James' latest album is The Old Silo, a bold collection of songs that ventures deep into the heart of Folk and Americana.  Below you'll find videos highlighting songs from The Old Silo as well as classic James Hill videos that trace his journey from virtuoso instrumentalist to acclaimed singer-songwriter.

When You're Smiling (Chopstick Remix)

One uke. One take. No loops.

She's Still Got It (Live)

John Prine meets The Black Keys. Watch out: this ukulele goes up to 11!

If Wishes Were Horses (Live)

A new country ballad that sounds like an old one. "Her eyes were as blue as a Hank Williams song..."

Promenade (Live)

Hard-driving acoustic tune with a sing-a-long chorus (p.s. stick around for the solo at the end!).

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Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

One uke. One take. Hendrix.


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The Village Belle

A foot-tappin', old-meets-new sea-shanty.

For So Long

James and friends get moody with it.

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From the Vault

Here are some highlights from years gone by.  Watch James' transition from young instrumentalist to award-winning singer-songwriter.  Enjoy the ride!

Hand Over My Heart (J. Hill)
Not your Grandmother's ukulele...
Assam / Like A Bird (J. Hill)
Ode to a Frozen Boot (J. Hill)
Billie Jean (M. Jackson)
Song For Cheri (J. Hill)


Want to know more about James and his music?  Check out these interviews and behind-the-scenes clips.