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  1. dirk.li

    Waimanalo Blues (Kelii Koa Soprano & selfmade Harmonies)

    Hey guys, I'd like to share my latest cover song with you. Please let me know what you think... I recorded the vocals tracks one after another and then matched everything together... You may download the mp3 here: http://www.mediafire.com/?l94sczz2ge36688
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    One sunny day in Ostend...

    ... I accidentally met guitarist and pianist Dries Vienne, a Belgian from Ostend, while I was playing my uke (a mahogany flea tenor) on a bench near the beach. We spent the afternoon making up instrumentals for uke and guitar and in the end we recorded two videos: And here's the link to the...
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    In The Jailhouse Now (Soggy Bottom Boys) on Firefly Banjolele

    Hey guys, please witness my first attempt at "Blue Yodeling" and my first video with my new Firefly Banjolele!
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    "My Heart Will Go On, Yo!" (Reggaefied Duet - Ukulele Version)

    Hey guys, I'd like to share this video with you... We had a lot of fun making it!! Ya Mon! My Heart Does Go On, Yo!
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    Help! What's the best "advanced" tenor uke?

    Hey guys, I've been playing the uke for 3 years now and I've found out that I like tenor scale instruments best. I already own some tenor models in the mid price range (Fluke, Ohana TK50-G, Kala Color BLK, etc.) but I don't have an advanced instrument. In Germany it's difficult (if not...
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    "Through Fields of Barley to the Sea" my new original (in German)

    Hey guys, I wrote a new song (in German). I've added the English translation of the lyrics below. Hope you like it! ________________________________________ Through Fields of Barley to the Sea (Six-eight time) Your hair is blowing lightly in the breeze, it comes from seawards. Like...
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    "Aloha ʻOe" (instrumental) on UK-70 B Baritone Ukulele

    I've made another vid today - this time it's an instrumental:
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    Take On Me (Shiny & the Spoon version) - Lyrics & easy chords for download included!

    Take On Me (Shiny & the Spoon version) - Lyrics & easy chords for download included! Hey guys, I haven't recorded a vid in ages! So here is a cover of one of my most favorite uke covers on YouTube eva - recorded by Shiny & the Spoon in 2008. It was originally issued by them as an entry to the...
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    "The Fall Guy" - TV series theme on Spongebob pineapple uke

    I loved to watch this series as a kid!! When I found the lyrics & chords on the web, I just had to cover the theme song!! The series was quite popular in Germany (and fully synchronized in German).
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    Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan) - Reggae Version on Bari

    Haven't made a vid in a while. Here's my attempt at reggaefying Bob (the other Bob):
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    My cover of "Seminatori di Grano" by Gianmaria Testa

    My first attempt at covering an Italian song. I don't speak Italian, so I listened to the original a lot... I hope I didn't butcher it too badly! I put the English translation of the lyrics in the description on YT. This is the first song of Gianmaria Testa's 2006 album "Da questa parte del...
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    My new song: "Don't Gimme No Snow"

    Hey guys... I woke up this morning and found EVEN MORE SNOW outside... so I just had to write a little song about it... here it is: Don't Gimme No Snow
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    Traditional German Xmas Song Medley on Baritone Uke

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! Traditional German Xmas Song Medley 1) "Alle Jahre Wieder" (Ernst Anschütz, 1780-1861) 2) "Ihr Kinderlein, kommet" (Johann Abraham Peter Schultz, 1747-1800) 3) "Süßer die Glocken nie klingen", 1816-1890)
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    My new original: "Facebook Friend"

    Hey guys, it's already been up for 2 days, but still I'd like to share my new song with you on here, too! Facebook Friend Please let me know what you think. Cheers, Dirk
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    Download my 2010 recordings (mp3s)

    Hey guys, I have put together all mp3s (45 files) of the YouTube vids and recordings I made in 2010 (covers and originals) and I'd like to share them with you. The mp3s have a better sound quality than the vids. You can download them in two 120 MB zip files. I have adjusted the gain and gave...
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    "Airborne" - My new original song (an instrumental with Microcube drums)

    Hi guys, please check out my new original song: "Airborne" (instrumental) This ukulele is for sale! Please PM me if you're interested.
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    My new original: "Toast & Bacon & Eggs"

    Please check out my latest original song: "Toast & Bacon & Eggs" I play it on my Ohana Longneck Soprano SK-30L (it's got a soprano body and a tenor neck). The body is solid mahogany. (Oh yes, and I love this uke, it's so quirky! :p)
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    What do you think of a tenor guitar?

    Hi, I'm interested in getting a tenor guitar, because I want more projection when playing unplugged outdoors and steel strings definitely help. (Sadly amps are not allowed for busking in my city.) Since a vintage instrument is too expensive, I was looking at this one here which I found at a...
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    My new original: "We'll Sail No More"

    For the first time I'm using my old mandolin in a vid. Hope you like it!
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    My new original: "Microwave Minute"

    A song about procrastination and a 'thank you' to 300 subscribers! Please check out Grumpy's new songwriting forum and participate: http://www.bringthesong.org!