Ukulele Tabs for ‘Banks of the Wabash’

I’ve had a request for the tabs of this tune. So here is my first attempt at it.wabash


Published in: on March 14, 2013 at 8:24 pm  Comments (1)  
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All the videos for my book-in-progress are up on YouTube

I’ve now tabbed the 17 old songs to be included in my e-book that I’m hoping to publish sometime soon [see update here]. Its title is The Social Life of the Ukulele. I intend including some of the stories on this blog (my favourites) and of course tabs for some of the tunes posted here as well.
The final list of tunes is:

My Gal Sal by Paul Dresser (1895)
When You were Sweet Sixteen by James Thornton (1898)
Meet me in St Louis, Louis by Kerry Mills (1904)
By the Light of the Silvery Moon by Gus Edwards (1909)
I want a girl, just like the girl that married dear old Dad by Harry Von Tilzer (1911)
Moonlight Bay by Percy Wench (1912)
Peg o’ My Heart by Fred Fischer (1913)
You Made Me Love You by James Monaco (1913)
Poor Butterfly by Raymond Hubbell (1916)
If You were the Only Girl in the World by Nat D. Ayer (1916)
Pretty Baby by Tony Jackson and Egbert Van Alstyne (1916)
Somebody Stole My Gal by Leo Wood (1918)
Avalon by Al Jolson, B De Sylva and Vincent Rose (1920)
April Showers by Lou Silvers (1921)
Second Hand Rose by James F. Hanley (1921)
Ain’t We Got Fun by Richard A. Whiting (1921)
Carolina in the Morning by Walter Donaldson (1922)

Video demonstrations for these tune may be viewed here:

Published in: on March 11, 2013 at 8:27 pm  Comments (3)  
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If you were the only girl in the world (1916) on ukulele

Yet another video for my book-in-progress…

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Avalon (1920) on ukulele

Well, Admiral Podmore has been defeated (so Warcraft III can be mothballed), and so I present to you, by way of celebration, “Avalon”.

A new video to go with my book in progress, “The Social Life of the Ukulele”.

Published in: on March 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm  Leave a Comment  
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World of Warcraft III and the ukulele

Just an update on that book I was supposed to be writing. My daughter gave me a computer game for Christmas — the battle chest version of WWC3. I’m on the very last episode of the supplementary campaign. Once I’ve defeated the Grand Admiral, I’ll be back to the book. Sorry about that.

Published in: on March 2, 2013 at 8:33 am  Leave a Comment  
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