Silent Movie Stars Strum Ukuleles

It’s an essential part of Hawaiian music but the ukulele was so popular on the United States mainland in the 1910s and 1920s that “with ukulele arrangement” became ubiquitous on sheet music of the period. The movies followed right along with major stars strumming the cute instrument. Ukuleles aren’t just mini guitars, the strings are in different arrangements and it creates a different sound!

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