This video has no actual CBG content but I thought you guys would like it. I got this parlor guitar off eBay for $99. There's a cover version of The House of the Rising Sun at the end.

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Comment by Trevor A. on October 9, 2019 at 11:33am

Very cool!

I've got a 1960s Sears Silvertone parlor guitar that I can't play worth a damn. Picked it up on eBay for $60 about 16-17 years ago. I need to mix it into practice rotation with the banjo I'm learning. 

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on October 1, 2019 at 11:18am

I like it!  A classic tune on a very nice parlor.

Comment by Poorness Studios on September 30, 2019 at 4:39pm

Thanks AD, John, Nancy, and Uncle. It seems like I did alright on this purchase... even though it wasn't intended.

Comment by Nancy kat on September 30, 2019 at 2:58pm

You did good quite a nice guit! Seeing how I love Eric Burdon I have to say you did an excellent job on this classic Poorness!!  Meeeowww^..^

Comment by Andries D. EKER on September 30, 2019 at 7:42am

We love the Parlor, well played Poorness,!like sammy turned mine in to a 4string Tenor ,its seems from reading all these stories of all those giant that walk this road before us thats what they used as well ,so in order to sound like them , its a other step in the disired goal ! no mather how much or little something cost's when you play it ,it  will allway's be a "LONE STAR"Poorness Instrument ! Greeeeeeeettssszzz on Ye from holland !

Comment by 3 String Guitars on September 29, 2019 at 7:28pm

had you spent a dollar more it would be to expensive to be be a "poorness studio" instrument : )

Comment by Uncle John on September 29, 2019 at 4:45pm

Great looking little blues box.   Parlors are such a comfy size.  I personally don't care if a guitar has a few chips and nicks.  The action looks a little low.   Could be it needs a spacer under the saddle to raise the action and likely reduce fret rattle...   Man, it sounds pretty good!   Good playing and singing.  Maybe slow it down a bit....   

I never caught the makers name.  It looks like a Recording King, maybe their Dirty 30 model.  I think they are good little gits with some fret filing and sometimes new tuners. 

Good buy.  Have fun.  Good bye.

Oh, just read Sammy's comment.  Those small body Recording Kings are great for 4 string conversions.  

Comment by Poorness Studios on September 29, 2019 at 3:24pm

Thanks Denbo, Sammy, & Buggy. I’ve always liked parlor gits. Now I have one. 

Comment by BUGGY (C) on September 29, 2019 at 3:15pm

I do like parlour guitars they come to me to die.. I have many. with warped neck and various states but they play good with slides.. I once took the front of one and replaced it with a piece of dexian shelf too..   and they all sound different... your's sounds great too and probably in way better condition than most of mine..

Comment by Sammy Lloyd on September 29, 2019 at 2:51pm

thought for a moment you were going to state that you'd make it into a 4 string (Baritone Ukulele). My buddy Shane Wagstaff actually did that for me with a Parlour guitar. He filled in the two middle holes on the headstock, converted the nut to line up 4 strings and boom.....I still have it today and it's sweet. 
Anyway, loved your video mate, good luck, great purchase. cheers Sammy

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