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY6DkPs05TM

Dougf
10-18-2013, 01:38 PM
I almost took a stab at "You Go to My Head" for season 87, but decided to do "Lush Life" instead. I might try another foreign language song, people seemed to like my "Insensatez" by Jobim.

HBolte
10-18-2013, 01:43 PM
Tico Tico http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY6DkPs05TM

That's a handful!


I almost took a stab at "You Go to My Head" for season 87, but decided to do "Lush Life" instead. I might try another foreign language song, people seemed to like my "Insensatez" by Jobim.

Lot's of good stuff on your youtube channel.

hucklelele
10-18-2013, 01:49 PM
I'd like to do one for the Season of Uke thing- Drinking songs-

called "I puke on My Uke"
where I'd repeatedly spew beef stew
And Other Delights
all over my Badaax uke

but I just don't have the time
chauv rats....

mds725
10-18-2013, 01:56 PM
I've been trying to write my own songs recently, so I've been spending a lot of time "noodling" looking for a melody or chord changes that catch my ear. At the same time, I'm going to be performing with the Kapalakiko Hawaiian Music Workshop Band at the Kapalakiko Luau in Newark on Saturday November 9, so we've been rehearsing for that.

BigMamaJ40
10-18-2013, 02:22 PM
http://youtu.be/mawHU1pRub4

"Fly Me to the Moon", as taught by Aaron at The Ukulele Site.

I am also working on "Five Foot Two", as taught by Marcy Marxer.

Kem
10-18-2013, 02:39 PM
I'm working on my own music on the uke at the moment. As my band has lost its guitarist, I have been forced to pick up my tenor guitar, abandoning both the uke and the accordion (albeit only as far as the band is concerned); I'm doing "Four Strong Winds" and "Whiskey in the Jar" on the tenor. I suppose the tenor guitar could be seen as a great big ukulele with weird tuning.

Newportlocal
10-18-2013, 02:45 PM
Too many songs to list,but Imagine dragons radioactive is my current favorite. I love playing and singing it!

peewee
10-18-2013, 02:48 PM
Whiskey before Breakfast (the fiddle tune) hopefully I'll get to learn and record it before season 87 is over

cantsing
10-18-2013, 02:52 PM
I'm trying to do justice to Ashokan Farewell. Some generous people have shared tabs, including Sawlon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L50QrIWiaCM) and Ken Milddleton (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nr-ddFZVrtE).

PeteyHoudini
10-18-2013, 03:32 PM
"Habanera" from the opera Carmen for my Martin 2K tenor uke review... man, I just love that song and singing in French!!!

Petey

SailQwest
10-18-2013, 03:50 PM
Love Shack and Vincent.
Both of these songs have proven to be more challenging than I expected, but in good ways. :D

ukemunga
10-18-2013, 04:01 PM
Love Shack and Vincent.
Both of these songs have proven to be more challenging than I expected, but in good ways. :D

I am obsessed with Vincent. Hauntingly beautiful melody. Oh, to be able to really fingerpick, instead of mucking about as I do!

I keep playing these over and over, trying to nail them, by title and arrangement...

When I Fall in Love. Nat King Cole; Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye, Casinos;
Georgia on My Mind, Ray Charles; Teach Me Tonight, Diana Krall.

BIGDB
10-18-2013, 04:46 PM
Just learned jake shimabukuros cover of get lucky and I'm working on a original arrangement and tsunami by Chris Salvador at the moment

HBolte
10-18-2013, 05:23 PM
Ah, Vincent. That will have to be next on my list!

Mandalyn
10-18-2013, 05:40 PM
Today I worked on When Sunny Gets Blue
I've played it for a while, but I want to add more to the uke part.

hibiscus
10-18-2013, 05:52 PM
I just ordered a couple of arrangements from Mike Lynch that are easy on my sore wrists and quite lovely. Today and Moon River.

janeray1940
10-18-2013, 06:06 PM
A really simple yet satisfying arrangement of Autumn Leaves arranged by Kiyoshi Kobayashi (http://www1.ttcn.ne.jp/k-koba/) from this book (http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E6%A8%A1%E7%AF%84%E6%BC%94%E5%A5%8FCD%E4%BB%98-%E3%82%A6%E3%82%AF%E3%83%AC%E3%83%AC%E3%82%B8%E3%8 3%A3%E3%82%BA-%E3%82%A6%E3%82%AF%E3%83%AC%E3%83%AC1%E6%9C%AC%E3% 81%A7%E5%90%8D%E6%9B%B2%E3%81%AE%E6%BC%94%E5%A5%8F %E3%81%8C%E6%A5%BD%E3%81%97%E3%82%81%E3%82%8B%E6%A 5%B5%E4%B8%8A%E3%81%AE%E3%82%B8%E3%83%A3%E3%82%BA% E6%9B%B2%E9%9B%86-%E3%82%AD%E3%83%A8%E3%82%B7-%E5%B0%8F%E6%9E%97/dp/4904456718).

Dan Uke
10-18-2013, 06:12 PM
Royals by Lorde instrumental while trying to add a percussion beat.

flyingace
10-18-2013, 06:22 PM
Falling Slowly by Glen Hansard from the movie Once. Love this song and it's really nice to play and sing.

Just finished rehearsing "Baby would you marry me?" by Svavar Knutur and Marketa Irglova. Fun and cute song. Everyone loves to sing along!

Need to find a new song to work on!

Peterjens
10-18-2013, 07:09 PM
I Get Ideas (When We are Dancing)
Danielle's version - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTF8x-2XbWc

bborzell
10-18-2013, 08:16 PM
After You've Gone. Finger style.

kohanmike
10-18-2013, 09:11 PM
Being the beginner I am, I'm strumming "King of the Road" and singing a long. Someday I'll venture into filling in melodies and not subject the world to my voice.

ukemunga
10-19-2013, 01:50 AM
Royals by Lorde instrumental while trying to add a percussion beat.

If you haven't seen it, check out "Walk Off the Earth's" version.

kkimura
10-19-2013, 01:51 AM
Blue Skies (not ready for prime time yet)

CTurner
10-19-2013, 03:59 AM
"Till There was You" and " I'll Remember April"

HBolte
10-19-2013, 04:18 AM
Falling Slowly by Glen Hansard from the movie Once. Love this song and it's really nice to play and sing.

Just finished rehearsing "Baby would you marry me?" by Svavar Knutur and Marketa Irglova. Fun and cute song. Everyone loves to sing along!

Need to find a new song to work on!

Once has some nice songs, everyone here should watch it.


"Till There was You" and " I'll Remember April"

There is a good sheet for "Till There Was You" and many more here: http://sanjoseukeclub.org/song_book.html

TTWY sounds nice if you do kind of a Travis Picking on it.

G Hill
10-19-2013, 03:05 PM
I'm currently working on Don Mcleans American Pie and Donavans Remember the Alamo. Two songs that I have always loved.
Cheers
Gary

Hippie Dribble
10-19-2013, 03:10 PM
If I Never See You As Long As I Live (That'll Even Be Too Soon)

Newportlocal
10-19-2013, 03:16 PM
Fitz and the tantrums breaking the chains of love,and imagine dragons demons are the favorites today.

Tootler
10-20-2013, 12:52 AM
The Calton Weaver (Scots Trad) and Down at the Old Bull and Bush. Drinking songs for season 87. Got to get them done today or it'll be too late.
:rulez:

Raygf
10-20-2013, 01:07 AM
If The River Was Whiskey - Charlie Poole
One Scotch, One Bourbon and One Beer - Amos Wilburn
Jockey Full of Bourbon - Tom Waits

kwokkie
10-21-2013, 03:14 AM
MacGyver theme

Ukejungle
10-21-2013, 05:24 AM
I'll See You in My Dreams.

HendrikM
10-21-2013, 12:34 PM
Strumming - The Beatles Penny Lane
Fingerstyle - Edith Piaf - La Vie en Rose (Still a stretch)

Pueo
10-21-2013, 12:59 PM
Na Vaqueros (http://youtu.be/yBAZqIRoWL0) by Kuana Torres Kahele and Akaka Falls inspired by Nathan Aweau's version (http://youtu.be/N7PCmz5kCXE).

Cornfield
10-22-2013, 01:46 AM
Are You Having Any Fun

teruterubouzu
10-22-2013, 01:52 AM
Undermine.

cigarfan
10-22-2013, 03:07 AM
Love Came Gently

prooftheory
10-22-2013, 03:18 AM
Dead Man's Party

musiccityuker
10-22-2013, 03:27 AM
Engine, Engine #9... 1965 hit for Roger Miller.