My All-time Favorite CBG Tuning (& Why I Love It)

Here's another CBG Tutorial for the month of November. This time, I talk about my all-time favorite 4-string cigar box guitar tuning. I really like the A-D-G-B tuning because it's very flexible and easy to find strings. I take a closer look in this video.

Intro @ 0:00
Why I don't like GDGB @ 0:49
Why I love ADGB @ 1:55
Making major chords @ 2:18
Making minor chords @ 3:17
Making open chords @ 4:00
Bonus chord form @ 4:58
A word about strings @ 5:47
Conclusion @ 6:14

See more CBG Tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwIixlr7C6KXPJNtd6WUculsYimIwVOJ7

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Comment by Poorness Studios on December 1, 2021 at 8:32am

There are as many tunings as there are players I suppose. I really do like this one though. It's my defacto tuning.

Comment by Uncle John on December 1, 2021 at 8:24am

Aw,  what a nice old cat.  ADGB tuning!!!  There are so many tunings.  OH!  That is the middle four from a six.  Hmmm..   Yeah, that makes sense, especially if you play a six.  Hunh.  Stop by and let me try one?   Meanwhile I like GDGB, DGB, GDG, DAD, ADF#.   And a few more.  Good video.  Well done.

Comment by Poorness Studios on November 30, 2021 at 1:52pm

Thanks AD. I can't say I've tried that tuning but I could see where it would be great. I certainly love this ADGB tuning. So versatile.

Comment by A.D.EKER on November 30, 2021 at 1:44pm

agree on that one Kale ! been promoting that tuning a fjew times ! ( Not that educated like you thow)

and for the same topics as you mentiond, my fav for the last year is ,for the four string,what gives me the same , is Bb Eb Bb Eb its my go to tuning for fingerpicking on the four! try it maybee its something for you aswell! 

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