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The Ukulele in Time

The instrument of the 21st Century
by

Ken Venick

on 30 April 2010

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Transcript of The Ukulele in Time

1800s 2000s The Ukulele in Time (instrument of the 21st century) 20s-50s '60s-'70s He popularized the ukulele.
It was brought to the islands by
Portuguese sailors in the 1800s.
And the name ukulele?
It means jumping flea.
The Big Kahuna Remember them?
The Heyday of Ukulele Herb Ohta is an international star.
His recording of "Song for Anna" is biggest selling ukulele song of all time.
All you know is Tiny Tim? While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Fur Elise
Tip Toes Through the Tulips
The Theme from "Shaft"

You name it and someone has figured
it out on the uke. What can you play on a uke? Jake Shimabukuro herb ohta ukulele orchestra
of great britain roy smeck george formby tiny tim king david kalakaua ukulele lady ukulele ike arthur godfrey
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