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Noho Paipai – Song Sheet

Here is a classic Hawaiian tune that should be part of any Hawaiian-style ‘ukulele player’s set list. With a great move to A7 in the middle of the verse and a slick cycle back to the root in resolving 7ths, it’s a great song to jazz up with extended chords. And of course the vamp has the timeless Bb – B – C walkup. All in all a super fun song.

Noho Paipai (Rocking Chair Hula) was popularized by Johnny Alemeida in the 40s. The original composer is not known.

Meet The Author:

Brad Bordessa

Brad plays 'ukulele on the Big Island of Hawai'i. He writes original music, performs, and hunts unicorns - all with only an 'ukulele.

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