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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Surfing the net while waiting for my first two CBG's to arrive that I bought from eBay, back in Oct 2009. There was a postal strike and I think I must have watched nearly every CBG video on Youtube and found THE NATION : -)

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"DON'T GIVE UP THE DAY JOB" ALBUM PREVIEW

"good sounds Steve..especially loving the sound on reso lowe blues. I'm recording an album atm, shall we do a swap next time we meet up?"
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Times are GettingTougher than Tough - StrollingTone - Keith Alan Cigar Box Guitar

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"Very nice! I met Brooks at a free Uke workshop which was part of the Cambridge busking Festival the other year. Nice guy and great player. Coupled with one of your guitars what could go wrong!"
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Bad hands...

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"just listened to the whole album while decorating. Anything that makes painting skirting boards enjoyable has got to be good!! Definitely my favorite CB Nation album : -)"
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"haven't had time to listen to it all yet, but looking forward to it. Well done C# Merle for putting it all together!"
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DO THE CELLFONE

"something reminding me of Steve Harley?..and some Spanishy (is that a word?!) sounding guitar in places"
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DO THE CELLFONE

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Im a Man played by Strolling Tone Alone on his cigar box guitar and drums.

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Railroad Man - by The Eels

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At 6:01am on July 23, 2014, Cpt. Nemoff said…


Album Notes
Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!

In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique 
performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar? 

"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov. 

The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.

Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute. 

Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today. 

Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .

All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;

Enjoy!
 



At 6:01am on July 23, 2014, Cpt. Nemoff said…


Album Notes
Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!

In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique 
performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar? 

"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov. 

The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.

Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute. 

Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today. 

Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .

All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;

Enjoy!
 



At 5:28pm on October 31, 2013, Nicolas Leray said…

Hello there ! nice voice ! and nice music.

At 2:41pm on October 1, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

Belinda did you get your new slide yet

At 3:26pm on September 20, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

All done ....hope you like it 

At 11:59am on September 18, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

Belinda,   the new slide is in the clamps, should have finished by Friday.

At 5:54am on August 28, 2013, Grateful Fred said…

Thanks Be, that's a great help. I'm selling a couple of pedals and was hoping to buy a looper and what your doing sounds great, so it's a great help.

Thanks very much: Colin

At 1:50pm on August 20, 2013, Charlie the "Katfish" Karash said…

Love "Pass it on", when is the next release???!!!

At 12:35pm on June 20, 2013, Tony Brown said…

Any chance I can ask you for advice as things progress ???
Got two 3 string CBGs on the go at the moment but , you know how it goes, one waiting for a coat of varnish to dry and the other one waiting for glue to dry etc etc.

Then the next one will be a Bass. Got a 40" piece of hardwood ready.

Cheers

At 3:31pm on May 20, 2013, SmartyPants196 said…

Sitting on our porch we heard your familiar sound and voice coming from the around the world at some English radio station, you did not go unnoticed, love your music, i am still translating from a guitar tot he cbg three string           but i keep practicing.

 
 
 

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