I'm Dustin Aurand, from Huntsville, AL, I'm also visually impaired. I got a CBG, (the one in my profile pic,) for Christmas of last year. I'm a rookie, but also play Mountain dulcimer. I'm teaching myself, as I did with the dulcimer.

I've experimented with different styles of playing, (finger style, guitar picks, and slide.) I'm not good with fingerpicks yet, and prefer finger style over plain picks, because they're in the whole hand. I have a friend who works with glass, making a slide from a Bud Platinum bottle neck. I have 3 questions:

1. Are there any easy tabs for
Popular songs, (all decades and genres? Have any of you created any? I know songs are under copyright, but the only tabs online are regular guitar tabs, and your basic beginner songs, and traditional songs are easy to pick out, as well as some riffs, (Smoke on the Water, Iron Man, etc.)

2. In this article, (Cigar Box Guitar
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cigar_box_guitar ,) I read that there was a documentary made, called  Songs Inside the Box (http://songsinsidethebox.com ). Is this movie online somewhere, for folks to watch?

3. Is this forum on an app anywhere?

Thanks.

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Didn't really know where to put this.

There is some sort of link up above, at the top of the page. Don't know if it'll be any help.

I posted those. Not much.
Thanks.
1) Yes, there is an ever-growing CBG Tab collection. Over to the right, near the bottom of the page, is an area called CigarBoxGuitar.com Knowledge Base articles. Click on that, which will take you to CigarBoxGuitar.com, an affiliated site, where there is a tab library. Many of the articles listed have been video'd and tabbed by Glenn Watt. Also, there is a banner link to the same library at the top of the CBN Home page. Also on CigarBoxNation.com, there are these Groups / Forums / examples:

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cbgtabs?

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/profiles/blogs/xmas-songs-on-my-3-str...

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/video/sweet-home-alabama-lesson

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/profiles/blogs/tabs-for-bluegrass-cig...







2) The "Songs InsideThe Box" documentary movie by Max Shores is not available for online streaming, to my knowledge. You have to order a physical DVD, here:

http://songsinsidethebox.com

3) There is no CBN app. However, you can bookmark the site, for easy repeat access.

You might want to check out Nickel CBGs and don't forget Lowe Mills.

That's where mine came from. Thanks.

Welcome aboard Dustin, my daughter goes to school in Hamilton which is an hr west of you. I think this place is close to you http://www.nickelcbg.com/    check them out. Doug

I know. He should get some stickers soon. Speaking of dressing like a musician, they have this new accessory called Pickbandz. https://www.google.com/search?q=Pickbandz&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8...
That'd probably be a good conversation piece.
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