Music: Cardless Breen

Ukulele in hand, plump May Singhi Breen went last week to the Manhattan local of the American Federation of Musicians to try to get a union card (fee: $50). Three weeks ago, flouting the ukulele as a lowly instrument, the Federation refused her entry (TIME, Dec. 21). Last week it admitted that the ukulele is a musical instrument. But the Federation does not wish to be swamped by applications from ukulelists. May Breen might come in as a pianist or not at all. She departed vowing to carry the ukulele's cause to the National...

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