Venue: Bunch of Grapes Hotel,  Beginners, 6pm, Players session 7:45, on Thursday 24th January

 

We played a great song last night - where can I get it?

BUG Book & BUG Beginners Book - this is the performance song book 4 - log in to find these downloads

Emailed - check on the Songs page to see if the link exists for this song, from May 2015 on - http://ballaratukulelegroup.org/new-songs

Grey Uke Book  (orange) Grey Uke Book 2 (green) refers to The Ukulele Club Song Books! These large volumes are available to buy at Crossroads Music, 32 Skipton St, Ballarat Central, or at Midwest Music - 6 Sturt Street, Ballarat (or online, but you can support the local businesses).

Other Stuff - If other people have sheets that they bring along, we may not have an electronic copy to refer you to - email Jill or Jeannie to ask if it can be found.

Quick way to find if a song is on this web site - Search for the name - you will find the Search box at the bottom of all pages.

Online Resources: 

* the Richard G website http://www.scorpexuke.com/  

* link to find the latest version of  the Jim Carey ukulele songbook

Beginners session songs Location 
Singin' the blues  Three chord Song book
Dance the night away  Three chord Song book
Don’t worry, play ukulele  BUG book 4
Am I ever gonna see your face again  BUG book 4
Eight Days a week  BUG book 4
   
Open Mike   
John Cheswick - the Ballad of John and Yoko
Richard - Mama tried   
Judy, Helen, Jeannie and Suzanne - Wicked Game
   
Players Session Songs  Location 
Runaway  BUG book 4
Chains  BUG book 4
Long train running  emailed
Fields of gold  Grey Uke book
Rhiannon  BUG book 4
Midnight Special  BUG book 4
Dance me to the end of love IN Cm  emailed
Return to sender  BUG book 4
The River (we listened but didn't play) emailed
I'll be your baby tonight  BUG book 4
Proud Mary - Tina Turner style emailed
Crazy little thing called love  BUG book 4
Everyday  Grey Uke book
Have I the right  emailed
Out of time  BUG book 4
Royals  Millenium theme book
Something in the water  emailed
 
 
 

Beginners songs  Location 
Ain’t That A Shame  Three Chord Book
Hit The Road Jack Three Chord Book
Dance The Night Away Three Chord Book
Chains Three Chord Book
And Then He Kissed Me  Three Chord Book
Down On The Corner  Grey Uke Book
Cotton Fields  Grey Uke Book
Walking  After Midnight  Grey Uke Book
Cover Of The Rolling Stone  Grey Uke Book
Only Sixteen  Hard Copy hand out 
   
Open Mike   
Joan – Bad Habits  
Clare & Jan – Dinah  
Clare lead on  ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’  
   
Players Songs  Location 
Brown Eyed Girl  Grey Uke Book
Bye Bye Love  Grey Uke Book
On The Sunny Side of The Street  Grey Uke Book
Folsom Prison Blues  BUG Book 4
The Sounds of Silence  Grey Uke Book
Nobody Know You  BUG Book 4
Don’t Worry Be Happy  Grey Uke Book
Runaround Sue  BUG Book 4
You Are My Sunshine  Grey Uke Book
On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone  Grey Uke Book
Only Sixteen  Hard copy hand out
Walk Right In  Grey Uke Book
Hey Ya  BUG Book 4
Fire   BUG Book 4
Riptide BUG Book 4
Love Potion Number 9 BUG Book 4
Runaround Sue  BUG Book 4
Sway  BUG Book 4

2016 bug logo fbGigs

We played lots of gigs this year and thanks to Judy Mander-Jones for her fabulous organisation of all the gig arrangements this year.

Web page and Facebook

Jill continues to provide great work on the web page and Facebook page.

>Our web page is currently 4th in the whole world, on the Ukulele Top 100 site!!!!!


Finances and Email back up

Thanks to Lisa, who makes sure our finances are going ok and looks after emails when some folks are away.


Leaders at Sessions

Clare, Richard, Jill, Clare, Helen, Judy and Jeannie all lead our weekly sessions – great work team !!

Most popular songs for 2018


Songs at Beginners sessions

Total songs played: 356

115 different songs

One hit wonders 57

Song - Times Played

1. Hound Dog 36
2. Bad Moon Rising 23
3. Folsom Prison Blues 13
4. Dance the night away 13
5. And then he kissed me 13
6. Riptide 11
7. Midnight special 11
8. Chains 11
9. Singing the blues 10
10. Hit the road Jack 9
11. Shotgun 8
12. Ain't that a shame 7


Songs at Players sessions


Total songs played: 998

270 different songs One hit wonders 98

Song - Times Played

1. Hey Ya 26
2. No Matter what 19
3. Wagon Wheel 18
4. If it hadn't been for love 18
5. Sway 17
6. Space Oddity 17
7. Bad Habits 16
8. Higher and higher 15
9. Make me smile 14
10. Viva La Vida 13
11. Down on the corner 13
12. Fire 12
13. Feel it still 12


Thanks to our hosts, Jamie and Bianca, and all the staff at the Bunch of Grapes Hotel,  for their support in 2018.

Song  Location
Hound dog  Beginners book 
Stand by me  Beginners book 
Bad moon rising Three chord night book 
Singin’ the blues Three chord night book 
Hello Mary Lou Uke-a-billy book
Hey Ya  BUG book 4
Sway BUG book 4
Higher and Higher  BUG book 4
Flame trees  80’s / 90’s theme night 
I love rock and roll  80's/90's theme night 
In the air tonight 80's/90's theme night 
Feel it still  Millenium theme night 
Budapest  Millenium theme night 
YMCA  Grey Uke book
Brown eyed girl  Grey Uke book
Something in the water Random 
Sea of heartbreak (F) Random 
All I want for Christmas is you  Christmas songs 
Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas Christmas songs 
Last Christmas  Christmas songs 
Feliz Navidad  Christmas songs 
Happy Xmas ( War is over)  Christmas songs 

Beginners Session Songs  Location 
Dance the night away Three chord book
Aint that a shame  Three chord book
Stand by me  Beginners book
Under the boardwalk Grey uke book
Hound dog  Three chord book
Budapest  Millenium book
Folsom Prison blues Beginners book
Chains  Three chord book
Mustang Sally  Three chord book
   
Open Mike   
Debbie and Joan - Because the Night  
Richard - 12 bar in A -  (I got my kicks on ) Route 66  
Jeannie - You gotta be  
   
Players Session Songs Location 
Midnight Special  BUG book 4
Going up the country  emailed
Garden party  emailed
Monster mash in G emailed
Something in the water emailed
Not responsible  BUG book 4
Blanket on the ground  emailed
Jolene BUG book 4
Make me smile  BUG book 4
Peggy Sue  Uke-a-billy book
Don’t pass me by  BUG book 4
Sea of Heartbreak  will resend this one 
Flame Trees  80s / 90s book
You may be right  emailed
Fire  BUG book 4
Higher and Higher  BUG book 4
Space Oddity BUG book 4
Wake me up  Millenium book
Cheap thrills  Millenium book
Viva la vida  emailed

Beginners Session Songs  Location 
Budapest Millenium book
Royals Millenium book
Feel it still  Millenium book
House of Gold Millenium book
Let her go Millenium book
Brown eyed girl Grey uke book
Botany Bay Grey uke book
Eight days a week BUG  book 4
End of the line 80s / 90s book 
Cover of the Rolling Stone Grey uke book
   
Open Mike   
Michael - Jingle bells   
George A - Shotgun  
Judy - Wind beneath my wings  
Jeannie - Lanterns   
   
Players Session Songs Location 
Pompeii Millenium book
Budapest Millenium book
Wagon Wheel BUG  book 4
A heartache tonight Grey uke book
Feel it still  Millenium book
Cheap thrills  Millenium book
Let her go Millenium book
Leaving on a jet plane Grey uke book
House of gold  Millenium book
No matter what  BUG  book 4
Sister golden hair Grey uke book
Royals Millenium book
Lego House in C Millenium book
Wake me up  Millenium book
Something in the water emailed 
Space Oddity  BUG  book 4
Sway BUG  book 4

Songs from last Thursday: 

Beginners Session Songs  Location 
Dance the night away Three chord book
Hound dog Three chord book
King of the road  Grey uke book
let it be Grey uke book
Mustang Sally  BUG book 4
You are my sunshine Grey uke book
When the saints go marching in  Grey uke book
It's a long way to the top  Grey uke book
In the midnight hour Grey uke book
Before you accuse me  Grey uke book
   
Open Mike   
Simon - Annie's song  
Ukulele Affair - the water is wide   
   
Players Session Songs Location 
Nobody knows you when you're down and out  BUG book 4
Flowers on the wall - in D emailed
Heard it through the grapevine  emailed
Bad Habits  BUG book 4
Feel it still  emailed
Honey don’t  emailed
Goodnight sweetheart goodnight  emailed
Hey ya  BUG book 4
You may be right  BUG book 4
Count on me  BUG book 4
Two our of three  Grey uke book
House of the Rising Sun BUG book 4
Sunny afternoon  emailed
Weather with you - in Em  emailed
Sounds of silence  Grey uke book
Step back  emailed
Penny Lane  emailed
Under the milky way  Grey uke book
If it hadn't been for love  BUG book 4
YMCA  Grey uke book

 

Songs from this week. 
Beginners Session  Location 
Dance the night away  Three chord night book 
Singing the blues Three chord night book 
Chains Three chord night book 
And then he kissed me Three chord night book 
Bad Moon rising Three chord night book 
Hit the road Jack  Three chord night book 
Hound dog BUG Beginners book 
Rip tide BUG Beginners book 
Jolene BUG Beginners book 
Stand by me BUG Beginners book 
Come back again BUG book 4
Don’t pass me by  BUG book 4
Love is the drug  BUG book 4
   
Open Mike   
Keith - Donal' where's your trousers
Toni - Lady gaga song from "A Star is Born"
Richard - Kinks - Girl you really go me goin'
   
Players Session  Location 
End of the line 80s/90s theme book 
I wont back down emailed
Ghost riders in the sky  Grey Uke book
Flame trees  80s/90s theme book 
Dirty old town  BUG book 4
Living on a prayer  80s/90s theme book 
Every time you cry  80s/90s theme book 
Allentown  80s/90s theme book 
Blister in the sun  80s/90s theme book 
Bad Habits  BUG book 4
I love rock and roll  80s/90s theme book 
Dancing in the dark  emailed
I'm a believer  Grey Uke book
Feel it still  emailed
Let it be  Grey Uke book
Sounds of silence  Grey Uke book
Fields of gold  Grey Uke book
Better be home soon  Grey Uke book
Hotel California  BUG book 4
Space Oddity  BUG book 4

   We play a mix of songs, easy, intermediate to difficult, everything from the 1930s to the 21st Century, sharing songs, music and techniques. 

We have a lot of fun!

Visitors are made very welcome.

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