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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tam Givens Oct 16, 2009. 7 Replies

Seasick Steve on Jools Holland - with a song about his Diddley Bow - complete with instructions on how to make one (all played to a Bo Diddley beat)…Continue

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ANDOMANDO,,also known as ANDY commented on gugug's video
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TREHOLIPEE + TEA CHEST BASS - DAYDREAM BELIEVER

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GBG - SPANISH HARLEM ALMOST

"sounds great!!! ....tuned to what?...zan."
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TREHOLIPEE + TEA CHEST BASS - DAYDREAM BELIEVER

"Especially happy,........truly dig it,....love a feel good tune and this one is sure IT... super!... Laurie"
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Tam Givens replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"Good one Gus Got 2 of his albums, a bit heavy for me but I like his stories. PS Did you get my message Tam"
Oct 16, 2009
c# merle replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"upped a video of steve playing an acoustic backstage from later. catch it while you can (you know what youtube is like) "
Oct 15, 2009
HOGS GRUNT replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"Totally brilliant."
Oct 14, 2009
gugug replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"It was pretty damn good - perhaps it'll turn up on Youtube. I'll look out for it."
Oct 14, 2009
Paul Doug replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"Because only people in the UK can watch it and see how to do it!? LOL"
Oct 14, 2009
Roosterman replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"Yep, saw that last night - awesome!! I cant understand why the entire world arnt out in their sheds right now banging together a diddly bow!!"
Oct 14, 2009
Christopher Queen left a comment for gugug
"It's a wooden Montecristo, pretty good nick. The woman I spoke to was somewhat taciturn, so I can imagine they''d be pretty unhelpful. There's a whisky place on West Nile street that are much nicer - I've been told…"
Oct 14, 2009
Train train replied to gugug's discussion Just in case you hadnt seen...
"Bummer, I can't view it here in the US."
Oct 14, 2009
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Just in case you hadnt seen...

Seasick Steve on Jools Holland - with a song about his Diddley Bow - complete with instructions on how to make one (all played to a Bo Diddley beat)http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00ndql3/Later_Live..._with_Jools_Holland_Series_35 this is restricted to Uk I think
Oct 14, 2009
gugug left a comment for Christopher Queen
"Hi there, good luck on your sawing and that. If you need any tips (i dont know much mind you) gies a shout. BTW I phoned up that place (Herbert Love) and got naff all - so well done. What boxes you get?"
Oct 14, 2009

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At 6:47am on October 14, 2009, Christopher Queen said…
It's a wooden Montecristo, pretty good nick. The woman I spoke to was somewhat taciturn, so I can imagine they''d be pretty unhelpful. There's a whisky place on West Nile street that are much nicer - I've been told they'll give you empties for a pound.

Should get it finished tonight with a bit of luck, so I'll put some photies up.
At 12:43pm on October 8, 2009, Tam Givens said…
Hi Tam here.
What area of Glasgow do you live, I grew up in the Shettleston, lived in Arden and Easterhouse for a couple of years, been in Kilbirnie for 20 years.
I work in Springburn at the Royal Mail centre. Strike comming up.
I get my piezo disks and jack plug sockets in Maplins in St Enochs sq.
Do you know of any other CBG players in Glasgow?.
Tam
At 10:31pm on October 7, 2009, UkuleleHill said…
Love your Youtube vids, glad to see you on CBN! You should do more vids with your CBU... Just a thought ;)
At 10:14pm on September 26, 2009, BeetleJuice! said…
man that spanish Harlem song was killer, you worked all all the parts out super cool, and the flow was phenomenal!!!!
if you have time rerecord the whole thing, I want to put it on 3-string-guitar.com....ITS KILLER!!!!
At 8:43am on September 10, 2009, Roosterman said…
Dont worry mate, it wont be long before cbgs take over your life lol
Birmingham, 3rd October - its the 1st of what will be an annual UK cigar box fest. ChickenBone John and Hollowbelly gig on the night, workshops / demos / buy an sell etc during the day - theres a poster on the main page or have a look in the 'Events' section. Should be a good craic.
Thanks for the comment on ma stomp box too - i put a note on the vid, but incase you dont get there, how about using 2 rubber feet off an amp (get 'em on ebay) to make your box slope? The rubber stops it slipping too. I found that even with a sloped box, it still ran away the more ya tapped it. As a side note, it helps to fill the void with something too - I used foam
Good luck
B
At 2:56pm on September 4, 2009, hotel said…
Hi,
thanks for your comment, the box is a cigar box "roméo et julieta", the yellow one is a carambar!
At 11:40pm on September 2, 2009, Roger Morin said…
what happened to the video of you playing just one string it was great
At 4:20pm on August 29, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard! You'll find lots of helpful folks and information here. Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos). Most of all, have fun!
 
 
 

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