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I had a ball at this years Bluesfest. The lineup was incredible!
Here is some of the action.
I listen to CBG on YouTube and CBN at work. It appears others Eaves Drop on my music. A co-worker comes into my office to "Chill" occassionally and he really likes the music. I like the old delta blues and just CBG blues in general. He likes the music where the notes are crisp and sharp.
I'd mentioned I had built two CBGs. He asked me one day if I build "those guitars". I replied "Yes".
He asked what did I get out of them. I said $75.00 unfretted and $100.00 fretted. Of course…Continue
Jamie Mac Blues had a great Idea following his song tribute to put together a CBN tribute album.
So please post any tributes you have here and somehow we will figure out how to do the rest. (Help!!!)
MP3 for the album and post a Video for us all to see as well if you like.
To Start You off:
Bugs Tribute Song…Continue
I am always blown away and inspired by the players that come through my stall at The Bluesfest.
From seasoned players to absolute beginners.
Always a thrill to get someone who has never played a cbg (or guitar) before up and running.
Here is some footage. All shot on my phone. Next time i'll do it all sideways.
Fun Fun Fun!
It's a long video so maybe grab a beer or a cup of Tea
or a cbg and jam along!
The neck and fretboard are made of mahogany. I made the neck with dual-action truss rod. Fretboard has 15' radius. Nut is made of moosebone, The bridge/pickup is Ted Crocker flatbed combo customized by me. I removed the original brass bridge and replaced it with customized 2,5…
Stringent anti-smoking laws in Ireland wont allow shops to display cigars, the boxes are cosigned to back rooms. Tobacconists are virtually extinct so it is hard to find a shop that might have a few boxes waiting to be skipped.
I was lucky enoughh to get a few boxes from the Decent Cigar Empirium in Dublin, at the top end of Grafton Strret. Anyone visiting Dublin should head in, you might not get a Cigar Box from them, but boy what a place, smells of Cuban coffee and…Continue
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