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Hippie Dribble
10-30-2011, 02:43 AM
1925. music Ray Henderson. lyrics Samuel L. Lewis and Joseph Widow Young (though date and authorship is sometimes disputed, at times being credited to Percy Weinrich and Jack Mahoney in 1914)

in any case, it's one of the most popular and enduring uke standards, and everyone has a go at it from time to time. here's yet another take on it to add to the long list... :o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d85JoGzCk8k

thanks for watching gang!

v30
10-30-2011, 03:19 AM
That was awesome. Loved the way you seemlessly mix the fingerpicking in. Great duds too. I think that uke was meant to play the classics.

ejnovinsky
10-30-2011, 03:50 AM
One of my favorites, Incredible job as usual!

23skidoo
10-30-2011, 03:52 AM
keep em coming, Jon..... another one that smokes.....

TCK
10-30-2011, 06:37 AM
Well it is about time! :) OK- check this one out...fits you perfect I figure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL_P66Kwe8k
Yup- I am making requests again

mm stan
10-30-2011, 10:36 AM
Aloha Eugene,
Hey Mate You burning that mohogany's strings...totally awesome bruddah...love the singing and playing..yes yes..

Ambient Doughnut
10-30-2011, 12:50 PM
Nice! One of my favourite's too. :)

ukuleledaveey
10-30-2011, 01:22 PM
wicked Eugene, top notch as ever :) i love playing that tune, but our song sheet has it as " 5 foot 2" we also do it as a segway starts off with 5ft 2, then inotthats my baby, then into aint she sweet thne back to 5ft 2, but not in your league just strumming , loved your rendition keep up the great vid have a top week all the best from me :)

OldePhart
10-30-2011, 01:46 PM
Great job Jon! I love how you can breath new life into old standards.

John

KamakOzzie
10-30-2011, 02:06 PM
That was awesome. Loved the way you seemlessly mix the fingerpicking in. Great duds too. I think that uke was meant to play the classics.

+1. It probably played that tune when it was new. That Regal sure has a nice ring to it. I was wondering when we were going to hear it.

Bill

Hippie Dribble
10-30-2011, 02:11 PM
+1. It probably played that tune when it was new. That Regal sure has a nice ring to it. I was wondering when we were going to hear it.

Bill

thanks you guys. It sounds amazing in person. Really crisp, great volume and great note distinction. Sweet as. Think I'm becoming a vintage uke convert...

Trinimon
10-30-2011, 02:17 PM
Good job Jon! Got my feet tapping! lol

SmokeyStubbs
10-30-2011, 02:41 PM
This was the first song I ever learned to play, always be a fav of mine.
That was a beautiful version, great job :)

southcoastukes
10-30-2011, 03:56 PM
Geez Jon!,

It's just amazing how you pump out these classics - one after another. Your versions are in the same league as the great ukulele players of the golden era, and often better.

The difference is that I'm not sure any of them recorded at the rate you are putting them out now. Of course modern technology and YouTube has something to do with it. Still, quality and quantity only comes from someone who's truly mastered his art.

I hope (and I think) that we all realize we are witnessing something really remarkable here.

TCK
10-30-2011, 04:08 PM
Agreed in every sense Dirk- well said

Geez Jon!,

It's just amazing how you pump out these classics - one after another. Your versions are in the same league as the great ukulele players of the golden era, and often better.

The difference is that I'm not sure any of them recorded at the rate you are putting them out now. Of course modern technology and YouTube has something to do with it. Still, quality and quantity only comes from someone who's truly mastered his art.

I hope (and I think) that we all realize we are witnessing something really remarkable here.

elisdad
10-30-2011, 04:18 PM
Geez Jon!,

It's just amazing how you pump out these classics - one after another. Your versions are in the same league as the great ukulele players of the golden era, and often better.

The difference is that I'm not sure any of them recorded at the rate you are putting them out now. Of course modern technology and YouTube has something to do with it. Still, quality and quantity only comes from someone who's truly mastered his art.

I hope (and I think) that we all realize we are witnessing something really remarkable here.

Certainly correct here. Jon your stuff is amazing. I for one rate you very high on my ukulele musician list . The only "uke" music that has gotten as much playtime as yours for me is the James Hill's true love don't weep album.

coriandre
10-30-2011, 06:16 PM
A real toe tapper Jon and you played it beautifully. Certainly one of my favorites from you.

Hippie Dribble
10-31-2011, 12:25 PM
thankyou so much folks. Dirk, Eric...sheez I don't know what to say to that. still picking myself up off the floor, but thankyou, from the bottom of my heart.