Clawhammer Ukulele strumming (standard bum-ditty with drop thumb accompaniment) along with chords and lyrics. If you need help with the clawhammer basics watch my 4 instructional videos on clawhammer ukulele.
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 […]
A little bit different take on House of the Rising Sun than usually played by uke players. I chose the key of Dm (instead of commonly heard Am) and played “Travis Picking” style with alternating thumb in 4/4 time. If you need help with the fingerpicking pattern I’m basically just playing the #1 pattern in […]
The Bob Dylan classic, “Make You Feel My Love” played in the key of C on ukulele, contains chords and lyrics. The fingerstyle ukulele picking pattern is explained at the end of the song.
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 […]