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Mindbender (by Stiltwater)

Can Mindbender, by the band Stillwater, be done on a three-string fretless guitar? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yau1Ceo-ow https://www.…

Started by Charred

0 Oct 26, 2021

Chord charts for 3 string open tuning

Here's some charts I put together for Gdg and DAd open tunings.  The charts give the power chord (which can be used for either a Major or m…

Started by Michael Glenn

20 Sep 25, 2021
Reply by BUGGSY

Pentatonic scale in GDG tuning

Started by BrianQ.

4 Nov 13, 2019
Reply by BrianQ.

Confused with open E scales on a three string. Is there a lack of info for a reason?

Okay, you'll have to excuse me if this is a dumb question but I'm struggling to find info on three string scales in open E tuning. Is this…

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

11 Apr 28, 2016
Reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

The moment it starts to click.

I am so mega excited right now. I'm sure many, many of you have had that moment in your playing when things just began to click into place.…

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

20 Mar 28, 2016
Reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

Fat finger syndrome or just need to keep practicing?

I've spent some time today trying to learn and memorize the pentatonic blues scale in open D tuning. Either I've got fat finger syndrome or…

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

13 Feb 28, 2016
Reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

Chord charts for 3 string gbe tuning

Spent a couple hours this weekend working out chord charts for gbe tuning.  I got Major, minor, dim, aug, and 7 chords.  All the 7 chords a…

Started by Michael Glenn

5 May 11, 2015
Reply by Wayfinder

Total beginner - need advice on which of these to get to help me learn

Hi, I am a total beginner not just with a 3 string CBG or even beginner with guitar, I am a total beginner for music in general other than…

Started by Mike

12 Apr 24, 2015
Reply by Patrick Curley

Bad habits

Help! I'm hopeless. I need some basic slide lessons and I need to find a slide that fits my finger. Every slide I try is either too large a…

Started by PinetreeJoe

12 Dec 19, 2014
Reply by Tom T

hi

I am a  old guy trying to get to grips with the three string, my problem in the past is to learn ukulele and three srtring.In some regeons…

Started by Mal Chilvers

1 Aug 6, 2014
Reply by Seasick Mick

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Mindbender (by Stiltwater)

Started by Charred Oct 26, 2021. 0 Replies

Chord charts for 3 string open tuning

Started by Michael Glenn. Last reply by BUGGSY Sep 25, 2021. 20 Replies

Pentatonic scale in GDG tuning

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 13, 2019. 4 Replies

Confused with open E scales on a three string. Is there a lack of info for a reason?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Apr 28, 2016. 11 Replies

The moment it starts to click.

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Mar 28, 2016. 20 Replies

Fat finger syndrome or just need to keep practicing?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Feb 28, 2016. 13 Replies

Chord charts for 3 string gbe tuning

Started by Michael Glenn. Last reply by Wayfinder May 11, 2015. 5 Replies

Bad habits

Started by PinetreeJoe. Last reply by Tom T Dec 19, 2014. 12 Replies

hi

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Seasick Mick Aug 6, 2014. 1 Reply

free CBG lessons

Started by Rick McKeon. Last reply by Rick McKeon Jul 14, 2014. 6 Replies

Cigar Box Guitar Ideas for improving.......

Started by Joe Cribb. Last reply by Pete Turner May 22, 2014. 3 Replies

3 String Theory Charts and Tab Sheets

Started by Swamp Dawg Primal Music. Last reply by Joe Cribb Feb 4, 2014. 11 Replies

Keys please?

Started by Patrick Curley. Last reply by Joe Cribb Feb 4, 2014. 5 Replies

U2's Wild Honey

Started by Rob Uker. Last reply by James Myers Jul 31, 2013. 1 Reply

tuning a 4 string

Started by Marcus P. Clarke. Last reply by Michael Recchione Feb 10, 2013. 1 Reply

To use....or not to use, thumb and finger picks?

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Patrick Curley Jan 5, 2013. 3 Replies

songs to learn for a begginer.

Started by howling. Last reply by Patrick Curley Jan 5, 2013. 30 Replies

Movies = BLUES GUITAR

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Patrick Curley Jan 5, 2013. 9 Replies

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