Ukulele Songbooks

In response to overwhelming demand, I have created a budding series of songbooks with easy-to-read chord diagrams and lyrics. Packed with photos of friends and family from my back pages, this is the best way to strum along with your favorite Lil' Rev songs.

<b>Strum-Along Songbook</b><br>A collection of 66 ukulele tunes selected from my backlog of albums: <i>(Fountain of Uke, Volumes 1 & 2, Drop Baby Drop, Happiest Way to Be Sad, and Uke Town).</i>

Strum-Along Songbook
A collection of 66 ukulele tunes selected from my backlog of albums: (Fountain of Uke, Volumes 1 & 2, Drop Baby Drop, Happiest Way to Be Sad, and Uke Town).

<b>Sing Song Daddy Songbook</b><br>A song-by-song supplement for anyone looking to play along with the Sing Song Daddy album.

Sing Song Daddy Songbook
A song-by-song supplement for anyone looking to play along with the Sing Song Daddy album.

Poetry Books

Get into the mind of Lil Rev with these collections packed with stories, essays, poems, quotes, proverbs and pictures.

<b>Ukulele Nation</b><br>Lil Rev's celebrated Ukulele Nation poetry book is the first of its kind — as far as I know, it's the only book in the world that is strictly dedicated to the poetry of uke!  It contains over 50 poems, stories, essays, quotes,  and pictures.

Ukulele Nation
Lil Rev's celebrated Ukulele Nation poetry book is the first of its kind — as far as I know, it's the only book in the world that is strictly dedicated to the poetry of uke! It contains over 50 poems, stories, essays, quotes, and pictures.

<b>Lil' Red Poem Book</b><br>My first back-pocket chap book containing poems, stories, pictures, quotes, and wise sayings for the discriminating bathroom reader.

Lil' Red Poem Book
My first back-pocket chap book containing poems, stories, pictures, quotes, and wise sayings for the discriminating bathroom reader.

<b>Lil' Gold Poem Book</b><br>The much-anticipated follow-up to the orginal volume! Another back-pocket chap book filled with poems, stories, pictures, quotes, and wise sayings for the discriminating bathroom reader!

Lil' Gold Poem Book
The much-anticipated follow-up to the orginal volume! Another back-pocket chap book filled with poems, stories, pictures, quotes, and wise sayings for the discriminating bathroom reader!

Hal Leonard Music Instruction Material 

In my never-ending mission to spread the joy of music to the people, I've written a wealth of ukulele and harmonica instruction books, CDs and videos for the Hal Leonard Group. While I don't sell these books and videos directly, I hope I can save you some searching and hunting by providing direct links to their corresponding Amazon page.

<b>Essential Strums & Strokes for Ukulele</b><br>(book + web video)<br>Learn to become a proficient ukulele strummer as Lil' Rev details a variety of strumming techniques, from clawhammer to the zig-zag stroke to punk rock strums and beyond.

Essential Strums & Strokes for Ukulele
(book + web video)
Learn to become a proficient ukulele strummer as Lil' Rev details a variety of strumming techniques, from clawhammer to the zig-zag stroke to punk rock strums and beyond.

<b>Fiddle Tunes for Ukulele</b><br>(book + web audio)<br>Lil' Rev and John Nicholson present old-time fiddle tunes featuring a variety of picking styles, arranged for solo ukulele in standard notation and tablature. <i>Includes chord grids.</i>

Fiddle Tunes for Ukulele
(book + web audio)
Lil' Rev and John Nicholson present old-time fiddle tunes featuring a variety of picking styles, arranged for solo ukulele in standard notation and tablature. Includes chord grids.

<b>101 Ukulele Licks</b><br>(book + web audio)<br>Essential licks for blues, jazz, country, bluegrass and rock & roll licks notated for the ukulele. Packed with extras: common chord progressions, scales, uke history, recommended listening, info on uke builders, and more!

101 Ukulele Licks
(book + web audio)
Essential licks for blues, jazz, country, bluegrass and rock & roll licks notated for the ukulele. Packed with extras: common chord progressions, scales, uke history, recommended listening, info on uke builders, and more!

<b>Ukulele Method: Book 1</b><br>(book + web audio)<br>An easy-to-use beginner's guide by Lil' Rev includes types of ukuleles, tuning, music reading, melody playing, chords, strumming, scales, tremolo, notation and tab, and more. Includes reference guide to over 1,000 chords!

Ukulele Method: Book 1
(book + web audio)
An easy-to-use beginner's guide by Lil' Rev includes types of ukuleles, tuning, music reading, melody playing, chords, strumming, scales, tremolo, notation and tab, and more. Includes reference guide to over 1,000 chords!

<b>Ukulele Method: Book 2</b><br>(book)<br>Expands chord and scale vocabulary, while introducing new right-hand techniques. Covers D, Bb, and A chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, movable chords, diminished chords, the ragtime strum, five-finger roll, calypso strum, triplet stroke, how to play boogie-woogie, Tin Pan alley songs, and more.

Ukulele Method: Book 2
(book)
Expands chord and scale vocabulary, while introducing new right-hand techniques. Covers D, Bb, and A chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, movable chords, diminished chords, the ragtime strum, five-finger roll, calypso strum, triplet stroke, how to play boogie-woogie, Tin Pan alley songs, and more.

<b>Easy Songs for Ukulele</b><br>(book)<br>A book for beginners to learn 20 favorite melodies from the Beatles, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Woody Guthrie, and more! The songs are presented in the order of difficulty, beginning with simple rhythms and melodies and ending with chords and notes up the neck.

Easy Songs for Ukulele
(book)
A book for beginners to learn 20 favorite melodies from the Beatles, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Woody Guthrie, and more! The songs are presented in the order of difficulty, beginning with simple rhythms and melodies and ending with chords and notes up the neck.

<b>Baritone Ukulele Method: Book 1</b><br>book + web audio<br>An easy-to-use beginner's guide designed for anyone just learning to play baritone ukulele. It teaches tuning, music reading and tablature, melody playing, chords & scales, strumming, tremolo, the history of the instrument, and much more.

Baritone Ukulele Method: Book 1
book + web audio
An easy-to-use beginner's guide designed for anyone just learning to play baritone ukulele. It teaches tuning, music reading and tablature, melody playing, chords & scales, strumming, tremolo, the history of the instrument, and much more.

<b>Play Harmonica Today</b><br>(book + web audio)<br>Quality instruction with 57 full-demo tracks designed to be used by both self-learners and teachers alike. Covers the basics: songs, chords and melodies, cross harp, bending, harmonica tab, and fun tricks.<br><i>For 10-hole C diatonic harmonica.</i>

Play Harmonica Today
(book + web audio)
Quality instruction with 57 full-demo tracks designed to be used by both self-learners and teachers alike. Covers the basics: songs, chords and melodies, cross harp, bending, harmonica tab, and fun tricks.
For 10-hole C diatonic harmonica.

<b>Ukulele Method Video</b><br>(DVD)<br>This video teaches the basics of the ukulele and explains tuning, single-note melodies, chords and strumming, and gives practice tips. The on-screen musical examples will help you play the ukulele in no time.

Ukulele Method Video
(DVD)
This video teaches the basics of the ukulele and explains tuning, single-note melodies, chords and strumming, and gives practice tips. The on-screen musical examples will help you play the ukulele in no time.

<b>Play Harmonica Today</b><br> (DVD)<br>Follow along with the music as you watch and listen to the teacher and the on-screen harmonica tablature. This complete guide to the basics covers songs, chords and melodies, cross harp, bending, playing tips, techniques, fun tricks and more.<br><i>For 10-Hole C diatonic harmonica.</i>

Play Harmonica Today
(DVD)
Follow along with the music as you watch and listen to the teacher and the on-screen harmonica tablature. This complete guide to the basics covers songs, chords and melodies, cross harp, bending, playing tips, techniques, fun tricks and more.
For 10-Hole C diatonic harmonica.