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…add a ukulele and a munchkin. We melt. We simply melt.
Oh. Oh. Oh. Oh. Oh. Oh. OH!!!!! [wombs a-rumble]
[via The Daily What]
Filed under: Adorable-ness, Amazian Jr., Awesome, Cover Songs, Cover Versions, Cute Kids, Cute Things, Instrumentasian, Jason Mraz and his idiotic "Mr. A to Z" Schtick, Jason Mraz And His Stupid Hat, Lame Songs Made Better, Little Guys Who Rock, Ukulele, Ukulele Makes It All Go Away
Hails from: Honolulu, Hawaii
Occupation: Ukulele Stud
Why He’s a Babe: Because it takes a real man to play such a tiny instrument. Because ukuleles are cool and virtuosos are hot. And because what lady can’t resist a dude with “lightning-fast fingers”?
Watch Shimabukuro’s gorgeous interpretasian of “In My Life”:
Last night, while celebrating the publication of Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music in lovely, oft-ignored Downtown LA, Christine Balance (shown rocking her accordian above) made a five-minute case for the pop listener’s re-contextualization of The Breeders’ vintage strummer, “Drivin’ on 9.” As she broke down her deep and sincere love for Kim Deal, I fell a bit in love with Balance–and was delighted to hear the shameless plug for her sweet isle-indie new wave band The Jack Lords.
Let their gentle ocean tunes take you away! And then listen again.