Chuck Berry taught us what rock and roll was. Shane Speal teaches us how to play it on a 3 string cigar box guitar!
Attitude is everything…even if it means beating the heck out of your guitar to get those sounds. Shane Speal is known for his violent approach to playing. He’s even wearing a hole in his main cigar box guitar.
Here’s a unique walking bass line as heard in the Shane Speal song, “Willie Knows.”
Learn the funky Shane Speal rendition of Dyin’ Bed (aka In My Time of Dying) on 3-string cigar box guitar. Tuned GDG
Shane Speal shows his EEB tuning and how it’s used on his song, Mother Leeds.
Shane continues his lessons on 4-string cigar box guitar
Shane Speal gives a straightforward lesson for 4-string cigar box guitar. His chords are simple two-finger exercises. Enjoy!
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.