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Play that Thang Video 1a

"Thanks y'all. I got more coming soon. Look out Rattler is in the house !!!!"
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"Man, "Play That Thang 1 A" is right. Great song, delivery, production, etc., in every respect!"
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Play that Thang Video 1a

This is my original signature song " That Thang " . I created this song about 2 years ago and am releasing it on YouTube. I own the rights to this song . Mus...
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I WAS LAUGHING AT FIRST, the PISSED AFTER:)

I was trying to show off so been searching the internet for tricks I can absolutely apply to my guitar. Oh men then I found this blog …See More
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"Here is my Signature song Played on the Retro Rattler https://youtu.be/DkrDwOd3w2E"
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Michael Morrissey replied to Michael Morrissey's discussion Singing with basic chords (for pre-beginners) in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"Yes, thanks, Ted, thanks a good one. Two chords, right? I'll bet you could get through a lot more songs with just those same two chords. How to do the most with the least is what I'm after. I start with the song, without accompaniment at…"
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Ted Crocker replied to Michael Morrissey's discussion Singing with basic chords (for pre-beginners) in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"Try this"
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Michael Morrissey replied to Michael Morrissey's discussion Singing with basic chords (for pre-beginners) in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"I am hoping someone will demonstrate. I read somewhere where children are encouraged to just strum an open chord (like G). This might get a little boring, but what if you just added one or two more open (or easily fingered) chords -- and just leave…"
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Tom Petry replied to Michael Morrissey's discussion Singing with basic chords (for pre-beginners) in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"That's how it all started.  Still works today.  If you are having fun you are doing it right."
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moedecker commented on Ted Crocker's group Recording Studio
"Collab. in G cbg%202.mp3"
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"Just for fun. For  collaboration purposes In the key of G cbg.mp3"
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We're creating cigar box guitars, diddley bows, ukes, banjos, canjos, kalimbas, mandolins, fiddles, dulcimers, washtub basses, stompers, drums, flutes and all types of instruments, noisemakers & amps in our shops, garages and on kitchen tables using everyday objects. Join the Handmade Music Clubhouse Orchestra...

 

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    I WAS LAUGHING AT FIRST, the PISSED AFTER:)

    Started by Kanan Christ. Last reply by Wayfinder on Saturday. 1 Reply

    Ted Crocker, inventor of the Cigar Box Guitar

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    Searching for brass or copper resonator cones

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    Just bought a 4string cigar box guitar open G

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    Handmade Music Clubhouse - Established November 20, 2009

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    Guitars4Vets Lesson.

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 27, 2016 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

    NO PICTURE!!!!!!

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    Guitars4Vets

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    2 pickups 2 volume pots

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    Another Project

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    First 5 keys for portative organ

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    Bonjour !!!!

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    Other places to find me

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    Guitars 4 Vets.

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    Documenting my first builds.

    Posted by Hollywood on October 13, 2015 at 1:30am 8 Comments

    Recycling wood

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    Fret-slotting jig

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