“We’ll Meet Again” and “Lili Marlene” on Ukulele

Two of the most beautiful songs of World War II are Vera Lynn’s song We’ll Meet Again and Marlene Dietrich’s Lili Marlene.   Here are a couple of lovely ukulele versions by Melbourne’s Ilana Charnelle and the UK’s Sara Spade to commemorate Anzac Day (April 25) in Australia and New Zealand.

Street Musicians Carl Scott and Eddie Thomas

Simple instruments yet complex rhythms from two street performers of the late 1920s.  Carl Scott and Eddie Thomas demonstrate that all you need is a ukulele and some household items to make exciting music.  Bit hard to do this with a modern coffee pot and washboards are not easy to find these days.  But with a bit of imagination you can make music using all kinds of ordinary items without lot’s of expensive technology.