Eddie Vedder: Ukulele Songs

Eddie Vedder’s Ukulele Songs elicited a modicum of push-back after its initial 2011 release. As expounded below: Hipsters believed hipsters were taking the humble ukulele too mainstream. This declaration led to a denunciation by hipster-hating-hipsters of pro-establishment-hipsters as a scourge on the earth and a simultaneous & cantankerous selloff of Keim-style DaSilva Mahogany Custom Concert Ukes on Craigslist […]

Bill Tapia: 1908-2011

I just heard the sad news that ukulele legend, Bill Tapia, passed away in December of 2011. Tapia played ukulele from the age of 7 until his death, in Westminster, CA, at 103 years old. As described by the San Francisco Chronicle: “Born in Hawaii to Portuguese parents, Tapia could recall playing “Stars and Stripes […]