The tablature in the PDF link below will show you exactly how to play the melody and chords for the well-known spiritual This Train is Bound for Glory on your 3-string Cigar Box Guitar tuned to Open G GDG.
This song was first written down in the 1920’s, and was popularized by John and Alan Lomax including it in their field recordings from the 1930’s. It has also been called one of the foundational songs of Rock and Roll – see the Wikipedia article for much more information.
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Click this link or the image below to view the printable PDF: This Train is Bound for Glory – Chords and Tablature for 3-string Cigar Box Guitars