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newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???

Started this discussion. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Aug 29, 2019. 8 Replies

Hi everyone, thank you for allowing me to join this group.  I have just bought my first CBG and am completely new to learning how to play it.  I am trying to see if anyone can help me with a tab…Continue

 

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KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"Here is something simple and easy to learn and it will get you started Glen Watt video "Bad moon rising" 1 finger"
Aug 29, 2019
ruth quick replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"thanks Brian, yep i'm completely new to this, its all a bit tricky when starting out how to go about it but i do really like the tab music now that i have a better understanding of what that means so i guess manybe just keep practicing,…"
Aug 29, 2019
ruth quick replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"LOL thanks Will, yep i'm just trying to work out a good way to teach myself - wasnt sure whether to start with learning how to play chords, or just follow some of the tablature in the songs.  I'm probably WAY over thinking this...just…"
Aug 29, 2019
BrianQ. replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"Ruth, if you’re new, I would learn some basic techniques for awhile, or at least until you’re able to play with ease? Then , circle back after awhile, it may come to you? check out the Resources tab as well as the cbg tabs group here,…"
Aug 25, 2019
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"""Fair warning""! DO NOT under 'any' circumstances get these guys started on music theory!! Take it from someone who has been there!! Your head will explode from all the information you'll try to absorb. Seriously…"
Aug 25, 2019
Timothy Hunter replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"there are a few of us here.lol   try these videos from Shane Speal https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpET_ZZI7rmROAInFkbD9szyuIXn2zM-T  here is a link to the resource…"
Aug 24, 2019
ruth quick replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"thanks for that Timothy, I am completely new to guitar playing so I've got a big learning curve ahead.  I dont know what some of those chords are but I'll hopefully soon learn.  I think I need to learn some music theory to help…"
Aug 24, 2019
Timothy Hunter replied to ruth quick's discussion newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???
"https://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/tab/simple_minds/belfast_child_chords_1858045 looks like simple enough chords..  D,C,G  for G7sus4 and Cadd9 just try different fingerings of a G and C chord.. there are also chord charts here on CBN that…"
Aug 23, 2019
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newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???

Hi everyone, thank you for allowing me to join this group.  I have just bought my first CBG and am completely new to learning how to play it.  I am trying to see if anyone can help me with a tab version of 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds.  I've got a 3 string CBG tuned to Open G and I would love to be able to play something like this because it very much reminds me of my dad.  I love the soulful Celtic music and also the blues/roots style .  I have heard that this song might be based on an old…See More
Aug 21, 2019
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love the fact that you can build and play something you have made, want to learn how to play folk and blues and learn how to use a slide

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