My Collection of Ukulele Tunes is now available!

Please have a look and tell me what you think.

You may obtain a copy here.

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Published in: on January 6, 2014 at 12:32 pm  Comments (12)  
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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: www.youtube.com/user/reyalpEleluku

Published in: on March 11, 2013 at 8:27 pm  Comments (3)  
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New Ukulele Chord Solo Book under Construction

I’ve tabbed 19-odd old songs to be included in an e-book that I’m hoping to publish before the end of 2012. Its working 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. [UPDATE: SEE THIS POST]
The tunes are:

Moonlight Bay by Percy Wenrich (1912)
My Gal Sal by Paul Dresser (1895)
By the Light of the Silvery Moon by Gus Edwards (1909)
Peg o’ My Heart by Fred Fischer (1913)
Rose of Washington Square by James F. Hanley (1920)
April Showers by Lou Silvers (1921)
When You were Sweet Sixteen by James Thornton (1898)
Avalon by A. Jolson, B De Sylva and Vincent Rose (1920)
Second Hand Rose by James F. Hanley (1921)
Poor Butterfly by Raymond Hubbell (1916)
Ball-in’ the Jack by Chris Smith (1913)
Carolina in the Morning by Walter Donaldson (1922)
You Made Me Love You by James Monaco (1913)
If You were the Only Girl in the World by Nat D. Ayer (1916)
Ain’t We Got Fun by Richard A. Whiting (1921)
Pretty Baby by Tony Jackson and Egbert Van Alstyne (1916)
Somebody Stole My Gal by Leo Wood (1918)

Please let me know if you think it is worth my while…. Ta

Published in: on October 13, 2012 at 6:27 pm  Comments (12)  
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