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Pursell Lutherie, Ferndale, Michigan
February 4, 2023

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Ferndale, Michigan
February 11, 2023

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St. Augustine, Florida
February 20-21, 2023

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Pursell Lutherie, Ferndale, Michigan
March 4, 2023

Gaithersburg Ukulele Festival
Gaithersburg, Maryland
March 16-19, 2023

Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago, Illinois
April 1, 2023

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Marysville, Tennesse
June 18-24, 2023

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3 Chord Club: Toots & The Maytals

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by dville

Today at the 3 Chord Club we get down and funky with Toots & the Maytals. We’ll learn three of Toot’s great tunes on the uke by ear. Remember, to get that reggae beat, accent the 2 and the 4, or the back-beat.

At the 3 Chord Club we choose three songs from a specific artist, label or genre of music that we’ll learn by ear. All the songs will contain three chords or less! Since you know the song has only one to three chords, try to figure out the changes, or chord progression by ear. Here’s a hint, most of the time the chords will be the I-IV & V or V7 chords. In the Key of C, that’s C-F-G or G7. Remember, the sound examples may be in various keys. As an added bonus try, to figure out what key the original is played in.

Pressure Drop
(Hint: Pressure Dropping V-IV-I…)

Reggae Got Soul
(Hint: I-IV-I)

Funky Kingston
(Hint: Jam over the I)

Songs presented are for educational purposes only and used under the fair use doctrine of United States copyright law.

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