Shane Speal shows off an Esus2 tuning (E,B,F# low to high) on a 3-string cigar box guitar. This is tuning in fifths, similar to the tuning styles of mandolins and violins.
Shane Speal shows us how to play the pretty little riff in his song, Late Autumn Longshadow from the album, Empty Wooden Box. You will need a slide cigar box guitar, 3 strings tuned GDG.
Shane finishes his Diddley Bow series by encouraging you to develop your ear. Check it out!
Shane Speal continues his Diddley Bow lesson series by showing the riffs from his song, 16 Miles to Saltsburg. Originally played on a 2×4 diddley bow, Speal uses a one string cigar box guitar for this video lesson.
Shane Speal continues his diddley bow lesson with a one-string take on Muddy Waters’ “I’m a Man” riff.
Shane Speal approaches the diddley bow with a very instinctual approach. He’s all about using his ears to find the notes. In this lesson, he shows the importance of the Magic Note on his one-string cigar box guitar.
Stay weird. Build weird guitars. Dream up fantastic inventions! Here’s Shane’s freakish baritone 3-string cigar box guitar.
Shane Speal shows how he approaches his guitar playing like a drummer in order to keep the rhythm going. Also tips on using slapback delay and palm muted washboard rhythm.
Stay weird. Build weird guitars. Play them for others. Have fun. That’s the lesson Shane delivers in today’s video. Check out his wild diddley bow.
Shane Speal shows how to play AC/DC’s Thunderstruck and other shred guitar licks using his 1-string lead technique.
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.