Happy Birthday by Shannon Eileen
by ShannonEileen

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For my beautiful grandmother, Helen Hartley, who turns 88 on July 29th. She used to play the ukulele and gave my 10-yr-old mother this little red uke in 1963. My mother has since passed it down to me.



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ShyAnn

Beautiful all the way around. I am 36 years old w/Colon Cancer w/invasion to the Bladder. You have my vote! God Bless You, Mom and Grandma... and someday your little girl : )

ShannonEileen

ShyAnn, your comment made my day. Thank you for the vote, and thank you for your loving words. God bless YOU and I'll be sending healing thoughts your way. xoxo

LoveMySurvivors

You look so happy! Really nice!

ShannonEileen

Thank you sweetie! :) xo

lillygal

great job and love the story that goes with it! Good luck!

ShannonEileen

I hope I'm able to pass the uke down to my future daughter! :) Thanks for your kind comment! xo

Melvina

Beautiful!! Love the red uke!!

ShannonEileen

Oh thank you Melvina! :) xo

Lesa

Thanks for sharing your talent and compassion with us!

ShannonEileen

My pleasure Lesa! Thank you for listening :) xo

annie

wow! your voice gave me chills. its so beautiful! ive never heard happy birthday this way before. your video is by far my favorite.

ShannonEileen

Annie, you are a doll. Thanks so much for your kind words! :) xo

haperk

Shannon Eileen -- This is a really sweet Happy Birthday message with a soulful approach -- I like the red uke, too! Makes me smile.

ShannonEileen

Aw, so happy you like it. Thank you! :) xo

EddieB

I am about to send this off to co-workers so they can learn about this project...and see the your talent!!

ShannonEileen

Please do spread the word! I appreciate it :) xo

mikez

hope your video makes her feel like 2 44-yr-old ladies!

ShannonEileen

Ha ha! Thank you Mike! :) xo

tara40

LOVE IT!!! You look gorgeous!

ShannonEileen

Thanks Tara darling! Muah :) xo

 

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