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    Anybody know this song

    40 or 50 years ago, out here in California, Jim Lange had a morning radio program on KSFO.
    Every Friday his opening song was Thank God Itís Friday

    At about 100 BPM, a nice, slow, bluesy tune...
  2. I have an AMIGO Tenor, made in Romania. I have...

    I have an AMIGO Tenor, made in Romania.
    I have strung it with Classical Guitar Strings. D, E, A, D
    Tuned to G, C, E, A

    The result is a long sustain and it plays one full octave below standard.
    ...
  3. My idea? Learn C, F, G7 Play The Wanderer,...

    My idea?
    Learn C, F, G7
    Play The Wanderer, Boogie Wookiee Bugle Boy, Tutti Frutti, Mamma Don’t Dance and Daddy Don’t Rock and Roll, Route 66, Roll Over Beethoven.
    Very easy chord progressions....
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    �� Thumbs up - love the concept

    �� Thumbs up - love the concept
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    Remember, you can tune a Uke, but you can’t tuna...

    Remember, you can tune a Uke, but you can’t tuna fish
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    And one really cool fact about the C of F ...

    And one really cool fact about the C of F

    Years of music in school and memorizing
    The key of G has one sharp - C
    The key of D has two sharps - C, G
    The key of A has three sharps - C, G, D
    ...
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    Let the Circle be Unbroken

    Let the Circle be Unbroken
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    My advice as a self taught... Learn basic chords...

    My advice as a self taught...
    Learn basic chords using suggested fingering — as in play an ope C with your ring or little finger.


    Try playing simple 12 bar songs C, F, G7, Or
    Do-woo C, Am, F...
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    To paraphrase an old joke.... Happiness is a...

    To paraphrase an old joke....

    Happiness is a can of Spam, a bottle of wine and a 🐶 dog.....
    To eat the Spam
  10. I have a Kala KA-8 eight string. It has a nice...

    I have a Kala KA-8 eight string. It has a nice sound, some what mellow.

    I can finger pick or strum - usually I do a combination. It is somewhat more difficult to play as it requires TWICE the...
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    With age comes wisdom We learn more from our...

    With age comes wisdom
    We learn more from our mistakes than we do from our successes

    If this be true.....
    I’m wiser and oh so MUCH, MUCH more learned than these darn Millennials.

    (Wanna see...
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    When I play with my Blues Jam, the guitar players...

    When I play with my Blues Jam, the guitar players LOVE the Key of E — Yuck
    But they also seem to like to play Blues in the Key of A — A, D, E7
    Ukulele friendly and, apparently Guitar friendly.
    ...
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    Late to the game/ response, But yes, I too had...

    Late to the game/ response,
    But yes, I too had forgotten about El Kabong
    And I know cartoons draw 4 fingers instead of five,
    But El Kabong has a 4 string, not a 6 string

    Day ~40 of self...
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    I like my Kala Tenor KA ATP CTG CE I would...

    I like my Kala Tenor KA ATP CTG CE
    I would STRONGLY suggest that you consider a cutaway and solid wood over laminate.
    My opinion, other options enhance but are less important.
    Good luck and let us...
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    I’ve read Kate considered herself a drummer who...

    I’ve read Kate considered herself a drummer who sang, but...
    I could and can wrap myself in the contra-alto that she had.
    So sad she left us so soon.

    Thanks for the tribute
  16. If $$ are the problem, could this site allow...

    If $$ are the problem, could this site allow (shudder) advertising?
    I created a Discord Account, and it seems less intuitive than this one.
    Having authored and been editor/ co-editor of several...
  17. Anyone who canít remember the Kennedy-Nixon...

    Anyone who canít remember the Kennedy-Nixon election is a young whipper snapper.
    Another Ukulele, aka Old Man Tracy
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    I’m lazy - be nice to have a ‘transcript’ of the...

    I’m lazy - be nice to have a ‘transcript’ of the lyrics.

    I’m in SF Bay Area and all the counties are in lockdown. Luckily, a couple of weeks ago we shopped in preparation of
    such a lockdown....
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    This whole Carona / Covid-19 seems like a Peter...

    This whole Carona / Covid-19 seems like a Peter Max painting
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    Please, though, do continue to: Eat, bathe and...

    Please, though, do continue to:
    Eat, bathe and play your Uke — though not necessarily in that order.

    P.S. Group #3 of my 4 groups just canceled it’s meetings
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    I have a former coworker who moved to...

    I have a former coworker who moved to Clarksville. My wife used to take business trips to Russleville. I had some business dealings in Gould.

    All that being said....

    Boy, howdy, am I stifling...
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    Just 2 minutes ago received an email fro my local...

    Just 2 minutes ago received an email fro my local Senior Center.
    CLOSED
    Only event ongoing will be the daily meals - which will be served ďto goĒ Style.

    Two of my Uke gatherings, at ~public...
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    Well, As far a I vi IV V Stand by Me Octopus...

    Well,
    As far a I vi IV V
    Stand by Me
    Octopus Garden
    Sherry. (sheeee-eee-eeeeee-reee bayyyy-ayyyy-beeeeee)
    Teenager in Love
    Runaround Sue

    Late at night and I’ll have to think about ALICES...
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    I will admit that much of basic 12 bar blues is...

    I will admit that much of basic 12 bar blues is repetitive.....

    The Wanderer and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy are essentially the same song and are 12 bar blue format
    Rollover Beethoven and Route 66...
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    I placed Worth Brown on my Spruce Top Kala Tenor....

    I placed Worth Brown on my Spruce Top Kala Tenor. It gave it a warm, mellow sound that I prefer over the bright, loud, almost ‘tinny’ sound that it had.

    BTW, once upon a time I was a Beverage...
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