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  1. Thread: Season 483

    by Jim Yates
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    Is this a sample of "Melismatic Music"? ...

    Is this a sample of "Melismatic Music"?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43WQ4KRSCFo
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    Today would be the late Joe Hall's 73rd birthday....

    Today would be the late Joe Hall's 73rd birthday. This is my favourite Joe Hall song, accompanied on my 71 year old Gibson LG1.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUc3g2_-a7s
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    The Mary Tyler Moore (R.I.P.) Show ...

    The Mary Tyler Moore (R.I.P.) Show


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J6CzZeCgGw
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    See you Saturday Val?

    See you Saturday Val?
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    Here's a Billy Connolly song that I've always...

    Here's a Billy Connolly song that I've always intended learning that fits the theme.

    EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT - Billy Connolly


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00si1T_RITw
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    Todd Snider's Statistician's Blues It's not a...

    Todd Snider's Statistician's Blues

    It's not a blues but it does fit the theme.

    I may have changed a bunch of Todd's percentages. I don't believe he does 'em the same every time.

    ...
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    I Don't Know Why I Love You But I Do - by Paul...

    I Don't Know Why I Love You But I Do - by Paul Gayton & Bobby Charles
    from the singing of Clarence Frogman Henry
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDBfFXpQJHo
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    Maybe It's Mayday by Engraver Tom McArdle ...

    Maybe It's Mayday by Engraver Tom McArdle

    Engraver Tom McArdle wrote these lyrics and submitted them to SOTU 481 Mayday It's May Day. I noticed that Ryan, Del and Liz had each put the words to...
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    Since Andy beat me to Joe Hill, and did a fine...

    Since Andy beat me to Joe Hill, and did a fine job of it, I'll share Joe Hill's Will. Sorry, but no ukuleles are involved.

    Joe Hill was great labour organizer and poet who was executed in 1915 on...
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    The Sick Note is a song I got from a Kingston,...

    The Sick Note is a song I got from a Kingston, Ontario singer named Tom Mawhinney at a Cobourg folk club in the early eighties. It seems to suit Val's topic.
    I have no idea of the origins of this...
  11. Thanks for a fun topic Bob!

    Thanks for a fun topic Bob!
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    Without A Union SOTU 481 -Mayday...It's May...

    Without A Union
    SOTU 481 -Mayday...It's May Day!!!
    To the tune of "Makin' Whoopee" by Gus Kahn & Walter Donaldson, A Union Version Parody - From the magazine 'Talking Union'. I first learned it...
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    I have a few plastic stands. They are completely...

    I have a few plastic stands. They are completely collapsable and will fit in a ukulele gig bag or most cases. They are adjustable for different thicknesses. The only label is a red circle with the...
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    Poll: Great version Joko! You shoulda posted it this...

    Great version Joko! You shoulda posted it this week.
    Nice to see you today.
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    The first group where I ever used a uke was the...

    The first group where I ever used a uke was the Maple Leaf Champions Jug Band. I usually play at least 3 or 4 songs a show on the uke and use a mic (not an expensive one, but usually an SM57 or a...
  16. Well, I requested this one when I thought I was...

    Well, I requested this one when I thought I was gonna be laid up for the week, but I'm feeling much better now and since no one took me up on it, here's one from the late, great Guy Clark, one of my...
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    My son, Darcy and his wife, Loni, brought me this one from the Philippines a few years ago.

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    Darcy and his mother-in-law Bini playing a duet in the shop where they...
  18. I Don't Like Tomatoes by Bryant Oden ...

    I Don't Like Tomatoes by Bryant Oden


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK5o9Cps1XA
  19. I Love Tomatoes by Connie Kaldor This one came...

    I Love Tomatoes by Connie Kaldor

    This one came from Connie's kids' album, A Duck In New York City. Maggie and I have been fans of Connie's for over 3 decades. I still think of her as being a...
  20. Green Tomatoes from The Earlybird Stringband ...

    Green Tomatoes from The Earlybird Stringband

    Many thanks to those who wished me well this week. I'm still using the cane to get around, but my back is much better than it was a few days ago.

    ...
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    This is a great song that I've never heard before...

    This is a great song that I've never heard before this thread. When I saw the titleof the thread, I figured that Todd must have covered Hank Williams' song I Saw The Light, but I discovered a brand...
  22. I must agree that you will never get a pickup...

    I must agree that you will never get a pickup that sounds as acoustic as a mic. I always resisted pickups and had sound techs saying, "Why don't you have a pickup on your guitar?" While I played in...
  23. Thread: Sleepwalk

    by Jim Yates
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    Liz Safley Brinker did a beautiful version and...

    Liz Safley Brinker did a beautiful version and it's clear where her fingers are going in this video.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ysDc3U7tO0
  24. I was looking forward to this week, especially...

    I was looking forward to this week, especially Tomato songs, but I threw my back out on Saturday and I can't sit still long enough to play a tune without crying out in pain.
    But I can imagine a...
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    Originally Posted by Another Ukulele: Also........

    Originally Posted by Another Ukulele:
    Also.....
    Also.....
    In 4/4 time.....
    And if memory is correct, and the ‘entry’ measure (whatever it’s called) has a single quarter note or one beat,
    The...
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