Posted by Gary on January 18, 2016

RIP Glenn Frey from the Eagles

To remember the passing of the co-founder of The Eagles Glenn Frey here is Hotel California, which is one of the favourites played by the NUGS …

Posted by Gary on January 16, 2016

James Hill Plays Billy Jean With His Uke

James Hill uses all of his ukulele to play Michael Jackson’s ‘Billy Jean’

Feel free to comment and share 🙂

Posted by Gary on January 15, 2016

New to ukulele? Learn how to play in just 7 minutes a day

When I first picked up my ukulele I thought ‘how do I play this?’. You see, it seemed easy enough (well there is only 4 strings) however as I searched the internet I soon realised there were many tutors out there teaching how to play songs but one stood out above the rest with his easy to practice, just 7 minutes a day method – and it worked and that tutor is J. P. Allen


Click here to let J.P. Allen explain it in his own words

Posted by Gary on January 12, 2016

Playlist for Thursday January 14th 2016

Hi everyone … We are at The Olde Red Lion this week and the songlist may go something like this


Bad moon rising
Urban spaceman
Hey there Delilah
These boots were made for walking
What a day for a daydream
House of gold
Psycho killer (we will get this one day) – Click button to see how > Psycho Killer Dublin
I will survive
Tainted love
Still haven’t found what I’m looking for
The free electric band
London calling


We will follow on with some requests and a few Bowie hits


Space oddity
Modern love
The man who sold the world
Laughing gnome
Starman – Click button to see how to avoid butchering it 🙂 > Starman with Ziggy Stardust

Starman Song Sheet

See you all on Thursday

Ian …

Posted by Gary on January 11, 2016

Life on Mars – The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Some people are often surprised with the versatility of the ukulele; we’re not – in fact one of the best groups known for their playing skills does the following David Bowie song more than justice…watch, listen and enjoy

I’m sure this’ll be one to practice!!?