Somewhere Over The Rainbow, played on four string cigar box guitar. This is the first thing I have put here using fingering rather than just slide. I really wasn't getting fingering, which I don't really understand, but for some reason something clicked and so here is my first attempt at doing something with fingering and some slide.

Funnily enough learning this coincided with that arrival of a really super gift. Keni Lee's CD 6 which uses the same tuning intervals on three strings as the upper three on the four sting that I am using. I am only just starting to go through the lessons, but it makes a lot of sense.

The guitar is tuned GDGB. The guitar has both humbucker and two piezos in the bridge. He amp is a Kustom Arrow 16DFX, set to the clean channel with the three EQ knobs level and some reverb/chorus.

By the way, if you want to hear/see how it should be done go to
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ubVGiyAhkY
and find the extraordinary Tommy Emmanuel playing what I think is the best version I have heard.

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Comment by RTZGUITARS on April 17, 2012 at 10:38pm

Roadkill the plane from the Floater vid is no longer with me. It hit  a highway and than

was run over by a 18 wheeler. The only thing i could keep was 1 wheel and 1 servo. hahahahahahah!

Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on December 13, 2011 at 5:32pm

Hi there Paul and Jim.

Thanks for listening and for the comments. Much appreciated.

All the best.

John

Comment by Jim Mitchell on December 12, 2011 at 10:13pm

No man that was very nice. I too am a big fan of Keni's methods and have used them to also work that song out on 3 string.  Nice. Thanks for the post.

Comment by neanderpaul on December 12, 2011 at 10:07pm

Sweet!

Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on December 10, 2011 at 12:02pm

Hi Johnny.

Thanks very much for the comment.

All the best.

John

Comment by flatfoot johnny on December 10, 2011 at 8:48am

Great... such a nice clean sound!

Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on December 8, 2011 at 2:48pm

Hi Chris.

Thanks for having a listen and leaving the comment.

All the best.

John

Comment by Chris Tinker on December 8, 2011 at 10:47am

Nice work again John...

Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on December 7, 2011 at 3:44pm

Hi there Stefan.

Thanks a lot for posting the comment. See you soon.

All the best.

John

Comment by Stefan lardi Dar Guitar Tofari on December 7, 2011 at 9:18am

still sounds great John!!! well done

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