Just a quickie…

Tune in to The Mainstream to hear the latest Ukulele Tune of the Fortnight, tomorrow 11am-1pm on ALL FM 96.9. Listen online if you’re not in the Manchester area.

And stay tuned for more of my original songs, the next one is coming very soon…

ALL FM Tomorrow from 11am

Tune into The Mainstream tomorrow, 11am-1pm on ALL FM 96.9 to hear my latest Ukulele Tune of the Fortnight.

This is a regular feature I’ve started doing for the show and it’s nice to be doing something at ALL where my journey with radio began. Listen online if you’re not in the Manchester area.

With all the fantastic stuff I get sent to play on the Uke Hunt Podcast, it’s really hard when I only get to play one!

Ukulele! Radio Show Part Two (2011)

David Leach playing live in session

Another fun-packed show last night on Chorlton FM 87.7. Thanks to everyone who sent in tunes & to David for playing live in the studio (even if he did sing a rude word!).

If you’re in Manchester, you can catch David along with last week’s guests Pyjama Party playing live at Dulcimer in Chorlton tomorrow night (Wed 25th May).

Big thanks as well to everyone who got involved & generally supported the show. It really wouldn’t have been the same without you all.

Apparently there have been some problems with the listen again feature, so I will be putting the shows up online myself once I’ve got hold of the audio. And I will do it this time, I promise.

So that’s it for another year, for Chorlton FM anyway (though they are still broadcasting until Sunday night). At least you don’t have long to wait for your next fix of ukulele music - Uke Hunt podcast #8 will be up next week on my favourite website featuring Helen Arney live in session!

Ukulele! Radio Show Part Two (2011) Playlist:

  1. The Spiraltones– Lost Weekend
  2. Eddie Vedder – Longing to Belong
  3. tUnE-yArDs – Powa
  4. Helen Arney featuring Professor Elemental – Animals
  5. Nicholas Abersold – Those Punk Rock Days
  6. Mother Ukers – Lucifer
  7. David Leach live in session – Twenty Two
  8. David Leach live in session – Chasing Aeroplanes
  9. David Leach live in session – Ready For It
  10. Roy Smeck – Ukulele Bounce
  11. Felix Mendelssohn’s Hawaiian Serenaders – The Hula Blues
  12. Annie Bacon – Superwaitress
  13. Tyrone – Ukulele Heart
  14. Eliza Newman – Ukulele Song for You
  15. Holland Greco – Stuck!
  16. Tricity Vogue – Big Band Blues


Ukulele! Radio Show Part One (2011)

Pyjama Party playing live in session - spot the Runcorn t-shirt!

Following the success of last year’s show, which inspired the Uke Hunt podcast, I was delighted to be invited back to Chorlton Arts Radio this year for more Ukulele! action.

Broadcasting on 87.7 FM & online, the show last Monday was great fun to do. Thanks to Pyjama Party for playing live in session & to everyone who got involved.


  1. Spring Breakup – The Effect I Have On Women
  2. Herman Vandecauter – Andaluzukulele
  3. Rose Turtle Ertler – Ping Pong Princess
  4. Lemos – Alice
  5. Sophie Madeleine – Little One
  6. Amitron 7 – Everything is Orange Now
  7. Pyjama Party live in session – Grandad’s Bile
  8. Pyjama Party live in session – Chips and Chicken
  9. Pyjama Party live in session – Runcorn
  10. Cosmo – Strike! Occupy! Resist!
  11. The Re-entrants – Crazy Horses
  12. Craig Robertson – An Original Song
  13. Pussy Jazz – Accidently
  14. tUnE-yArDs – You Yes You

Don’t forget to tune in for Ukulele! Part Two, tomorrow night (Mon 23rd May), 8-9pm on Chorlton FM 87.7 in the Manchester area or you can listen online. Regular listeners of the podcast will recognise David Leach who will be playing live in session, huzzah! If you’ve not heard him before, check out Uke Hunt podcast #2 to find out what he’s all about.

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