Strum on The Tyne! 12:00-3:00 Sat 27 Aug North Shields — Ukes4Fun

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Crossing The Tyne Buskers Festival, Sat 27 August Fundraiser in aid of The Great North Childrens Hospital at the RVI “Strum on The Tyne” Ukulele Hub 12:00 – 3:00 Old Low Light Heritage Centre North Shields Fish Quay Clifford’s Fort,

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Tanglewood TW15 Baby Bass modification – Gotoh small bass tuners + La Bella Deep Talkin’ Bass strings light

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Tanglewood TW15 Baby Bass Country of Origin: Far East Back: African Mahogany Top: Spruce Neck: African Mahogany Overall length: 39” (990mm) Scale Length: 26.75” (680mm) E String peg to slot: 29.5″ (749mm) E String peg to bridge pin: 30″ (762mm) Electrics: B-Band EQ – four-band EQ,

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A chance to learn Clawhammer Ukulele and enjoy a Concert by The Quiet American in Newcastle TODAY! | @thecumby

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By tonight I should have a better idea of how to play Clawhammer Ukulele and have been knocked out by the Concert, The Quiet American with a Special Guest Appearance by Danielle Ate The Sandwich! Maybe I will even win something

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Only three days to The Grand Northern Ukulele Festival #GNUF2016

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  The GNUF fun in Huddersfield starts on Friday night with free events!  The festival timetable includes free entertainment at The Head of Steam on the railway station and at the The Sportsman pub. I was more than delighted to get an

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Ukulele Gloves! Now with matching spats!

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Apologies to all our loyal customers – these are now Sold Out! Beautiful Ukulele Gloves and Spats!  Exclusive English designs!  Made in Wagga Wagga by and from sustainably farmed Koala Bears! I wouldn’t mind a pair of REAL ukulele gloves

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Love Hearts (Sugar Lips) – original song

Love Hearts (Sugar Lips)

In my previous blog post Songsheet Generator chord grids for different tunings I used the song file for “Love Hearts (Sugar Lips)” to demonstrate how to code alternative chord definitions. Most of the songs I have written have come to me very

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Songsheet Generator chord grids for different tunings

Love Hearts (Sugar Lips) alternative tuning chord grids

Songsheet Generator and ChordPro I use Songsheet Generator to make my song sheets: “Songsheet Generator is an application which prints songsheets and songbooks for home, small group, or large group overhead use. The program runs on Microsoft® Windows™ (native .exe), Mac

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Heart and Soul by Sheedyfrost: Ukulele Cover at Flash Folk Gathering

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I love this song!  Many thanks to Stan Tunstall-Otterburn aka The Durham Ranger aka The Joculator for this video of me performing “Heart and Soul” by Sheedy Frost at the Fourth Flash Folk Gathering North East (24 August 2013) (*Silent 22 second intro – Do Not Adjust Your Set!*) Many thanks also

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Chordie web site tips

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“About Chordie: Guitar chords and guitar tablature made easy. Chordie is a search engine for finding guitar chords and guitar tabs.” And, of course, ukulele chords and tabs.  If you have not come across Chordie before, read the Chordie FAQ

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Some Songbook and Chordpro Tips

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In case it helps anyone else, some extracts from recent email correspondence about Songbook from Linkesoft and Chordpro aka Chordii formatting. Where there are references to a “PC” this applies equally to a Mac or any other operating system. Similarly,

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