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Norway, Canada, Italy, Brazil, Australia: Ukulele World Tour

26 2011

You’re in for a really international feel today as our ukulele trip will take us all around the globe: this World Tour post will take you to Norway for some singing in Russian, to Canada for some West African Guitar Style strumming applied to the ukulele, to Italy for a classic and finally to Brazil and Australia with local singers and ukulele players Rick Melo and Tyrone.

Country: Norway / Language: Russian

Mr Arvemann and Line Mehlum from Norway sing Миленький ты мой, a Russian folk song by Nadezhda Kadysheva.

Russian lyrics are available here.

Country: Canada / Language: Instrumental

Rob displays his ouststanding ukulele strumming skills once more, this time experimenting with the West African guitar style as played by the Orchestra Baobab from Senegal.

Rob covers Surprise Hotel by LA. band Fool’s Good.

Country: Italy/ Language: Italian

The Lupuslan covers L’Isola Che Non C’è by Edoardo Bennato.

Lyrics and chords can be found here.

Country: Brazil / Language: Brazilian Portuguese

Rick Melo from Osasco in Brazil sings Perfume de Muhler

Country: Australia / Language: English

Australian ukulele artist Tyrone is in the process of writing an album, Ukulele Heart. Read about the project here. Thanks to David.

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