Story Behind the Song | Ukulele Lady | by Ukulele Mele - lanikai-beach.net

Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the hapa haole song Ukulele Lady. Published in 1925, the song was first popular by American female singer and radio performer Vaughn De Leath (1894-1943) known for her crooning style of singing. The song was recorded by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, a popular dance band of the 1920s. Singer, actress, and comedian Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) first performed the song live in 1997 during a TV special as a tribute to her hometown in the Hawaiian Islands.

NOTE: Monthly Online Lessons by subscription are no longer available from Mele’s website UkuleleMeleOnMaui.com. Instead, you can learn to play the Ukulele Mele Way for free by watching video lessons on this YouTube Channel and requesting PDF song sheets emailed to you.

RELATED VIDEO – for music and related story:
Ukulele Lady (Story of the ‘ukulele, Hawai’i’s official instrument) – https://youtu.be/XZEMKbkDBjU

RELATED VIDEO – for music and related story:
Medley: Ukulele Lady/Tiny Bubbles/Pearly Shells (Mele’s adult music classes and more) – https://youtu.be/BtF2jUGuF3U

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Native Hawaiian Mele Fong from Maui is an experienced educator and professional entertainer with over 50 years experience playing the ‘ukulele – Hawaii’s official instrument. Are UKE having fun yet? Watch. Listen. Play. The Ukulele Mele Way!

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