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Fall Eastern Tour

Pioneer Valley Ukulele
Northampton, Massachusetts September 5
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Great VT Uke Gathering
Bristol, Vermont September 7
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Ukulele Sista’s
Brattleboro, Vermont September 9
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SNHUG
Seabrook, New Hampshire September 11
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Ukes Heal The World
Portland, Maine September 13
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The Bazz Theater
Belfast, Maine September 14
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Lake Larrson School
Brooksville, Maine September 15
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Elderly Instruments
Lansing, Michigan September 21
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Bayberry Music
Ferndale, Michigan September 21
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ABQ Ukekopelli Fest
ABQ, New Mexico Sept. 27-29
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Lane Music
Nashville, Tennessee October 12
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The Emotional Value of Chords

Learning Songs The Fun Way: By Ear

Uke Jam By Ear

Play Ukulele By Ear #1
Hearing the I-IV-V

Play Ukulele By Ear #2
Chords & Circle of 5ths

Play Ukulele By Ear #3
Soloing

Picking Ukulele By Ear

Strumming Ukulele By Ear

 

 

 

 

The Beatles In Three Chords: Act Naturally

Posted on: September 7th, 2011 by dville
Act Naturally was a #1 country hit for Buck Owens in 1963.  The Beatles covered the song in 1965.  It was the B-side to Yesterday.
It’s basically a three-chord song with one bonus chord, the II7 (two-seven).  Songs with a basic three-chord structure and one cameo chord are a great way to train your ears to hear chords other than the I-IV-V7.
The video is in the key of G.  Let your ears figure out where the band is going to the IV (C) and the V (D) and when the II7 (A7) comes around at and I can play the part…your ears will scream with delight with a bonus chord being introduced into the progression.  Another I-IV-V7 song where the II7 makes the same sort of cameo appearance is Hank Williams’ Hey, Good Lookin’.  Have fun!

 
 
 
This song is posted for educational purposes only.

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