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THE DAY I TOOK MY UKE TO LUNCH – a true story by “UKULELE MIKE”

August 22, 2014

UKULELE MIKE LYNCH - All things UKULELE

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One day many years ago, upon leaving my music room and heading for the faculty lunchroom I met up with my principal in the school hall.  I had in my hand my ever present uke. . . She said rather off handedly  “Mike, did you know my grandfather invented the ukulele?”  I stood there in silence for what seemed forever. . . In my mind I guess I always thought the ukulele just existed . . . not something that was invented and on top of that this lady was of portuguese desent not obviously Hawaiian. . . By the way her name was Mildred Nunes. . . So I responded. . . “Seriously?  your grandfather invented the uke?”  Yep, then she followed up with “do you know that I’m of…

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