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“Pearly Shells” . . . . Classic old Hawaiian song now available as a Chord/Melody arrangement by Ukulele Mike Lynch . . . . Contained in the Chord/Melody eBook THREE (now reduced to just $20.00) . . . Check out the Christmas Chord melody ebook

May 6, 2016

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Burl Ives performance of Pearly Shells

Pearly Shells (Pupu A `O `Ewa) is an old Hawaiian song. The English lyrics were written by Webley Edwards and Leon Pober

This arrangement is on the fairly easy end . . . there is not so much barring and when we do have barring it is not too difficult . . . Below is an excerpt from the opening few measure .

Pearly 1

Here is yet another short excerpt to give you an idea of the difficulty of the piece .  .

Pearly 2

At measure 11 we merely barre the index finger across the 5th fret and then place the little finger on the 8th fret. . . . Same goes for measure 12. . .

 Here is a clip from the Bridge of the song . . . Notice the chromatic shifts between the G chord. Simply shifting the G chord down one fret creates the fun chromatic shifting. Just be very careful to not brush the 4th string.

Pearly 3

“Pearly Shells” is contained in the Ukulele Mike Chord/Melody eBook THREE.  It can be purchased by making a payment of just $20.00 through the paypal button on the Ukulele Mike website: Once purchased, it will be personally emailed to you within the day.


Each of the Chord/Melody eBooks can be purchased separately for just $20.00 or all together at a new combined “TRILOGY” discount of just $50.00    . . .

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Announcing the release of the NEW Chord melody ebook FOUR  $25.95



All 4 Chord Melody ebooks can be purchased at a combo discount of  $70



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