Richard G's Latest Ukelele Songs http://www.scorpexuke.com Latest songs added to Richard G's uke site Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:00:32 GMT en-us Hold On - Tom Waits (G) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Hold_On&id=1507 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Hold_On&id=1507 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Hold_On_Tom_Waits.pdf Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT 21/2/2018 : Added Hold On - Tom Waits (G) Surprise, surprise - I've had to transpose this one up a bit to sing it. Make sure to gargle gravel before you try it. Groovy Kind Of Love - Mindbenders (A) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Groovy_Kind_Of_Love&id=1506 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Groovy_Kind_Of_Love&id=1506 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Groovy_Kind_Of_Love_Mindbenders.pdf Wed, 7 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT 7/2/2018 : Added Groovy Kind Of Love - Mindbenders (A) Phil who? I've always loved this version. I had to draw a new chord diagram for this song, folks - Ebsus2. Good news - it's easy and sounds great! To Put Up With You - Paul Williams (F) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?To_Put_Up_With_You&id=1505 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?To_Put_Up_With_You&id=1505 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/To_Put_Up_With_You_Paul_Williams.pdf Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMT 22/12/2017 : Added To Put Up With You - Paul Williams (F) Co-written by Williams, this song was covered by several bands before he got around to releasing it on his first album, Someday Man. I've always loved it...hope someone else does, too! Hard Headed Woman - Cat Stevens (F) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Hard_Headed_Woman&id=1504 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Hard_Headed_Woman&id=1504 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Hard_Headed_Woman_Cat_Stevens.pdf Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMT 20/11/2017 : Added Hard Headed Woman - Cat Stevens (F) The Cat is going to be in our town next weekend. Here's a consolation prize if you didn't get a ticket. Take care with that tricky timing! 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.