George Harrison

George Harrison was a huge advocate for the ukulele.  He loved playing them, and even giving them away.  On one trip to Hawaii I was told a story that George would go around the island and buy all the Kamaka’s he could find (now I don’t know if it was a certain size he was after, or if he just bought any and all), and he would then give them away.

Below you’ll find a letter that George wrote on Flea Market Music letterhead about the ukulele as well as videos of George playing some of his Kamaka’s.


2 Responses to “George Harrison”

  1. thanks for your George Harrison video…

  2. […] Hawaii, where Harrison owned a 150-acre retreat, and where he was known as Keoki, it’s said he bought ukuleles in batches and gave them away. The story may be legend, but it certainly sounds […]

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