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Hey UUers!

A new month has rolled on in and with it, a new episode of Uke Lessons! Here, Aldrine shows you how to play James Taylor's "Fire and Rain" on the ukulele. Check out the video above to learn the chords, strumming, and picking for this one and be sure to play along with Aldrine on the Play-Along!

Also, be sure to check out Aldrine on the Mainland - the Ukulele Underground October 2012 Tour is heading your way!

Oct. 12 - DENVER, CO (8pm) Concert at Daniels Hall - BUY TICKETS!
Oct. 13-14 - SAN DIEGO, CA (all day) San Diego Ukulele Festival at the Port Pavilion on the Broadway Pier. Aldrine will be teaching workshops and playing in the concert.
Oct. 15 - ROSEVILLE, CA (7pm) Monday Uke Night at The Strum Shop
Oct. 16 - BERKELEY, CA (TBA) Concert at DaSilva Ukulele Co. contact for more info.
Oct. 19-20 - EUGENE, OR (all day) Eugene UKEtoberfest at the Faith Center! Aldrine will be hanging out, teaching workshops, and performing. REGISTER & BUY TICKETS!
Oct. 22 - BEND, OR (TBA) Concert at The Sound Garden Studio. Contact for more info.

Looking forward to playing a lot of ukulele music, meeting and jamming with UUers, and having an awesome time! Hope to see you at the shows - Have a great month of October & keep strummin'!

-UU Staff


  1. Hi guys, Great tutorials. Im currently learning James Taylor – Fire and Rain and i have noticed a different plucking pattern between the tutorial and the play along at the start of the song. I prefer the plucking pattern in the play Along so i will learn that. Just wanted to highlight this to avoid confusion for other students.

  2. New to the site. New to the Uke. Just love it here! Saw you were at DaSilva’s back in October. Mike DaSilva and I used to work together long time ago. He got me hooked on listening to ukulele music and years later I finally bought one.

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