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Not a ukulele

As is the way with blogs, I have several that don’t get updated very often. Like a lot of people I dip in and out of them as my interests wax and wane. Just noticed that it’s been almost a … Continue reading

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Happy 132nd Birthday, the Ukulele

132 years ago today, on 23 August 1879, the Ravenscrag landed in Honolulu, Hawaii from Portugal. Aboard were three cabinet makers, Manuel Nunes, José do Espírito Santo, and Augusto Dias, who had brought simple guitar-like instruments with them. These soon … Continue reading

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Look what arrived today…

My songbook copy of Eddie Vedder’s Ukulele Songs arrived today. Hardback songbook and CD. I ordered it ages back from the Pearl Jam website and it finally arrived from the States. I’ve had a PDF copy that they sent me … Continue reading

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Playing Ukulele and Singing at the Same Time

I’ve never really been very good at the singing. Doesn’t stop me having a go though. I have noticed that if I actually listen to myself, I get a bit better. Trouble is though, that my playing then starts to … Continue reading

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Make your own ukulele part 2

Hot on the tails of my last post a tweet from @ilovebusypop reminded me that I’d seen this post about Prince Charles with a margarine tub uke on boingboing.net earlier today.

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@ukenaut

I don’t really do Twitter anymore, but this blog does. Follow it at @ukenaut. I’ll be using the account to let people know about new posts and to interact on uke-related matters.

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I wanna be a Ukenaut*

Why have I bothered to set up another blog that may not last? Well, about a year and a half ago I was part of a group of people based in Moseley, Birmingham who started up Moselele.  At the time … Continue reading

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