Month: April 2023

Oskar is our first winner

Pictured here is Oskar Verrinder being presented a Denver guitar by Rick Hendershot, on behalf of the Good Vibrations Music Club. Oskar is the first winner of the Good Vibrations monthly draw. Oskar’s mother, Valentina, is also learning to play the guitar. Next month’s prize will be a Denver ukulele kindly provided by Long and

Ukulele Chord Chart

Here is a chart of the most commonly used ukulele chords. The chords are arranged in “families”, which means that when you play in a specific key the chords in that “family” are the ones you are most likely to need.

Three Little Birds

Three Little Birds was recorded by Bob Marley and the Wailers back in the day. It is a great introduction to reggae for guitar or ukulele players. Reggae emphasizes the “up” beat rather than the “down” beat as in most rock and pop music. 1-AND-2-AND…

What key is this?

You want to play along with a song but you don’t know what key it’s in. How do you figure it out? The simple fact is…most popular or traditional songs end on the root note of the major scale they are written in. This is known as the “anchor tone” around which the song is