While My Guitar (Ukulele) Gently Weeps-Jake Shimabukuro

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Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, playing an amazing version of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" in Central Park.

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Andy Arciga : Never get tired of hearing this. Bravo,Jake.

scionofgrace : That was FANTASTIC. Absolutely gorgeous! Considering how much Harrison loved the ukulele, I imagine he would have loved this.

Elena : The reason I bought a ukulele years ago. 

SnipsyStripes : brb ordering an ukulele from amazon

Claire Allen : Mind, exploded.

MrOzgood : George Harrison would be proud.

AlanSturgess : Lots of Jake's music now available on CD, including live performances. His playing definitely stomps on the opinions of anyone who dismisses the ukulele as a mere toy. Amazing playing.

Andreas König : Love the sweetness of this instrument. Just bought myself one and am completely in love with it. The sounds are like fresh morning dew for the ear...

Rsspecial1 : i found this vid absolutly years ago, and right now im vaping some lovely ganja listening to this, its bliss. peace

Edith Moore : I play your song all the time. You are a genius.

Matthew Josten : Very inspiring. So much good energy from this video

Shang Tsung : Did they take this off or something? I thought this had like 20 million views.

LtCdr Flygirl : Wow, simply AMAZING!!

Melvyn Davies : Such passion Brilliant

Valerie Fields : Jake is a master on the Ukulele, so happy I found him many many years ago!  Love this.

mister garcia : Hey did they take like 20 million views and give it to taylor swift?

gregthegoldenegg : where did all the views for this vid go?  The last time I watched this he was in the millions- Says 179,541 now.  Did he just break the counter or something and they had to start counting over again?

Jasper : Incredible

1Tawhiao : Fukin mind blowing

Kevin Liu : Amazing

Elise Murray : All I ever seem to hear being played on a ukulele anymore is "Hey, Soul Sister" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" with a dash of She & Him every so often. This is so very refreshing...

makana kaopio : the ending where he picks all 4 string continuously is amazing!

Anthony Alonzo : Truly inspiring. That was the sweetest playing I have ever heard. Props to you man. Play on.

bhagyashree Tambe : He is beautiful ...as a person and he is extremely talented ..hatzz off

labothegreat21 : What kind of ukelele is this?

R1GGLER : yeah that's pretty much not fair...at all.

JRC 71 : Did they call him the Jimmy Hendrix of ukelele for nothing. He's a bad ass too bad i miss his performance here in Modesto last year. I was in New York, my boys went and had a blast.

FuriousOlm : They're on the upload five months before this one: v=puSkP3uym5k

Aegis Fang : @3:00, his ukulele isn't gently weeping.. it outright bawlin'.

Roby Geroca : watching PBS tonight, just happen to catch Jake, never heard of him until now..where have I've been...he's a amazing, home boy!

Anthea calhoun-bey : i found out about him on PBS he's so talented lol

Rob Hernandez : He is an amazing artist.

Rob Hernandez : Well i guess it was worth it uh? since you stayed up so late.. Best regards

Rob Hernandez : i just watched a documentary on PBS about him. very interesting and very poignant.. I think the documentary will make you cry and feel happy at the same time. He is very humble and down to earth. Best regards

Virginiawoodsman : Simply Awesome!!

illegitimate0 : Way better than the Skrillex remix.

Dan Malloy : Absolutely unbelievable :)

CHAS1422 : My guitar isn't gentlt weeping, it's having a class A mental breakdow...that was fricking awesome!

luke hiura : Played beastly... i'm in aww

lordoftheflings : is that a tenor uke?

Alex Santos : Pastie42, your video was featured on TWiET and was playing live as I write this! A whole bunch of us on the TWiT IRC chatroom watched your video. I hope we didn't break youtube. You are terrific! Keep going

danupbcn : this was the first video I added to my favourite's list 6 years ago, still listening to this masterpiece today. Best version for me :)

Sandy Snow : very nice

Susan Farrar-Levanduski : Major goosebumps. So beautiful, almost made me cry.

Lee Haskell : OMG, first time I heard of Jake & his Ukulele, my first view of his video. Amazing!

Lou Forgione : the buildup towards the end was RIDICULOUS! I'm thinking dubstep remix for this one.

Hvymtl fan : This video was made the day I turned 10! Awesome.

Hvymtl fan : Shred that ukelele!!

Nodes : Music is created by man, not god. God had nothing to do with this.