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PLUC Member’s Choice – The Beatles Complete On Ukulele

23 Oct

As they are my favourite group, one of the first things I wanted to do when starting the ukulele was to play Beatle numbers on it. Fortunately, there are plenty of sites on-line with arrangements (some better than others!) & a variety of books for uke or guitar containing the chords.

I was delighted when I came across The Beatles Complete on Ukulele project around this time last year, when one of the mailing lists to which I subscribed posted a link to Gerald Ross’ rendition of Penny Lane:



The project, masterminded by Roger Greenawalt, ran from January 2009 until end of July 2012: each Tuesday a new uke-related Beatles tune was posted until all of the 185 original compositions released by the Fab Four  between 1962 – 1970 were on-line.

Songs are arranged in the order they were loaded onto the site & now also by album. All are available for free download (although you can pay to receive the entire collection in one download or lend support by buying other merchandise).

If I Needed Someone/Wenn Ich Jemanden Brauche by Christian Jahl:

The songs cover a wide range of styles – from faithful copies to stunning instrumentals; gentle folksy to rocking numbers; and recordings from people you wouldn’t expect – such as Cynthia Lennon & Deepak Chopra.

Definitely worth dipping into.

Jeanette

Related posts: Uke Player Of The Week – Christian Jahl

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Posted by on October 23, 2012 in PLUC News & Info

 

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3 responses to “PLUC Member’s Choice – The Beatles Complete On Ukulele

  1. redpaul1

    October 23, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    I actually downloaded the complete set when it was still free to do so. And I’ve actually organised it all into album & track order. If anyone wants CDs…

     
    • Neil

      July 25, 2013 at 3:55 pm

      would love an upload of these…..I’ve got about the first 120 but missed the rest as was away for ages…..any chance?

       

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