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[Nov 2009 | 2 Comments | 7,125 views]
Cliff Edwards Story

The Cliff Edwards Story (Ukulele Ike) Cliff Edwards sings “I Feel Pessimistic”. Cliff Edwards sings “I Did It With My Little Ukelele” with James Dunn looking on. DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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Uke Ballads

by Ian Whitcomb In this wonderful collection Ian Whitcomb shows how to handle the uke in such a romantic way that the gently murmuring strums emerge to act as a sweet stream of accompaniment upon which one’s vocals can float along smoothly and pleasingly. All of the classic ballads included in this book were originally [...]

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[Nov 2009 | One Comment | 6,862 views]
Three Uke Tunes for Christmas

by Lee “Drew” Andrews Featuring 28 well-known Christmas songs arranged for ukulele with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Book contains chord diagrams for ukulele and guitar as well as common strum patterns to use for rhythm backup. All songs are arranged in standard notation and tablature for ukulele. This book may be used along [...]

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[Nov 2009 | 3 Comments | 12,911 views]
A Brief History of the Ukulele: Part 3

An excerpt from the book “Famous Solos & Duets for the ‘Ukulele” edited and arranged by John King THE MUSIC T. H. Rollinson’s setting of the traditional tune The Blue Bells of Scotland as a theme with one variation offered a glimpse of the solo possibilities of the ‘ukulele at an early date. The arrangement [...]