James Conder
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Why use G-D-g?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Nov 7, 2016. 13 Replies

When open tuning, why tune to G-D-g instead of G-B-D?Continue

 

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Southern Ray commented on James Conder's video
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Easy Go Flow

" I've always loved a well-played diddley. Thank you! "
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Easy Go Flow

"Yes, sir.  We can use more diddley bow.  Doing well."
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Blues song on the Diddley Bow
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Hee Haw plank

"YEEE HAWW"
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Uncle John commented on James Conder's video
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Hee Haw plank

"Interesting.  And it sounded good."
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James Conder commented on James Conder's video
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Hee Haw plank

"Normally I would do GDg or something like that, but the box said to tune all three to G so I thought I'd try it to see how it sounded."
Feb 8
Uncle John commented on James Conder's video
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Hee Haw plank

"Hee Haw!  Oh, it is hollowed out for better sound.   Gee!  Sounds pretty darned good!  Yup on the better convenience of machine tuners staying in tune.   Usually for dulcimers, they are not all tuned the same -…"
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Hee Haw plank

The Hee Haw plank. My playing is a little rough. sorry about that.#heehaw #dulcimer
Feb 8
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Hee Haw Plank

"Why have I never seen this?  I must own one now!!!  (Nuthin' on eBay tonight...) -shane speal"
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Hee Haw Plank

"LOL!  Sorry James.  Some disagree.  I think they are a pain in the butt.   Hard to tune and keep tuned.    Ha, on CBS, Hee Haw and Lassie.  Too bad.  I am pretty sure Hee Haw is still on some cable…"
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1 diddley bow 1 three string strumstick
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I love the home made aspect of them. I also think that less than perfect instruments are better for things like blues and folk

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