It's Play Your Ukulele Day! No, seriously, it is. Somehow the Internet decided to make it a thing. In celebration, here's an old but classic video of a man with god-tier uke skills covering The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."
The reigning King of Tween Pop turns 18 and legal today! Beliebers will stalk him with redoubled fervor, Begrievers will continue posting "lesbian lol" on his YouTube videos, and people who don't care will continue listening to their own music. One thought, though: if he's 18 already, does this mean his voice is as low as it's going to get?
...and the balladeer in the video is named Hugh Oliver. He's pleased to meet you, too.
Someone or something or other decided that today was Play Your Ukulele Day. Fair enough! Here's a rundown of some custom-built models by Etsy store Celentano Woodworks, just in case you weren't already convinced that the ukulele is the World's Most Whimsical Instrument™.