June 19, 2018
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A tiny instrument with a huge appeal

By Troy R. Bennett, BDN Staff

The humble ukulele is just as popular as it was in its heydays in the 1920s and 1950s. A music store in Portland is selling at least one a day. A luthier in South Portland makes his living building luxury ukes. Ukulele ensembles have sprouted on Peaks Island, in Falmouth and in Newport.

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