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An infinite number of chimps playing ukulele

If an infinite amount of monkeys can come up with the complete works of Shakespeare, what would an infinite number of chimps kicking out the jams on ukuleles come…

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Sylvie Simmons Interview

I interviewed Sylvie Simmons last year after her Leonard Cohen book tour.  In the interim, she’s done the unthinkable, crossed the divide from rock journalist to musician and…


Malvina Reynolds – The New Restaurant

I’ve been listening to Malvina Reynolds recently and I just love her.  She’s mainly known as a songwriter and had a few hits in the 60s with songs…

John Fahey – Christmas Album

The New Possibility: John Fahey’s Guitar Soli Christmas Album, is the christmas album that keeps on giving.  If you’ve never been lucky enough to listen to John Fahey’s…

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Buster Keaton – Steamboat Bill, Jr.

The one in which Buster Keaton has a ukulele.  Steamboat Bill, Jr. is on youtube for your viewing pleasure.

John Hannah – Tiki Style Uke


Relentlessly in C – ukulele orchestra of GB

A loose interpretation of Terry Riley’s minimalist masterpiece on the ukulele.


Hole & Corner Magazine

Issue 2 of Hole & Corner has an article on Mark Reddy’s ukulele collection.  There are some beautiful ukuleles featured and it’s a very nicely produced magazine, so if…

A thousand clowns, ukulele films

A Thousand Clowns – a ukulele film for the ages

A Thousand Clowns, a 1965 film based on a play by Herb Gardner is one of the best ukulele films out there.  Murray Burns is an out of work…

Her – Karen O

Besides an excellent song, if you skip to 1.11, the ukulele lives on in Hollywood.