Tag Archives: ukulele

Listen to Her Play, Has Something to Say

I’ve liked Nellie McKay for several years now, and I think she might actually live fairly locally, but I’d only ever seen her live once, five and a half years ago. I noticed somewhere online that she was doing a … Continue reading

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I Get Lots More Pleasure When I’m Playin’ with Me Uke

George Formby: England’s Famed Clown Prince of Song – It was actually Khoi who piqued my interest in this English music hall entertainer, a rather unlikely star of stage and screen by today’s standards. The son of a performer who … Continue reading

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If I’m Not Real, Then Who’s Been Dreaming Me?

The Corner Laughers, Matilda Effect – Reviewing albums by people you know, even just online, can be a bit awkward sometimes. This band was started by my LiveJournal and Facebook friends Karla Kane and Angela Silletto (now Rhoades), although Angela … Continue reading

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Ukulele Me

Is it just a reflection of my own taste in music, or is the ukulele, previously relegated mostly to novelty tunes and Hawaiian music, been enjoying somewhat of a comeback in recent years? I like to think it’s at least … Continue reading

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