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:
- Let Me Call You Sweetheart – with 2 Waltz Strums
- Medley: Daisy/Sidewalks of New York – Pick in 6/Waltz Strum
- She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain – Hum Ding-Ah Strum
- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – I Wanna Rest Strum
- The More We Get Together – 2 Waltz Strums
- When Johnny Comes Marching Home – I Wanna Rest Strum
Here is how you can learn to play the 5 songs and more (get song sheet, video lessons and audio recordings)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Aloha, Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele