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  1. Thread: "Covers"

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    Good question. I always credit the songwriter. ...

    Good question. I always credit the songwriter. When I see a chord chart that says, for example, "I've Got You Under My Skin by Frank Sinatra" I want to slap somebody. And yet... I've never heard...
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    Oasis Warms for me. At the moment, anyway.

    Oasis Warms for me. At the moment, anyway.
  3. Thanks for the help with Zoom audio settings,...

    Thanks for the help with Zoom audio settings, kohanmike.

    But why use Zoom to record video? Zoom is for live streaming; it is necessarily limited by the speed of your internet connection. You'll...
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    I'm sorry. May her memory be a blessing.

    I'm sorry. May her memory be a blessing.
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    Those are all good brands. Buy from one of the...

    Those are all good brands. Buy from one of the above-mentioned dealers who do setups and you'll be happy, no matter which model you choose.

    FWIW I've played both Kala models. The mahogany does...
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    My Fluke has a plastic fretboard and my Firefly...

    My Fluke has a plastic fretboard and my Firefly has a wooden one. In terms of playability I don't notice much difference. Not enough that I would spend the money to retro-fit. If the Fluke was my...
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    Looks like the top line has two vocal parts:...

    Looks like the top line has two vocal parts: Melody and low harmony. Typically (but not always) the vocalist singing the higher-pitched notes is the one carrying the melody.

    The second and...
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    Like others here, I am grateful for the work...

    Like others here, I am grateful for the work you've done to provide this forum. The knowledge that has been captured here is a tremendous resource for the global ukulele community. It would be a...
  9. Thread: OnSong

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    I use a Fire tablet with MobileSheets Pro ...

    I use a Fire tablet with MobileSheets Pro to manage PDF and JPG files and create setlists. I don't record audio files and I rarely work with ChordPro format, but MobileSheets can handle those as...
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    https://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/news/top-six-m...

    https://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/news/top-six-mardi-gras-songs-of-all
    https://gonola.com/music-in-new-orleans/mardi-gras-playlist

    I have been trying for years to find a sousaphone player for...
  11. Thanks for the warning. I can only add one word...

    Thanks for the warning. I can only add one word of advice: Firefox
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    It always (or at least almost always) makes sense...

    It always (or at least almost always) makes sense to do a good setup on a uke you already own. Every uke deserves to sound its best. Even if you buy more ukes later (this can happen) the old uke...
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    I'm a dulcimer player first, then uke. I first...

    I'm a dulcimer player first, then uke. I first learned to strum the uke with the pad of my index finger, which is still good for a soft and consistent sound. My recollection is that the few uke...
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    Oh, then With A Little Help from My Friends...

    Oh, then With A Little Help from My Friends (Beatles) and sing it together. Have fun :-)
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    A breakup song on Valentine's Day? :stop:

    A breakup song on Valentine's Day? :stop:
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    Just friends: You've Got a Friend in Me (Randy...

    Just friends: You've Got a Friend in Me (Randy Newman)

    Early romance: I'm Yours (Jason Mraz)

    A little deeper: 1, 2, 3, 4 (Plain White Tees)

    Still deeper: I Will (Beatles)

    All in: The...
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    Our coffeehouse is too crowded; an extra uke...

    Our coffeehouse is too crowded; an extra uke won't fit!

    Part of the adventure is selecting one uke and making the most of it no matter what songs turn up. You might learn something new about...
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    Big uke store! :biglaugh: Elderly does good...

    Big uke store! :biglaugh:

    Elderly does good setups; I'm a happy repeat customer and I recommend them heartily. But you do realize Elderly, as small as it is, is still a much bigger retail...
  19. Good on ya! Fact is, most people enjoy hearing a...

    Good on ya! Fact is, most people enjoy hearing a song or two and they're not listening for mistakes. If you're having fun, the audience will, too. Besides, as long as there's at least one other...
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    If you can find One Perfect Uke that suits you...

    If you can find One Perfect Uke that suits you whenever you play, that's great! Don't let UAS bother you; you have what you need.

    I have several ukes with very different voices that I play in...
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    Ladies love musicians in puffy shirts. You'll do...

    Ladies love musicians in puffy shirts. You'll do fine. Have fun!
  22. Many of us who play banjo ukes proudly claim a...

    Many of us who play banjo ukes proudly claim a place in the grand historical tradition of bluegrass banjo jokes: http://bluegrassbanjo.org/banjokes.html Maybe this is a USA thing and folks across...
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    Poll: I play Fishin' Blues on banjo uke all the time. ...

    I play Fishin' Blues on banjo uke all the time. I imagine myself on a front porch with a view of the Mississippi. After all, banjos and the blues share similar origins. Just goes to show how we...
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    Sister! I gather the Easter/Christmas version...

    Sister! I gather the Easter/Christmas version does not involve getting tied to a kitchen chair? Heeheehee...
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    I like to eat Jambalaya :-) When you're...

    I like to eat Jambalaya :-)

    When you're picking jam songs it's hard to hit the narrow sweet spot between "this song is so obscure that nobody knows it" and "good grief, this again!?" I was...
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