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My New Alexandria CBG Adventure

Posted on November 12, 2018 at 7:30pm 3 Comments

Ever since I learned about the Cigar Box Guitar Museum (inside of Speal’s Tavern) in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania, I’ve wanted to visit and see this unique collection of instruments. Last month, I haphazardly noticed Shane Speal and the Snakes were playing there on 11/10 and decided it was time to cross this item off my proverbial bucket list. Here's a recap of my adventure...

After boarding a 737 outbound from Dallas' Love Field, I arrived at…

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My Foray Into the World of CBGs

Posted on October 13, 2018 at 10:30am 3 Comments

I started my musical exploration on bass back in my late teens. A buddy of mine was learning guitar and needed someone to play bass for him. "It's so easy," he said, "there's only 4 strings and all you do is play one note." Well, needless to say, I quickly found out bass playing is significantly more complicated than that. After playing bass for a bit, I tried out a guitar. Guitar led to synthesizer, and synth led to drums. Somewhere along the way I picked up a mandolin, a harmonica, a…

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At 5:18pm on November 11, 2018, Lou LaManna said…
Very nice to meet you too! If times ever get tough at least you know you have a job at Speals gettin beer out of the cooler!
At 1:21pm on October 14, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there welcom!  there are not many that will like the combination, cose most folks prefur traditional, but me on the other hand are from europe we know electronics, did loads of exsprimenting whit the stuff and still do!! so it was nice to hear your piece , playing a stinged instument treu a Synt is a well known thing ,most people dont hear what sounds that produses, couse the wave from bands that use to use that are know out of the spotlight but who knows ! maybee you set the light !! greeeeeettings A.D.  

At 7:08am on October 14, 2018, Uncle John said…

Oh, now I read your background (above) and you made it from Texas to the St. Louis fest.  Cool.  I went down there for a club meeting.  Nice folks, great venue, some good builders and performers.

At 7:06am on October 14, 2018, Uncle John said…

You are making some cool gits and interesting videos.  I like that Best Friend's Girl and guitar.  You nailed it pretty well.  It's good to have you for a CBN friend.

Its pretty much a social network here.  The best way to enjoy it is to comment kindly on others posts, develop relationships and friendships.  Generally too, the etiquette is to post just one video a day so as not to push someone else off the video page. 

How long have you been at this?  You sure play well.

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I'm a long time multi-instrumentalist and home recording enthusianst. I’ve played in several local bands. From the first time I saw Justin Johnson and Shane Speal play a CBG, I knew I had to have one and better yet... build one. I'm into experimental sounds and I think a CBG, while great for traditional front porch music, is also good for experimental stuff. Here is an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAQM-TzxIQI
 
 
 

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