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Mixtape for Mom

UKE BOX 130 – Mixtape for Mom

(original broadcast date: May 18, 2016)

“Hi Mom, I’ve never made a mixtape for you. Mother’s Day came up recently but I did not get a chance to send you what I wanted to send you. I thought I would make you mixtape today while broadcasting it live for radio instead…”

PLAYLIST

1. In My Life by Bette Middler with Jake Shimabukuro
2. Ukulele Lady by Bette Middler
3. Frank Sinatra — You Make Me Feel So Young by Matt Argo
4. That’ll Be the Day by Doug Fink
5. Petula Clark — Downtown (my ukulele interpretation) by lagaringer
6. Puttin On the Ritz by Ralph Shaw from King of the Ukulele
7. Something (live) by Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney from Concert for George
8. I’ll See You in My Dreams by Joe Brown from Concert for George
9. George Harrison Medley (Here Comes the Sun / Within Without You / Taxman) by John Kane from The Ukulele
10. MacArthur Park by The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain from The Secret of Life
11. Frank Sinatra — Fly Me to the Moon by Aldrine (Ukulele Underground)
12. Come Fly With Me (ukulele cover) by Austin Cole
13. I Dreamed a Dream by Uytae
14. Strumming Your Blues Away (Recorded 1927) by Johnny Marvin from Edison 1920’s Jazz Vocals with Ukulele (Recorded 1925-1927)
15. Yusuf Islam — Peace Train with The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
16. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro from Walking Down Rainhill
17. In My Life by Cynthia Lennon with The Beatles Complete on Ukulele in their version of Rubber Soul
18. Misirlou (ukulele cover) by Al Wood

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.

Ukulele All Stars

UKE BOX 101 – Ukulele All Stars

(original broadcast date: July 01, 2015)

A star-studded playlist on the all ‪‎ukulele‬ radio show.

PLAYLIST

1. Mrs. Robinson by Jake Shimabukuro
2. She’s Still Got It by James Hill
3. Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough by U900
4. Blue Red and Grey by The Who
5. Soon Forget by Pearl Jam
6. Mama’s Lullaby by Victoria Vox
7. Idioteque by Amanda Palmer
8. Carmen by Taimane
9. Blue Skies by Johnny Marvin and Ed Smalle
10. Mr. Blue Sky by Joe Brown
11. Something (Live) by Eric Clapton & Paul McCartney
12. Star Eyes by Eddie Kamae
13. Tip Toe Through the Tulips (1968) by Tiny Tim
14. Run Away and Join the Circus by Tricity Vogue
15. I’m the Ukelele Man by George Formby
16. Puttin On the Ritz by Ralph Shaw
17. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1928) Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike)
18. Without You by Eddie Vedder

Albums
Crosscurrent by Jake Shimabukuro
The Old Silo by James Hill
Ukulele Michael by U900
The Who By Numbers by The Who
Binaural by Pearl Jam
Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on her Magical Ukulele
‘Ukulele Dance by Taimane
Vintage Rare – Ukulele Ace
The Ukulele Album (Deluxe Edition) by Joe Brown
Concert for George (Live Original Soundtrack)
Heart of the Ukulele by Eddie Kamae
Songs for Swinging Ukuleles by Tricity Vogue
I’m the Ukulele Man by George Formby
King of the Ukulele by Ralph Shaw
Ukulele Songs by Eddie Vedder

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.

George Harrison

UKE BOX 94 – George Harrison

(original broadcast date: April 08, 2015)

An all ukulele tribute to the inimitable George Harrison on UKE BOX the all ‪‎ukulele‬ radio show.

PLAYLIST

1. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro
2. Here Comes the Sun – Ukulele by thetzb
3. Give Me Love by austinacaracol
4. Something by Austin ACMusic7
5. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by George Harrison
6. Medley (Here Comes the Sun / Within You, Without You/ Taxman) by John Kane
7. Something (live) by Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney
8. I’ll See You in My Dreams (Concert for George 2002) by Joe Brown
9. Traveling Wilburys – Handle With Care by Dave Reinhart
10. If Not for You by Ukulele Ray
11. The Pirate Song with Ukulele Ray and Bozmo (The Pimp n Parrot)
12. Any Road (live)f by Joe Brown
13. Ain’t She Sweet by McCartney, Harrison on ukulele with Ringo (1994)
14. Give Me love by Lynsey Moon
15. All Things Must Pass by Lynsey Moon
16. Marwa Blues by Michael B
17. Isn’t It a Pity by Joanne Highland
18. Something on the Ukulele
19. Within You, Without You by Jim Boggia
20. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro

Albums
Concert for George (original soundtrack – live)
If Not for Uke (Ukulele Tribute to George Harrison) by Ukulele Ray
Gently Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro
The Ukulele by John Kane
The Ukulele Album (Deluxe Edition) by Joe Brown
Walking Down Rainhill by Jake Shimabukuro

Other Source
YouTube

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.

 

Peterborough Summer Mix

UKE BOX 136 – Peterborough Summer Mix

(original broadcast date: July 20, 2016)

“Peterborough Summer Mix” is a playlist inspired by the people I met on the streets of Peterborough during the Peterborough Pulse open street festival.

PLAYLIST

1. Summer Vibe by Walk Off the Earth
2. Mrs. Robinson by Jake Shimabukuro
3. Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
4. Tiptoe Through the Tulips – Tiny Tim (Acrez Remix)
5. Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Kaminada
6. Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ by La Familia de Ukeleles
7. What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
8. Wind Beneath My Wings / He Hawai’i Au by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
9. Royals by Walk Off the Earth
10. Shake it Off by Walk Off the Earth
11. Bohemian Rhapsody by Jake Shimabukuro

Several blocks of downtown became pedestrian-only for a good part of the day and everyone could enjoy free activities right on the street. This year included a free ukulele workshop from Zan Bilz at the corner of Parkhill and George. Listen to a rockin’ “Summer Mix,” some random street interviews, and radio requests live from ‪Peterborough Pulse.

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.

 

Songs for World Peace

UKE BOX 150 – Songs for World Peace

(original broadcast date: February 1, 2017)

OCCUPY STUDIO A, using the ukulele as an instrument for peace.

PLAYLIST

1. The Seekers – I Want to Teach the World to Sing by joiniev
2. Yusuf Islam – Peace Train by The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
3. Nevershoutnever – Peace Song by Ariel Mancanares
4. Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah by Jake Shimabukuro
5. John Lennon – Imagine by Lester Alfonso (live)
6. U2 – One by Lester Alfonso (live)
7. Beatles Complete on Ukulele – Across the Universe by Krista Crommett
8. Beatles – All You Need is Love by WS64
9. Steven Universe – Peace and Love (On Planet Earth) from Cartoon Network
10. Steven Universe – Peace and Love (On Planet Earth) Ukulele Cover by Harley Scalington
11. Sting – Fragile by Jake Shimabukuro
12. Beatles Complete on Ukulele – Revolution by Gerry Colvin
13. Lenny Kravitz – We Want Peace by Lester Alfonso (live)
14. Nick Lowe – What’s So Funny (‘Bout Peace, Love and Understanding) by Scot Hacker
15. Nick Lowe – What’s So Funny (‘Bout Peace, Love and Understanding) by Grateful Fred Ukelele Trio
16. What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
17. Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Sources
YouTube

Albums
Peace, Love, Ukulele by Jake Shimabukuro
Crosscurrent by Jake Shimabukuro
The White Album, pt. 2 by the Beatles Complete on Ukulele
Let it Be by the Beatles Complete on Ukulele
The Best of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

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.

 

Hawaiian Masters

UKE BOX 146 – Hawaiian Masters


(original broadcast date: Nov. 30, 2016)

Top Hawaiian masters of the ukulele.

PLAYLIST

1. Blue Hawaii by Eddie Bush
2. Hi’ilawe by Jake Shimabukuro
3. Blues on a Ukulele by Lyle Ritz & Jim Beloff
4. Stardust by Bill Tapia
5. I Don’t Want to Say Aloha by Jim Beloff
6. When You Wish Upon a Star by Jim Beloff
7. Fly Me to the Moon by Herb Ohta and Lyle Ritz
8. September Song by Herb Ohta
9. Slack Key Uku by Ken Emerson
10. Gypsy Ukulele by Acoustic Soul
11. Ka Ua Loku by Eddie Kamae
12. Aloha Oe by Eddie Kamae
13. Mauna Kea by Eddie Kamae and Sons of Hawaii
14. Duelling Banjos by Ale’a
15. Honeysuckle Rose by Nedward and Keoki Kaapana
16. White Sandy Beach by Isarael Kamakawiwo’ole
17. A’ola by Kimo Hussey
18. Song for Anna by Ohta-San
19. ‘E Lillu ‘E by Jessie Kalima
20. Granada by Na ‘Oiwi

Albums
Legends of the Ukulele – Hawaiian Masters | Various Artists
Travels | Jake Shimabukuro
The Finer Things – The Songs of Herb Ohta and Jim Beloff
For the Love of Uke | Jim Beloff
A Night of Ukulele Jazz/Live at McCabe’s | Various Artists
Heart of the Ukulele | Eddie Kamae
The Best of Sons of Hawaii, Vol. 1 | Eddie Kamae and Sons of Hawaii
Bach: Ukulele Bach | Herb Ohta
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – The Best of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

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.

 

Mixtape for Dad

UKE BOX 142 – Mixtape for Dad

(original broadcast date: September 28, 2016)

Today is my dad’s birthday. Happy birthday Dad! Here’s a live mixtape for you, broadcasting my love for you worldwide with a birthday playlist featuring ukulele covers of Frank Sinatra, Elvis, and more…

PLAYLIST


1. You Make Me Feel So Young by Matt Argo
2. Fly Me to the Moon by Aldrine (Ukulele Underground)
3. Blue Moon
4. The Way You Look Tonight by Matt Argo
5. As Time Goes By by Ukulele Dave Tyndall
6. Blue Suede Shoes by Adrian Lopez
7. Love Me Tender by ynos313
8. Don’t Be Cruel by quidproromo
9. Heartbreak Hotel by BaronK69
10. Can’t Help Falling in Love by Patrick Carroll
11. That Hawaiian Melody by Jim Beloff
12. That’ll Be the Day by Doug Frink
13. Wake Up Little Susie by UkulelebOboys
14. John Williams – Theme from “Superman” by SpindleShanks
15. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro

16. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by George Harrison
17. Parapulo by La Familia de Ukeleles
18. These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ by La Familia de Ukeleles
19. Suspicion by La Familia de Ukeleles
20. That’s Life by Michael Williams

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.