The second of four videos teaching basic clawhammer ukulele technique. This video demonstrates basic backup.
Easy clawhammer accompaniment version of Don McLean’s “Vincent” (Starry Starry Night). This version uses only 6 easy ukulele chords. Watch my 4-video series on clawhammer ukulele if you need help with the clawhammer style.
The traditional song “Cripple Creek” arranged for clawhammer uke. I played several verses of the song with chords and lyrics with a break between most verses. After the song I included tablature for both a simplified arrangement with no slurred notes as well as the break as I played it on the recording. If you’re […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.