Ukulele Heaven - Songs from the Golden Age of the Ukulele composed by Ian Whitcomb. For Ukulele (Soprano). Squareback saddle-stitched, Solos. Early Music/Jazz & Dixie. Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 108 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.98270BCD).
ISBN 9780786649518. Early Music/Jazz & Dixie. 9 x 11.75 inches.
A wonderful tribute to the ukulele and its leading advocates, past and present. Contains seventeen classics and eight new tunes as well as an in-depth historical essay illustrated with original sheet music covers. Classic selections include: Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula; Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go with Friday on Saturday Night?; All That I Ask of You Is Love; They're Wearing 'Em Higher in Hawaii; Sierra Sue; Any Time; Pasadena; Somebody Stole My Gal; Blue; and more. All tunes are shown with complete lyrics and chord diagrams. Includes a select discography of CD's featuring ukulele artists and a list of uke web sites.
Most of the songs heard in the feature film Stanley's Gig (2000) starring Faye Dunaway can be found in this book.