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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween – Trick Or Uke Treat

Enjoy this fun version of Blue Öyster Cult’s (Don’t Fear) The Reaper by Gus & Fin (GUGUG). More cowbell!

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2013 in Uke History & Trivia

 

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PLUC Weekend Workout

We’re often asked questions in club nights about music theory. There are already a number of useful articles on our website &, recently, I spotted that the Open University offer this free introductory course An Introduction To Music Theory on their Open Learn site. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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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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PLUC Tales – A Tale Of Two Ukuleles

I’m always up for a sing-song; although admittedly, I haven’t the voice for it. However, there is something magical about the ukulele.

I didn’t know when I bought my son a ukulele from the music shop for £19.99 that I would be the one using it.
Despite this, I was warmly welcomed even with my son’s bright pink ukulele, which needed to be re-tuned after every song or tenth strum. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Gigs With Ukes 4

Sunday 29th September’s Ukulele Cabaret & Workshop at The Albany, Deptford, was a great night. First was Tricity Vogue, hosting the evening. She has an infectious personality, great voice and music ability. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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