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  1. Thanks for that choan. A wonderful job of a cool...

    Thanks for that choan. A wonderful job of a cool tune.
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    It is a guitar. Nice arrangement.

    It is a guitar.

    Nice arrangement.
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    Smoking is another dumb thing that kids do...

    Smoking is another dumb thing that kids do because they think they're invulnerable. If you checked out the folks who smoke, I'll bet that the majority started when they were kids and became...
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    The term "Self Taught" can mean many different...

    The term "Self Taught" can mean many different things. Some folks consider themselves "Self Taught" just because they have never taken formal lessons. I don't agree.

    I don't consider myself...
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    If no one has suggested it (or even if they have)...

    If no one has suggested it (or even if they have) the Forum: Ukulele Tabs and Chords is a good place to get help.
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    Since I haven't read the whole thread, please...

    Since I haven't read the whole thread, please forgive me if I repeat something.

    I have never had a teacher, but I have read articles with suggestions and listened to recordings and gotten advice...
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    Sticky: With a re-entrant tune uke, we often have the...

    With a re-entrant tune uke, we often have the same note in the same octave played for some chords. One of these notes isn't missed much, if at all, if that string is muted.

    That's why we can...
  8. Poll: I love it. I don't have any ukes with rope...

    I love it. I don't have any ukes with rope binding, but I do have a tiple with herringbone that looks a lot like rope binding. Ilike it a lot.
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  9. Thread: Jazz chords?

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    Here's a jazzy blues in C (Maybe a Joe Williams...

    Here's a jazzy blues in C (Maybe a Joe Williams style Goin' To Chicago)
    One beat per chord. If a chord is followed by a /, each slash adds another beat on that chord. Bars are separated by...
  10. Thread: Jazz chords?

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    A few turn-arounds in C. These can also be used...

    A few turn-arounds in C. These can also be used for intros. Two beats per chord, all starting on the C and ending on a G dominant.

    C-5433, A7-6757, Dm7-5555, G9-4555 (Also called Dm6) You could...
  11. Well, I am unfamiliar with Roxie Music, but I did...

    Well, I am unfamiliar with Roxie Music, but I did think of John Hurt's Avalon's My Home Town and this one from the twenties. I posted a video of Louis Armstrong singing it, but decided that since I...
  12. In the measures 4, 12 and 25 which all start with...

    In the measures 4, 12 and 25 which all start with 2242, I would change it to 4242 and leave the finger on the 4th fret of the 4th string for the whole measure.
  13. Thanks S11LKO. There ain't a lot up on top any...

    Thanks S11LKO.
    There ain't a lot up on top any more. I think I'm growing taller than my hair.
  14. Thanks Martinlover. A little sloppy. I thought...

    Thanks Martinlover. A little sloppy. I thought about doing it over with my hair brushed and the glitches fixed, but it'll have to do.

    Thanks Wiggy, The thumb going between the 4th and 3rd...
  15. "Separation Blues" & "Keep Your Hands Off Her"

    Here's my first Quarentine Video. It's a medley of Patrick Sky's "Separation Blues" and Lead Belly's "Keep Your Hands Off Her" . It would work better on a low G uke, but mine is in Stratford.
    I...
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    The ideal song for a bunch of ukulele players. I...

    The ideal song for a bunch of ukulele players. I play more guitar than uke, but I always whip out the uke for this song.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee7DShR1EX8
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    He's well worth getting familiar with Larry. ...

    He's well worth getting familiar with Larry.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xhmPectY9U
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    40 years ago I was a single parent with two three...

    40 years ago I was a single parent with two three year old boys. When we would go for a drive in the pickup truck, they would say, "Hey Papa, sing that Blow Up Your TV song." They loved Spanish...
  19. Thread: What song?

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    In Scouts, we used to sing a terrible song called...

    In Scouts, we used to sing a terrible song called The North Atlantic Squadron that started with the line, "In days of old when knights were bold."
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    Love those Crazy Blues Nelson. Is that your...

    Love those Crazy Blues Nelson. Is that your tune? You do a great job.
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    "+" stands for "#5". Take the fifth of the chord...

    "+" stands for "#5". Take the fifth of the chord and raise it one half tone (one fret).
    A7+ would be 0110 (The E is the 5th note in the A scale, so we raise it one fret to F)
    D7+ would be 3223...
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    We discovered that, but we had a good chat about...

    We discovered that, but we had a good chat about a variety of things and will repeat next Sunday. We each played a song. Mine was Chatanooga Choo Choo.
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    Three friends and I (with occasional visitors)...

    Three friends and I (with occasional visitors) have been getting together to play music on Sundays for the past few years. We have missed the last two Sundays, but Ted has found an ap that will...
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    I've been reacquainting myself with some old...

    I've been reacquainting myself with some old songs and introducing some new ones into my repertoire. Trying to keep up my skills on some instruments that I've been neglecting, but spending most of...
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    126003 I used to play a lot more Irish trad...

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    I used to play a lot more Irish trad music than I do now and played a C/G box. I'm ashamed to admit that I have neglected it lately as I'm playing other genres of music lately.
    Above is a...
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