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- Posted on Aug 30th 2011 5:00PM by Dan Reilly
1. 'Here Comes the Sun,' The Beatles
George Harrison loved the ukulele. Any Harrison song played on the ukulele would definitely have George himself smiling above us.
2. 'Eruption,' Van Halen
There's nothing wrong with a little distortion on your ukulele. In fact, you can get a pretty decent tone if you stuff your ukulele with some old T-shirts. It'll help with the unwanted feedback.
3. 'The Godfather Theme'
Being a fan of the ukulele himself, I think Mr. Coppola would grin hearing that timeless melody plucked away on the humble four-string instrument -- if he hasn't already covered it himself.
4. 'What Is Hip?,' Tower pf Power
If you can pull this one off, then you got some serious groove in your pocket.
5. 'Hawaii 5-0 Theme'
Now this one is a no-brainer. I'm not sure why there's no ukulele version out there yet. Hmm ...