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The Plank - une CBG pleine...

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Reçu ce jour de la part de Stewart MacDonald qui fait aussi des tutos, une autre manière de fabriquer…Continue

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DIY Alumitone from Copper Full Build and Demo (Super Simple!)

Pickup Experiment = Easy Lace Alumitone Build: Sounds Great!
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Building instruments - playing them, inventing new ones...

Posted on June 6, 2023 at 11:03am 4 Comments

This is the title of a French book published in the late 70's and I have translated the back cover text which is think in sync with CBG making philosophy. So here it is:

"We…

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Les CBG d'Afrique

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 1:00am 2 Comments

Back to roots - Retour aux racines

Esclaves et prisonniers sur le sol américain, les africains déportés ont tout perdus, leur liberté, leurs pays, leurs familles mais aussi leurs langues, leurs traditions. ils ont du s'adapter et surtout inventer un autre mode de vie et…

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Les Cigar Box Guitar dans les tranchées - Cigar Box Guitars in the trenches

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 6:30am 3 Comments

Les Cigar Box Guitar que nous connaissons et liées à la musique blues ou folk sont indéniablement des réalisations américaines. Celles d'esclaves qui ont adaptés sur le sol américain des instruments qu'ils construisaient et pratiquaient en Afrique. Du Diddley Bow unicorde à la CBG de 2, 3, ou 4 cordes à l'imitation de…

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De la machine à coudre aux micros de CBG

Posted on November 25, 2012 at 12:30pm 2 Comments

Beau comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de cuisine d'une machine à coudre et d'un Diddley Bow

 

One String Willie est bien connu des lecteurs de ce forum et des amoureux, j’en suis, du grand père des instruments de blues, j’ai nommé le Diddley Bow.

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At 6:53pm on October 21, 2013, Claude Ribouillault said…

Non, mon site semble victime d'attaques, c'est mon fournisseur d'accès qui est visé…
Il est géré par un vieux copain… gay.
Alors on attend, ils se battent pour trouver la solution.
On se tient au courant.
Si quelqu'un veut me contacter, qu'il essaie par CBG
Even in english !
amicalement
Claude

At 1:30am on November 7, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

The piezo is 35mm diameter and the packet is marked YU85G

At 8:37am on November 2, 2012, Calim said…

Salut et merci pour "l'amitié", dès que j'ai le temps je fais une description de ma chambre-atelier et de mon matos sur ton post !

At 7:45am on September 28, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Hello Bob,

I am glad to hear you enjoyed the information. I would greatly appreciate it if you translated this post into French and Spanish. Then feel free to share as you see fit. Please include these two pieces of info into your translation:  my email contact, kenileeburgess@aol.com  and to purchase my instructional video CDs - www.ebay.com  Search: keni lee   I would appreciate it also if you could send the finished drafts to kenileeburgess@aol.com  so I can post them too. Thank you for your interest and assistance, Keni Lee   

At 2:26pm on September 26, 2012, frank tennyson said…

Welcome. You'll find this a truly international site, there are CBG lovers around the world to network with and make friends with.

 
 
 

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