'Bawdy Ballads': Edmonds songwriter releases ukulele songbook
Born in a music store, Rachel Gardner fills her life with music
Last updated 12/2/2021 at 11:10am
A couple of years ago, Edmonds resident Rachel Gardner started a three-person ukulele band with two other women she met in Edmonds.
"We were booking some gigs," she said, "but some places wanted bands that only played originals. We started writing our own music for shows, and I found that when everything shut down due to the pandemic, I had a lot to get out."
The result is "Bawdy Ballads and Salty Songs for the Ukulele," which includes 25 original songs and was released Nov. 10 on Gardner's Treachery imprint.
As you might guess, Gardner says the book is ideal for the cheekier crowd. Each s...