Good Ukulele Songs (3)
This post is about good ukulele songs.
What is a good ukulele song? Is it a song that sounds good on the ukulele, or is it a song that is easy to play on the ukulele?
Songs like “Somewhere over the rainbow” and other popular songs from movies were, and are, extremely popular on the Ukulele, because everyone knows them. This has also been one of the reasons for the Ukulele’s popularity.
You can actually play any kind of music on a ukulele, but some styles are better suited than others. Hawaiian music is especially pleasant to listen to on a ukulele, but the limit does not go there. Both jazz, blues, rock, country and popular music can be good on a ukulele. It always depends on the performer.
First of all, to find links to free songs and songbooks, with lyrics and chords, you should read the other posts that we have about songs. We’ve done the searching for you! (Go to Popular Ukulele Songs!)
You can also find excellent artists on YouTube who can teach you how to play it so it sounds good, or you can see many videos in our articles.
Another website for songs with free lyrics and chords is ukuland.com
The site from Musical-U has a very good post that direct you to many sites where you can find songs.
Follow the link.
Ukulele songbook from Amazon: (#Ad)
If you not have been to our homepage, you should go there and watch the video with the two girls playing Ukulele, because they are awesome!
Instructions for the La Vie En Rose:
If you are going to play good ukulele songs, you furthermore need to know how to “Chunk” or mute.
If you want to play the Ukulele, this technique is something you need to learn in addition to chords, progressions and strumming patterns. The chunk is also something you need to play in some of the patterns. Anyway, this will immediately bring your playing to a more professional level. Go to our post about it and learn!
Some also mute with the fingers, that holds the chord, by losing them up a bit.
What about learning some Ukulele Tricks?
Some tricks are simple to learn, and some is a bit more difficult. Anyway, if you can some tricks it can cover up that you have some losses in your skills, or if you are really good, it will bring your playing to a new level. Go to our post about Ukulele Tricks!
Go to the other posts we have about Ukulele Songs!