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Ukulele “Summer Vibe” – by Walk off the Earth (Original)

No matter what the weathers  like where you are, this is officially summer here in Ireland, (at least it was today!) so we’ve gotta have a summer  ukulele song  so how about this?  “Summer Vibe” by “Walk off the Earth”.

Walk off the Earth are a Canadian indie band formed in 2006 in Burlington, Ontario. The band’s cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” using only one guitar went viral in early 2012 and gained over 124 million hits onYouTube.

“Women Who Loved You” (new original on ukulele by Danielle Ate the Sandwich)

Danielle Ate the Sandwich is a very talented ukulele player and songwriter who’s quietly been working away, steadily honing her craft. Her new album Her new album ‘Like a King’ is releasing June 5th, 2012.
It is available for pre-order here: http://danielleatethesandwich.com/index.php/store-2/
Download this track NOW, here:
She is playing one of those “ten a penny” Myna Moe Ukuleles …(just a tinge of the “green monster” erupting here- I’ve been fancying one of those beautiful ukes since I first saw them)
Remember the name “Danielle Ate The Sandwich”:-)

The Magnetic Fields: Andrew in Drag live session – video

Stephin Merritt, the founder and songwriter of unconventional American indie band the Magnetic Fields, visits the Guardian studio with his ukulele to perform a live version of his tragic love song Andrew in Drag. He tells how the song was forged from late evenings in the pub – and also the reaction in Germany to his playing the ukulele.

Levon Helm, Legendary Singer & Drummer with The Band sings “Ophelia”

Levon Helm’s wonderful voice and drumming provided many of the great musical moments to the soundtrack of many of our lives. Levon died on Thursday April 19th and he will be be sadly missed.
He sang so many great songs but the one that has a special significance for ukulele players in Ireland is “Ophelia”.
Its in our songbook and is one of the featured numbers by the Ukeristic Congress.

Sing on Levon…