The earliest surviving edition of this beloved children’s song dates back to the early 18th century, and today it is known throughout the western world. View the full text of this entry by clicking the “Read More” link below for the formatted canjo tab…
Learn the melody for one of the oldest nursery rhymes on your One-String Canjo!
In this video, Shane Speal goes back to the very beginning lessons of playing Slide Cigar Box Guitars. From slide placement to how to hold the pick, it’s a great video to watch when starting out on your new Cigar Box Guitar.
Written in 1966 by Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler, with help from author Robin Moore (The Green Berets), “The Ballad of the Green Berets” is one of the more popular songs to come out of the years during the Vietnam War.
In this article we present tablature the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” for your One-String Canjo, brought to you by The American Canjo Company. We have also given you the first verse and chorus for the song, which can then be used for the rest of the verses of the hymn.
“Battle Hymn of the Republic” or “Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory” was written by Julia Ward Howe during the first year of the American Civil War. Like many Folk songs of the time, the music was appropriated from another classic folk song, “John Brown’s Body”.
Shane Speal shows a new idea for creating artistic pickguards using found materials: beer cans and tobacco tins. You’ll need tin snips, a drill with a very small bit and a pair of pliers. Don’t forget to wear gloves!
She doesn’t have a distinct recollection of how she was introduced to music, just that is was always around her growing up. Belinda Gent can’t even cite a particular musical influence in her family, but the spark to create was deep inside her.Continue reading “Belinda Gent (bemuzic)”
Ben was raised near the Everglades in Florida with nothing but the blues playing in the house. His grandfather’s influence made certain that Mississippi blues specifically helped to shape the boy’s musical interests. Continue reading “Ben Prestage”
The tablature in the PDF link below will show you exactly how to play the classic rock song “Blackbird“, written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon and recorded by The Beatles. This tablature is arranged for 3-string Open G “GDG” tuning.
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