We’ve always been partial to the ukulele—(or, as we like to call it, the uke)—it’s probably because when we watched Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters sing to each other in The Jerk, we wept like a spinster at her best friend’s wedding.

They seem to be the instrument of choice if you wanna get the girl or boy, or show the world that you’ve got a little bit of heart and we can’t get enough of them. New York have an annual Uke Fest and George Harrison never left his home without them, so it’s clear everybody loves the uke.

Here’s our list of the best ukulele original songs and covers.