Downtown Vinnie
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  • Eugene, OR
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    Shenandoah Serenade
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    Rainy Day Women # 12 and 35
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    Sometime Later
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    Shonuff Time to Go Home
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    Jugglers of Rain -accoustic- studio
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    Monday Morning
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    Blur
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    Wrong Turn -CBG
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    If I had a Swamp Witch in my hands
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    Cornbread
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    Port Dung
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    a li mo bettah
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    Hawg Face
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    File off the Burrs
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    I wish I
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    You Don't even Know me
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    Too Much Too Soon
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    Slave to the Machine
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    Earl's Date

Downtown Vinnie's Discussions

What about a cigarbox Nyatiti?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fomhorach May 18, 2016. 3 Replies

I recently saw a video of a nyatiti.It is an african instrument that has a beautiful  harp-like sound.It's made from a gourd,but I thought why not a cigar box nyatiti? Granted the fullness of a gourd…Continue

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Putting together first annual Cigar Box guitar fest Northwest (Eugene,Oregon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Downtown Vinnie Apr 13, 2014. 19 Replies

HEY KIDS,I am takin on a project that might be a load ,but it must be done.Looking for performers,CBG Vendors,a venue,and Sponsors.I am working on a venue today...This is a grass roots approach.I…Continue

Talk me to my peops-How Do You Create YOUR Music ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jul 3, 2013. 7 Replies

Lets share our creative process,inspiration,How do you get up for creating maybe share some recording tips.What gets you up for playin?Well me....I would'nt say I'm exclusive in my way of playing…Continue

Tags: CBGRecording, CBGPlaying, CreatingMUsic

Tell me YOUR Likes and dislikes of CBG building

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Cartwright Jul 5, 2013. 67 Replies

Hey thought i'd get some input from the pros and rookies on what YOU hate and like......likes....The sound thru the pickup when you get it soldered, stringing, intonating,playin it for the first…Continue

 

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" .Catchy and high energy.Chug away.....Stay away from them nails...hope you can kick em.."
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"Mighty fine Vinnie."
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- Beans fer Breakfast! - One of Daves last projects

"Very kool.Just not gonna be the same here...."
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Eleanor Rigby (Beatles cover)

"A heartfelt song and performance.Thanks so much for todays inspiration.Love it."
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I Shall Be Released

"Thanks so much ,gang.Used to play this a long time ago when I was a twelve string balladeer..Tryin to embrace the uke more and get back to singin tunes a bit.Truth be told I thought of Dave ..."
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"Soulful good, Vinnie.   Really has a nice texture and feeling to it.   Nice reso uke.  Good to see and hear you, my friend."
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I Shall Be Released

"We all know how you feel Vinnie"
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"Good ukin’ Vin, one of my faves :)"
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For my friend Dave...
Sep 18
Downtown Vinnie replied to Uncle John's discussion Dave Lynas needs prayer and good thoughts and wishes
"May he sing and play with the angels.Thanks for all the beautiful tales,art, song,and instruments.We will miss him greatly. .There will be a big hole at CBN to fill.."
Sep 17
Downtown Vinnie replied to Uncle John's discussion Dave Lynas needs prayer and good thoughts and wishes
"Thanks for the update.Sad news.Sending peace his way....He has always been  a great ambassador for CBN."
Sep 17

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At 6:11am on April 24, 2021, A.D.EKER said…

That was a short burst of musical red hot fire  outburst ! stepping out the zone? audio consumption overload? the Old gang is in retrait mode? james O ,Vinnie, UJ, Wolfman, Cat, T.A.P., callyman Rickie,  New Kids on the Block ?  more on the FaceBook? how are ye ,is the old war wound playing up?  Greeeeeettsszz A.D.

At 8:35am on May 16, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

Keep hanging in there the Better day WILL Come !! read Ye !

At 8:10am on May 14, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the reply ! No worries ! just so you know where thinking about you and your fam ! we just mist Ye thats all ! Greeeeettszz bro !

At 1:52pm on May 11, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there How are Ye ! is the Cholchene Poisont getting you down? Carona taking his toll? every thing Okusdokus? Vinsterman ! kind greeeettszz to ye !

At 7:19pm on November 27, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Meowww^..^

At 3:09am on July 5, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Hi a Thanks No worry's we all need a breather now and then ! Take care & Later ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 1:14pm on July 2, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Hey there Budarony! whats up? mist you a while ! summertime Landscaping  takes you in custody? Hope you and the misses are well and back for more!  Greeeeeettssszz A.D.

At 4:04pm on March 10, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for your kind comments there Broski appriciated !and your so right on the steve Martin words ! greeeettssszz on Ye !

At 4:27am on December 31, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

I play it .and i means  It ! but thanks Vin da Man !

At 3:49am on October 25, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thank you Vinnie! verry kind of you to say so, every time i try the uke im struggeling whit the tuning ,because of the short scale it tends to sound so high everytime, i tryed this time whit open D tuning, ADF#A, im trying to get it lower to get a more bass like sound ,but i have not got that right Yet! But this ime im verry happy whit the metal strings they at least give the best sliding sound !! Greeeeeeettssszz On Ye !

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Dan Sleeps Memorial

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 5:02pm 3 Comments

For anyone who is interested in attending Dan Sleeps service, it will be on August 5,2017 at 10:00am and will be at Fairfax Community Church 11451 Braddock Road,Fairfax VA will be followed by a luncheon at 9624 Masey McQuire Ct. Lorton VA.

Autism Rocks guitar

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:09am 0 Comments

My FB friend Charlie Watts is selling a sweet lil puzzle piece shaped cbg to raise money for autism.It didn't sell at the auction and I'd like to help sell it.Hit me up if you are interested.Let's help this cause ,people.…

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Having technical issues with my USB to computer studio..

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 2:36pm 0 Comments

I am getting sound to my USB , but no Levels on Cubase,I think my ports r correct,seems to be a simple fix , but not for me.....any help would be greatly appreciated....,grrrrrrr..... I'm feeling like the actor in the Fly........Hellllllllp meeee.

 
 
 

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