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IAmTheWalrus
07-02-2009, 01:02 PM
NO VIDEO LESSONS
ive been asking everyone and no one will give me help

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5k-OE0-fWs

HOW is he strumming that??

Is his hand in a fist?

WHAT part of his hand strums the string on ups and down strokes?

Or is his index strumming?
PLEASE ANSWER

seeso
07-02-2009, 01:05 PM
Why don't you want a video lesson? The method he's using is called a "split stroke." His hand is kind of in a fist. He's strumming with his index finger on both up and down strokes.

If you really want to learn it, I'd watch this VIDEO LESSON.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW7oEN5maZY

IAmTheWalrus
07-02-2009, 01:14 PM
okay thanks man, but harrison is not using the same rhythm every time is he? the split stroke has to be a certain rhythm?

oh and does anyone have the chords to this version? i saw it somewhere and the thread got deleted a while back
:(

cpatch
07-02-2009, 01:28 PM
NO VIDEO LESSONS
ive been asking everyone and no one will give me help
Weird. .

IAmTheWalrus
07-02-2009, 01:31 PM
its because last time i asked i got sent a basic strumming lesson that included a lesson on picking out my first ukulele :)

Denno
07-02-2009, 01:36 PM
its because last time i asked i got sent a basic strumming lesson that included a lesson on picking out my first ukulele :)

So what uke did you buy? :D
Seriously though, lessons are the way to go if you want to learn. Unless you learn it on your own ofcourse. But now you asked so...:cheers:

seeso
07-02-2009, 01:59 PM
okay thanks man, but harrison is not using the same rhythm every time is he? the split stroke has to be a certain rhythm?

Yeah, he's doing a triplet rhythm every time.


oh and does anyone have the chords to this version? i saw it somewhere and the thread got deleted a while back
:(

Deleted? I doubt that.

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13874

mailman
07-02-2009, 02:19 PM
Is the uke George is playing a concert scale Kamaka? And what kind is the reso uke on the blanket?

IAmTheWalrus
07-02-2009, 02:36 PM
Deleted? I doubt that.

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13874

thats not even the thread i was talking about but that is SO much better than what i was talking about. thank you so much :)

i just realized who you are.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDAbg6BYNMQ

your amazing, ive learned so much songs from you and your videos and i stay interested in ukulele thanks to you

seeso
07-02-2009, 02:45 PM
thats not even the thread i was talking about but that is SO much better than what i was talking about. thank you so much :)

i just realized who you are.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDAbg6BYNMQ

your amazing, ive learned so much songs from you and your videos and i stay interested in ukulele thanks to you

Right on, man. Glad to be of assistance.

upskydowncloud
07-02-2009, 11:58 PM
Is the uke George is playing a concert scale Kamaka? And what kind is the reso uke on the blanket?

No idea about the resonator but the uke he's playing does look like a Kamaka concert, simply because of the headstock, I've never seen any other uke with one like that.

pingraham
07-03-2009, 01:21 AM
Ukulelezaza posted this on YouTube a couple years ago. After the kitchen lesson by Witgrip that Seeso posted, watching this may help. There is also one by winninboy out there for the triplet. Like all things - especially some up the neck jazz chords - it feels like an unnatural act. practice brings muscle memory and it becomes reflex.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYvNtqXVAdw

I am working on this as well, trying to overcome 32 years of three finger picking.....

pete

IAmTheWalrus
07-03-2009, 08:01 AM
http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13874

Isn't he using a different rhythm on the some chords like the 3rd chord for example?

seeso
07-03-2009, 09:29 AM
Isn't he using a different rhythm on the some chords like the 3rd chord for example?

Nope! Still a triplet. He uses different rhythms throughout the song, but every time he does a split stroke, it's a triplet.

Now sometimes, he plays only the top strings and sometimes only the bottom, but that's not technically what most refer to as a "split stroke."