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Here Comes The Sun Ukulele Chords

England has long winters but in the spring of 1969, when George Harrison wrote “Here Comes the Sun”, the month of April set a record for the number of sunlit hours that would not be beat until 1984.The upbeat cheeriness … Continued

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Easy Ukulele Songs and Chords

Have you always wanted to play an instrument? Have you ever thought of the ukulele as a simple instrument that you could pick up easily and learn to play? There are quite a few easy ukulele chords that you can … Continued

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You and I Ukulele Chords

Ingrid Michaelson Background In 2006, a producer from the ABC drama, Grey’s Anatomy, listened to a little known singer songwriter on MySpace who played the diminutive ukulele instrument, writing catchy, sensitive, intelligent songs that fit the quirky, nerdy vibe of … Continued

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Ukulele Songs (Top 10 List)

If you google the top 10 ukulele songs on the internet, you come up with a list of some really great music, much of which is easy to play. When you’re just starting to play an instrument, it is always … Continued

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Riptide Ukulele Chords

The song “Riptide”, by Vance Joy, is played primarily on the ukulele using only four easy to play chords. Partially written and shelved in 2008 in Vance’s Melbourne Australia home, a snippet of “Riptide” was posted on Vance’s Facebook page … Continued

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow Ukulele Chords

One of the most popular searches for ukulele is for Somewhere Over the Rainbow chords, as played by Israel Iz Kamakawiwoʻole, the well known Hawaiian ukulele artist who passed away sadly in 1997. His version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow … Continued

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Teach Yourself Ukulele

I will start by saying this. Using a ukulele instructor can be great for your development. There is no doubt that a good instructor can guide you to learning to play the ukulele or other string instrument the right way, … Continued

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How to Buy a Ukulele

Start Your Ukulele Buying Journey So you’re interested in learning to play the ukulele and now you need to buy one! No worries. There are several things to consider before you go shopping: How much money are you willing to … Continued

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Tuning The Ukulele

Tune Your Instrument! I cannot stress enough the importance of tuning your ukulele.  It is the most crucial aspect of playing music.  If instruments are not tuned properly music sounds very bad, no matter what you play. In my experience … Continued

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