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The Ukulele Song

from Love and Other Disasters by Greg Jackson

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On 11 June 2013, when I picked up my daughter Georgia from school she announced she was going to quit playing Ukulele. I advised her that we need to practice to get good at anything, but she was still not convinced.

So when we got home we wrote a song together using the easy ukulele chords C, Am, F and Em7. Thoughts of quitting disappeared when she realised she could just about play a song and how much fun it was to play music with others.

I told her that if she kept practicing and got good enough we could maybe record the song together.

This is the song we wrote and recorded together.


Wrote me a song for my Georgia,
A little old song for my Georgia,
Won't take that long for me to sing it,
A little old song for my Georgia


from Love and Other Disasters, track released April 26, 2014
Georgia Jackson - Ukulele rhythm, Backing vocals


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Greg Jackson Auckland, New Zealand

Greg Jackson has enjoyed writing and playing music since he was a child. He has played in various bands in New Zealand and London, U.K. After years of writing music that was left to die in a notebook, he decided to start recording and releasing compositions on a regular basis via bandcamp and his Facebook page. ... more

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