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Today’s Cigar Box Nation TV features three movers and shakers in the cigar box guitar movement, Bill Jehle, Ben Gitty Baker and Shane Speal. They’re hanging out the day before the big Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival.
IT’S THURSDAY…AND THE WEEKEND’S COMIN!
Shane Speal relaxes in his home studio with an Allen VanStory cigar box guitar, a CBGitty Tin Can Mic and his new Footstomper.
Shane Speal gives a straightforward lesson for 4-string cigar box guitar. His chords are simple two-finger exercises. Enjoy!
Today’s episode of Cigar Box Nation TV features Shane Speal and his bandmates, Farmer Jon (washtub bass) and Derick Kemper (harmonica) trying out new instrument inventions and kits. Featured are the upcoming C. B. Gitty Tin Can Microphone Kit and the Shane Speal Signature Foot Stomper. They also show off the electrified washtub bass.
This episode was originally broadcast live at http://Facebook.com/CigarBoxNation
We just love Seasick Steve! Shane shows how to use Steve’s 3-string tunings for cigar box guitar.
Shane gives more of his secret blues licks. For this lesson, you’ll need a 3-string, fretted cigar box guitar tuned in Open G (GDG, low to high)
Shane Speal performs the Star Spangled Banner on a 3-string cigar box guitar and shows you how to do it on one string!
Shane Speal is known for using a 3/4″ socket as a slide. This video shows the secret of using the square fitting at the top as an intonation pointer, thus getting a more in-tune sound.
Shane Speal shows his fingerpicking technique for 3-string Cigar Box Guitar.