Aloha! I'm Kainoa and I'll teach you all you want to know about ukuleles. Here you'll find a ton of helpful video lessons that I've created for you. My only thing that I ask of you, is to set aside time to practice. Yes, practice, practice, practice! I'll bet you in no time, you'll be jamming your uke!
Over the years I became passionate about this tiny instrument, learned a lot, and now I'd like to pay it forward and share this passion with you!
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Margaritaville (Jimmy Buffet) Here's a cool and fun song by Jimmy Buffet. Margaritaville was released in 1977 and has been a hit since. Learn to play it here in the key of F. Date added 7/24/15.
Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers) From the man that sang Lean On Me and Just The Two of Us, here's a little Bill Withers song, Ain't No Sunshine. Really easy song to play. Four chords...Am, G, Dm, and E7. Date added 6/23/15.
Ketchy Shuby (Peter Tosh) Peter Tosh was a musician who was a part of the original Wailers. The Wailers were the backing band for the legendary reggae great, Bob Marley. Here I'll be teaching you how to play Ketchy Shuby, a song about soccer/football in Jamaica. It's an easy 3 chord song, consisting of C, G, and D. Date added 6/9/15.
Viva La Vida (Coldplay) Coldplay had been a popular band with a slew of hits that reached the top ten charts up until 2008, when they released the single and album Viva La Vida. This song has a total of 4 chords, which is not in the original key and made easier to play. Date added 5/25/15.
My Way (Frank Sinatra) Here's a classic Americana song done by "Old Blue Eyes", Frank Sinatra. Sinatra made this song popular during the late 60's and has been one of his most recognized hits. Here you'll learn how to play it in the key of D. Date added 5/17/15.
The Long and Winding Road (Beatles) Another Beatles hit! The Long and Winding Road was written and sung by Paul McCartney. It was released in 1970 and had since been a hit on the airwaves. I changed the chords from the original key. You'll be learning this song in D. Have fun! Date added 4/27/15.
Pretty Woman (Roy Orbinson) Pretty Woman was recorded in 1964 by Roy Orbinson. He also recorded numerous hits like Only The Lonely and Crying. This song is also featured in the hit movie Pretty Woman. Date added 3/29/15.
You'll discover a lot of video clips on this site; enjoy the cheerful music from a soprano uke or the smallest to the fuller tones from the other types of ukes. Listen to Hawaiian music or classical tunes sung by famous uke musicians including the Hawaiian legend Israel Kamakawiwoole, the legendary Beatles' guitarist George Harrison, the Canadian prodigy James Hill and many, many more.
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Jul 15, 15 08:27 PM
These three songs are some of the easiest Bob Marley ukulele songs that you can learn.
Jul 09, 15 05:35 AM
A ukulele bag might be more important than you think, even though it's rarely the first thing that you think about when learning to play. Find out more here.
Jul 02, 15 03:35 PM
Ukulele manufacturers have risen and fallen with the popularity of ukulele music, but The best ukuleles and oldest manufacturers are still found in Hawaii.