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Feb 9th Meet

You asked for it and you got it. Strum sheets for all songs.

Here’s what’s on tap for Saturday, Feb 9th.

9:30 – Questions anyone?


  • Lesson Time – Chord Solo Style
  • Catch A Falling Star – Pg. 67
  • Jamaica Farewell – Pg. 199
  • Forever Young – Pg. 120
  • Knock Three Times – Pg. 205
  • The Way You Do The Things You Do – Pg. 378
  • The Wanderer – Pg. 375
  • Undecided – Pg. 369

10:50 – Break Time


  • Blue Bayou – Pg. 42
  • Only You – Pg. 267
  • Blue Velvet – Pg . 43
  • Groovin’ – Pg. 130
  • Quick Pick
  • Homeward Bound – Pg. 144
  • Secret Agent Man – Pg. 299
  • Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea – Pg. 39

12:00 – Performance Time


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September 8th

Is it the 2nd week of September already??
We’re on for this Saturday, September 8th!

As promised, we finaly have 2ch’s latest and greatest arrangements
online in a .zip file here: (user name and password will be coming
via a private message to members)
Pluckin’ Strummer’s Songbook

Song list and exercises below.

  • Careless Love – Pg. 49
  • Quick Pick
  • Cindy – Pg. 55
  • Aloha ‘Oe – Pg. 21
  • Bye Bye Love – Pg. 41
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love- Pg.51
  • Quick Pick
  • Surfin’ USA – Pg. 223
  • AlI Have To Do Is Dream-Pg.18
  • Let’s try some harmony.

Break Time

  • I Feel Fine – Pg. 118
  • Under The Boardwalk- Pg. 245
  • White Sandy Beach – (tab)
  • Quick Pick
  • After You’ve Gone – Pg. 14
  • Bye Bye Blues – Pg. 38
  • Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Pg. 15
  • Quick Pick
  • Always – Pg. 22
  • Proud Mary
  • Apple Blossom

Performance Time
Play for us, bring an song to share.

Gene writes, “I would like to perform the song from the movie A Mighty Wind called “Blood on the Coal” and would like to invite any of the group to join me. The chords are simple Dm-C-Am-Dm, that’s it. I’ll bring copies of the music with me but I also attached it as a PDF. Here’s a link to a Youtube recording…

and now some other videos featured on the interwebs:

as always…
10:00am – 12:30pm
(come a little early for individual instruction/question)
Christ Church Griffith Park,
Atwater Village
3852 Edenhurst
Los Angeles, CA

after, lunch, drinks and camaraderie at The Golden Road.

See you Saturday

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It’s Springtime! Here come the Beetles, er, “The Beatles”

9:45 Beginners have questions ready. Songs? Technique? Notation?

10:00 Regular meeting/class

  • I Walk The Line – Pg. 138
  • Can’t Buy Me Love – Pg. 48
  • Your Cheatin’ Heart – Pg. 281
  • Eight Days A Week – Pg. 74
  • Sentimental Journey – Pg. 205
  • On The Road Again – Pg. 182

Break Time/ Questions?

  • Love Me Do – Pg. 154
  • Save The Last Dance for Me – Pg. 202
  • When I’m Sixty-Four – Pg. 262
  • She Loves You – Pg. 206
  • Ukulele Lady – Pg. 249

Performance time

Keepin’ it short and sweet this week.
See you Saturday morn with a spring in
your step and a strum in your heart.


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Hello Pluckin’ Strummers!

It’s been cold by Los Angeles standards, so warm up you and your uke
with companionship and song! Have some friends who don’t play but
wanna sing? Bring ’em along – the more the merrier!

Here’s our song and instruction set for the 26th:

  • Three Little Birds (focus on the Reggae Strum) – Pg. 237
  • Aloha ‘Oe – Pg. 21
  • Circle Of Fifths
  • Happy Together (focus on a Punchy Strum) – Pg. 98
  • Blue Hawaii (new) – Pg. 37
  • Close to You – Pg. 56
  • Proud Mary Intro and song – Pg. 191
  • – Tooch worked out the intro, below is an audio sample of what
    we’ll be learning. Click on the song title above for the tab, print
    and bring with.

  • That Hawaiian Melody (new) – Pg. 228
  • Song Choice or performance time
  • – Bring a song you want perform, one to share or one you’d like
    help on.

Announcements and notes:

We’ve officially embraced the 21st Century and have set up a Twitter account.
If you’re so inclined, follow us on Twitter @pluckinStrummer You’ll find out right away about the latest and greatest ukulele vids and tutorials we find and post.

Ukulele Bartt has asked us to spread the word, he’ll be doing a workshop (for beginner/intermediate players) over 4 Saturdays. Details on his site.

A reminder from the church, if you are able bodied, please park on the street
and get a touch of exercise. It’s good for you!

It’s gonna be fun! Happy playing and practicing. We’ll see you on the 26th.

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