10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players

4th Jun 2013 | 15:30

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Dwayne Johnson
Can you smell what The Rock is cooking? It's a softly strummed solo, we reckon...

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Amanda Palmer
She's controversial as hell, but she knows how to wail on a uke.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Beirut
Zachary Condon has been indie-rocking the ukulele for some time now.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Eddie Vedder
Pearl Jam's main man is not averse to a bit of four-string lovin' and even made an album called Ukulele Songs.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Elvis Presley
Here's the King making a uke sing in Blue Hawaii.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Roger Daltrey
The Who's front man has been known to indulge in a bit of uke-based strumming.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Rocky Marciano
Here's the only undefeated heavyweight boxing champion getting his giant hands round a tiny four-string.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Elvis Costello
Costello is a dyed-in-the-wool uke fanatic.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Will. I. Am
The Black Eyed Peas man with the terribly-spelt name isn't shy when it comes to strumming out a tune or two.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Zooey Deschanel
The ultra-cutesy actress turned ultra-cutesy She & Him singer is, unsurprisingly, a fan of the ultra-cutesy ukulele.

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

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