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Paul Simon - homeward bound

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Apr 19, 2019 - 2:38 PM
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5455 posts since 3/6/2006

This type of playing on the uke is very much like Scruggs style, but without a 5th string. Sometimes it's useful to play banjo like that too - Don Reno might agree.

Homeward Bound

Apr 19, 2019 - 2:47:49 PM
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Mooooo

USA

7129 posts since 8/20/2016

very nice

Apr 19, 2019 - 2:49:23 PM
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3067 posts since 9/13/2018

Wow Laurence! That’s beautiful man! One of my Simon & Garfunkel faves

Bruce

Apr 19, 2019 - 8:01:14 PM
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1949 posts since 1/21/2003

One of my faves to pick on the guitar; never tried it on the uke. I like your chord voicings in the chorus. Nicely done Laurence.

Apr 20, 2019 - 5:15:51 AM
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1169 posts since 1/31/2011

Beautiful

Apr 20, 2019 - 6:43:36 AM
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DC5

USA

7211 posts since 6/30/2015

Yeah, what they all said. Great job.

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:58:06 AM

52364 posts since 12/14/2005

IF and WHEN I am proclaimed Emperor of Earth, anybody who claims that the uke is just a plunkyplunk toy, will be REQUIRED by LAW to watch that video.
 


Apr 20, 2019 - 9:19:35 AM
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heavy5

USA

956 posts since 11/3/2016

refreshingly excellent !

Apr 20, 2019 - 11:46:33 AM

ron robinson

England

86 posts since 12/10/2013

paul simon wrote this song on are local railway station on his way home after his tour in widnes the local council put a plaque up in the station till some idiots robbed it

Apr 20, 2019 - 4:46:22 PM
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5455 posts since 3/6/2006

quote:
Originally posted by mike gregory

IF and WHEN I am proclaimed Emperor of Earth, anybody who claims that the uke is just a plunkyplunk toy, will be REQUIRED by LAW to watch that video.
 


Mike you are, at a bare minimum, a prince among men. smiley

Apr 20, 2019 - 4:48:27 PM

5455 posts since 3/6/2006

quote:
Originally posted by ron robinson

paul simon wrote this song on are local railway station on his way home after his tour in widnes the local council put a plaque up in the station till some idiots robbed it


"I'll remember Widnes" "Springtime in Widnes" - I believe those song titles are still up for grabs!

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:36:30 PM

52364 posts since 12/14/2005

A small town  where the road widnes just  a bit.

Apr 22, 2019 - 11:04:29 AM
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1346 posts since 2/12/2009

"can I get a Widnes" was a great song covered by the Stones.

Apr 22, 2019 - 11:19:29 AM

5455 posts since 3/6/2006

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Originally posted by spoonfed

"can I get a Widnes" was a great song covered by the Stones.


Yur  killing me!

Apr 22, 2019 - 11:31:39 AM
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52364 posts since 12/14/2005

You can get a Widnes the easy way.
Lay down for an afternoon nap, and a pair of them will ring your doorbell. wink

May 3, 2019 - 4:45:25 AM
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phb

Germany

1903 posts since 11/8/2010

Very good arrangement of a great composition!

May 4, 2019 - 8:29:56 PM
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Omeboy

USA

2096 posts since 6/27/2013

A real "evergreen" of a tune and so well voiced on the mighty uke. Please keep'em come'n. Thanks, Laurence.

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