Can I just say that I really enjoy the ukelele in non-traditional songwriting? Well, even if you just said "no," I did it anyway.
So, I found this youtube songwriter person that I really enjoy. Plus her eyes remind me of my wife. Perfect! Here's a sample
Then there's this other guy that I like. He's based out of Canada. Yay, Canada! He sings Robbie Burns and other traditional Scots music as well as Irish rebel songs in a deepish voice. Enjoy!