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Any Asshole with a Ukulele and a Camera by jason
March 4, 2010, 7:49 pm
Filed under: Any Asshole, Cover Songs | Tags: , ,

Well, it’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another installment of “Any Asshole.” Again, as a disclaimer, these “assholes” may be great people…I’m using the term to mean “the everyman,” or “everywoman” if you prefer.

Anyway, if you spend any time looking for cover songs on YouTube, and I know that you do, you’ll see that sometimes, assholes don’t play guitars…they play ukuleles.

Take, for instance, Shiny and the Spoon. Here’ they are doing their twee uke cover of a-ha’s “Take On Me.” It’s cute.

One thing I really like in a cover song is when a musician takes a song and makes it his or her own. That’s what Kaleena does with Lady GaGa’s “Pokerface.” It’s like a different song. Good, though. (My love/hate relationship with GaGa has become complicated, lately…)

And finally, here is the super-cute (if you don’t mind me saying) Julia Nunes covering Weezer’s “Keep Fishing.” Weezer is another band that I have a complicated relationship with. Music fandom is tough, man.

Once again, if you hear something you like, click on the video, comment on the artist’s page, and tell them you saw them here!

-jason

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These are all really great. Even my 13 y/o liked them and she hates everything I like. Well…not everything…just most things.

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