"Hello Rev Nix, I have really enjoyed all of the pictures of your SFRBBQJAM . But I would like to know some details about the organization of it and what preperation were made for it. I noticed about five people in attendance. and about eight…"
"If you are doing Star Spangled Banner tuning (thanks, KnotLenny!) you are in 1 5 8 tuning, and open power chord. So that's like DAd or GDg, or AEa, or EBe and like that. Whichever sounds best on your cigar box is the one to use, I say!
I started out with D-A-D... but with a lot of songs it in a strange place on the fret board... so, now I'm mostly G-D-g ...
Both open Major tunings.... I do a lot of work in open minor tunings.... middle string down 2 1/2 steps and…"
"Richard, I have one tuned Ebe, and one tuned AEA and I have tuned GDG originally. I have no idea what I am doing but I changed them from GDG because the box and string combo just sounded better in the other tunings."
Thanks for your generous commentary. Yes, I admit - I am partial to that early R&R vibe. The "Maybelline" progression works pretty well for most tunes of that genre. I've been playin' "Rocket 88" quite a bit lately.
thanks for the kind words man. Believe it or not, the video was taken with my Kodak Easy Share Camera. I think I got it at Wal-Mart for under $100.00... i love the camera, bring it with me every where i go!
Welcome aboard, Richard! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).