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May 2015 Blog Posts (2)

Newbie seeks orientation

I have just discovered 3-string tuning as an alternative to 6-string that might yet make it possible for me to learn how to play a few chords well enough to accompany myself singing, which is the main reason I want to play any instrument at all. So I am putting cotton underneath the first 3 strings of my guitar and just playing the "standard" chords, which is a huge discovery. (No guitar teacher ever taught me that!) I love the idea of making my own instrument, but in the meantime I want to…

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Added by Michael Morrissey on May 21, 2015 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Recording with my first CBG build

Here's an original song written and recorded using my first cigar box guitar build. Thanks to the following friends who helped out:  Mark Fisk - Harmonica, Andrew Boucher - Drums, and Dave Boyer - bass.…

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Added by Brent Godfrey on May 3, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

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