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If the Maya are wrong, let's do it!I propose a tab book separated in 3 string and 4 string sections. If you use linux, in "songwrite" format, for mac and windoze, "tabledit", exporting as pdf. Both…Continue
Isn't it funny how many people can't tell the obvious difference between the performing section and the construction section of this forum? Please, learn to READ before you WRITE! I have to sift…Continue
First off, I'm not a teacher. I'm happy to help as I can, but I DO NOT TEACH CBG! People ask lots of questions about my theory and tab posts, and I want to help, but the truth is, I AM NOT A TEACHER!
So, you built you a CBG and now you want to figure out how to play it. You're in the right place! Check out the free lessons under "How To Play".
If you have no clue or experience playing guitar, start with CBG 101 and Knot Lenny's videos, they'll get you off on the right foot.…Continue
Keni Lee's video lessons are great, and I'm having fun learning with them. I play fretless 3 string, both with a slide and fingering, using finger picks. I've worked out these exercises for myself to accompany Kenni's CD4 in I-V-I tuning. Each line of 4 bars is an exercise I repeat for about 2-5 minutes (some exercises are only 2 bars, with 2 left blank). The right hand fingerings are indicated over the tab, and left hand is either slide or fingering notes, I do both. The goals of these…Continue
I'm working on a songbook of traditional American songs, with simple but pleasant arrangements for 3 string Cigar Box Guitar tuned I-V-I and harmonica in 1st position. I'm avoiding deciding what key to use, and will simply post them using the Roman numeral system, so they will be less confusing for people who tune in a different key from me. These songs and arrangements are great for singing with the whole family, and are tunes that are so ingrained in many of our heads, making them a bit…Continue