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Top Of The Ukes

Number One in the UK Charts on this day in 1983 was Culture Club’s Karma Chameleon:

(Those of you paying attention may have realised that it’s my birthday – & I’ve given away my DOB by mentioning what was topping the charts when I was born in another post! Jeanette)

 
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Posted by on October 23, 2013 in Uke History & Trivia

 

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Top Of The Ukes

Number One in the UK charts exactly thirty years ago, on 15 June 1983, was The Police with one of their most well-known songs,, Every Breath You Take. Here’s paxukulele’s cover version of it (with chords on Show more underneath his videoif you want to strum along):

 
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Posted by on June 15, 2013 in Uke History & Trivia

 

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UK Number One on 13 Nov 1968 was Hugo Montenegro’s cover version of, arguably, Ennio Morricone’s best known composition –  the theme tune to The Good, The Bad & The Ugly. It was the first instrumental to top the charts since Foot Tapper from The Shadows, five years previously.

Here’s a version of the Spaghetti Western’s theme by The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain:

 
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Posted by on November 13, 2012 in Uke History & Trivia

 

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Top Of The Ukes

Number One in the UK charts exactly thirty years ago, on 26 August 1982, was Dexys Midnight Runners, with Come On Eileen. Here are the uke chords & a YouTube:

 
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Posted by on August 26, 2012 in Uke History & Trivia

 

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