Er, the home page. Natch.
Dates for our all-comers' thrashes and concerts.
the regular UkeThrashes? (Google map of The Three Horseshoes).
What do you need?
What to buy, where to buy it...
of some events
A few random (sic) YouTubes
...to other local clubs, ukulele sites, whatever...
Ukes for UNICEF - annual Ukulele Festival. 2020's will be on Saturday 29th February.
The performers' pages
Stuff aimed at our gigging contingent: special editions of songs, mostly.
The Song Books
It's been a big old job, but I've re-engineered the consolidated songbook. It's optimised for tablet viewing and almost all the songs are on one page. I guess it's still in beta-test, so if you spot any glitches, please let me know and I can fix them.
Here 'tis: BURP complete now updated as of 17th August 2020
Including these recent additions:
I Can Hear Music - created 11th August 2020
Light My Fire - created 13th August 2020
Sherry - created 11th August 2020
Across the Universe - created 26th May 2020
Ballroom Blitz - created 6th June 2020
Black Magic Woman - created 26th July 2020
Can't Get You Out of My Head - created 11th July 2020
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - created 14th June 2020
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Mudley - created 31st May 2020
Love Shine a Light - added 17th May 2020
Love Will Keep Us Together - created 21st June 2020
Make You Feel My Love - created 14th June 2020
Manic Monday - created 14th June 2020
The Model - added 7th May 2020
My Boy Lollipop - added 8th May 2020
Oliver! Mudley - created 8th June 2020
Rebel, Rebel - created 1st August 2020
There She Goes - created 26th July 2020
Tom's Diner - created 22nd May 2020
Tutti Frutti - added 15th May 2020
Volare - added 19th May 2020
Waterloo - added 17th May 2020
Windmills of Your Mind - created 24th May 2020
You Ain't Going Nowhere - added 2nd May 2020
I acknowledge the mighty effort of and give enormous thanks to Dave Nolder for collating and reformatting many of the songs.
Here are the previous versions of the song books which were intended for printing. They're still valid, and are formatted to be suitable for printing double sided and even in A5 booklet form
However... they are now probably on the way to being obsolete. The current lockdown situation and need for remote Zoom-enabled virtual gatherings has hastened their demise. And perhaps I won't have to bring about thirty kilos of songbooks to future thrashes?
Recent additions (since 16 April 2020) and special one-offs:
Oh, my giddy aunt!!! Here's the 2017/18/19/20 Bonus Book:
The BURP 2017/18/19 Bonus Songbook Cover Page - updated 21st March 2019
Arms of Mary / Sailing (Sutherand Brothers mash-up) - published 7th August 2018
Can't Get Used to Losing You - published 10th April 2019
Dancing in the Moonlight - published 1st July 2019
Deportee - published 19th April 2020
Games People Play - published 28th February 2018
Going to the Zoo - published 11th April 2020
Go West - published 14th June 2018
Happiness - published 13th March 2018
Heart of Gold - published 13th September 2018
Help Me, Rhonda - published 7th August 2018
Human - published 28th March 2017
I'll Tell Me Ma (The Belle of Belfast City) - published 6th November 2018
I Say a Little Prayer - published 16th August 2018
It Might as Well Rain Until September - published 3rd April 2018
It's a Sin - published 6th March 2020
It's My Party - published 5th September 2017
I Won't Back Down - published 9th November 2017
Jamaica Farewell - published 11th January 2017
Let's Dance - published 2nd August 2017
Listen to the Man - published 6th August 2019
Listen to the Music - published 24th October 2019
The Locomotion - published 11th March 2018
Look What They've Done to my Song - published 6th January 2020
Mary Poppins Medley - published 7th March 2019. Heh heh heh! You'll love it. Promise!
Material Girl - published 15th September 2018
Memphis, Tennessee - published 5th May 2017
My Old School - published 5th September 2017
Rockabye - finalised 11th January 2017. Yes, Clean Bandit's recent Christmas number one
Sealed With a Kiss - published 10th April 2019
Send My Love (to Your New Lover) - published 29th March 2017
Shotgun - published 31st October 2018
Sound of Music Medley - published 29th January 2019
So What - published 24th October 2019
Speed of the Sound of Loneliness - published 19th April 2020
This is the Life - published 12th December 2019
Where Do You Go To, My Lovely? - published 11th January 2017
Whiskey in the Jar - alternate version - published 10th December 2018
Wichita Lineman - updated 7th August 2018. BURPified from Scorpex's original version
Whiter Shade of Pale - published 5th May 2017
You Can Call Me Al - published 5th May 2017
BURP Songbook - Third edition
BURP Songbook - Book 1 - Third edition A to D - published 15th February 2014
BURP Songbook - Book 2 - Third edition E to I - published 15th February 2014
BURP Songbook - Book 3 - Third edition J to O - published 4th October 2014
BURP Songbook - Book 4 - Third edition P to S - published 19th January 2014
BURP Songbook - Book 5 - Third edition T to Z - published 20th January 2014
The 2014 to 2016 Bonus Books have been edited, improved in places and consolidated
I have taken the four 2014 to 2016 books and sorted them into three alphabetic volumes.
BURP Songbook - Book 6, A-H - published 23rd April 2017
BURP Songbook - Book 7, I-Q - published 23rd April 2017; resequenced on 28th April
BURP Songbook - Book 8, R-Z - published 23rd April 2017; and updated 24th July to add back in the chord boxes for Space Oddity
BURP's Christmas Thrash Book!!!
Our very own publication of plagiarised versions, tweaked here and there in the inimitable BURP style: The BURP Christmas Thrash Book
And a couple more:
Jingle Bell Rock - published 6th December 2017
Please Come Home for Christmas - published 9th November 2017
Merry Christmas Everybody added 28th November 2016
A Spaceman Came Travelling - published 5th November 2018
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