After the performance, judge Phil Doleman told a very proud Lylee…
“First of all it was not only an original song, but a really good one at that. The arrangement worked well, not only with it having a bass line, but the fact that the two ukes were doing different things. You sounded like a 'band', rather than a 'uke group'. Performance-
Part of the winning performance was captured for posterity on video. (Thanks Bob Eggington). You can hear a full version of the song recorded at the band’s practice the following day by clicking here.
Sadly, not much news to report due to the Covid-
It’s no substitute for playing in the same room at the same time, but it’s the best we can do for now.
Until these Frankenstein creations are ready, we hope you’ll enjoy a song about these strange times that Lylee has written and recorded during her self-
Hearts of Uke win the open mic competition at the Big House in the North Ukulele Variety Weekend.
Strictly observing social distancing and hygiene regulations, we gathered in Lylee’s garden this afternoon for our first practice since Covid-
(The Frankenstein creations mentioned below never quite came together and there should be no need for them now, unless the virus kicks off again. Fingers crossed!)
Another al fresco practice, with good progress on Colin’s three new songs.
A Whole Mess Of Blues, Another Spring and The Devil Made Me Do It are coming along nicely and will be ready for performance at our next gig (whenever that may be).
Don’t be fooled by the expressions of stern seriousness; our rehearsals are jolly, happy occasions with lots of laughter. Honestly.