I’ve been playing ukulele for five years now. It began when my friend James to stay with his wife and children for the weekend in July 2007 armed with a blue Mahalo ukulele. He taught me some basic chords jotted on a piece of scrap paper and I learned I’ve Got The Whole World In My Hands. It felt really good and from this moment I was hooked. James had been taught by Mr C from the UPHoS group in Sudbury Suffolk, who was running a school club at the primary school they both worked in. Read the rest of this entry »
Tag Archives: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
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: