5 Songs for October


American songs to play the Ukulele Mele Way.

To inspire you this month, here are 5 American classic songs that you can that you can learn to play The Ukulele Mele Way as we celebrate Columbus Day on October 10th. Just as Columbus discovered America, we hope you enjoy discovering fun ways to play your favorite American songs on ‘ukulele.




Click the song title to hear audio samples:

Here is how you can learn to play the 5 songs and more (get song sheet, video lessons and audio recordings)

  1. Subscribe to Complete Monthly Online Lessons aka Advanced Online Lessons to learn to play all 5 songs plus 45 others for 30 days at-a-time access. Plus, only online do you get the video stories behind the songs in keeping with Hawaiian oral history traditions whether the song is Hawaiian or not.
  2. Purchase Sing-Along Songs Volume One packaged song set of book/DVD/CD to learn She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, plus 4 other songs.
  3. Purchase Sing-Along Songs Volume Two packaged song set of book/DVD/CD to learn Medley: Daisy Bell/Sidewalks of New York, The More We Get Together, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, plus 3 other songs.
  4. Purchase Hapa Haole Songs Volume One packaged song set of book/DVD/CD to learn Let Me Call You Sweetheart, plus 5 other songs.

How is my method unique?

  • No need to read music to learn the Ukulele Mele Way
  • My method shows how to form chords without muscle strain, plus unique strums taught nowhere else
  • I have over 50+ years experience as a ‘ukulele player, entertainer, and teacher
  • I offer different ways on and offline line to learn in addition to lessons on Maui
  • I give free Fan Club access to 95 audio files of songs available to learn via lessons on Maui or webcam

Questions? Contact me for general questions, or schedule a private webcam lesson  to get feedback from me about what you’re learning from the comfort of your home.

Aloha, Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele


Mele Fong is a professional singer, song arranger, and master of multiple strumming styles for the 'ukulele. She is an experienced educator with over 50+ years experience playing the 'ukulele and entertaining worldwide. Mele performs with her husband in the duo "The Hawaiian Serenaders" and leads student groups. In 1996, the duo represented the State of Hawai'i in concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Mele and her husband Richard Tom were both born and raised on Oahu and now reside in Maui.