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The Fret House
Covina, California March 15
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McCabe’s Music
Santa Monica, California March 16
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Sunbunker
Burbank, California March 17
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SFUSC & UOGB
Santa Fe, New Mexico March 24
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Illinois State Museum
Springfield, Illinois April 27
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New Mexico Uke Weekend
ABQ & Santa Fe, NM May 4-5
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Artichoke Coffeehouse
Portland, Oregon May 31
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Artichoke Music
Portland, Oregon June 1
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Tigard Ukulele Group
Tigard, Oregon June 2
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Shipley Center
Sequim, Washington June 3
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Jansen Art Center
Lynden, Washington June 6
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Dusty Strings
Seattle, Washington June 8
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SUPA Meeting
Seattle, Washington June 9
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Spokane Ukestra
Spokane, Washington June 11
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Kamloops Ukulele Festival
Sorrento, BC, Canada June 13-16
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Camp Oo Koo Lay Lay
Lake Berryessa, Calif. June 19-23
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Cuyahoga Valley Uke Retreat
Cuyahoga Valley Nat.Park, Ohio August 23-25
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3 Chord Club: The Blues

Posted on: June 4th, 2010 by dville

This week the 3 Chord Club is blue, as in The Blues. Most blues music has only three chords and that’s what we live for!

Each Friday 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! You’ll find links to the lyrics but not the chords. That’s where your ears come in. Since you know the song only has 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. For bonus ear training, try to figure out the original key!

Our selections are three blues classics. From the father of delta blues Robert Johnson, comes I Got Rambling On My Mind performed by Eric Clapton. Big Joe Williams covers his own composition Baby, Please Don’t Go and Howlin’ Wolf knocks down a version of Willie Dixon’s Little Red Rooster. For added fun, try figuring out a lick or two by ear.

I Got Ramblin’ On My Mind (lyrics) Eric Clapton
(Hint: Blues)

 

Baby, Please Don’t Go (lyrics) Big Joe Williams
(Hint: Blues)

 

Little Red Rooster (lyrics) Howlin’ Wolf
(Hint: Blues)

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