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Upward Over The Mountain (Iron & Wine cigar box guitar cover)

"Upward Over The Mountain" from the first Iron & Wine album "The Creek Drank The Cradle," played on four-string cigar box guitar.
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jim replied to turtlehead's discussion Show and Tell: What's your go to guitar?
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"I do all my work after the kids go to bed, so being quiet is really important.  It also means…"
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First build - Punch box

Hi Folks,Wanted to share my first scratch build.  I build kalimbas, and wanted to try out a cigar…See More
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Oh Yea By James o Lunsford copyright 2014

Original song played on Cigar Box Guitar Oh Yea
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The Phrygian Kid replied to turtlehead's discussion Show and Tell: What's your go to guitar?
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Ray K III replied to Jim Eller's discussion Single String Canjo Plans
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