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I Love a Ukulele

This lesson is part of the course Ukulele with Marcy Marxer.
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Start playing easy versions of your favorite songs on the ukulele today. You’ll learn the basics, like strumming, first-position chords, and keeping solid time, all while playing a variety of songs that sound great on the lovable little “dancing flea.” Then move on to more intermediate-level techniques with more fun songs to play. Includes Play-Along Tracks so you can play along with Marcy.
 
 
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In this lesson, you’ll learn to accent strums to give a song a bouncy rhythm, using the folk classic “If I Had a Hammer.” You’ll learn a new way to finger the basic C and F chords that will allow you to play a fun intro to the song that switches between the C and F chords quickly. You’ll also learn a quick-changing chord pattern (C, G, F, G) that you can use for most of the verse, along with an accented strum pattern:
 
 
 
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The great old song “I Love a Ukulele” was recorded by popular Jazz Age singer Annette Hanshaw in 1930. Marcy starts by showing you the chords you’ll need to play “I Love a Ukulele” (including a new G7 augmented chord). She also shows you why you’ll want to be able to play the basic C chord with your pinky or your ring finger: if you play the C chord with your pinky, you can play the quick C–Cdim–Dm7 turnaround without moving your pinky. She also shows you the swinging down_ down-up, down-up, down-up strum pattern she uses to play “I Love a Ukulele” and finishes by playing through the song at a slow tempo.

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