When asked, “Any idea why ‘Hey, Soul Sister’ connected in such a big way?” frontman Pat Monahan responded
“Man, I don’t know. I always give credit to the ukulele, because I think the ukulele just makes people happy.”
I have to agree! It is a great sounding song made greater by the use of the ukulele. Apparently the advertising community agrees, too, as many commercials use a ukulele. Personally, I find so much satisfaction and peace in strumming and picking the ukulele. Maybe soon they’ll say, ‘ukulele every day keeps the doctor away’.
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