Ron Hargrave

UKE BOX 135 – Ron Hargrave

(original broadcast date: July 13, 2016)

A spotlight on Ron Hargrave. He wrote High School Confidential with Jerry Lee Lewis and acted in Abbott and Costello films but this 80+ year-old ukulele virtuoso is still playing his chosen instrument to impromptu crowds in Ventura, California and releasing new records!


Songs by Ron Hargrave

1. Hernando’s Hideaway
2. Blue Skies (feat. Miyuki Harley)
3. The Best of Things in Life
4. Cabaret
5. Spanish Tide (feat. Miyuki Harley)
6. Everbody Loves My Baby
7. Jamaican Farewell
8. Oche Chornya
9. Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette
10. Can You Tame Wild Wimmin’
11. The Abba Dabba Honeymoon
12. College Medley
13. Doin’ The Racoon
14. Nagasaki
15. China Medley
16. Peggy O’Neil
17. San Francisco Bay
18. Blues My Naughty Sweety Gives to Me
19. Saint Louis Blues
20. 12th Street Rag
21. Slippin’ and Slidin’

UKE BOX is the all ukulele radio show on Trent Radio 92.7FM in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada with your host Lester Alfonso. It’s recorded live every Wednesday at 5pm.


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