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    What songs go well with a Banjo uke?

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    Most of the standards (such as Five Foot Two, Ain't She Sweet, etc.) seem to work pretty well. Banjo ukes are great for that Tin Pan Alley feel.
    My ukes:
    Ohana TK-20 solid mahogany tenor "Tomo"
    Kala KA-BE solid mahogany baritone "Nagi"
    Mainland classic mahogany concert "Ayumu"

    My Youtube channel (no uke stuff yet)

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    These are fun:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gn3Sr4LXT9o

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpVUuK9ZyRE

    Rob Mackillop, UU member and all around rockin uker!

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    Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey
    Dark Town Strutters Ball
    Shine On Harvest Moon
    In The Good Old Summertime
    Coney Island Washboard Rondeley
    Ain't She Sweet
    Sweet Georgia Brown
    Hello Ma Baby
    Five Foot Two
    I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
    Baby Face
    How Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on The Farm
    Ma, He's Makin' Eyes at Me
    In the Good Old Summertime
    Cruising Down the River
    Yankee Doodle
    Yankee Doodle Boy (Cohan)
    Grand Old Flag
    UWC; only those who have not been can rationalize not going.

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    Smokey Mountain Breakdown!
    Illegitimus Non Carborundum

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    ʻO ʻoe nō ka Mea kiʻekiʻe loa ma luna o ka honua a pau.
    Nā Halelū 83:18

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    I play everything on my banjo uke that I play on my wood uke.

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    minor blues, like st james infirmary sound good on mine
    where did you sleep last night
    chocolate jesus

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahnko Honu View Post
    Smokey Mountain Breakdown!
    You sure you don't mean Foggy Mountain Breakdown?
    My ukes:
    Ohana TK-20 solid mahogany tenor "Tomo"
    Kala KA-BE solid mahogany baritone "Nagi"
    Mainland classic mahogany concert "Ayumu"

    My Youtube channel (no uke stuff yet)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Google View Post
    You sure you don't mean Foggy Mountain Breakdown?
    Smokey, foggy, same visibility.
    Illegitimus Non Carborundum

    I ʻike lākou, ʻo ʻoe, ka mea wale nō nona ka inoa ʻo IĒHOVA;
    ʻO ʻoe nō ka Mea kiʻekiʻe loa ma luna o ka honua a pau.
    Nā Halelū 83:18

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahnko Honu View Post
    Smokey, foggy, same visibility.
    This is true.
    My ukes:
    Ohana TK-20 solid mahogany tenor "Tomo"
    Kala KA-BE solid mahogany baritone "Nagi"
    Mainland classic mahogany concert "Ayumu"

    My Youtube channel (no uke stuff yet)

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