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Learn to Play Your First Four Ukulele Chords

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Learn to Play Your First Four Ukulele Chords

So you’ve got yourself a ukulele and are ready to learn some chords. Where do you start? Before you can learn to play, make sure your ukulele is tuned and as ready to go as you are. You can learn to do it yourself or have it tuned by a professional, but practicing on an out of tune instrument will make it difficult to know whether or not you’re playing the chords correctly. Once that’s done you’re ready to learn these four simple chords that will allow you to play hundreds of songs on your ukulele, so let’s get started!...

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Easy Ukulele Songs by The Beatles for Beginners

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Easy Ukulele Songs by The Beatles for Beginners

Are you new to playing the ukulele but want to learn to play a Beatles song? Then you’re in the perfect place! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best Beatles songs to play on the ukulele if you’re a beginner. In Spite of All the Danger This is a great song to start off with when learning to play the ukulele. As a lot of strumming tends to be in a downward motion when you first start playing the ukulele, adding some “up” strumming every now and then will create a gentler sound. Being able to accent a...

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Gift ideas for ukulele lovers

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Gift ideas for ukulele lovers

Are you looking for a spectacular gift for a ukulele player in your life or even for yourself perhaps? One of the best things about ukulele gifts is that no matter what your budget is, you are always bound to find something nice. Whether you are looking to spend $5 or $1,500, there is no limit of gifting options for a perfect ukulele gift. Ukulele felt picks Typically, ukuleles are played with fingers. However, playing them with a pick can definitely add an interesting dimension to the sound. Felt picks are particularly good for a ukulele. They come in a...

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Ukulele Chords and How to Use Them

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Ukulele Chords and How to Use Them

Learning to play a new instrument on your own can be a frustrating experience, especially when you don’t fully understand what it is you’re supposed to be playing. Not sure what a chord is? Unlike notes, chords are a combination of several notes that are played at the same time. The placement of your fingers on the fret will change the combination with each string you strum. A wide range of sounds can be achieved by playing around with different chords and their combinations. However, this guide will teach you how to use the most common ones for beginner ukulele...

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