The Popularity Of The Ukulele
The humble ukulele has exploded in popularity over the last few years, and more and more performers are finding great ways of using it. Like this...
Small, popular and tuneful - I'm not talking about Rae, she's on holiday - the ukulele has had something of a resurgence in popularity over the last few years. Whether you're a fan of soulful use of the instrument, such as Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's incredible cover of Somewhere Over The Rainbow....
...or something a little more fun, like Jake Shimabukuro's expert version of Bohemian Rhapsody...
...it's clear that the humble ukulele is a suprisingly versatile instrument. To prove it, we here at the Junkie took three songs we love and converted them to Ukelele tunes. Check out the video attached to this blog. The Junkies are modelling the lovely Stagg UC60-S Concert Ukulele in our flagship Music Store in Leicester, where we've just received a huge delivery of all manner of Ukes!