One of our newest members, Chloe, had this to say:
PS If you’ve not already heard it, you might want to check out Amanda Palmer’s Ukulele Anthem.
Next up, two votes for a well-known Dolly Parton number,
Wee Kheng explained:
I like to nominate Jolene because it is a catchy tune. Not keen on the lyrics though (one woman begging another not to take away her man – arrgh!)…Though I am not keen on the meaning of the lyrics, the overall effect is lost if it is an instrumental version, so I’d like to submit it as it is.
Steph tells us:
My favourite is still Jolene! I’ve always loved the song and was delighted that the arrangement only has a few basic chords so, as a relative beginner, I could sing and play one of my favourite popular songs straight away.
Here’s a perfromance of Jolene by Adzuki & Smokey Stubbs:
We recently asked our members for their favourite uke-related website or fave uke song they’d heard this year. Several have already responded & we hope to have an on-line vote in December to choose the most popular from all the submissions.