‘Tis the season for ukulele songs

Ho! Ho! Hey! Time to play!

And we have the newly released Christmas ukulele songbook “First 50 Christmas Songs You Should Play on Ukulele” that is perfect for your Holiday Season!

Not only does it make a great holiday gift but you can get one for yourself and get crackin’ on these songs just in time for all those luaus comin’ up with the ohana!

This excellent and easy-to-use compilation features 50 Christmas favorites for ukulele in melody, lyrics, and chord diagrams (which is great to have a book with all the parts in it)!

Check out some of the holiday classics you can choose to play!

“Blue Christmas”, “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)”, “Deck the Hall”, “Frosty the Snow Man”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”, “The Little Drummer Boy”, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”, “Silent Night”, “Sleigh Ride”, “Up on the Housetop”, “Winter Wonderland”, and many more that have become standards over the generations.

For those of you who like something different there are a few unusual ones in this collection as well, such as “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Hippo the Hero)”. (Say what?)

Of course this fun-packed holiday songbook includes the timeless Hawai’i-themed song, “Mele Kalikimaka”! What Christmas in the islands would be complete without hearing that classic tune, and on an ukulele no less?

You can thank the Hal Leonard Corporation for putting this one together. They have been hard at work making some of the best songbooks since 1947 and have become the world’s largest print music publisher, representing some of the greatest songwriters and artists of all time. So, you know you are getting a quality product!

So, pick this book up, break out your ukulele, and get playin’!


Ed and Cynthia Justus are owners of The Bookstore in Hanapepe.


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