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*NEW RELEASE* THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOLUME 2 COMING SOON!

3 STRING AND 4 STRING BOOKS: 30 TUNES - 20 CHORD SONGS - ROCK RIFFS -

POP CHORD PROGRESSIONS -  CHORDS - SCALES - AND MUCH MORE!

 

CIGAR BOX GUITAR BOOKS

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NEW "101 Riffs and Solos" is arranged for the 3 string fretted or fretless cigar box guitar tuned to GDG. A great resource for beginners and a good review of useful techniques for players of all levels and styles including blues, rock, country, popular and more. The riffs cover all the main slide techniques needed to improve your playing. Lesson tips and instructions are also included for each of the 101 riffs and solos. How to read tablature, rhythms and how to play slide are presented for beginners or those in need of a refresh. Download the free audio mp3's from my website to help learn the riffs and solos. Scales and chord tone charts are also included to further your knowledge and to help create your own riffs and solos. You will also find a few pages of commonly used chords and fingerboard charts at the back of the book.

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NEW (25% off ) Master the blues! Everything you need to learn the blues on the 3 String Cigar Box Guitar (GDG). A complete blues method with over 330 pages! Included in the book: blues tunes and patterns; close to "500" blues riffs; blues chord progressions: 12 bar, 8 bar, 16 bar, minor, jazz blues, shuffle blues; walking bass; blues scales and maps with tablature and notations; blues strumming and fingerstyle patterns; complete chord charts with common blues chords; how to play slide. A must have for all cigar box guitar players!

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Cigar Box Guitar – the Ultimate Collection” is one the first books ever written specifically for the “3 String” cigar box guitar. Brent has approached this book with the beginner in mind but has also incorporated many intermediate and advanced pieces to appeal to players of all levels. The 30 plus pieces are a compilation of traditional and original tunes primarily but not exclusively in the “Blues” style. The scales, chord charts, arpeggio diagrams, fingerboard charts, riffs and exercises provide an excellent way for the user to master the instrument, and to fully appreciate the potential of the cigar box guitar. The “How to Read Tab” and “Tips on How to Play Slide” will help those new to the instrument.

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Master the Cigar Box Guitar! A must have for every CBG player. A complete reference for both 3 & 4 String Cigar Box Guitar with over 200 pages. Hundreds of chord & scale diagrams and maps; Popular & Blues Chord progressions; Slide & Blues Riffs; Warm Up exercises; Strumming & Picking practice; Fingerboard Charts. A great reference book for beginner to advanced players.

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Cigar Box Guitar – the Ultimate Collection” is one the first books ever written specifically for the “4 String” cigar box guitar. Brent has approached this book with the beginner in mind but has also incorporated many intermediate and advanced pieces to appeal to players of all levels. The 30 pieces are a compilation of traditional and original tunes primarily but not exclusively in the “Blues” style. The scales, chord charts, arpeggio diagrams, fingerboard charts, riffs and exercises provide an excellent way for the user to master the instrument, and to fully appreciate the potential of the cigar box guitar. The “How to Read Tab” and “Tips on How to Play Slide” will help those new to the instrument.

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Kalymi Publsihing is very pleased to announce the release of the "Celtic Collection" for 3 String Cigar Box Guitar! “30” of the most requested Celtic tunes ever with Notation, Tablature, Chords, Lyrics & Fingerings (94 pages!). Also included: How to Accompany; Walking Bass; Drone Chords; Extensive Chord Charts including Slash Chords; Exercises; Fingerboard Charts. These tunes are an excellent way to improve your dexterity and speed no matter what style you prefer. Highly recommended! Check back for audio updates often!
After the Battle of Aughrim Auld Lang Syne Black Velvet Band Carolan's Concerto Connaughtman's Rambles Danny Boy Flowers of Edinburgh Haste to the Wedding Hewlett High Road to Linton Humours of Whiskey Irish Washerwoman John Ryan’s Polka Kesh Jig Lark in the Clear Air Loch Lomond Molly Malone Merrily Kiss the Quaker Morrison’s Jig O'Carolan's Draught The Parting Glass Planxty George Brabazon Red-Haired Boy Rights of Man Sailor’s Hornpipe Sí Beag Sí Mór Sonny's Mazurka Swallow Tail Jig White Cockade Wind that Shakes the Barley

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NEW "Celtic Collection" for 4 String Cigar Box Guitar! “30” of the most requested Celtic tunes with Notation, Tablature, Chords, Lyrics & Fingerings (93 pages!). Also included: How to Accompany; Walking Bass; Drone Chords; Extensive Chord Charts including Slash Chords; Celtic Strumming; Fingerboard Charts. These tunes are an excellent way to improve your dexterity and speed no matter what style you prefer. Highly recommended! For audio tracks and more information please visit:
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Tune List:
After the Battle of Aughrim - Auld Lang Syne - Black Velvet Band - Carolan's Concerto -Connaughtman's Rambles - Danny Boy - Flowers of Edinburgh - Haste to the Wedding - Hewlett - High Road to Linton - Humours of Whiskey - Irish Washerwoman - John Ryan’s Polka - Kesh Jig - Lark in the Clear Air - Loch Lomond - Molly Malone - Merrily Kiss the Quaker - Morrison’s Jig - O'Carolan's Draught - The Parting Glass - Planxty George Brabazon - Red-Haired Boy - Rights of Man - Sailor’s Hornpipe - Sí Beag Sí Mór - Sonny's Mazurka - Swallow Tail Jig - White Cockade - Wind that Shakes the Barley

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There are many books that show you how to play slide with lots of riffs and scales but often what is overlooked is to just play simple melodies you recognize. Playing these tunes will help you develop correct intonation and important techniques like muting. There are 7 main slide techniques that you will master and put into practice as presented in the how to play slide pages. The included slide exercises also help to reinforce the 7 main principles of slide playing that you will apply to the 25 tunes presented here.
The 25 tunes are some of the most well known traditional, classical, blues & western tunes. They are arranged specifically for slide guitar in standard tuning. Playing in standard tuning offers many rewards without the trouble of re-tuning which again is often overlooked in most slide guitar books. The tunes are in relative order of difficulty and perfect for those new to slide guitar. Even the simplest song can be difficult when considering the challenges of playing with good tone and tuning. Most of the tunes are arranged to keep the melody on one or two strings so a consistent tone can be produced. This is a common practice and much easier to play when less string skipping is involved. Some of the arrangements have the tablature written in the middle or down the fretboard to facilitate easier position changes when switching between notes. The added fingerboard charts are a reference for those that prefer to read the notation instead of the tablature. With this collection of tunes you will learn all the fundamentals of playing slide guitar with a little practice and of course the right slide and correct action. Tune List - House of the Rising Sun - Amazing Grace - Scarborough Fair - The Parting Glass - Worried Man Blues - Be Thou My Vision - Ode to Joy - Danny Boy - Fur Elise - Greensleeves - Little Brown Jug - The Water is Wide - Streets of Laredo - Wild Mountain Thyme - Will the Circle Be Unbroken - When the Saints - Wayfaring Stranger - Skye Boat Song - Shenandoah - Bill Bailey - Saint Louis Blues - The Blue Danube - After You’ve Gone - Air on a G String - Beale Street Blues -

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"30 Holiday Classics" arranged for both "3 & 4 String Cigar Box Guitar" Tablature, notes, chords and lyrics included with each song. Fingerstyle and single string melodies. Chord charts and suggested accompaniment styles included. Song list:
All Through the Night, Angels We Have Heard On High, Auld Lang Syne, Away in a Manger, Boar’s Head Carol, Coventry Carol, Deck the Halls, The First Noel, Go Tell it on the Mountain, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Here Come A-Caroling (Wassail Song), I Saw Three Ships, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, O Christmas Tree, O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis), O Come O Come Emmanuel, O Holy Night, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Silent Night, The Twelve Days of Christmas, Up On the Houstop, We Three Kings of Orient Are, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Wexford Carol, What Child Is This?

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Just Released!  "101 Riffs and Solos" is arranged for the 3 string fretted or fretless cigar box guitar tuned to GDG. A great resource for beginners and a good review of useful techniques for players of all levels and styles including blues, rock, country, popular and more. The riffs cover all the main slide techniques needed to improve your playing. Lesson tips and instructions are also included for each of the 101 riffs and solos. How to read tablature, rhythms and how to play slide are presented for beginners or those in need of a refresh. Download the free audio mp3's here to help learn the riffs and solos. Scales and chord tone charts are also included to further your knowledge and to help create your own riffs and solos. You will  also find a few pages of commonly used chords and fingerboard charts.

Click Here for Audio Tracks for 101 Riffs & Solos

AUDIO TRACKS

Demo tracks from:
"The Ultimate Collection" & "Technique Book"

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  1. 1 Sons of Arkansas 01:20 Info Free
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  2. 2 House of the Rising Sun 01:25 Info Free
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  3. 3 Desert Drifter 02:00 Info Free
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  4. 4 The Water is Wide 01:15 Info Free
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  5. 5 Worried Man Blues 01:09 Info Free
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  6. 6 Pixie Dust Slide Tune 02:14 Info Free
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  7. 7 Slide Ways - *Updated* 00:40 Info Free
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  8. 8 Tumbleweed Blues - Demo 01:02 Info Free
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  9. 9 Shadow Blues - Demo 01:25 Info Free
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  10. 10 Muddys' Blues 00:43 Info Free
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  11. 11 All 12 Blues Riffs - 3x Each - Pg 71-72 02:55 Info Free
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  12. 12 Riff 1 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  13. 13 Riff 2 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  14. 14 Riff 3 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  15. 15 Riff 4 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  16. 16 Riff 5 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  17. 17 Riff 6 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  18. 18 Riff 7 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  19. 19 Riff 8 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  20. 20 Riff 9 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  21. 21 Riff 10 - Repeated 3x - Blues 00:18 Info Free
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  22. 22 Riff 11 - Blues Ending 1 - Repeated 3x 00:18 Info Free
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  23. 23 Riff 12 - Blues Ending 2 - Repeated 3x 00:31 Info Free
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  24. 24 All 12 Fingerstyle Patterns - Repeated 3x - Page 73-74 03:09 Info Free
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  25. 25 Hound Dog Blues - Demo 00:29 Info Free
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  26. 26 Back Porch Blues - Demo 00:37 Info Free
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  27. 27 Cairo - Demo 00:39 Info Free
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  28. 28 Skye Boat Song - Demo 01:05 Info Free
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  29. 29 Angeline the Baker - Demo 00:29 Info Free
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  30. 30 Basin Street Blues - Demo - 4 String 01:09 Info Free
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  31. 31 Shenandoah - 4 String 00:46 Info Free
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  32. 32 Scarborough Fair - 4 String 00:31 Info Free
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  33. 33 Oh Susanna - 4 String 00:37 Info Free
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  34. 34 Ode to Joy - 4 String 00:39 Info Free
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  35. 35 Little Brown Jug - 4 String 00:28 Info Free
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  36. 36 Greensleeves - 4 String 00:55 Info Free
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  37. 37 Fur Elise - 4 String 00:46 Info Free
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  38. 38 Be Thou My Vision - 4 String 00:32 Info Free
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  39. 39 Amazing Grace - 4 String 00:53 Info Free
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  40. 40 Will the Circle Be Unbroken - 4 String 01:01 Info Free
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  41. 41 When the Saints Go Marching In - (4) 01:00 Info Free
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  42. 42 Whiskey in the Jar - 4 String 00:42 Info Free
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  43. 43 Saint Louis Blues - 4 String 01:25 Info Free
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  44. 44 Strumming Basics - 1 to 5 - Page 198 01:22 Info Free
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  45. 45 Strumming Patterns - Blues 1 00:13 Info Free
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  46. 46 Strumming Pattern - Blues 2 00:13 Info Free
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  47. 47 Strumming Pattern - Folk Rock 00:13 Info Free
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  48. 48 Strumming Pattern - Rock 00:13 Info Free
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  49. 49 Strumming Pattern - 50's Rock - Slow 00:13 Info Free
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  50. 50 Strumming Pattern - Funk Rock 00:13 Info Free
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  51. 51 Strumming Pattern - Country 00:12 Info Free
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  52. 52 Strumming Pattern - Jazz 00:12 Info Free
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  53. 53 Strumming Pattern - Latin 00:11 Info Free
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  54. 54 Strumming Pattern - Irish Jig 00:10 Info Free
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  55. 55 Strumming Pattern - Waltz 00:10 Info Free
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  56. 56 Strumming Pattern - Reggae 00:11 Info Free
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  57. 57 Slide Riffs - 1 to 6 - Technique Book 01:36 Info Free
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  58. 58 Slide Riff - 5 - 4 String - Technique Book 00:11 Info Free
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  59. 59 Slide Riff - 6 - 4 String - Technique Book 00:10 Info Free
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  60. 60 Slide Riff - 7 - Technique Book 00:17 Info Free
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  61. 61 Slide Riff - 8 - Technique Book 00:08 Info Free
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  62. 62 Slide Riff - 9 - Technique Book 00:09 Info Free
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  63. 63 Slide Riff - 10 - 3 String - Technique Book 00:15 Info Free
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  64. 64 Slide Riff - 10 - 4 String - Technique Book 00:07 Info Free
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  65. 65 Slide Riff - 11 - 3 String - Technique Book 00:16 Info Free
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  66. 66 Slide Riff - 11 - 4 String - Technique Book 00:15 Info Free
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  67. 67 Slide Riff - 12 - 3 String - Technique Book 00:07 Info Free
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  68. 68 Slide Riff - 12 - 4 String - Technique Book 00:11 Info Free
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  69. 69 Chord Progression- C - 3 String - Technique Book 00:21 Info Free
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  70. 70 Chord Progression- D - 3 String - Technique Book 00:21 Info Free
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  71. 71 Chord Progression- G - 3 String - Technique Book 00:21 Info Free
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  72. 72 Chord Progression- C - 4 String - Technique Book 00:21 Info Free
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  73. 73 Chord Progression- D - 4 String - Technique Book 00:21 Info Free
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  74. 74 Chord Progression- G - 4 String - Technique Book 00:21 Info Free
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  75. 75 12 Bar Blues - A - 3 String - Technique Book 00:31 Info Free
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  76. 76 12 Bar Blues - D - 3 String - Technique Book 00:32 Info Free
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  77. 77 12 Bar Blues - G - 3 String - Technique Book 00:31 Info Free
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  78. 78 12 Bar Blues - A - 4 String - Technique Book 00:32 Info Free
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  79. 79 12 Bar Blues - Bb - 4 String - Technique Book 00:32 Info Free
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  80. 80 12 Bar Blues - G - 4 String - Technique Book 00:31 Info Free
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Demo tracks from:
"BLUES OVERLOAD"
3 String GDG

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  1. 1 Nothing to Lose 01:14 Free
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  2. 2 Muddy Blues 2 00:57 Free
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  3. 3 County Road Blues 01:16 Free
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  4. 4 Rockin' Blues 00:26 Free
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  5. 5 Slinky Mojo Blues 00:28 Free
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  6. 6 Cool Blues 00:48 Free
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  7. 7 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen 01:13 Free
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  8. 8 Lincoln Blues 00:41 Free
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  9. 9 Nashville Blues 00:27 Free
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  10. 10 Hard to Do 01:02 Free
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  11. 11 Blues Riff in G - 1 00:14 Free
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  12. 12 Blues Riff in G - 2 00:16 Free
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  13. 13 Blues Riff in G - 3 00:16 Free
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  14. 14 Blues Riff in G - 4 00:14 Free
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  15. 15 Blues Riff in G - 5 00:12 Free
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  16. 16 Blues Riff in G - 6 00:08 Free
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  18. 18 Blues Riff in G - 8 00:11 Free
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  22. 22 Blues Riff in G - 12 00:14 Free
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  26. 26 Blues Riff in G - 16 00:16 Free
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  27. 27 Blues Riff in G - 17 00:14 Free
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  28. 28 Blues Riff in G - 18 00:14 Free
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  29. 29 Blues Riff in G - 19 00:13 Free
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  30. 30 Blues Riff in G - 20 00:13 Free
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  31. 31 Blues Riff in G - 21 00:12 Free
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  32. 32 Blues Riff in G - 22 00:13 Free
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  33. 33 Blues Riff in G - 23 00:11 Free
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  34. 34 Blues Riff in G - 24 00:12 Free
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  35. 35 Blues Riff in G - 25 00:10 Free
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  36. 36 Blues Riff in G - 26 00:13 Free
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  37. 37 Blues Riff in G - 27 00:10 Free
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  38. 38 Blues Riff in G - 28 00:19 Free
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  39. 39 Blues Riff in G - 29 00:12 Free
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  40. 40 Blues Riff in G - 30 00:14 Free
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  41. 41 Blues Riff in G - 31 00:09 Free
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  42. 42 Blues Riff in G - 32 00:10 Free
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  43. 43 Blues Riff in G - 33 00:11 Free
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  44. 44 Blues Riff in G - 34 00:11 Free
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  45. 45 Blues Riff in G - 35 00:12 Free
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  47. 47 Blues Riff in G - 37 00:10 Free
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  48. 48 Blues Riff in G - 38 00:09 Free
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  49. 49 Blues Riff in G - 39 00:14 Free
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  50. 50 Blues Riff in G - 40 00:07 Free
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BLUES OVERLOAD VIDEOS
 
Demo tracks from:
"Celtic Collection"  3 String Cigar Box Guitar

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Demo tracks from:
"Slide Guitar Collection"
6 String Standard Tuning

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Videos: 3 & 4 String Cigar Box Guitar

VIDEOS

Video - Celtic Collection - Cigar Box Guitar - 3 String GDG

Video: After the Battle of Aughrim 
Video: Hewlett
Video: Auld Lang Syne
Video: Wind that Shakes the Barley
Video: Connaughtman's Rambles
Video: Flowers of Edinburgh
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Blues 85
Traditional 8
Rock 97
Classical 26
Celtic - World 11
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