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Big Bob

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Has anybody here seen his ukulele performances on you tube? I was wondering is his ukulele tuned low G ? or tuned slack key? He is an awsome ukelele player,I especially like his version of E Kue morning dew.
 

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I haven't seen any of his youtube videos, but I was lucky enough to see him play live several times when I lived on Hawai'i. That was back before I started playing uke, and was only interested in his Ki ho' alu playing so I didn't pay much attention to the uke. He is an increadable musician, definately one of the greats, I'll have to check out his videos.
 

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Low G for sure with the A string tuned down a step, I would guess, but I just got home from a gig and am too tired to figure it out. Whatever he's doing, it sure swings.
 

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Low G for sure with the A string tuned down a step, I would guess, but I just got home from a gig and am too tired to figure it out. Whatever he's doing, it sure swings.

Yep, low-GCEG is his slack key tuning. I believe he does some songs in standard with just a low-G though. Led is the man.
 

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He's known for his guitar slack key playing in Hawai'i, but his rendition of Blue Spanish Eyes is great.
 

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Add Bob Brozman and boom: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1n1mwMzIaI

Led is so much fun to watch. Talk about a guy who loves to play. Most of my musician friends and I get the giggles when we hear him just because he is SO good and he is always telling jokes with his instrument.
 

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Thank you guys for the info on the tuning.I just looked at "Killing me softly" by Led on the ukulele.I could listen to him for hours.
 

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Killing me softly is awesome.
thanks for informing they way he tunes his uke guys.