A-Z #Gratitude: #Thanks for #Ukuleles

Day 21 of the A-Z Blogging Challenge and the letter U.

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Thanks for the Ukulele and the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

The ukulele well-played has commanding simplicity and passion.  I like Smells Like Teen Spirit, and this version.  The song is imbibed with Nirvana and Kurt Cobain’s raw energy; and the ukulele brings that out beautifully, while precise plucking of strings tenderly draws out the angst of – as it’s introduced in this video – “…a teenager in love”.

Want to know more about the ukulele? Please check out some of the Zemanta-fed Related Articles, written by people who love, adore and play this very special instrument.

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6 comments on “A-Z #Gratitude: #Thanks for #Ukuleles
  1. steve says:

    what a fun post! thanks for finding it and sharing it.
    Steve

  2. The sound of a ukulele always makes me smile. Even the name is funny! 🙂

  3. Absolutely LOVE the ukulele orchestra!! Thanks for the pingback!

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