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Viennese dialect, Cucaracha, summer Ukulele World Tour

16 2011

This week’s Ukulele World Tour has a certain summer feel and adds a new dialect to listen to with the German Viennese dialect from Austria.

Herman Vandecauter, Paulien and Alex invite us to Spain with their version of La Cucaracha. Meanwhile, David Owens from the US tells us about Paul Simon‘s fifty ways to leave your lover

Charles Song from Brazil will let you revise some classics while Amanda from Taiwan and Sparkly Rhythm will conclude this post with ukulele covers in Chinese and Thai.

Country: Austria / Language: Austrian (Viennese dialect)

Gofel and Ronaldo perform Glaabst i bin bleed (meaning ‘Do you think I am stupid’) from the Viennese band Worried Men Skiffle Group.

They do not seem unduly worried…

Country: Belgium / Language: Spanish

Herman, Paulien and Alex from Germany play La Cucaracha

Country : United-States / Language: English

David Owens performs Paul Simon‘s 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

Country: Brazil / Language: Brazilian Portuguese

Charles Song performs Choque de Gerações (Clash of Generations)

Country: Taiwan / Language: Chinese

A ukulele cover in Chinese, 夏天到了就該來首輕快的歌,歐耶~ by Amanda.

Country: United-States / Language: Thai

SparklyRhythm covers a Thai song by BeauKau Pen Kon Kaung Ter [ขอเป็นคนของเธอ]

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  1. Herman Vandecauter on the 16th of July 2011 @ 12:44

    I like the dresses from Gofel and Ronaldo!

  2. Armelle Europe on the 16th of July 2011 @ 12:47

    Herman: very summer-like indeed. Your Hawaiian flower necklaces are not bad either!

  3. maureen on the 17th of July 2011 @ 07:45

    David Owens, beautifully played and sung!!!

  4. Armelle Europe on the 17th of July 2011 @ 20:40

    Maureen: I agree! Glad you enjoyed.

  5. Stephen on the 18th of July 2011 @ 16:30

    Hhaha Austria wins hands down, excellent stuff.

  6. Armelle Europe on the 18th of July 2011 @ 18:56

    Stephen: glad you’ve enjoyed the Austrian find.

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