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    Default Completely Useless Ukulele Tip # 7: It Blows, literally from the planet Mars! hehe

    Hey gang,

    Here is my latest useless uke tip possibly invented by Roy Smeck on the uke. I am now the first official uke player to play from the planet Mars! ;-) Sorry Bradbury... the Martians Chronicles missed the uke! ;-) hehe



    Petey

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    Thank you Petey!



    I think they are very important plays in guitar and ukulele history.
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    Superb video, Petey. YouÂ’re so clever.

    Remember this vid...this cat does lots of useless ukulele tricks, all in one song. Lol. Might give you some ideas. Cheers! Steve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zztush View Post
    Thank you Petey!



    I think they are very important plays in guitar and ukulele history.
    Hillarious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Petey

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolkayaker1 View Post
    Superb video, Petey. YouÂ’re so clever.

    Remember this vid...this cat does lots of useless ukulele tricks, all in one song. Lol. Might give you some ideas. Cheers! Steve.
    Thanks Steve!!! I have my moments here and there and I know very well that dude's song and techniques for ages. It inspired me to do this song called "Sitar Lights."


    I will send you tomorrow a PM tomorrow evening about a new coworker who has lots of insight about Japan! hehe I never knew they made Sake Kit Kats to give luck to students writing exams!!! It's all good!

    cheers,

    Petey

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    egads and little fishes

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    Petey, I like your sitar tune a lot better. Your useless tip deserves some useless follow up questions to really get deep. Radiused fretboard or no? What kind of strings for best martian blow hole tone? and lastly and maybe most importantly, High G or Low G?

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    Does using fishing line improve blow hole sustain?

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    Quote Originally Posted by niwenomian View Post
    Petey, I like your sitar tune a lot better. Your useless tip deserves some useless follow up questions to really get deep. Radiused fretboard or no? What kind of strings for best martian blow hole tone? and lastly and maybe most importantly, High G or Low G?
    Thanks for your comments. Funny, I usually score all my original tunes in sheet music or TABS as I compose them, but I only partially did "Sitar Lights" for myself years back so I have trouble remembering how to play the middle parts. Good grief! lol I need to get back at that. As for my useless tip about the Martian blow hole tone, I have no clue if a radius fretboard would improve the experience. None of my new Martin ukes have a radius fretboard. I have no possible comparison. As for changing strings, that's like having different vertical blinds on your window during a windstorm. Just a bit of different clinking and clacking.

    As for low or high G... not sure how that affects the passage of one's breath to the uke's soundhole. Try it, do a vid, and share it with the uke community!

    cheers,

    Petey

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