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Uke Blogspot

10 Aug

This time’s random uke-related blog is Ralph Shaw’s The Ukulele Entertainer. The fortnightly articles give tips to help your uke playing and performance.

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Fixby, Fobes & Co., St. Louis paper bag factory, by National Stereoscopic Advertising Co. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The article which caught my eye is UE #85 Uke-less Strumming Practice, in which he suggests using a paper bag  (or piece of card) on which to practice your strumming whilst listening to music, to make you pay more attention to the rhythms of tunes & to stop you getting stuck in a rut using the same strumming pattern all the time.

There’s also a link to an old Wheeltappers & Shunters Club clip, where Tessie O’Shea encourages the entire audience & viewers at home to play their paper bags. Eh, we had to make our own entertainment in them days…

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4 responses to “Uke Blogspot

  1. EasyUkuleleSongs

    August 14, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    The ukulele entertainer is a cool fellow! I like seeing others spread the uke love.

     

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