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[Jun 2011 | 6 Comments | 34,288 views]
Jack Clark: Submarines to Ukuleles

by Joe Mendel  Jack joined the Navy after High School and went from submarines, to college, to flying fighter planes. He stayed for over 25 years. After retiring from the Navy he went to work for Lockheed Martin, making a career of that, as well. After retiring for the second time, he and his wife moved [...]

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[Jun 2011 | Comments Off | 24,483 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 | 10,964 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 | Comments Off | 3,543 views]
Mighty Uke: The Amazing Comeback of a Musical Underdog – Movie Review

by Joe Car   Here is a delightful documentary produced by Tiny Goat Films concerning our favorite instrument – the ukulele. This well made 79 minute DVD has everything you could hope for plus a few surprises. Top players like Jake Shimabukuro and James Hill strut their stuff and we get a good history of [...]

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

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