Mainstreet Cape Breton | May 1, 2013 | 8:54

Suzanne Doane - The CBRM Ukulele Group

The Ukulele can be a beautiful instrument and it's a wonderful learning instrument as well. That's why people in CBRM are gravitating toward it once again with a special group project and we invited many of the members into studio this afternoon.

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