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    Season of the ukulele #397 is songs about...

    Season of the ukulele #397 is songs about England, Scotland, Wales, or Ireland. My understanding is that Tommy Sands wrote Season of the ukulele #397 is songs about England, Scotland, Wales, or...
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    Songs this week have the intent of elevating...

    Songs this week have the intent of elevating someone's mood if even for a few minutes or are about supporting each other in a caring way. This one has a little bit of both -- last weekend I met a...
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    "Nostalgic Bells" by Forest Sun references L.A....

    "Nostalgic Bells" by Forest Sun references L.A. in the first verse. right after a line about having been to both heaven and hell. Forest didn't specify where he puts LA on that spectrum; you'll have...
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    Season 377 is songs that say "I'm sorry" -...

    Season 377 is songs that say "I'm sorry" - literally.

    Marc Cohn has paid homage to his musical heroes in multiple ways, including singing about Graceland in "Walking in Memphis," and later a full...
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    Great theme for a season! We doubled down on...

    Great theme for a season!

    We doubled down on the spirit of Season #376 - Ukin' Together. "Kid Fears" was a collaboration in its original form between the Indigo Girls and R.E.M. (featuring Michael...
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    Season 371 of the Ukulele is any song you like,...

    Season 371 of the Ukulele is any song you like, as long as the title starts with the letter "E." I admit that I don't know much about country music, but I'll sing any song that I find funny. And,...
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    While driving home from work yesterday - and...

    While driving home from work yesterday - and looking for inspiration - I asked Amazon Music to play songs from 1979. A Led Zeppelin song came on, and I realized I hadn't noticed one among the...
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    This was the hey-day of Jimmy Buffett's music...

    This was the hey-day of Jimmy Buffett's music career, and he wrote a song said to be about the island of Montserrat in the British West Indies. I think it could fit for Seattle too -- from different...
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    This song is from Darden Smith, and we learned it...

    This song is from Darden Smith, and we learned it from the "Broadcast" series of CDs produced by the KGSR radio station in Austin Texas. This song showed up on two of them at least, Volume 1 and...
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    We first played "Ukulele Lady" on a trip with our...

    We first played "Ukulele Lady" on a trip with our friend Kirk (who gave us our first ukuleles, and whom our older daughter used to refer to as "my grown-up friend, Kirk.") None of us had heard it...
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    The first time I paid attention to John Hiatt was...

    The first time I paid attention to John Hiatt was after getting the album "Walk On" at a work White Elephant Christmas party. My friend John Vig brought the album, another friend Louise picked it and...
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    Even as a newbie, I agree - great season MADS,...

    Even as a newbie, I agree - great season MADS, and great songs Alan!

    As far as I'm concerned, any season that celebrates George Harrison and his co-conspirators is well aligned with the spirit and...
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    Here's my contribution, in the vein of "Enough...

    Here's my contribution, in the vein of "Enough about me. Let's talk about you. What do you think of me?" As for my missed beats and the verse that I accidentally left out - as I often say at "work" -...
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    Sticky: WOW! I'm five years late to the party and this...

    WOW! I'm five years late to the party and this thread, but the video is just wonderful. Made my morning!
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    I'm hoping for leniency on the part of the...

    I'm hoping for leniency on the part of the entrance judges.

    When I first read the theme, I had no ideas, but one of my daughters suggested "Nowhere Man." Great thought, but someone had done it...
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    Thank you, "Mads", for a truly wonderful time...

    Thank you, "Mads", for a truly wonderful time this week. The "Traveling with the Wilburys" season is a delightful invitation to disappear down the rabbit hole of re-discovering and then learning old...
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    So, nobody warned me that this would be a little...

    So, nobody warned me that this would be a little addictive. Posted for the first time two weeks ago. Then saw the Wilbury's season, and thought - great, I'll post one. That turned into one by me, one...
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    As threatened, a second Wilbury's tune with the...

    As threatened, a second Wilbury's tune with the rest of my family. End of the Line.


    https://youtu.be/UXtk5BG5oIc
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    My Sweet Lord

    Del, I'm with you on this. I would have been 5 when it came out, and I love the song as well. I've always thought of it as a bit of a meditation, with (corny as it sounds), the key change as nodding...
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    Handle with Care, by the Wilburys So...

    Handle with Care, by the Wilburys

    So admittedly this is pretty rough, as a) I have played it on guitar a bit, but not much on uke, b) there are a lot of voices in the Wilbury's version and it's...
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    Love, love, love this challenge! Will post a song...

    Love, love, love this challenge! Will post a song or two later, but here's a "TLDR" post first.

    Turns out that George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Tom Petter, and my friend Kirk are the reason that...
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    Tried to post yesterday but don't see it here. In...

    Tried to post yesterday but don't see it here. In any event, have watched many SOTU videos, never posted before. Loved what Steve did last year and did a quick one on "Dancing in the Dark" (don't...
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    Sticky: First ever submission, though love SOTU. Don't...

    First ever submission, though love SOTU. Don't think anyone has done "Dancing in the Dark" yet? Also not sure I'm submitting right!


    https://youtu.be/byEYesqzZAs
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