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“Whispering” . . .. 1920 . . . performed by Paul Whiteman . . . Ukulele Chord/Melody arrangement by Ukulele Mike Lynch . . . included in the Chord/Melody eBook TWO (now reduced to just $20.00) . . . Check out the Christmas Chord melody ebook

July 22, 2016

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Performance by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra


According to Wikipedia, “Whispering” is a popular song by lyricists John Schoenberger (1892–1983) and Richard Coburn (pseudonym of Frank Reginald DeLong; 1886–1952) and composer Vincent Rose. “Whispering” was first published in 1920 by Sherman, Clay & Co., of San Francisco. The initial 1920 copyright and first publishing attributes the lyrics to Malvin Schonberger and the music to John Schonberger.

“Whispering” was most famously recorded by Paul Whiteman and his Ambassador Orchestra on August 23, 1920, for Victor. Whiteman — Denver-born, ex-army, and self-acclaimed “King of Jazz” flourished — flourished in popularity from series of hits beginning in 1920 with his release of “Whispering”, an eleven-week U.S. No. 1 hit, which stayed 20 weeks in the charts and sold in excess of two million copies.y

“Whispering” works perfectly as a Chord/Melody arrangement . . . Look at the opening measure of “Whispering” from the Ukulele Mike arrangement below . . .

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Notice all of the ZEROS in these opening measures. . . This is typical of chord/melody songs arranged in the Key of C major . . . This means your left hand fingerings are quire easy . . . with the melody largely riding on the FIRST string. . .

“Whispering” is included in the Chord/Melody eBook TWO and 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 . . .

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Table of Contents:

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All of the Chord/Melody collections can be purchased individually for just $20.00 or all together at the NEW “TRILOGY” combined discount of just $50.00 . . . .

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  1. August 16, 2016 2:54 p08

    Reblogged this on UKULELE MIKE LYNCH – All things UKULELE.

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