Recent content by filipinouker

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    Ukulele vs Mountain Dulcimer

    Playing "Wildwood Flower" (instrumental) on TWO UKULELES (Kala-CG low g & Susings Philippine-made uke):- and A MOUNTAIN DULCIMER (as a beginner)! What do you think?
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    prodigal seasonista !

    Can "prodigal seasonistas" be forgiven and be welcomed again? :confused: If so, here's a little something from me for DougF's Season 108 after a loooong absence (due to illness and then work/studies!) I've not sung or recorded anything in a while, so sorry if this is a bit eugh --- hopefully...
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    Ohana CK-42R - for Philippine Typhoon Appeal

    SOLD!!! For double the asking price + 25% Gift Aid!!! EVERY penny sent to the Tearfund Philippines Typhoon Relief. God bless you!!! ------------------------------- I am selling my Ohana CK-42R (concert sized, limited edition sinker redwood soundboard) --- for a good cause: the Philippine...
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    Uncle John's Band

    Submitted for Season 76... I did not know any Jerry Garcia / Grateful Dead songs until now. Thanks to the Season 76 host, I now know one :) PS - the lighting in this video shifts because the sun kept going behind the clouds and out again!
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    Pls encourage my niece (bananauker)

    Hi guys - i'm in the Philippines at the moment where it is soooooooo hot and humid and sooooooooooo uncomfortable. But it is lovely to visit my family AND TO BUY MY 13-YEAR OLD NIECE HER FIRST UKULELE (from Ukulele Philippines), as well as to play our very first song together!!! Please please...
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    Never Let Her Slip Away

    I spent time (and had fun) experimenting with simple multi-tracking on this one for Season 60, only to realise that multi-tracking isn't allowed - doh!!! ;) Anyway, hope you like this...
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    A duet: "Days Are Never Long Enough"

    Ombracorta (in Italy) & Filipinouker (in England) sing the country ballad "Days Are Never Long Enough" by Steve Earle and Alison Moorer. Hope you enjoy it :)
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    Kala KA PWC or Kanile'a Islander mc-4 ?

    I would like to get a 2nd concert uke with the intention of using it as my low-G uke for fingerpicking pieces. Which of these ukes would you say is good (NOTE:- sound quality is very important to me, rather than looks) Kala KA Pacific Walnut Concert...
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    Other hobbies/passions

    Crocheting: Kayaking: (which, annoyingly, I don't do enough of these days!)
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    Rainbow Connection (instrumental)

    My bonus entry for Season 58 - instrumental "Rainbow Connection" (bonus because I "cheated" by including a second track - me playing the chords in the background because I thought it sounded flat and boring on its own). Now marginally better :p
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    Buying a "Timple" - pros & cons?

    I bought a timple!!! ...and successfully defeated, proudly conquered UAS!!! (however, i did buy a tremolo harmonica :D )
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    Sing a Song

    "Sing a Song", written by Joe Raposo, 1972 Because of the meaning of the song, I was determined to sing/play this in one take, in order not ruin the whole of our holiday and get on my husband's nerves :D Here it is:-
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    Holding the ukulele and supporting the neck.

    Hi mivo! I used to struggle with the same problem, so i made myself a strap (made up of scrap material I have at home) - one which goes round my neck, clips on to the sound hole as well as tied round the headstock. This means that the uke is fully supported, and my left hand is free to go up...
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    Buying a "Timple" - pros & cons?

    I am currently on holiday in Tenerife and i had the privilege of trying out a Canarian 5-stringed "uke" that they call the "timple". It's a Faycan Timple, model 530, all solid wood and beautiful sounding. I managed to figure out that the five strings are tuned similarly to the ukulele - gcEAD...
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    "Manila" (a Tagalog-English song)

    Annoyingly, the English translation I put on the video is not showing on YouTube :( Anyhoo...... Hope you enjoy the words you that you CAN understand :D I miss my country!