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3rd Wednesday of Month - Regent Square Area
LEADER: Scott Come at 6:45 pm to tune-up and talk. We play from 7 to 9 pm, starting with the playlist below, followed by requests. No experience required! All levels are welcome, from beginners to professionals. If you don't know the chords... just sing louder. 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings of each month. Winter locale is Wilkins School Community Center, 7604 Charleston Ave., Regent Square, PA 15218. Summer locale is Biddle's Escape, 401 Biddle Ave., Regent Square, PA 15221. PLAYLIST: Blue Book Warmup and the Bo Diddley Beat (sounds like a band name...) Our first half will be a bunch of great tunes from the Blue Book. Then we'll look at the classic Bo Diddley Beat, its origins and its use in a number of songs. Blue Book Warmup: 15 Act Naturally 24 And I Love Her 39 Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea 46 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy 93 Don't Worry Baby 96 Don't Think Twice, Its Alright 193 It Was A Very Good Year 209 Lay Down Sally 237 Mama Tried 371 Up Around The Bend 376 Waterloo The Bo Diddley Beat History and rhythm (https://docs.google.com/document/d/14q7Zhm_At6ffiSWNmUhbX4b1ami7zPQkzMdGOIPWVp4) Bo Diddley (https://docs.google.com/document/d/14AJIq3EFp9J1641PnL9kAxeEjCawWX3oX9CaQ5EALu8) She's The One (https://docs.google.com/document/d/12kFpU9Ua5AUICHrj5F02dRiQbnMkEkseK0CJ9IuAsNQ) I Want Candy (https://docs.google.com/document/d/12ebk18RuhRnyNGEjwY5ct4WzntT0tVdwp1GQlOFsuhE) Desire (https://docs.google.com/document/d/13dGFwhvC_7Ixxu3ERFsXUVvfqzE5G8aplq_d1Ft2zgs) Iko Iko (page 65 of songbook) (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2gHZD-z-fCLSl9wY082Mno4dE0) Faith (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9fImmozfQQeeF9kNTlaYndwYjA) Willie And The Hand Jive (http://www.ukemaker.com/ukeclub/media/157-WillieAndTheHandJive.pdf) Not Fade Away (https://scorpexuke.com/pdffiles/Not_Fade_Away_Buddy_Holly.pdf) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WHAT YOU NEED: Uke, a tuner, a music stand. If we are at Biddle's Escape (Summertime), please bring a folding chair, preferably without arms. The Daily Ukulele book by the Beloffs If you would like to introduce a new song to the group, please bring a minimum of 20 copies to pass out. Participants are also welcome to bring snacks and drinks to WSCC Meetups to share during the mid-session break. Please contact us if you would like to recommend a future "theme" or if you want to lead a future session.

Wilkins School Community Center

7604 Charleston Ave · Pittsburgh, PA

$3.00
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