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Ukulele

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The ukulele (from ukulele (oo-koo-leh-leh); variant: ukelele) is a member of the lute family of instruments. [1]

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Acacia koa

Acacia koa is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae.

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Andes

The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.

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Armadillo

Armadillos are New World placental mammals in the order Cingulata with a leathery armour shell.

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Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by his nickname, The Old Redhead.

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Azores

The Azores (or; Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Banjo

The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.

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Banjo uke

The banjolele (brand name; sometimes banjo ukulele or banjo uke) is a four-stringed musical instrument with a small banjo-type body and a fretted ukulele neck.

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Bowed string instrument

Bowed string instruments are a subcategory of string instruments that are played by a bow rubbing the strings.

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C (musical note)

C (Do, Do, C) is the first note of the C major scale, the third note of the A minor scale (the relative minor of C major), and the fourth note (F, A, B, C) of the Guidonian hand, commonly pitched around 261.63 Hz.

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C. F. Martin & Company

C.F. Martin & Company (often referred to as Martin) is an American guitar manufacturer established in 1833 by Christian Frederick Martin.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canary Islands

The Canary Islands (Islas Canarias) is a Spanish archipelago and autonomous community of Spain located in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Morocco at the closest point.

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Cape Verde

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde (Cabo Verde), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

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Catgut

Catgut is a type of cord that is prepared from the natural fibre found in the walls of animal intestines.

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Cavaquinho

The cavaquinho (pronounced in Portuguese) is a small Portuguese string instrument in the European guitar family, with four wire or gut strings.

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Charango

The charango is a small Andean stringed instrument of the lute family, which probably originated in the Quechua and Aymara populations in post-Colombian times, after European stringed instruments were introduced by the Spanish during colonialization.

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Chordophone

A chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by way of a vibrating string or strings stretched between two points.

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Cliff Edwards

Clifton Avon Edwards (June 14, 1895 – July 17, 1971) — known as "Ukulele Ike" — was an American singer, actor and voice actor who enjoyed considerable popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s, specializing in jazzy renditions of pop standards and novelty tunes.

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Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

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Course (music)

A course, on a stringed musical instrument, is two or more adjacent strings that are closely spaced relative to the other strings, and typically played as a single string.

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Cowan Powers and his Family Band

Cowan Powers and his Family Band was a Virginia string band from the 1920s, considered pioneers in early country music.

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Cuatro (instrument)

The cuatro is the name of a family of Latin American instruments found in South America, and in Puerto Rico and other parts of the West Indies.

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Don Juan (1926 film)

Don Juan is a 1926 American romantic Adventure film directed by Alan Crosland.

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Dotara

The dotara (or dotar) (দোতারা, দোতাৰা, literally, 'Of or having two wires') is a two, four, or sometimes five-stringed musical instrument resembling a sarod.

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Edward William Purvis

Colonel Edward William Purvis (July 4, 1857 – August 16, 1888) was a British army officer and settler of the Kingdom of Hawaii who served as Vice-Chamberlain during the reign of King Kalākaua.

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Electric ukulele

An electric ukulele is a ukulele which is electrically amplified.

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Ernest Stoneman

Ernest Van "Pop" Stoneman (May 25, 1893 – June 14, 1968) was an American musician ranked among the prominent recording artists of country music's first commercial decade.

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Feature film

A feature film is a film (also called a motion picture or movie) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.

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George Formby

George Formby, OBE (born George Hoy Booth; 26 May 1904 – 6 March 1961), was an English actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to a worldwide audience through his films of the 1930s and 1940s.

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George Formby Society

The George Formby Society was created after the death of George Formby, a well known entertainer in vaudeville and movies in Great Britain.

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George Harrison

George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

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Guitalele

A guitalele (sometimes spelled guitarlele or guilele), also called a kīkū,, Lichty Guitars (Dec. 11, 2014).

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Guitar pick

A guitar pick (American English) is a plectrum used for guitars.

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Guitar tunings

Guitar tunings assign pitches to the open strings of guitars, including acoustic guitars, electric guitars and classical guitars, among others.

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Harmony Company

The Harmony Company was, in its heyday, the largest musical instrument manufacturer in the United States.

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Harp ukulele

The term harp ukulele is used to describe two different variants of the ukulele.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Hot Digital Tracks

The Hot Digital Tracks chart is a song popularity chart that ranks the best selling digital tracks in the United States according to ''Billboard'' magazine.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole (translation: "The Fearless Eyed Man"; May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997), also called Braddah Iz (Brother Iz), was a Native Hawaiian musician, entertainer and Hawaiian sovereignty activist.

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J. Chalmers Doane

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Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro (born November 3, 1976, in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work.

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James Hill (Canadian musician)

James Hill (born 1980) is a classically trained Canadian musician who has focused on the ukulele, both as his primary instrument and as a method of music instruction for school children.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jazz Age

The Jazz Age was a period in the 1920s and 1930s in which jazz music and dance styles rapidly gained nationwide popularity.

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Jim Beloff

Jim Beloff (born December 25, 1955) is an American musician.

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Jimmie Rodgers (country singer)

James Charles Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933), professionally Jimmie Rodgers, was an American country, blues and folk singer, songwriter and musician in the early 20th century, known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling.

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John Barrymore

John Barrymore (born John Sidney Blyth; February 14 or 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942) was an American actor on stage, screen and radio.

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Jonah Kumalae

Jonah Kumalae (October 13, 1874 – May 6, 1940) was a Hawaiian politician, businessman, publisher and ukulele manufacturer and musician.

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Kalākaua

Kalākaua (November 16, 1836 – January 20, 1891), born David Laamea Kamananakapu Mahinulani Naloiaehuokalani Lumialani Kalākaua and sometimes called The Merrie Monarch, was the last king and penultimate monarch of the Kingdom of HawaiOkinai.

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Kamaka Ukulele

Kamaka Hawaii, Incorporated, also known as Kamaka Ukulele or just Kamaka is a family-owned Hawaii-based maker of ukuleles.

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Kroncong

Kroncong (pronounced "kronchong"; Keroncong, Krontjong) is the name of a ukulele-like instrument and an Indonesian musical style that typically makes use of the kroncong (the sound chrong-chrong-chrong comes from this instrument, so the music is called keronchong), the band or combo or ensemble (called a keronchong orchestra) consists of a flute, a violin, a melody guitar, a cello in pizzicato style, string bass in pizzicato style, and a female or male singer.

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Lamination

Lamination is the technique of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the composite material achieves improved strength, stability, sound insulation, appearance or other properties from the use of differing materials.

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Lap steel guitar

The lap steel guitar is a type of steel guitar which is typically played with the instrument in a horizontal position on the performer’s lap or otherwise supported.

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Lap steel ukulele

The lap steel ukulele is a type of and method of playing the ukulele There are three main types of lap steel ukulele.

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Lee de Forest

Lee de Forest (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor, self-described "Father of Radio", and a pioneer in the development of sound-on-film recording used for motion pictures.

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List of musical medleys

In music, a medley is a piece composed from parts of existing pieces, usually three, played one after another, sometimes overlapping.

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List of ukulele players

This is a list of ukulele players.

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Lute

A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body.

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Machete (musical instrument)

The machete (machete de braga) is a small stringed instrument from Madeira, Portugal.

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Madeira

Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago situated in the north Atlantic Ocean, southwest of Portugal.

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Mahogany

Mahogany is a kind of wood—the straight-grained, reddish-brown timber of three tropical hardwood species of the genus Swietenia, indigenous to the AmericasBridgewater, Samuel (2012).

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Mario Maccaferri

Mario Maccaferri (1900–1993) was an Italian luthier, classical guitarist, businessman, and inventor.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, colloquially "the Met", is the largest art museum in the United States.

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Mighty Uke

Mighty Uke: The Amazing Comeback of a Musical Underdog (released 2010) is a documentary film about the ukulele.

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Music

Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.

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Music education

Music education is a field of study associated with the teaching and learning of music.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nihon Ukulele Association

The Nihon Ukulele Association (日本ウクレレ協会) is a Japanese association for ukulele players.

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Nylon

Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.

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Old-time music

Old-time music is a genre of North American folk music.

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Over the Rainbow

"Over the Rainbow" is a ballad, with music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Yip Harburg.

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Panama–Pacific International Exposition

The Panama–Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, U.S., from February 20 to December 4, 1915.

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.

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Phonofilm

Phonofilm is an optical sound-on-film system developed by inventors Lee de Forest and Theodore Case in the 1920s.

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Pizzicato

Pizzicato (pizzicato, translated as pinched, and sometimes roughly as plucked) is a playing technique that involves plucking the strings of a string instrument.

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Plucked string instrument

Plucked string instruments are a subcategory of string instruments that are played by plucking the strings.

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Plywood

Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Portuguese immigration to Hawaii

Portuguese immigration to Hawaii began in 1878 when Portuguese residents made up less than 1% of the Island population.

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Portuguese people

Portuguese people are an ethnic group indigenous to Portugal that share a common Portuguese culture and speak Portuguese.

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Rajão

The rajão (machete de rajão) is a 5-stringed instrument from Madeira, Portugal.

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Reentrant tuning

On a stringed instrument, a break in an otherwise ascending (or descending) order of string pitches is known as a re-entry.

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Regal Musical Instrument Company

The Regal Musical Instrument Company was established in 1908 in Chicago.

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Reggae

Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Requinto jarocho

The requinto jarocho or guitarra de son is a plucked string instrument, played usually with a special pick.

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Resonator

A resonator is a device or system that exhibits resonance or resonant behavior, that is, it naturally oscillates at some frequencies, called its resonant frequencies, with greater amplitude than at others.

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Resonator ukulele

A resonator ukulele or "resophonic ukulele" is a ukulele whose sound is produced by one or more spun aluminum cones (resonators) instead of the wooden soundboard (ukulele top/face).

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.

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Roy Smeck

Leroy Smeck (6 February 1900 – 5 April 1994) was an American musician.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Scale length (string instruments)

When referring to stringed instruments, the scale length (often simply called the "scale") is the maximum vibrating length of the strings that produce sound, and determines the range of tones that string can produce at a given tension.

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Sheet music

Sheet music is a handwritten or printed form of music notation that uses modern musical symbols to indicate the pitches (melodies), rhythms or chords of a song or instrumental musical piece.

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Short film

A short film is any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film.

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Sixth chord

The term sixth chord refers to two different kinds of chord, the first in classical music and the second in modern popular music.

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Slack-key guitar

Slack-key guitar is a fingerstyle genre of guitar music that originated in Hawaii.

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Songwriter

A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.

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Sound-on-disc

Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture.

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Sound-on-film

Sound-on-film is a class of sound film processes where the sound accompanying picture is physically recorded onto photographic film, usually, but not always, the same strip of film carrying the picture.

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Spaniards

Spaniards are a Latin European ethnic group and nation.

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Spruce

A spruce is a tree of the genus Picea, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal (taiga) regions of the Earth.

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SS Ravenscrag

Ravenscrag (or Ravenscraig) is the name of several ships, some being sailing vessels (SV) and some steamships (SS).

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String instrument

String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner.

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Stringed instrument tunings

This is a chart of stringed instrument tunings.

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Tablature

Tablature (or tabulature, or tab for short) is a form of musical notation indicating instrument fingering rather than musical pitches.

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Tahitian ukulele

The Tahitian ukulele (ukarere or Tahitian banjo) is a short-necked fretted lute with eight nylon strings in four doubled courses, native to Tahiti and played in other regions of Polynesia.

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Tenor guitar

The tenor guitar or four-string guitar is a slightly smaller, four-string relative of the steel-string acoustic guitar or electric guitar.

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Tessie O'Shea

Teresa Mary "Tessie" O'Shea (13 March 1913 – 21 April 1995) was a Welsh entertainer and actress.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.

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Timple

Not to be confused with the tiple. The timple is a traditional 5-string plucked string instrument of the Canary Islands.

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Tin Pan Alley

Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

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Tiny Tim (musician)

Herbert Buckingham Khaury (April 12, 1932 – November 30, 1996), known professionally as Tiny Tim, was an American singer, most of the time ukulele player, and musical archivist.

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Tiple

A tiple (English pronunciation: /ˈtipəl/ or /tiplē/; Spanish pronunciation: \ˈtē(ˌ)plā\, literally treble or soprano) is a plucked-string chordophone of the guitar family.

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Tiptoe Through the Tulips

"Tiptoe Through the Tulips", also known as "Tip Toe Through the Tulips with Me", is a popular song published in 1929.

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Tonewood

Tonewood refers to specific wood varieties that possess tonal properties that make them good choices for use in acoustic stringed instruments.

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Tony Award

The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.

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Ukelin

The ukelin is a bowed psaltery with zither strings made popular in the 1920s.

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Ukulele

The ukulele (from ukulele (oo-koo-leh-leh); variant: ukelele) is a member of the lute family of instruments.

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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (UOGB) is a musical ensemble featuring ukuleles in different registers.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vaudeville

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Vihuela

The vihuela is a guitar-shaped string instrument from 15th and 16th century Spain, Portugal and Italy, usually with five or six doubled strings.

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Viral video

A viral video is a video that becomes popular through a viral process of Internet sharing, typically through video sharing websites, social media and email.

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Vitaphone

Vitaphone was a sound film system used for feature films and nearly 1,000 short subjects made by Warner Bros. and its sister studio First National from 1926 to 1931.

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What a Wonderful World

"What a Wonderful World" is a pop ballad written by Bob Thiele (as "George Douglas") and George David Weiss.

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps

"While My Guitar Gently Weeps" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles from their 1968 double album The Beatles (also known as "the White Album").

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukulele

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