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  • #851 Reply

    I haven’t even started playing yet apart from looking at chords etc on utube until I get my Uke through the post. The chords look very hard to memorise. I’ve got the GCEA (goats can eat anything) lol and Am and F but the rest – aarrgghh.

    How did most of you good people learn – if you used utube could you recommend anyone special ?

    I can’t wait to get my Ukuele !

    #856 Reply

    Hi Flicker,
    I am finding the best way for me to learn the chords is to play them.
    I have some easy tunes in tab form that i am learning and increasing my chord knowledge base.
    when looking for songs to learn I try to find one with maybe 1 or 2 “new” chords.

    Hope this helps

    #868 Reply

    Hi, Flicker and Ukulelebob! I just want to say that it’s great that you have taken up the ukulele. I’ve been playing since I was five, and I’m thirteen now. I was mainly self-taught, a few tweaks from my dad was all that got up and running. The best way to memorize chords is to keep playing and focus on memorizing the frets and strings. I have now taught myself how to play guitar, and am in the middle of teaching myself piano. Welcome to the UkeWorld, people. I wish you the best of luck and hope that you find joy in a (hopefully) newfound passion.

    Callie K.

    #875 Reply

    Thankyou Ukulelebob and Callie Kay. I’m in the process of trying to tune up my strings – I’ve looked alot at utube and it often says to stretch the strings gently then tune up and do this quite a few times. I’m terrified of breaking my strings when I turn that little knob around lol. I suppose I’ll get used to it tho.

    #876 Reply

    i just use my thumb on right hand to stretch the up and down a 1/2 inch or so..
    you will be fine, they take a bit of hammer.
    Bob

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