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Motörhead tribute album

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kenneth A McAuley Apr 6, 2016. 127 Replies

Hi all,Due to the response to my video Ace of spades and after a suggestion from Steve we are asking if anyone would be interested in making an album called A TRIBUTE TO MOTÖRHEAD with the intention…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian MC Donald Mar 4, 2012. 4 Replies

Hi everyone,Tommorow is the first anniversary of the death of one of the greatest blues guitarists to have walked the planet , I'm of course talking about Gary Moore he was a true legend and had many…Continue


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"Motörhead classic, RIP"
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Ian MC Donald replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion MOTORHEAD: A Cigar Box Guitar Tribute
"Hi Chris I will be putting up the " Correct album cover " and song download as MP3 files hopefully by end of week . I'm converting them over tommorow will keep you posted . Thanks for your interest Cheers"
Jan 6, 2016
Ian MC Donald replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion MOTORHEAD: A Cigar Box Guitar Tribute
"Hi Shaun Many thanks for your kind words. All my builds are on my Facebook page just play the blues and on my website as well. It was great fun doing the album with so many willing people from all over the world. Friend me on here and on Facebook…"
Dec 30, 2015
Ian MC Donald replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion MOTORHEAD: A Cigar Box Guitar Tribute
"Hi I started the tribute album a few years ago on the nation . I produced the album with contributions from around the world . As far as not commenting , I for one will miss Lemmy greatly having posted on my Facebook wall about his untimely death…"
Dec 30, 2015
Tom Daniels replied to Ian MC Donald's discussion Motörhead tribute album
"Hi Ian, do you still have athe download link for this? Thanks, Tom"
Dec 20, 2015
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Ian MC Donald replied to Jock MacHinery's discussion Hen's teeth in the group The Brits are coming
"Hi Jock I carry quite a lot of hardwood blanks in stock I also machine them to your required thicknesses And can also supply fingerboard blanks as well I can also do a scarf jointed neck ready for you To glue up. I can supply mahogany, walnut, maple…"
Nov 27, 2014
Ian MC Donald replied to Slowpaw Steve T's discussion 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page
"Hi Steve "Santa's got the blues " for me Cheers"
Nov 24, 2014
Mr.C replied to Ian MC Donald's discussion Motörhead tribute album
"So I'm bit late"
Nov 18, 2014

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At 8:23am on April 6, 2013, Daniel Hickey said…

Hello Ian,

glad to have you as a friend.


At 8:07am on November 3, 2012, Patrick Snapp said…

Hey Ian, So I've tried to download the motorhead tracks from your page but they don't show the track names? Don't know if I'm doing it right? Maybe I'm missing something? All the tracks sound great though, GREAT JOB EVERYONE! wish I could play that well I'm still just learning, played a bit when I was a kid. Any help with getting the tracks would be great thank you

At 4:49pm on September 21, 2012, Leadfoot T said…

Love ALL the contributions to the Tribute Album! Well done one and all - especially to Ian for pulling it all together.

At 4:24pm on July 4, 2012, Henry Strat-o-varius Lowman said…
Hey, Ian. I was wondering while we lost power for 4 days. Now that this project is finished, how about a cbg tribute to Black Sabbath?  I've worked out an arrangement of War Pigs for my simpatico cbg. In light of Tony Iommi's cancer scare, I thought a tribute was DEFINITELY in order. If it's good enough for Motörhead, ... Your thoughts? CHEERS!
At 7:16pm on July 3, 2012, Elmar Zeilhofer said…

Hi Ian, thanks for the update. As for the "right" postion, I would suggest to take an advantage of the slim height - just shift it around below the strings and fix it wherever it suits you best. They should arrive soon, eager to get your comment on it ;-)

At 7:15pm on June 15, 2012, Henry Strat-o-varius Lowman said…
Hey, Ian. I tried posting this message on the Motörhead page, but it didn't work. Just checking to see if you got my submission, which I posted a little over a week ago. CHEERS, mate!
At 4:07pm on March 19, 2012, c# merle said…

hey ian, thanks for the friendship. look forward to recording the motorhead track!

At 12:28pm on March 16, 2012, Voodoo Highway said…

Hi Ian! Thanks for your friendship! 

At 6:46am on February 24, 2012, Vinylhed said…

Hey Ian,

I just this minute got the fretboards through the letterbox. Thanks a lot, they've got a lovely grain on them that look the jackal's tackle.

At 2:05pm on February 10, 2012, Brandon Swisher said…

Hey Ian!! I hear there might be one fabulous guitar on the completion line!  Robby told me the other day!  Internet was down because of a casualty. Crazy OP the last couple days.  Sad when one moment can change the course of history for a young lad. I've been crazy busy with operations in the COC, but that there is why we're here.  Hope all is going well with you- I feel bad I haven't talked to you in a while!  Let me know whats going on when you get a sec!  -LCpl Swisher

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"PARANOID" A tribute to Black Sabbath

Posted on February 16, 2014 at 6:46pm 18 Comments

Hi everyone not been on the site for a while due to a busy time for the band ,work and a few other projects

Anyway I'm going to be doing another tribute album to Black Sabbath playing only CBG's .

Does anyone remember buying their first sabbath album and wondering how great THAT sound was , let's blow off the cobwebs turn up the amps and show the boys what a CBG is capable of

If you would like to be included in this album please post up if your in and what song your gonna… Continue

Hardwood necks and fingerboards for sale

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 6:23pm 0 Comments

Hi all

I have a new stock of fingerboards for sale 45mm wide and 6mm thick @ £8 each I have maple, wenge, oak, mahogany, walnut and black ash , lengths can be cut to suit your requirements,

I have an unlimited supply of oak and maple neck blanks 900mm long 45mm wide and 25mm thick @ £9 each,

I can provide it with a pre cut scarf joint @ £12 each inc blank,

I can provide the neck glued sanded routed ready to go @ £ 16 each

I have limited supply of mahogany and wenge… Continue

Fretboard blanks

Posted on February 22, 2012 at 9:06am 0 Comments

Hi All

Further to yesterdays blog i can now supply you with the following

Thermo black ash,mahogany,black walnut,american oak,maple and wenge ,

All the above exept wenge are £5.65 inc postage and the wenge is £9.25 inc postage. Sizes can be machined to suit your requirements but stock item sizes are 510mm x 45mm x 8mm 

Leave your details on my website www.justplaytheblues.co.uk or message me on my page on…


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Posted on February 21, 2012 at 3:17pm 1 Comment

Hi everyone,
I've just taken delivery into stock some thermo black ash with a beautiful grain very dense hardwood, sizes at the moment are 520mm long 40/45mm wide 6mm thick ideal for fingerboards all ready for fretting if you require any please let me know through my website www.justplaytheblues.co.uk or message me on here they are £5.65 inc postage
Happy building everyone

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