TITLE

A String Thing

AUTHOR(S)
MORRISON, TIM
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/14/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at ukulele music, focusing on how its popularity has increased due to videos of ukulele performances on the Internet video website YouTube. The author also comments on how recession has made ukuleles more popular due to their size and affordability in comparison to other musical instruments. Popular songs featuring the ukulele are mentioned, including "Hey, Soul Sister," by Train and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," by the Beatles as performed by Jake Shimabukuro.
ACCESSION #
63533103

 

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