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‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’/’Marry You’ Ukulele Mash Up!

Downloadable charts (lyrics with chords) – Don’t Worry Be Happy Marry you in C Marry you in F The top two charts include chord diagrams for the soprano ukulele, but any instrument will work. Playing Around with Cyclical Chord Progessions … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

The Frozen phenomenon continues unabated. The other evening my husband and I were treated to the sounds of a drunken teenage garden party wafting though our kitchen window, the climax being when they all started singing ‘Let it Go’ at … Continue reading

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Let it Go

I wonder how many more music teachers have noticed the ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen phenomenon? Having had the song mentioned to me by a couple of students, I looked it up on youtube, saw a cartoon character with an … Continue reading

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American Pie

A while ago I was singing the beautiful round, ‘By the Waters of Babylon’ with a group of pupils. On listening to the recording by Don MacLean, I advised the young teenager to listen to his two most famous songs, … Continue reading

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight

My next Big Fat Music Party is coming up, where all my students get together and play. For a sing along number I’m planning on doing The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The beauty of this song is that not only does … Continue reading

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