Music: Warning to Raccoons

The ukulele is plunk in the middle of a comeback, said Uke Maker Jay Kraus last week. He expected about 300,000 to sell this year—nothing like the 1,000,000 sold to flappers and friends in 1925, but good as compared with the 40,000-to-60,000 average in the early '40s. One explanation for the demand: frog-voiced Arthur Godfrey's use of the uke on his television show.


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