Add a little Boogie to your Monday

Boogie Woogie in G Cigar Box Guitar Tablature
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Today’s FREE PDF download is a steady walk up and down a scale that has formed the basis for a large number of blues songs over the years.

Originally tabbed out for Cigar Box Guitars tuned to Open G, this riff will also work for any of the other 1-5-1 tunings!

The best part about scales like these is that you won’t need to go past the 5th fret to play an entire song!

Click here for the permanent knowledge base entry as well as a how-to play video!

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Carrickfergus – Tablature for Open G GDG Cigar Box Guitars

Our newest entry into our library of free tablature is the melody for the song Carrickfergus, recorded as “The Kerry Boatman” by Dominic Behan in 1965, though the origins go back even further to the 18th century.

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Iko Iko (Jock-A-Mo) – One-String Canjo Tablature

Iko Iko was first released in 1953 by Sugar Boy and his Cane Cutters, under the title “Jock-A-Mo”. It wasn’t until 1965, when the Dixie Cups covered it as “Iko Iko” that it made the charts.

The subject of the song is based on the traditional confrontations disagreements between two Mardi Gras Indian tribes.

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More info about the subject on the Wikipedia article.

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“Apache” by The Shadows – Tab for Open G – GDG Cigar Box Guitars

“Apache” is the newest addition  to our expanding tab-list for Cigar Box Guitars tuned to Open G – GDG. As an instrumental piece, this tab will also work beautifully for other 1-5-1 tunings.

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This was arranged by Nick Lanciano at the request of a member of the Cigar Box Guitar community.

Are there any songs that you would like to see tabbed out? Let us know in the comments!

“Ballad of the Green Berets” – Tablature for One-String Canjo

Recently we brought you a versio of “The Ballad of the Green Berets” for Open G Cigar Box Guitars. Today we bring you a simple tab version meant for one-string Canjos.

The tab includes the basic melody, as well as the first verse of the song. The melody can be used for the remaining verses of the song as well.

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“I’ll Tell Me Ma” – One-String Canjo Tablature

“I’ll Tell Me Ma” is a classic children’s song that originated in England around the 19th century.

It has since become somewhat of a staple in the Irish Session crowd, with a large number of well-known Irish bands such as the Tommy Makem, The Clancy Brothers and the Dubliners.

Here we have a knowledge base entry featuring tablature for Diatonically fretted One-String Canjos!

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Red River Valley – New Tab entries for Canjos and GDG Guitars

Red River Valley is one of the top cowboy songs of all time and with our new knowledge base entry adds tablature arranged by Ben “Gitty” Baker for Diatonically fretted one-string Canjos.

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This classic was also tabbed out in three different versions for Cigar Box Guitars tuned to Open G – GDG by Glenn Watt.

Click here for the Cigar Box Guitar version!

Happy Playing!

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The Wearing of the Green – One-String Canjo Tablature

The melody of “The Wearing of the Green” has appeared in many different versions since it was first introduced in the late 1700s. It’s versatility makes learning it for your One-String Canjo all the better!

It can be adapted as easily as swapping out the lyrics for several of the songs listed below, making this a versatile song to have in your songbook.

Examples include “The Rising of the Moon” and “The Orange and the Green”.

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“Scotland the Brave” – Tablature for One-String Canjos

“Scotland the Brave” is one of the most well known patriotic songs of Scotland.

The composer of the melody is unknown, though it is said it first made the rounds in the early 1900s. The version we largely attribute to this anthem today was written around 1950 by Cliff Hanley, a Scottish journalist.

Today we present the melody of “Scotland the Brave” for Diatonically Fretted One-String Canjos.

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“Take me out to the Ballgame” – Tab for One-String Canjos

The American Canjo company has many affordable options for Diatonically Fretted Canjos. Click here to see the selection!

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” has been a staple at American Baseball games since 1908.

Co-written by Albert Von Tilzer and Jack Norworth, it is worthy to note that neither one had seen a baseball game before writing the song. Indeed, it would be a decades before either personally attended a game.

We have presented the basic melody as arranged for Diatonically Fretted One-String Canjos as well as the lyrics for the most well-known portion of the song.

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