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So it turns out you can play a bazillion songs once you've learnt C, G, F and Am on the ukelele. Hardest part is getting used to finger strumming and holding it in position, though my other skills from playing guitar seem to transfer pretty easily.

@andy
It's a doddle really, isn't it? Must whip mine out again soon! :)

@thelonius Yeah. 😁Also nice to play nylon strings again for the first time in many decades. I started playing guitar as a teenager after messing with an old, battered classical that belonged to one of my older brothers. I'd forgotten how warm nylons sounds, even on a plinky little uke.

@andy
That's one of the things that really grabbed me about the Uke - soft, friendly sound.

@andy
Here's me (24 / 25 seconds in - centre foreground, yellow shirt) in 2009 Guinness Book of Records attempt at most Ukes playing at once in one location:

youtube.com/watch?v=ty8TfHh6my

@andy
I was a great laugh and everyone was so friendly.

Cured me of any traces of Claustrophobia too ;)

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