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Plenty of Pluck

The ukulele has come a long way since Tiny Tim’s 1968 “Tiptoe Through the Tulips”.

For generations this four stringed, two octave range, diminutive member of the guitar family was the most deeply unfashionable instrument you could ever think of, with the exception of the recorder (and let us hope the recorder may stay this way). 1,022 more words

Speaking of Jake Shimabukuro, this is a great TEDx video of him speaking and playing.

If you don’t have time for it all check out this bit.

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