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    Default A Neat Instrument To Play With Ukulele

    Looks like a foot operated bass accordion:


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    On the Fijnbesnaard website I found some information:
    https://www.fijnbesnaard.be/2020/05/08/nieuws-4/

    As per the Music Instrument Museum in Brussels, the foot-operated bass was invented by Joseph Alexandry in Namur in 1894. Apparently, this instrument represents Belgium in America's biggest instrument museum, the MIM in Phoenix, Az.

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    Thanks for sharing that with us all. Certainly and instrument that I've not seen or heard of before, and Yes I think it goes well with the ukulele and that song....

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    Or look up Jesse Fuller's "Footdella".

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    That is pretty darn cool. It takes some masterful multitasking!
    "Those who bring sunshine and laughter to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves".

    Music washes from the soul, the dust of everyday living.

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