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This book has a decent selection of songs to get you started on the Ukulele. Unfortunately whoever converted it from print to Kindle format did an absolutely horrible job of it. I'm really regretting purchasing this book in Kindle form. I'm wondering if anybody at Hal Leonard Corp. actually took a look at this butcher job before they released it. If this is all the better they can do transitioning their print products over to Kindle, then I have to recommend staying away from their Kindle products.
First 50 Songs for Ukulele should be entitled First 50 Songs for Guitar. The chords are fine (of course!), but the melody notation is for guitar; i.e. the scale is not for a four string ukulele. How are you going to play melody when the notes indicated are lower than the ukulele scale? If you play ukulele, you should at least look for tab notation, unless you are skilled enough to read music. Very disappointed--this book is going back.
Sold as a collection of sheet music for the ukulele however 24 of the 50 songs included are not playable as written. They include notes that are lower than the lowest note on the instrument in the standard tuning. If you want to play the chords the book is fine but it's not useful to play the notes.
I liked the content. I learned to read music a long time ago, but have only have been playing the uke for about a month. Having the melody on the staff and the fingerings for all of the chords at every chord change is helpful at this stage.
The Kindle implementation was clunky. The music does not fill the page on my tablet and when you zoom, you get a graphic that you have to close to get to the next page. The font on the copyright is huge and what would normally be a small amount of text at the bottom of the page takes up a whole page, so the second page of music is on the third page of the book.
Returned the Kindle version and am ordering the printed copy.