Shane has been sharing some fantastic how-to play videos on his YouTube channel and in this video he is going to show you how he plays Albert King’s Born Under a Bad Sign on his Open G – GDG Slide Cigar Box Guitar!
Pa rumpa pum pum!
Gitty has recently found a bit of a Rosetta Stone when it comes to tablature for 3 and 4-string Cigar Box Guitars and in the spirit of Christmas, we are sharing some new tabs of some classic christmas songs.
Today’s offering is one of the most recognized Christmas Songs, The Little Drummer Boy. Click the link below to grab the FREE PDF for the instrument of your choice!
This well known Christmas Carol, like many of the hymns and carols weknow today, started off as a poem. Today it comes around every year as an essential Carol, heard round the world. Click the link below for the free lesson for either 3 or 4-string Open G (GDG) Cigar Box Guitars.
Ben has brought a number of new amazing tabs for the holiday season to our knowledge base. In the spirit of the holidays, we’re sharing some of these tabs for Christmas classics starting with “Here Comes Santa Claus”.
Originally published in 1923, these plans were originally presented in a children’s book in the early 1900s and give you step by step instructions on building a one-string violin that can be easily made in one afternoon.
When learning how to play a new chord on your Ukulele, it’s very handy to have a resource on hand that lets you quickly glance at the chord shape and make any necessary corrections so the notes ring out true.
Following that, we have created a chart for standard 4-string Ukuleles and other instruments tuned gCEA.
You can get the free printable graphic sheet below.
So you made yourself a cigar box guitar, or perhaps received one as a gift and are wondering where to start when learning how to play. This video is a good place!
Shane covers everything from how to hold a pick, to how to place the slide to get the best note.
What would you like to see in our next video? Let us know in the comments!
On Monday, September 25th, the Cigar Box Nation Facebook page brought the world premiere of a new music video Cover of the song “I Don’t Care if the Sun Don’t Shine” from April Mae & the Junebugs!
Previous artists to cover the song were Dean Martin and Patti Page. It was even one of the first recordings done by Elvis Presley!
Their version is sure to be stuck in your head and get your toe tapping.
Give the video a watch below!
One-Hand Dan Russell shows you how to play “The Midnight Special” on your Cigar Box Ukulele using only 3 chords!