I am with you....I have spent a good amount of time trying to find a songbook with the I V and IV chords written over the lyrics, but have had zero luck. It certainly seems simple enough to do IF you know WHAT to do, but I don't.…"
"I'm like a lot of guys w/no musical experience & pretty much tone deaf. But I built a CBG & love it! I've been reading all these messages & have found another link that may help. Thanks Micheal for putting in the hard work."
"I'm replying to a really old thread here, but many standard church hymns fill the 3 chord bill. Amazing Grace. This Is My Father's World. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms. What a Friend We Have In Jesus. The Old Rugged Cross. Many more, all…"
"Once you have your chord chart go to the scrapbook section of the store and get alphebet stick ons.
I tune my 3-string to GDG so on the top of my neck I mark th major chords for open G tuning leaving out the sharps and flats. The fret notes on the…"
"The way I see it is that Michael Glenn was on a train heading to the next station. Y'all are already at that station. I am still back a the past station...."not even on the train yet"!
I have never read ANY music, so…"
"Hi Michael. Nice work on the website. Suggestion: put an email contact on there? I have done a chord chart for all the closed chord shapes on GDgd tuning. Lemme know if you would like to add it to your resource there.
Glenn (Blind Gee…"
"Just got into CBG and just checked your site. Nice, very nice. Bookmarked for sure. I like how you have given good detail at a "trained chimp" level. Look forward to reading it in more detail and learning more."
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