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Made a CBG, now what? I need help

Started this discussion. Last reply by mitch jones Mar 30. 16 Replies

I have made a few CBG’s, now what. I have no musical experience but I really want to start playing these bad boys. Where is the best place to start for a true beginner? I have found a lot of videos…Continue

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mitch jones replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Check out Uncle Marks Cigar Box Guitar on Youtube. Heaps of beginner lessons right up to advanced stuff.  "
Mar 30
the anonymous pick replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"yup he do. ;-)"
Mar 29
Timothy Hunter replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"if you can , a little bit of music theory will help. it helps to explain why certain chords and notes are used in a song, what key the song is in etc. not essential but helpful . "
Mar 26
Taffy Evans replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Hi Tyler, Everybody's on the ball here, but I will mention two things from my experience. One: if you are having trouble getting good sounds or finding it difficult to play, look at how you are holding your guitar and/or the angle your…"
Mar 25
Tyler Durdan replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"This is perfect! Thank you Korrigan. Now I know what to look for and have plenty to keep me busy learning the lingo and the techniques."
Mar 25
Korrigan replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"I don't know about you but for me, if I'm following a "road map" I'm probably not having fun... and if I'm not having fun doing something, and I'm not getting paid for it, I probably won't be doing it for…"
Mar 25
Tyler Durdan replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Huge thanks to everyone who has taken the time to respond to my question. I am sure this is a common question that you have all been asked a thousand times. So again, thanks for your time and insights."
Mar 25
Tyler Durdan replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Thanks BrianQ and Korrigan. I have been fooling around and making noise and I do enjoy it. I was just curious is there was a "road map" so to speak on things I should focus on in a particular order, to get a better understanding…"
Mar 25
BrianQ. replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Great advice Korrigan, just play... Don’t think too much. If I can learn to play delta blues on my own, by listening to records at age 16, then it’s not really that hard? I was advised by a veteran slider, to just play & I got better…"
Mar 25
Korrigan replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Absolute beginner? Spend the first few weeks just noodling around and making sounds that you find pleasing. : )"
Mar 24
BeetleJuice! replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Your chances of sounding good on a fretless are slim to none if you don't know how to play guitar!...you'll never know where to stop, how to stop or even what to do. you need to find 2 or 3 songs maximum that you like and study them,…"
Mar 24
the anonymous pick replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"EASY  SLIDE ALSO"
Mar 24
the anonymous pick replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"QUICK , EASY , FUNNY .  "
Mar 24
Tyler Durdan replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Thank you both for such a fast response. I prefer the old delta blues stuff. I have a fretted and a fretless but would love to learn the fretless first. I am just more drawn to it than the fretted. A lot of the beginner stuff is on a fretted CBG.…"
Mar 23
Taffy Evans replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"Hi Tyler, first thing is to identify with a particular style of music, what do you listen to most what do you enjoy most. It will help with suggestions from others on here to know this. The best way of course is to play with and learn from others in…"
Mar 23
BeetleJuice! replied to Tyler Durdan's discussion Made a CBG, now what? I need help
"there is a DVD video on   https://www.3-string-guitar.com it will help you"
Mar 23

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