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Mike Brobeck
  • Chuckey, TN
  • United States
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Mike Brobeck joined Ted Crocker's group
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Ted TV / CBG TV

A home for Ted TV & CBG TV featuring live broadcasts and video covering building tips and live music from various artists.See More
Oct 29, 2011
Mike Brobeck commented on darren brown's video
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5 string cigar box guitar ,db customs.

"Nice! Great tone. I like the sunburst pattern of the wood. Looks a like a lot of skill went into making the neck."
Oct 29, 2011
Mike Brobeck replied to Andrew Rich's discussion Hey y'all in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Oh yeah, used to have aband that played in Chapel Hill some. That was years ago. We played a lot in a bar that was in a basement. It had a backroom with a bunch of couches and TV's. People always seemed to be grilling chicken just outside the…"
Oct 29, 2011
Mike Brobeck replied to Andrew Rich's discussion Hey y'all in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Nice to see that Blind Boy Fuller got mentioned on the sign. Don't forget about Sonny Terry. Pigeon Forge is horrible. Crazy, weird tourist town. All the theaters with their scorching billboards makes us look like a bunch of backward…"
Oct 29, 2011
Mike Brobeck replied to Ted Crocker's discussion I almost forgot about me. I'm Ted Crocker. in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Great to meet you and to be a member of this community."
Oct 23, 2011
Mike Brobeck added a discussion to the group - Hello - My Name Is...
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Howdy!

Howdy everyone. My name is Mike Brobeck. I live in East Tennessee in Chuckey, Greene County. Chuckey is about an hour form Knoxville and an hour from Bristol (the Birthplace of Country Music). I have been playing guitar for many, many years. I play blues fingerstyle, slide, electric rock and blues, and clawhammer and other 'oldtime' styles of banjo. I also enjoy playing jugband mandolin. I have aquired a lot of stuff to start my first attempts at building cigar box guitars and cookie tin…See More
Oct 23, 2011
Mike Brobeck replied to Andrew Rich's discussion Hey y'all in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Hey Andrew. I am new here too. I live in the mountains of East TN. Did you get the cigar box guitar in or near Johnson City? The husband of a friend of my wife's builds some very nice ones. You live in the Piedmont Blues capital! (I am sure you…"
Oct 23, 2011
Mike Brobeck joined Ted Crocker's group
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- Hello - My Name Is...

The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.See More
Oct 23, 2011
Mike Brobeck replied to Ted Crocker's discussion The Music of Harry Partch
"Harry Partch was quite an interesting fellow. Thanks for posting this, Ted. He is a big influence on Tom Waits for his instrument assemblages, according to a couple of interviews I have read. I see that the rest of the parts are on Youtube as well."
Oct 22, 2011
Mike Brobeck is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
Oct 21, 2011

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Songs Inside the Box website
What instruments are you building or playing?
Cigar box lap steel. Tin box banjo

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Hi Mike, welcome to the Clubhouse!

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

Most of all Have Fun!

 
 
 

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