Download: The Happy Ukulele Songbook PDF
May 2014: Revised Version 2 released! (Links updated on this page.) Contains minor formatting and content updates for a better overall experience!
This songbook contains 52 of my favorite songs on the uke, from beginner to intermediate level, gathered over the past couple years since learning to play this magical instrument. I also created a special introductory how-to section, with tips and tricks based on the popular ukulele workshops I occasionally lead around the world.
The very first version of this collection was created for my first workshop in January 2013 with just about 15 songs, and since then it’s taken a beating on my travels, and a life of its own.
My favorite part of putting this book together has been gathering so many of my favorite songs…brilliant classics that have stood the test of time. Songs with a distinctly human blend of sweetness, love and Soul, brimming over with style and character. These are songs of life and love you can play for years with your friends and loved ones, and timeless classics that will continue being played long after we’re gone.
But it all starts with you now, taking a little time out from your busy life to enjoy a moment of surrendering to the music and letting go of everything else, if even just for a few brief moments…. Continue Reading →