Lyle Ritz

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    Solamente Una Vez (You Belong To My Heart)Lyle Ritz

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        The ukulele is often considered a novelty instrument when in its usual Hawaiian surroundings, but Lyle Ritz never felt that way. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ritz studied violin and tuba as a child. While attending college in California, he found a job at the Southern California Music Company in Los Angeles. Working in the "Small Goods Department" meant he took care of harmonicas, accessories, and the instrument that was to become his love, the ukulele. It was the '50s and he starte... Read more

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