Even with the ukulele revival of the last several years in full-swing, radio listeners took note when the sweet sound of a uke turned out to be the foundation for Train’s 2009 mega-hit “Hey, Soul Sister.” Not only does the use of a uke in this pop context speak for itself, it’s also a great example of reaching for a ukulele to unlock a song’s potential.

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This article originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of Ukulele magazine.

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