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[Apr 2012 | Comments Off | 10,011 views]
A few words about Take me Out to the Ballgame

by Beth Mead It is Spring and in the Spring a young persons fancy turns to thoughts of baseball…   Jack Norworth, who while riding a subway train, was inspired by a sign that said “Baseball Today — Polo Grounds”. The words were set to music by Albert Von Tilzer, (Norworth and Von Tilzer finally [...]

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[Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | 12,538 views]
A few words about Put Your Arms Around Me Honey…

Here is another Ukulele Standard from the turn of the century. This one was written in 1910. The song has some quick chord changes that are not difficult to play if you plan ahead. The first line consists of a group of chords played with a count of 1-2-3-4. Two strokes of G followed by [...]

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[Dec 2011 | 2 Comments | 12,450 views]
A few words about Silent Night

by Beth Mead Fingerpicking is a great way to accompany yourself when singing! Try it out with this simple pattern that can be used to play Silent Night, a traditional Christmas Carol in 3/4 time. This means that there are three beats in each measure, like a waltz. 1-2-3, 1-2-3…   I have shown the [...]

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[Oct 2011 | One Comment | 9,086 views]
Yes Sir, That’s my Baby

by Beth Mead Yes Sir, That’s my Baby 1902 by Blenkhorn and Entwisle Yes Sir, That’s my Baby has become a standard that has been recorded by over 100 artists in genres from jazz to rock, marimba and country. And now you can play it too! These chord shapes flow very easily from one to [...]

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[Aug 2011 | 4 Comments | 6,658 views]
I Saw Three Ships

I Saw Three Ships by Joe Carr Here is a little Christmas waltz. Perhaps with several months to prepare, you’ll have it ready for the holidays. Printable Version DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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[Jun 2011 | Comments Off | 24,481 views]
Keep On the Sunny Side

by Beth Mead 1902 by Blenkhorn and Entwisle Keep On the Sunny Side is a popular American song written in 1899 by Ada Blenkhorn (1858–1927) with music by J. Howard Entwisle (1866–1903). It was popularized in a 1928 recording by the Carter Family. The version featured in the recent film, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” [...]

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[Jun 2011 | 4 Comments | 10,963 views]
Old Time Music Jam

by Marcy Marxer Printable Version Welcome to our Old Time Music jam session.  Join me and friends Adam Hurt and Cathy Fink in a www.ukulelesessions.com video music party.  Adam is a championship fiddle and banjo player who has won first place in contests for several years including Clifftop, Mt. Airy and The Tennessee Valley Old [...]

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[Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | 15,798 views]
House of the Rising Sun

by Seth Austen Printable Version DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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[Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 9,541 views]
Just a Closer Walk with Thee

arrangement by Joe Carr   Here is a chord melody arrangement of a great gospel classic. It is from my soon to be released Mel Bay book, “Great Melodies for Solo Ukulele.” Printable Version DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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[Apr 2011 | Comments Off | 24,207 views]
A few words about Wayfaring Stranger

by Beth Mead Fingerpicking is another great way to accompany yourself when singing! Don’t be afraid to try it out. Here is a simple pattern that can be used to play Wayfaring Stranger, a traditional American Folk Song. I have shown the pattern in tablature format at the top of the page. Each line of [...]