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Written and recorded by Richie Valens, and based on an old Mexican folk song. The backing is a simple three chord progression C to F to G . (1 1V V ) What makes the song memorable and a joy to play is the rhythm and infectious energy...
Thank you for the encouraging messages about “Here Comes Johnny B Goode”. We thought we would revisit “Galway Girl” and see what happens. The American singer/songwriter Steve Earle wrote this over 20 years ago . It’s been enthusiastically adopted by the Celtic Nation,...
Last Saturday we should have had one of our sessions at the Rosebud Memorial Hall. That meant we have missed a whole month of ‘Ukulele’ as everyone seems to call it now.
We’ve been asked to make some videos for our members, and have started getting phone calls and messages asking when the first video will be ready. I hope you enjoy this one as it brings back some happy memories of events we’ve been involved with.
Sessions and Performances are Cancelled The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat to our SPUKES community. Most if us fall into the 'high risk' category one way or another. Your health and well-being is of prime concern to us. Our Saturday and Monday sessions are...
It’s often useful to have all of our song sheets at your fingertips. Here’s how you can connect to our Library using your computer, phone or tablet.
We played this song on Monday 12th February and it sounded great. George Harrison plays a nice 8 bar chord intro before the rest of the “Wilburys” join in. I promised to make a short video of this – and here it is.
We had bit of fun testing our ‘green screen’ video set-up at the last session for 2019. Here are season’s greetings from some of our members.
I’m buying a great book for Karen for Christmas. But keep it a secret – don’t say anything until she gets it.