Richard G's Latest Ukelele Songs http://www.scorpexuke.com Latest songs added to Richard G's uke site Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:37:43 GMT en-us My Roots Go Down - Sarah Pirtle (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?My_Roots_Go_Down&id=1503 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?My_Roots_Go_Down&id=1503 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/My_Roots_Go_Down_Sarah_Pirtle.pdf Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMT 17/11/2017 : Added My Roots Go Down - Sarah Pirtle (C) A request from Karen, who wants to play along with her kindergarten class as they sing this very charming song Mona Lisa And Mad Hatters - Elton John (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Mona_Lisa_And_Mad_Hatters&id=1502 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Mona_Lisa_And_Mad_Hatters&id=1502 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Mona_Lisa_And_Mad_Hatters_Elton_John.pdf Mon, 6 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMT 6/11/2017 : Added Mona Lisa And Mad Hatters - Elton John (C) Earworm caused by watching Almost Famous on the weekend. From Honky Chateau, 1972 Signs - Five Man Electrical Band (D) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Signs&id=1501 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Signs&id=1501 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Signs_Five_Man_Electrical_Band.pdf Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT 29/9/2017 : Added Signs - Five Man Electrical Band (D) New upload for this one Before The Next Teardrop Falls - Freddie Fender (G) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Before_The_Next_Teardrop_Falls&id=1500 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Before_The_Next_Teardrop_Falls&id=1500 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Before_The_Next_Teardrop_Falls_Freddy_Fender.pdf Thu, 28 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT 28/9/2017 : Added Before The Next Teardrop Falls - Freddie Fender (G) Polish up your Spanish and get your Tex-Mex on! Thanks for the suggestion, Gaenor. Shooting Star - Bad Company (A) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Shooting_Star&id=1499 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Shooting_Star&id=1499 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Shooting_Star_Bad_Company.pdf Thu, 28 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT 28/9/2017 : Added Shooting Star - Bad Company (A) Let this be a warning to you, all you aspiring rock and roll ukers out there..... Already Home - Alex The Astronaut (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Already_Home&id=1497 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Already_Home&id=1497 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Already_Home_Alex_The_Astronaut.pdf Thu, 3 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT 3/8/2017 : Added Already Home - Alex The Astronaut (C) My friend Andrew keeps playing this on his radio show and it has seeped into my head....a gentle, plaintive slice-of-life song. Dead End Street - Kinks (Am) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Dead_End_Street&id=1496 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Dead_End_Street&id=1496 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Dead_End_Street_The_Kinks.pdf Wed, 2 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT 2/8/2017 : Added Dead End Street - Kinks (Am) Thanks to the Adelaide Hills Ukulele Group for suggesting this one. What are we living for? Playing uke a whole lot more! Seven Nation Army - White Stripes (Dm) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Seven_Nation_Army&id=1495 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Seven_Nation_Army&id=1495 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Seven_Nation_Army_White_Stripes.pdf Mon, 31 Jul 2017 12:00:00 GMT 31/7/2017 : Added Seven Nation Army - White Stripes (Dm) Fell in love with the bass line of this song on the weekend. Practise your power chords yet again in the chorus! I Can Help - Billy Swan (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?I_Can_Help&id=1494 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?I_Can_Help&id=1494 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/I_Can_Help_Billy_Swan.pdf Wed, 5 Jul 2017 12:00:00 GMT 5/7/2017 : Added I Can Help - Billy Swan (C) Get to know your relative minors! I haven't tabbed the solo - if you're good enough to play it, you're good enough to work it out yourself. Put in as many faux endings as you like! The Long And Winding Road - Beatles (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?The_Long_And_Winding_Road&id=1493 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?The_Long_And_Winding_Road&id=1493 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/The_Long_And_Winding_Road_Beatles.pdf Mon, 3 Jul 2017 12:00:00 GMT 3/7/2017 : Added The Long And Winding Road - Beatles (C) Suggested on the FB page, and here it is. I've included some progressions that attempt to capture the strings in the original. Link is to a demo tape (Beatles originals aren't available on Youtube) Handy Man - James Taylor (D) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Handy_Man&id=1492 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Handy_Man&id=1492 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Handy_Man_James_Taylor.pdf Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT 28/6/2017 : Added Handy Man - James Taylor (D) Not the original but this version gets the nod for the romantic arrangement. Good for practising passing chords - just one strum at the end of the line to lead into the next chord, reflecting the bass notes. I've Been A Bad Bad Boy - Paul Jones (D) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?I've_Been_A_Bad_Bad_Boy&id=1491 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?I've_Been_A_Bad_Bad_Boy&id=1491 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Ive_Been_A_Bad_Bad_Boy_Paul_Jones.pdf Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT 23/6/2017 : Added I've Been A Bad Bad Boy - Paul Jones (D) Hey all you straighty 180 ukers out there - you have my permission to sing this song, but you must have a cheeky smile on your face and your tongue in your cheek...just like me.... Tired Of Waiting For You - Kinks (G) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Tired_Of_Waiting_For_You&id=1490 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Tired_Of_Waiting_For_You&id=1490 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Tired_Of_Waiting_For_You_Kinks.pdf Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT 20/6/2017 : Added Tired Of Waiting For You - Kinks (G) The site needs more Kinks! Here's a start. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?The_First_Time_Ever_I_Saw_Your_Face&id=1489 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?The_First_Time_Ever_I_Saw_Your_Face&id=1489 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/The_First_Time_Ever_I_Saw_Your_Face_Roberta_Flack.pdf Tue, 6 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMT 6/6/2017 : Added The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack (C) Written by Ewan MacColl for Peggy Seeger, but this is the best known version. Good luck with the timing of the meaningful pauses! Back To Black - Amy Winehouse (Dm) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Back_To_Black&id=1488 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Back_To_Black&id=1488 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Back_To_Black_Amy_Winehouse.pdf Mon, 22 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT 22/5/2017 : Added Back To Black - Amy Winehouse (Dm) Can the uke make any song sound happy? Not this one. Don't even try. Make it dark. Here We Go - Jon Brion (Am) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Here_We_Go&id=1487 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Here_We_Go&id=1487 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Here_We_Go_Jon_Brion.pdf Thu, 11 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT 11/5/2017 : Added Here We Go - Jon Brion (Am) Here's a very pretty song I hadn't heard before - thanks Matt for introducing me to it. Shades of John Lennon in the voice. From the Punch Drunk Love soundtrack. This Whole World - Beach Boys (C) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?This_Whole_World&id=1486 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?This_Whole_World&id=1486 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/This_Whole_World_Beach_Boys.pdf Wed, 3 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT 3/5/2017 : Added This Whole World - Beach Boys (C) I hope that someone, somewhere has harboured a dream to play this song from the Sunflower album. 19 different chords in two minutes of Brian Wilson magic. Heroes - David Bowie (D) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Heroes&id=1485 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Heroes&id=1485 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Heroes_David_Bowie.pdf Mon, 1 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT 1/5/2017 : Added Heroes - David Bowie (D) Thanks for suggesting this one, KK. Just listening to you right now on 3D. All The Young Dudes - Mott The Hoople (D) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?All_The_Young_Dudes&id=1484 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?All_The_Young_Dudes&id=1484 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/All_The_Young_Dudes_Mott_The_Hoople.pdf Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMT 24/4/2017 : Added All The Young Dudes - Mott The Hoople (D) Heard this while on a road trip last weekend. Written for the band by David Bowie. Lazy Sunday - Small Faces (G) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Lazy_Sunday&id=1483 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Lazy_Sunday&id=1483 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Lazy_Sunday_Small_Faces.pdf Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMT 21/4/2017 : Added Lazy Sunday - Small Faces (G) Steve Marriot and the gang didn't want to release this song, but I'm glad they did! I've had to drop it back a tone to be able to sing it, and it's still quite a stretch. Don't forget your faux cockney accent