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Love Hearts (Sugar Lips) – original song

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

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

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

“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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A busy Easter! Two new projects and websites!

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ukulelebands.xyz The First Good Friday Good Idea: ukulelebands.xyz I have looked at several Directories of musicians and

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GNUF 2015 – Tickets selling like hot cakes! | @northernuke

Originally posted on Ukes4Fun:
Message from GNUF on 23 March: “There are now only TWELVE FESTIVAL TICKETS LEFT for the full weekend and only a handful of Saturday/Sunday day tickets. We have sold out of children’s tickets, young adult…

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Ukulele interview: The Durham Ranger and She Bear Show

Image from Mixcloud of Durham Ranger and She Bear Show #65

Stan Tunstall-Otterburn (aka “The Durham Ranger“) makes a wicked curry! While he was preparing spices and marinades, Jude (“The She Bear”) and I amused ourselves messing about with ukuleles. I got to know Stan after he had videoed me, performing

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Do something sensible or play “Voodoo Chile” on the banjo and “Born to be Wild” on the ukulele?

Computer and peripherals confront man,"We've been talking and we all think it's time you updated your blog".

I did get around to listing all my blogs, Twitter accounts and other internet nonsense about a month ago: My Other Blogs Since then it has pretty much been wall-to-wall uking . . . and making a tremendous racket playing

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The 8 millionth ukulele blog on the internet!

Playing Heart and Soul by Sheedy Frost on the ukulele at Flash Folk Gathering, Lanchester, Co Durham

I just made that up about the 8 millionth ukulele blog on the internet  . . . but if you are into ukuleles then sometimes it does seem amazing that there is room for anything else on the internet. I

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