Ernest Gusella
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  • Cumberland, MD
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Ernest Gusella commented on Uncle John's video
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Pistol In My Hand ~ original by me.

"Great song Uncle John! You have absorbed all of that blues, folk, country and hee haw stuff and you are spitting it back at us. Love it! Don't take your guns to town and you won't get plagued by philosophical questions like this the next…"
yesterday
Ernest Gusella commented on ChickenboneJohn's video
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CBG-Festival at the Sea

"Great stuff! Chickenbone John and Hollowbelly getting Deutschander's to loosen up and not only build cigar box guitars but rock the blues? Fantastiche! Actually, to be a cigar box builder and player, ya gotta be a Renaissance Man- just like…"
Friday
Ernest Gusella replied to Uncle John's discussion My CBG History
"Hey Uncle John, nothing to be ashamed of. There are TONS of talented early rockers who most people have never heard of, such as Buddy Knox and the Rhythm Orchids, Wanda Jackson, etc. Actually Carl Perkins, who had a hit with'Blue Suede…"
Nov 5
Ernest Gusella replied to Uncle John's discussion My CBG History
"Uncle John: I got another story about the type of people who have been 'discovering' cigar box guitars. A couple of years ago, a middle aged guy and his younger wife came into my wife's shop 'the Social Studies store (which is…"
Nov 4
Ernest Gusella replied to Uncle John's discussion My CBG History
"Uncle John, your response is my kind of humor! Kids who arrive on campus these days can't find their way to the bathroom. Seriously! For the past twenty years faculty members are told NOT to discuss students with their 'helicopter…"
Nov 4
Ernest Gusella replied to Uncle John's discussion My CBG History
"Uncle John, my life has been one of following my bliss, being lucky, and is a matter of being at the right place at the right time! I have met a lot of pretentious professors and artists and curators and critics in my life, while traveling,…"
Nov 3
Ernest Gusella replied to Uncle John's discussion My CBG History
"I read the comments and look at the pictures and videos on Cigar Box Nation every day. It is a great community- especially UNCLE JOHN!. I was an artist/professor type in New York and all over the world, involved with video and computers in media…"
Nov 3
Ernest Gusella replied to Josh Thompson's discussion Store Front
"My wife and I own a building with a store on the ground floor in Appalachian tourist country- two hours from the coast. We sell fair trade products- primarily clothes and jewelry which we buy on a 5 month trip every year to southeast Asia. I started…"
Aug 14

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Poorness Studios updated an event
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New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival at Frenchman Theater

January 15, 2020 at 6pm to January 18, 2020 at 7pm
This is New Orleans annual CBG festival featuring a builders' forum, CBG contest, and 4 days of…See More
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BrianQ. left a comment for Ohiopicker
"Welcome to the nation, the Resources tab is highly recommended, as is the YouTube channels of Glenn…"
11 minutes ago
Bart Desmet commented on Bart Desmet's video
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"Sorry Uncle John and Dave Lynas, I am new to the group. This is actually not a real video but an…"
30 minutes ago
John MacKay replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion VIDEO: Beginner Cigar Box Guitar Lesson - the 0-3-5 Blues Scale Secret
"I love the blues and this is GREAT for me to try on my guitar! Thanks!"
41 minutes ago
john w commented on Bruce Young's video
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May 17, 2019

"Impressive piece of engineering and nice to look at.  I feel your pain re the playing...like…"
41 minutes ago
John Mark Perchalski replied to FoldedSoup's discussion Single U-Bass String on 4-String Git
"Soup, if it was me (and darn it, you're giving me THAT ITCH) I think I'd probably rig my…"
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John MacKay left a comment for BrianQ.
"Thanks, Brian.  I am looking forward to interact and see what everyone is up to.  I am…"
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's video
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Did I Kill That Man? ~ original by me.

"I guess the most fitting and descriptive title is: Did I Kill That Man?   "
1 hour ago
Kevin Keating replied to Tom T's discussion 4-String Open G Tuning?
"DGBD is tuning for 5 string banjo minus the high 5th string. I like it. I use it on my cbg because…"
1 hour ago
FoldedSoup replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Visitors to the workshop
"Don't you Aussies have sticky traps for these things? ;)"
2 hours ago
FoldedSoup replied to FoldedSoup's discussion Single U-Bass String on 4-String Git
"I think that for the first experimental attempt, I'll be skipping the wiring and simply try to…"
3 hours ago

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