Richard G's Latest Ukelele Songs http://www.scorpexuke.com Latest songs added to Richard G's uke site Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:37:24 GMT en-us 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 Blackberry Way - Move (Am) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Blackberry_Way&id=1482 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Blackberry_Way&id=1482 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Blackberry_Way_Move.pdf Fri, 7 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMT 7/4/2017 : Added Blackberry Way - Move (Am) Here's a cracker! There's a fair bit going on here....17 chords....pay attention now..... City Of Stars - La La Land (Dm) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?City_Of_Stars&id=1481 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?City_Of_Stars&id=1481 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/City_of_Stars_La_La_Land.pdf Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT 22/3/2017 : Added City Of Stars - La La Land (Dm) A request from my Intermediate Uke class...they'll be learning it tomorrow night. Lucky I learnt it today! There are two versions of this song around - this is for the version without a key change. Julia - Pavlov's Dog (Am) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Julia&id=1480 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Julia&id=1480 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Julia_Pavlovs_Dog.pdf Wed, 8 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT 8/3/2017 : Added Julia - Pavlov's Dog (Am) My Uni flat mate Kelly loved this song, so I got to hear it quite often! Where are you now, Kels? Holding a uke, looking at this and saying "So it's THAT Richard G"? Is This Love - Alison Moyet (A) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Is_This_Love&id=1479 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Is_This_Love&id=1479 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Is_This_Love_Alison_Moyet.pdf Thu, 2 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT 2/3/2017 : Added Is This Love - Alison Moyet (A) Get your shoulder pads and big hair out for this one. Thanks Soda Pop! Where Is The Love V2 - Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (D) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Where_Is_The_Love_V2&id=1478 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Where_Is_The_Love_V2&id=1478 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Where_Is_The_Love_Roberta_Flack_and_Donny_Hathaway_Ver2.pdf Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT 23/1/2017 : Added Where Is The Love V2 - Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (D) So I do this song.....and then find out I've done it already! There are some different chord voicings. I think I prefer this version, so up it goes. Four Seasons In One Day - Crowded House (G) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Four_Seasons_In_One_Day&id=1477 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Four_Seasons_In_One_Day&id=1477 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Four_Seasons_In_One_Day_Crowded_House.pdf Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT 13/1/2017 : Added Four Seasons In One Day - Crowded House (G) I've been in Melbourne quite a lot lately....reminded me of this song..... Trace The Sun - The Dunes (F) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Trace_The_Sun&id=1476 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Trace_The_Sun&id=1476 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Trace_The_Sun_Dunes.pdf Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT 10/1/2017 : Added Trace The Sun - The Dunes (F) Here's one from a local Adelaide band. Dreamy psychedelic pop at its best. Hear it here https://thedunes.bandcamp.com/track/trace-the-sun Bus Stop - Hollies (Dm) http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Bus_Stop&id=1475 http://www.scorpexuke.com/song-display.html?Bus_Stop&id=1475 http://www.scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Bus_Stop_Dm.pdf Mon, 26 Dec 2016 12:00:00 GMT 26/12/2016 : Fixed Bus Stop - Hollies (Dm)