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Welcome to the June-July 2011 issue of Ukulele Sessions®!

We start with Joe Mendel’s interesting interview with luthier Jack Clark. Beth and Seth bring more fascinating play alongs and chord solos. Marcy shares 2 great old time tunes with wonderful videos. I review the great Ukulele video, Mighty Uke. Enjoy! DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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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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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 [...]

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Old Folks At Home

 by Marcy Marxer Old Folks At Home, the official State Song of Florida, was written by Stephen Foster in 1851. Times were different then and so were song lyrics. The lyrics have been updated several times over the years but the beautiful old tune remains the same.  There are many interpretations of Old Folks At [...]