Uncle John
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  • Harlan, IA
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Uncle John's Discussions

What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim_in_Tucson Mar 1. 122 Replies

What is your favorite…Continue

Loopers ~ What are they good and bad for?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Dec 14, 2016. 63 Replies

Will using a looper help me learn to jam with others better?Will it be a fun toy?Do you have or want one?I don't like delays in getting the music going.  Some, (bemuzic) can do a quick, smooth and…Continue

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Is this the Anonymous Pick?

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Sep 14, 2016. 45 Replies

One of my CBN friends sent me this…Continue

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Made myself a sign

"Best song ever."
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NFS Tinjo a go go

"Great job on those wood tones matching that great tin."
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The Red Wonder

"All nice, but that Iowa plate grabs me most. Good on the MD for sending those."
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Howl at the moon.

"Thanks, guys.  This is one of those good deals where I like it better the day after stringing it up.  That 5 dollar pickup from MGB is quite good and it is better acoustic than I first thought.  Yup, James O.  I thought of…"
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Howl at the moon (black and white)

"dang .. another  "squashed " picture.  full size didnt help  either .    ;-D lol. "
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Howl at the moon.

"Great job UJ ."
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Howl at the moon.

"Nice looking Guitar Bet Clock The Wolf would love that one"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I found a message in a bottle along the Nishnabottna River.

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At 10:03pm on September 15, 2017, Shawn McConnaughay Sr said…
Yes.I consider him a dear friend.he has been a true inspiration to me in my ministry and music.
At 3:59pm on September 11, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Then you probebly see breast bones as well ,think its more a MonkeyMan 

Then a Woman!! while she even got a tale bone, but you allways have a way to get me going !! there UJ! see The new Vid ! Greeeeeetssszz A.D.

At 6:36pm on September 10, 2017, Dave Lynas said…
That drawing looks good framed Uncle. Thanks for giving it a life. :*) ... Dave
At 11:55am on September 6, 2017, Richard Dean said…

Thank you. Love your audio library when viewing your profile

At 3:27pm on August 28, 2017, Devil Dog said…

Loooool brother came over to say thanks for the kind words and was greeted by Titties and tires,  epic brother I loved it, brought a smile to my face

At 6:34am on August 28, 2017, Jim Morris said…

Thanks for your kind words Unc. I sort of botched some of the lyrics to my own songs but it was fun getting our long time friend Dixie up ther to play spoons!

At 5:22am on August 19, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

That thing on the Bench is a Fungus i use for tinder to keep a fire going,its there to dry in the Sun ! Here  is a acoustic version maybee you like this one better!undefined

At 4:26pm on August 11, 2017, Dennis Reedy said…
Thank you for adding me to you list it is an honor, like your pictures and your videos. Thanks
At 6:23pm on August 10, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

The tail piece is from a lemon sqeezz(used by thea drinkers) used the other part on the winebox BCB from a while back, Yep the tree play's fine, only the sound from the wine box is warmer more guitar like, this one is springie and twangie like a CBG suposto bee ! ( i geush) thanks for the like UJ !

At 6:18pm on August 10, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Here she is then in full mode ,at your requst1 uj !

Uncle John's Blog

2 short stories - one is CBG relatted. A 2 pager and a 3 pager

Posted on January 15, 2017 at 11:30am 21 Comments

Forty Ounce Feller's Crossbreed Bonanza

2015 - A Goodland County Story By John Bolton

Forty Ounce Feller is an ex con, a…

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1936 Oklahoma License Plate ~ 1 page fiction (short story)

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 22 Comments

Oklahoma 1936 License Plate #134-651      By John Bolton

I was made in late 1935 in the Oklahoma State Prison at Mc Alester. I was black with yellow letters. I was issued in Goodland County in 1936 and bolted on the rear of a gray and black 31' Ford coupe with a rumble seat. I couldn't see where we were going, but when the dust wasn't too bad, I could see where we'd been.

The Ford belonged to Gibson. He had a place in…

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Jake Leg - A very short story

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 10:30am 22 Comments

Note:  I am working on a collection of short and very short stories that all tie together in a fictional place called Goodland County Oklahoma.   Some are music related and some feature CBGs.   I appreciate your comments, good, bad and corrective.

Jake Leg   by John Bolton

Goodland County, Oklahoma, 1931

The Two Two Store sat two miles east of Corley on a dirt road. There was a good sized open room with pot…

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This Old Guitar - 2 page fiction story by Uncle John

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 4:00pm 48 Comments

This Old Guitar  By Uncle John
I put my old Silvertone guitar up for sale and advertised it at a hundred dollars in the local Penny Saver. A young guy called about it then came to the house. He could play some. Not stuff I'd ever heard, but not bad stuff. He asked me, “Is there any wiggle room on the hundred? I'd have to…
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NFS Tinjo a go go

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