AGP #441 ''Stuffup Steamer Basket'' - Dave Lynas Tribute

I was away Road Tripping when I became aware of the sad news, of the passing of our Legendary Friend Dave Lynas, have loved all the many fine previous, and deserving tributes to him, whether in Song or Art.
I would have loved to have done a Tribute Tune “Dave Lynas Style”, particularly on my heavily Dave Lynas influenced build, AGP #376 called “Dave”, a 2 String Cello/Bass Guitar, But!, alas!, I don’t have the playing ability or talents of our “Dear Departed Friend”, so will try and make do with a little medley of Riffs, I generally play, when I’m feeling a little “Sad and Lonely and Blue”, ‘Amazing Grace’, Rod Stewarts ‘I Am Sailing’, and ‘You Gotta Move’, a Tune Dave played in his own inimitable way, several times on Git and Banjer, the little end Riff is one I stole from Dave, originally my thoughts were that is was the line, “Well, it's goin' to be rainin' outdoors” from the Robert Johnson song, Come On In My Kitchen, but when I questioned Dave about it, he infomed me it was, “Because I’m Sittin’ On Top of the World”.
Was also fortunate enough to buy some of Dave’s Ceramic Slides many years back, from memory they cost abt $10USD, but was thinking later, that it probably would have cost more than $10 for postage, was also honoured by Dave including my big Boofhead in a few of his marvellous “Callyfest Drawings", something I’ll always treasure! :-)

Views: 37


You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

Comment by AGP # on September 28, 2021 at 7:51pm

"Thanks Poorness, Randy, UJ, Doug & A.D., I think all of the tributes to Dave I have seen, have come straight from the heart, and rightly so!, he was the Heart and Soul of the Cigar Box Nation right from the day I joined, from memory he and Uncle John were the first to friend me, when I joined all those years ago, and he subsequently influenced a lot of my builds and playing. R.I.P. Old Mate ;-{ 

Comment by A.D.EKER on September 28, 2021 at 4:01pm

Fine contibution Alan ! thanks for charing ! time fly's when your having fun ! keep having fun ! Greeeeeettsszz A.D.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on September 27, 2021 at 6:34pm

Thanks for sharing AGP! Another reminder of Dave’s influence and impact on the CBN community. We feel the loss.

Comment by Uncle John on September 27, 2021 at 8:44am

Aw, nice you showed the Lynas slides.  Good sound and play on my fave Gospel.  

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on September 27, 2021 at 8:09am

Excellent Alan ! yes Dave graced me with some of his fine work as well. We chatted a bit from time to time talking about the hobby we both luv..I will miss him !

Comment by Poorness Studios on September 27, 2021 at 7:43am

A fitting tribute AGP. Straight from the heart. I too have some of those Lynas slides and one of his drawing which I will forever treasure. He is gone but he'll live through us for decades to come.

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Completed Builds

Started by ThePracticalPeasant in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by BUGGSY 3 hours ago. 3 Replies


Started by Mitchell Cutsinger in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Carl Floyd Sep 29. 5 Replies

Blog Posts

Leonard Cohen Life

Posted by Keith Rearick on October 7, 2021 at 11:18am 0 Comments

CBGer’s Lament

Posted by Ghostbuttons on October 3, 2021 at 12:11am 0 Comments


Posted by Mark E. Martinsen on September 29, 2021 at 8:39pm 3 Comments

Prototyping with a big ol' wine box

Posted by Ben on September 23, 2021 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Mr. Bells

Posted by Stephen Cohen on September 4, 2021 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Latest Activity

Doug Thorsvik commented on Poorness Studios's video

Big White Taxi (a tribute to Dave Lynas)

"A fitting tribute like only you can do Kale! Dave’s memory lives on."
1 hour ago
Richard Sundberg commented on Richard Sundberg's video

Blues On and On. Dave Lynas and Richard Sundberg

"Thank you very much Buggsy! This is one of my favorites with Dave. We were talking about doing…"
2 hours ago
AGP # liked Darryl Tuttle's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # liked Darryl Tuttle's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # commented on Randy S. Bretz's video

Four String Bone Crusher

""Deep & Dark" Randy, Sounds GR888888888888888888888888888!!!!! :-)"
3 hours ago
AGP # liked Randy S. Bretz's video
3 hours ago
AGP # liked Poorness Studios's video
3 hours ago
BUGGSY liked Darryl Tuttle's photo
3 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Darryl Tuttle's photo

Dave Lynas mug

"Nice!   Cool you got to go there and pick out and purchase.  "
3 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Darryl Tuttle's photo

Dave Lynas plate

"Aw, Daryl. What a nice plate and remembrance. Cool that you got your wife to pick it and now you…"
3 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo

Deadhead brass bridge

"That is just plain, my- tee fine."
3 hours ago
BUGGSY replied to ThePracticalPeasant's discussion Completed Builds
3 hours ago


© 2021   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->