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1 The Mountain by Steve Earle on 3 string Cigar Box Guitar

The Mountain by Steve Earle on 3 string Cigar Box Guitar

Added by Jim Morris on April 11, 2015

2 Adagio Albinoni   CBG Cover by Captain Nemoff

Adagio Albinoni CBG Cover by Captain Nemoff

Added by Cpt. Nemoff on April 13, 2015

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Diddley bow straps for kids

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Booth Shot Lincoln on Tea Box Uke

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Driftwood Lap Steel

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I'm On Fire

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Brown Eyed Girl on 3 String CB Git

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and the band played waltzing matilda 1915

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