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Last Updated 5/16/01
--Mark Frauenfelder has put together a clean, utilitarian site with loads of good links for all things that "uke". There is also a message board offering visitors a chance to share ideas, information and stories.
- Flea Market Music
--Host Jim Beloff's site with a great selection of ukulele offerings. One of the best sites for all sorts of ukulele information. Includes a guestbook, bulletin board, and collectors uke-yak!
- Bob Brozman
--Is an introduction even necessary?!! King of the National Guitar, a Ukulele Master, and a faithful patron of the Ukulele Diner, Bob Brozman delivers more music per kilobyte than any player this side of the Ganges!
- The Riot Ukes Zine
--Our kooky west coast cousins have cooked up quite an offering to the uke gods and godesses. It's a Freedom Front, a Trance, a Mart and a Yawp all rolled into one!
- The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
--You'll be amazed what these folks can do with a fistfull of ukuleles!
- The Official George Formby Society Home Page
--One of the most vital ukulele organizations in the world. If you haven't heard of George Formby, you don't know what you're missing! Become a member!
- The George Formby Information Page
--Maintained by George's nephew, Jeffery, this site will fill you in on the man who keeps 'em strumming in the UK!
- Dan Scanlan's Lava Tube
--One of the stars of Uke Expo '97, "Cool Hand Uke" knows his way around the ukulele, and it's not the conventional route!
- Dave Salardin
--A boy and his uke.
- Washboard Bill
- Ian Whitcomb
--A transplanted Brit with a charming sound.
- The Ukulele Home Page
--Ukes to you, from Brudda Bu! (New, commercial-free address!)
- The Cliff Edwards Home Page
--A comprehensive resource for info about the man known as "Ukulele Ike"
- Another Cliff Edwards Page
--A profile of Ukulele Ike from the Red Hot Jazz Archives. Cool! No, hot!
--The "Space Needle" isn't the only thing in Seattle reaching for the cosmos. There's also a groovy uke-trio(?) known as "Uke-Trance" whose music is purported to have the same effect on the soul that 250 metric tons of rocket fuel has on the shuttle. Blast off at:
- The House of Formby
--Yet another Formby-fanatic's fun-filled homage to the great British plonker!
- Laban Eliasson
--We have a new entry in "The Big Book of Ukulele Tunings": A-D-F#-H. If you don't believe me, follow this link to the ukulele sub-culture of Gothenberg, Sweden. (Ed.: for best results, I always tune my first string to one octave above middle "H")
- Earnest Instruments
--Uncommonly good ukes, mandolins, tenor guitars and variations thereof made by luthier, Joel Eckhaus, co-inventor and builder of the Uke Hall of Fame Museum Ukulele.
- David Hurd
--Maker of some of the finest koa ukuleles we've ever seen. A tasteful and informative site.
- David Newton
--We knew Texas had a hula sister. Now, it's got a ukulele brother, too! David Newton builds and restores ukes with love and an appreciation of the uke tradition.
- Talinas Ukes
--Another "lone star" of the uke-building trade, Roy Cone has put his experience with the SeaBees to good use. I dare you to visit this site and not smile!
- National Resophonic
--The company has been resurrected and is once again producing resophonic ukes.
- Beltona of New Zealand
--Steve Evans' is the creator of a stunning line of resonator instruments--from ukes to guitars. Beltona ukes are a stunning sight to behold. "Watch out!", National!
- WoodMagic Ukuleles
--Makers of handcrafted koa ukuleles.
Uke Retailers & Supplies
- "Catch and Release": Ukulele Trading Site
--A wide spectrum of choice ukes for sale or trade. Chris Davis has an uncanny talent for finding the most awesome ukes out there, but we like him anyway!
- Bernunzio's Vintage Instruments
--Rochester thumbs its nose at the Big Apple. (Wish he were in Schenectady, though.)
- Elderly Instruments
--Books, records, videos, instruments . . . a full-service music shop.
- Stan Gee's Pick 'n Strum
--Vintage instruments and repairs with a British twist.
- Mandolin Brothers
--If price is any indication of quality, this is the place to go for quality.
- Gruhn Guitars
--You can get quality stuff here, too.
- John Nelson Guitars
--West Coast quality.
- Bounty Music
--A great master list of uke-related links. New and used ukes with that special island quality.
--JustStrings.com is an online superstore with the World's largest selection
of musical instrument strings. Over 2,700 sets from 25 manufacturers are
available at attractive prices and worldwide shipping is available. A wide
selection of ukulele strings can be purchased online.
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