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Little Rock Getaway Ukulele Tab by Joe Sullivan

slack key albumHere’s an ukulele arrangement of a great piano instrumental piece by Joe Sullivan called Little Rock Getaway. This uke tab is based on a version by Da Ukulele Boyz from Maui.

Many years ago (back in 2007, I think) at the Kahumoku ʻOhana Music and Lifestyle Workshop I won the entire collection of Grammy-winning Hawaiian slack key albums. (At the time the “collection” wasn’t quite as large as it is now!)

I remember falling in love with the ukulele songs included at the end of two of the CDs. One was Body Surfing, the other Little Rock Getaway, both by Da Ukulele Boyz (Garett Probst and Peter DeAquino). I learned both of the songs and they have more or less stuck in my repertoire over the years.

Da Ukulele Boyz version of Little Rock Getaway has a swing feel and is great for people who want to learn a Hawaiian-sounding jazz song with some harder chords.

You could really just strum this song using the chord diagrams and outline the melody almost completely, but since I did my best to capture what both ukuleles are doing in the song, the lead part is included as well.

Little Rock Getaway ukulele tab

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I’m an ukulele artist from Honokaʻa, Hawaiʻi, where I run this site from an off-grid cabin in the jungle. I’ve taught workshops internationally, made Herb Ohta Jr. laugh until he cried, and once jammed with HAPA onstage in my boardshorts. More about me