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  1. Thread: What song?

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    Here it is, chorded from the Library of Congress...

    Here it is, chorded from the Library of Congress piano vocal sheet music:
    (Stupid program won't let me space out the chords properly!)

    A Warrior Bold


    C
    In days of old,...
  2. You know, this thread puzzles me. I've played...

    You know, this thread puzzles me. I've played for a long time, and have 60+ Ukuleles ready at hand. I have some $3K instruments, and some $99 instruments. The necks are all different sizes and...
  3. Thread: What song?

    by VegasGeorge
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    Arcy, that's perfect! I'll have no trouble...

    Arcy, that's perfect! I'll have no trouble chording it since I know my music theory. Thanks SO much! I wasn't sure of the title, the Library of Congress collection never occured to me.
  4. Thread: What song?

    by VegasGeorge
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    What song?

    "In days of old, when knights were bold, and barons held their sway,"

    I know I've heard that sung. But, I can't find it by Google search or on youtube. Maybe I don't know the title? Can anyone...
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    I too have the arthritis problem in my thumbs. I...

    I too have the arthritis problem in my thumbs. I tolerate the right thumb pain just fine. But the left thumb can be a killer, especially when playing barre chords. I recently drove through...
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    The sunglasses look like RayBan Balorama, model...

    The sunglasses look like RayBan Balorama, model 4089. I see a couple of very minor differences between the way these look, and the way they look on the RayBan website. If they're knockoffs, someone...
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    OK, I got the package from China. It contained...

    OK, I got the package from China. It contained one pair of "Ray-Ban" sunglasses with a cleaning cloth and a case. Hum .... Order a Ukulele, get sunglasses. Interesting! I emailed a complaint and...
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    I have a Concert made by Alvarez that's pretty...

    I have a Concert made by Alvarez that's pretty darn nice!
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    It's usually a disappointment to visit music...

    It's usually a disappointment to visit music stores looking for Ukuleles. Generally speaking, all they have are big factory brand, laminated, cheapos which they think of as "beginner" instruments. ...
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    OK, I took a flyer on this and ordered a Kala...

    OK, I took a flyer on this and ordered a Kala Concert that was offered for $65.00. I now have confirmation from USPS that a package is coming to me from China. I'm getting my gloves and sanitizing...
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    OK, here is a shot of my Kala Family, and since...

    OK, here is a shot of my Kala Family, and since my original post, I've also acquired a family of Ohana Spruce and Mahogany Pineapples.
    126042

    126043

    Sorry about the orientation of the Kala...
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    The only real problem with Low G and Tabs is when...

    The only real problem with Low G and Tabs is when the tab indicates the G string for a melody note. Obviously, with the Low G string, that note will be an octave too low. I usually just substitute...
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    I'm not sure about the Ukulele brand, but there...

    I'm not sure about the Ukulele brand, but there seems to be a rather accomplished player named Warendorf von Elmar Rubbenstroth. https://youtu.be/SB7Wsh7WN0M
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    I have a Baritone Uke with a set C, 8vb strings...

    I have a Baritone Uke with a set C, 8vb strings on it. It's Island tuning, but an octave lower than normal. That gets it so low that chords sound pretty mushy. But plucking single strings sounds...
  15. The key word in your post is "subjective." To my...

    The key word in your post is "subjective." To my ear, the only difference in sound between a parlour guitar and a baritone ukulele is the broader spectrum of sound from the guitar's lower strings. ...
  16. Yes, it seems that adding malware to Chrome...

    Yes, it seems that adding malware to Chrome Extensions has become commonplace. I never add anything on "invitation." If I think I need something, I go out on the net and look for it. And, even...
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    The standard for factory built resonators is the...

    The standard for factory built resonators is the National Guitar Company. They make the National Resophonic brand Ukulele. I have their all metal Style 0, and two of their wood resonators. All of...
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    Wow, another biker in the group! OK, ex-biker,...

    Wow, another biker in the group! OK, ex-biker, but once a biker, always a biker, right? As a beginner you need two things: (1) an instrument with decent tone quality, and; (2) a good setup on the...
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    My cousin shocked me with the news that he bought...

    My cousin shocked me with the news that he bought an Ukulele and was practicing on it. Then he visited me, and I saw that he was struggling with a $49 instrument. As is typical of that sort of...
  20. I keep a Low G on many of my Ukuleles. And, the...

    I keep a Low G on many of my Ukuleles. And, the normal way to string and tune a Baritone is with a Low D. In fact, I can't recall ever seeing or hearing a Bari with reentrant tuning. I always...
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    I, too, have experienced that in groups. ...

    I, too, have experienced that in groups. Frankly, that's one reason I don't play in groups anymore. I like to hear myself. I like to be creative. I like to play tunes my way, especially when...
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    Seriously, you don't have to pay Martin prices to...

    Seriously, you don't have to pay Martin prices to get a great sounding Ukulele. Last night I was playing and comparing my new Kala Baritone with my Kamaka Baritone. I paid $229 for the Kala and the...
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    Oh no! Not that. I was referring back to the...

    Oh no! Not that. I was referring back to the video link I posted above, where W.C. Fields plays "The Fatal Glass of Beer." The first few bars are quite similar to the melody you played, reminded...
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    So, another parallel with good old W.C.! :)

    So, another parallel with good old W.C.! :)
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    mjh42 - Loving Ukulele as I do, having a number...

    mjh42 - Loving Ukulele as I do, having a number of them is a real blessing. Basically, I try to play a different Uke each day. Sometimes, I switch mid-day, and get two in. I tend to play and sing...
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