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    Anybody know any Mardi Gras songs for the Ukulele?? Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, would be nice to put out a little complimentary music.

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    Jambalaya comes to mind.
    KoAloha KCM-00
    KoAloha Opio KCO-10
    Thormahlen Yew-kulele
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    Two more:
    Aiko Aiko
    Mardi Gras Mambo
    KoAloha KCM-00
    KoAloha Opio KCO-10
    Thormahlen Yew-kulele
    Kala KA-SLNG
    Flight TUS35

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    St James Infirmary
    When the Saints Come Marching In

    The “A” and “B” sides

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    https://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/...s-songs-of-all
    https://gonola.com/music-in-new-orle...-gras-playlist

    I have been trying for years to find a sousaphone player for our local uke group so we can attempt things like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfGyIOUGkrM

    And now I'm feeling this: https://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/tab...chords-1955971

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    It's possible to do Professor Longhair's "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" on uke. "Iko Iko," too
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    Thanks for the feedback and links!

    On a couple of songs I when Oh yea, duh!

    Spent some formative years living east of New Orleans.......been to Mardi Gras more than a few times......

    So far way now and so many years yea forget what you know.....

    Time to go play a tune or two.....

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