Highway 61 Blues - recent relic build demo

Original by me played on a 3 string cigar box guitar in DGB tuning. Poplar neck. Vintage box. Piezo, but played unplugged here. 24 inch scale. DGB tuning.

The 61 highway starts up in Bob Dylan country - near Hibbing, Minnesota and runs through Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee and Mississippi. It really is the home of the blues.
Photo of git included in the comments - shown with my small collection of Dave Lynas slides.

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Comment by Uncle John on January 29, 2023 at 2:03am

I. just went back and listened to one of your videos, Ron.  You do fine.  Thank you, sir.  That DGB tuning makes it easy for me.

Comment by RON NORTHCUTT on January 28, 2023 at 12:55pm

Nice video John, wish i could play as well. My poor wife is the only one willing to put up with my playing. Although she prefers I keep it in the shop.

Comment by Uncle John on January 26, 2023 at 8:38am

Thanks, Glenn!

Comment by Glenn Kaiser on January 26, 2023 at 6:37am

Sweet work Uncle John!! Really cool and great tone. -Glenn

Comment by Uncle John on January 26, 2023 at 1:30am

Thanks, Kale.  It's a very nice finger chording tuning for, especially for someone like you that plays standard tuning 6.   

Comment by Poorness Studios on January 25, 2023 at 2:51pm

Cool git. I need to try that DGB tuning. It sounds great. Nicely written, sung, plucked and blown John.

Comment by Uncle John on January 25, 2023 at 2:14pm

Thanks, Alan and Doug.  :)

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on January 25, 2023 at 2:07pm

Good to see you back in action Uncle John! That red headstock really stands out; I like it. Nicely done!

Comment by AGP # on January 25, 2023 at 11:53am

Great to see you shoveled your way to the shed and finished Willy, sounds just fine unplugged, combined with a bit of Huffin' & Puffin' on the Iowa Sax :-)  

Comment by Uncle John on January 25, 2023 at 9:57am

Thanks James and Andries.  It's good enough to keep, but will likely get gifted.  I had fun building it.  Yup, James. Most of mine need some kind of string guides.  

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