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Top Ten Facts About the Ukulele

Top Ten Facts About the Ukulele

Top Ten Facts About the Ukulele Fact 1 - Ukulele originates from Portugal, although it is commonly used in Hawaiian music. Fact 2 - Ukulele is commonly known as “uke”. Fact 3 - Three cabinetmakers, Augusto Dias, Manuel Nunes, and Jose do Espirito Santo from Madeira, opened up a shop in Honolulu in 1886 that created and sold the machete …

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Yo! Blog Weekly News Update 26:03:15

Yo! Blog Weekly News Update 26:03:15

Debate: Should music teachers ditch recorders for ukuleles? http://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/friday-feb-27-2015-today-on-your-show-1.2973867/q-debate-should-music-teachers-ditch-recorders-for-ukuleles-1.2975065   Performer James Hill tests his musical range in an album nominated for top awards.... http://thechronicleherald.ca/artslife/1269545-ukulele-master-james-hill-explores-new-paths   Let the 'Ukulele Off' begin! http://www.harriscrystalpalace.org.uk/32/news/article/281/ukulele-off-2015   Aidan James makes it big and at such a tender age! http://www.kitv.com/news/thismorning/first-ep-release-by-musician-aidan-james/30616258   "das model" from Kraftwerk performed by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea7Ysm6veSw

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Song Update: Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley and the Comets

Song Update: Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley and the Comets

https://youtu.be/ZgdufzXvjqw   Click here for the full song and chord charts.   Rock Around the Clock Bill Haley and the Comets C 1, 2, 3 o’clock, 4 o’clock rock! C 5, 6, 7 o’clock, 8 o’clock rock! G We’re gonna rock around the clock tonight C Put your glad rags on, join me, hon’ We’ll have some fun when the …

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Ukulele Events in April 2015

Ukulele Events in April 2015

Click here to find out more about ukulele events in your part of the world. Remember to tell the Yo! Kulele community about your event, just get in touch at yokulelecontact@gmail.com with all your details and we will make a it into a special feature here on the Yo! Blog. Ukulele Events in April 18/04/15 Santa Monica Ukulele Festival. Listen …

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The opening chord to “A Hard Day’s Night” by Thom Pallozola

The opening chord to “A Hard Day’s Night” by Thom Pallozola

Click here to see our lessons, or perhaps you would like to submit one yourself? The opening chord to “A Hard Day’s Night” by The Beatles is one of the most famous chords in rock history! I will leave learning the song to you as it is easily available, but there are few references as to how the opening chord …

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