The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online tuner and metronome! This uke book features video and print lessons on: ukulele fundamentals; music reading; tuning; strumming; arpeggions; open and movable chords; fingerpicking; scales; syncopation; shuffle feel; and more. Strum and pluck along with popular songs including: Band on the Run · Evil Ways · Free Fallin' · Happy Together · Let It Be · Ode to Joy · The Sound of Silence · Summertime · You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet · and more.