Hippie Songs Medley: 2-String Surf Chugger Cigar Box Guitar

The Slingers are ramping up! Practice play along video (17 songs in 16 minutes) for Spokane Fall Folk Festival 2022. Only 1-finger chords, free leadsheet for the medley here: https://sit...

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Comment by Doug Thorsvik on October 1, 2022 at 11:30am

Thanks for watchin’ and the delightful run down A.D., you’re making me smile! Believe it or not Hippie Songs are a thing according to Google! I am more Hippie than I thought too; they were more of the soundtrack of my youth than I realized.

Comment by A.D.EKER on October 1, 2022 at 9:59am

well the Steppenwolf i get,NoNo on the second one,then a Lovin Spoonfull i believe, aother miss!1

That Bob D i did get, then a Donavan ,a Lennon  unmistakeble,a other miss Young,Mungo jerry, The Birds, Buffelo Springfield ! this Machine Kills ! Guthtry ! a other miss ! Gospel Classic,  know em but forgot the name ! it was a memmoritest test for sure ,seems i ame more a Hippy then i thought Thanks Doug that was a perfect strumm !! appriciated !

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on September 27, 2022 at 10:46pm

You are very observant Uncle John! My daughter cut my hair while I was in Phoenix, it’s been years! She always cuts it a bit shorter and I like it. I definitely would not be able to do this medley on a 6-string on my best day. I suspect Melanie has aged just like the rest of use. Where did those years go?

Comment by Uncle John on September 27, 2022 at 10:03pm

Doug got a hair cut.   This one really shows off your playing method.  Pretty cool..  Good songs too!   I wonder what Melanie looks like now.  

Peace, brother.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on September 27, 2022 at 5:57pm

Thanks Kale! We are preparing for our first festival performance. I’m hoping the medley is not too ambitious for us, but it gives a good snapshot of what is possible on a CBG with 1-finger chords. We actually play on every fret up to and including the 12th! Plenty of key changes to keep things interesting. 

Comment by Poorness Studios on September 27, 2022 at 5:28pm

Fantastic! Great medley from Doug & crew.

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