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  1. Tsaw

    Vintage 1906s Favilla Soprano - For your viewing pleasure

    Aloha! Found this vintage soprano at a Guitar Center store here in New Jersey and wanted to share. Nope, didn't buy it. It had strings that looked like fishing line from a child's tackle box, felt dirty, and had a big wad of lint/hair in side; as you can imagine it didn't sounds all that...
  2. Tsaw

    Marilyn Monroe playing uke on new US stamp

    The US postal service is issuing new stamps honoring legendary Hollywood directors. On the Billy Wilder stamp there's an immage of Marilyn playing the uke; check it out... https://www.usps.com/stamp-collecting/assets/images/469240-01-main-900x695.jpg
  3. Tsaw

    Jimi Hendrix and the ukulele

    Was just reading the Wikipedia entry about Jimi Hendrix and came accross this statement regarding his first guitar: "This guitar replaced both the broomstick he had been strumming in imitation, and a ukulele which his father had found while cleaning a garage." Awesome!! Even Jimi Hendrix was a...
  4. Tsaw

    What chord is this?

    Aloha! I've been strumming my uke coming up with some creative chord progessions (or at least ones that are pleasant to my ear)...but I missed the C string while going for a A7 chord, and caught the E-string on the first fret, and I liked the sound of it; G/C/F/A. I was basically playing an F...
  5. Tsaw

    Hello from New Jersey!

    Hi Everyone, I joined UU a little over a month ago, shortly after I got my first uke. My Cordoba 20CM was a birthday gift to myself after a few years of day-dreaming about learning to play. Now that I have one, I day-dream about the next chance I'll have to play it again! But I guess I don't...