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The Internet Killed The Magazine Star

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How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

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Ron "Oily" Sprague commented on Paulo Renato de Jesus Gonçalves's blog post Guitar jig!
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RtL CBG - Rouge 1

A recent commission. Sounds twangy. I like it.
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Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

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Complete "Pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - the Easiest CBG Kit to Build, Bar None!

Complete "Pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - the Easiest CBG Kit to Build, Bar None!

We created this cigar box guitar kit with one goal in mind - to make a kit that would allow pretty much anyone put together a real, playable cigar box guitar in about an hour at the kitchen table, with only the most basic tools (..

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