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plunker
07-25-2018, 02:50 PM
I just ordered a harmonica neck holder and a 10 hole harmonica from sweetwater. Not a lot of money in case I get discouraged. I am working on "the boxer". Thought I could do the synthesizer ( I think) part with the harmonica.

kohanmike
07-25-2018, 07:56 PM
Isn't it funny how tides of coincidence flow, I picked up my harmonica last week to play some blues licks to "Me and Bobby Magee" with my uke group, and on the way home heard "The Boxer" on the radio and immediately thought that I should try the solo part on the harmonica (I'm pretty sure it's a flute), but might need a chromatic, though I don't know music and would have to test if all the notes are on a diatonic.

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Croaky Keith
07-25-2018, 10:49 PM
Here's a pdf that I found of their hits.

http://farnost.mnisek.cz/data/kapela/2013-03/Simon%20&%20Garfunkel%27s%20Greatest%20Hits.pdf

Jerryc41
07-26-2018, 01:41 AM
There's lots of harmonica instruction available online. I've been playing (with) the harmonica since I was a kid. I play that about as well as I play the ukulele. I have quite a few harmonicas, of course. :)

plunker
07-26-2018, 01:50 AM
Here's a pdf that I found of their hits.

http://farnost.mnisek.cz/data/kapela/2013-03/Simon%20&%20Garfunkel%27s%20Greatest%20Hits.pdf

Thank you.

plunker
07-26-2018, 01:51 AM
There's lots of harmonica instruction available online. I've been playing (with) the harmonica since I was a kid. I play that about as well as I play the ukulele. I have quite a few harmonicas, of course. :)

Are saying there is also a NHD risk I have exposed myself to?

Croaky Keith
07-26-2018, 02:19 AM
Harmonicas seem to multiply on their own - & you can get a lot into just one small drawer. ;)

plunker
07-26-2018, 05:13 AM
So if I put a C harmonica in a drawer with a E harmonica, I will hatch a D harmonica?

Tootler
07-26-2018, 06:01 AM
So if I put a C harmonica in a drawer with a E harmonica, I will hatch a D harmonica?

Yes. Probably a G and A as well. :cool: :music:

flyingace
07-26-2018, 06:37 AM
I do this and like playing Neil Young's Harvest Moon!

plunker
07-26-2018, 11:10 AM
I do this and like playing Neil Young's Harvest Moon!
It will be while before I will be doing that. I thought of the boxer because the instrument can be played as a solo. Maybe add the strings later.

kaizersoza
07-26-2018, 12:09 PM
it takes a bit of practice but its great fun, here is my friend and me (I'm on the Uke and Harmonica) we released a single to support the welsh football team when they reached the European Championships a few years ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZefSGQYihY

kohanmike
07-26-2018, 05:51 PM
Harmonicas seem to multiply on their own - & you can get a lot into just one small drawer. ;)

About 30 years ago I bought a Lee Oscar diatonic C harp, then an A. They turned into a Bb, D, E, F and G, but what's really remarkable, they also spawned a Koch chromatic C, cross species (which I still have to learn how to play).

8 tenor cutaway ukes, 3 acoustic bass ukes, 8 solid body bass ukes, 7 mini electric bass guitars

• Donate to The Ukulele Kids Club, they provide ukuleles to children's hospital music therapy programs. http://www.theukc.org
• Member The CC Strummers: https://www.youtube.com/user/CCStrummers/videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/CCStrummers/videos)

Laelia
07-27-2018, 12:53 PM
My mom said to me 'if you bring another musical instrument into this house I'll be so angry, there's no room!'

So I bought a harmonica

Checkmate, mom :D