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10 Awesome Ukulele Songs

Updated on January 18, 2018

How Can Such Powerful Music Come Out Of Such A Tiny Instrument?

The Ukulele is a stringed instrument and looks like a tiny guitar. Commonly referred to as the Uke, these instruments normally have only four strings (although there are many variations).

I'm always amazed when I hear such powerful music coming out of such a small item. Although many people associate the ukulele with hawaiin music, they can actually be adapted to play all kinds of songs. I've put together my top ten list of best ukulele videos so you can see that

Ukes Are Not Just For Luaus!

So Are You Ready To Start The Countdown?

#10 - Longing To Belong - Eddie Vedder

#9 - I'll Be There Cover - Colin Tribe

#8 - Staten Island Slide - Craig Robertson

BONUS! Ain't She Sweet - See The Beatles Jam With The Uke!

#7 - Best I Ever Had Cover - Kierra Folsom (Even Hip-Hop Can Be Uked Out!)

#6 - Stairway to Heaven Cover - BaronK69

#5 - Marceline's Song Cover - Dunyellow (We Love Adventure Time!)

Elvis Loved The Ukulele Too!

Elvis Loved The Ukulele Too!
Elvis Loved The Ukulele Too!

#4 - Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Israel Kamakawiwo ole

#3 - While My (Ukulele) Gently Weeps Cover - Jake Shimabukuro

#2 - Crazy Ukulele Girl - Taimane Gardner

#1 - I'm Yours Cover - Uke3453

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So What Do You Think About Ukes?

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There are lots of great resources out there!

Below I've assembled a small collection of beginner how-to videos and also links to a few great books for beginners.

There's also a section where you can buy your own uke! It's more affordable than you think! You can purchase your own uke for about $20!

If you would like more info about what type of ukulele to buy you can check out this other great Squidoo page!

Check Out Some Ukulele Tutorials!


So Now That You've Heard Some Great Uke Songs

Why Don't You Buy Some For Your iPod!

Check Out Eddie Vedder's All Uke New Album Ukulele Songs.

Just click the image to go to iTunes now!

Or check out this list below to purchase songs from the top ten list right here. Not all of the songs are the uke versions (and you know I had to throw some SOJA songs in there too!), but I think we all feel the groove.

If you enjoyed the music please sign my guestbook below!

Thanks For Dropping By! Please Sign My Guestbook! - I'd Love To Hear What Your Favorite Uke Song Is!

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      John Dyhouse 2 years ago from UK

      A very riveting selection of uke tunes, thanks

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      Underrated 4 years ago

      These songs are surprisingly good

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      Joszch 5 years ago

      And I thought that boy is Sungha Jung. Anyway, heâs good too. I am planning to buy ukulele online because I know there are lots of ukuleles with great deals. This is fun for sure.

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      Loraine86 5 years ago

      Thanks for this lens very nice! The ukuleles are really great and they really sound relaxing.

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      Renaissance Woman 5 years ago from Colorado

      The ukulele was one of the very first instruments that I learned to play as a child. It is such happy music to make. I have very special memories associated with IZ's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Would like to get back to playing the uke. Really enjoyed your musical selections. Thanks!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      wow great work, love this lens, thanks for sharing

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      kimark421 6 years ago

      Excellent uke tunes here, but Tiptoe Through The Tulips will always be my favorite (sorry, I'm just an old man).

      Great lens!

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      WNJ631 LM 6 years ago

      Great, well-built lens! I had forgotten how much I used to like "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" until just now. And now I'm going to have to punish the replay button!

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      fugeecat lm 6 years ago

      i really love the ain't she sweet video with mccartney and harrison.

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      Mermaiden 6 years ago

      @SciTechEditorDave: Hey Dave, thanks so much for visiting my page and being my first squidlike!

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      David Gardner 6 years ago from San Francisco Bay Area, California

      Nice lens. Congrats on a masterpiece!