Clawhammer17 Videos

My Dog Has Fleas – Chords & Lyrics

This is an original song I wrote back in 2001. The first 4 notes of the melody are G-C-E-A, just like standard ukulele tuning. I’m playing clawhammer style on the video but it can be strummed or picked in many ways (4/4 time). A number of people have recorded it over the years and I’d […]

Clawhammer Ukulele Tutorial – 4 of 4 – Drop Thumb

The fourth of four tutorial videos on playing clawhammer ukulele. This one deals with drop thumb.

Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World – How to Play Clawhammer Uke Style

How to play Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World with clawhammer ukulele style strumming. Includes chords and lyrics. I did this in the style of Iz but kept the lyrics more closely to the original songs. If you would like to learn this clawhammer style be sure to watch my four Clawhammer Ukulele Tutorial videos […]

Clawhammer Ukulele Tutorial – 3 of 4 – Slurred Notes

The third video in a series of four teaching the clawhammer ukulele technique.

Under the Boardwalk – Clawhammer Ukulele

The Drifters classic “Under the Boardwalk” played clawhammer style on ukulele. I haven’t included any instruction (chords or tablature) but if there’s enough interest in it I might go back later and do a tab for it.

Clawhammer Ukulele Tutorial – 2 of 4 – Basic Backup

The second of four videos teaching basic clawhammer ukulele technique. This video demonstrates basic backup.