Today I am in the mood for some folk music and this post’s highlight will be Todd Baio who has performed numerous American folk songs on the ukulele.
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Country: United-States / Language: English
Todd Baio performs a traditional American folk song, John Hardy on a baritone ukulele.
The song tells the story of John Hardy who shot a man after loosing 50 cents in a game. John Hardy was convicted of murder and was hung. (Folksongs are so cheerful…)
Read the different lyrics of the song here.
Find the chords here or here.
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