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1880's - 1930's Cigar Box Guitar Music uploaded here

Started May 21 0 Replies

 Hi guys, I finally organized and edited some of my music for online listening. These 2 albums are all old time blues music played on cigar box guitar. NO singing, NO band, NO regular guitars. These…Continue

Cigar Box Guitar pickups ~ 3 & 4 String ~ 1880's Tobacco Art Pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by J.J. Rango Aug 9, 2017. 2 Replies

Hi all,I am working on a…Continue

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Antique 1907 Cigar Box Guitar Plans

Started Jul 26, 2015 0 Replies

I found these old instructions on how to build a cigar box guitar, they are from 1907Really cool historic find.... click here  …Continue

 

Thanks and cool spot

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Marvin O'Gravel joined J.J. Rango's group
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Old Radio Guitar amps

Learn how to convert old radios into cool Retro guitar amplifiers. It is really fun and easy, with just a few wires you can hack into and spice in a guitar imput, you can turn that radio into a guitar amp!There is lots of info at the websitehttp://radio-guitar-amps.blogspot.com/ This video will show you how,  it really is a "must try" if you enjoy playing cigar box guitars and homemade music...perfect for the 3 string guitar too!  See More
Nov 15
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1880's Old Time Blues

-------------------1880's to 1930's Cigar Box Guitar Music & Old Time BluesTo hear 3 and 4 string Cigar-Box music and recordingsvisit the website…
Oct 6
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RED ALERT! >>> Cigar Box Guitar News

Hey guys Check this out, It's a 1920's Red Top Grease Can BanjoLook at the details on this really cool instrument, this is homemade twang!There is even grafite pencil marks to mark out the frets on the neck, the builder even had to modify the markings afterwards.This is so cool, this is a great piece of history! If…See More
Oct 3
J.J. Rango posted a video

- John the Revelator -

I have new Cigar Box Guitars for sale at the website https://reddogguitars.com I also have more old time cigar box blues videos here, https://www.youtube.com...
Jul 23
J.J. Rango posted a photo

Aviator -3- String Cigar Box Guitar

I am posting new cigar box guitars for saleThis guitar is from the website https://reddogguitars.comemail for current models and prices
Jul 23
Jim N. commented on J.J. Rango's photo
Jun 24
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1950's Retro Atomic Guitar Amp

Learn how to turn old radios into Guitar Amplifiersat the sitehttps://www.radio-guitar-amps.comthere is lots of possiblities!
Jun 24
J.J. Rango posted a discussion

1880's - 1930's Cigar Box Guitar Music uploaded here

 Hi guys, I finally organized and edited some of my music for online listening. These 2 albums are all old time blues music played on cigar box guitar. NO singing, NO band, NO regular guitars. These recordings are only authentic Delta Blues and slide cigar box guitar. All of this music was recorded with only 3 and 4 string cigar box guitars. NO regular guitars. In these recordings, I wanted to record authentic Blues and Bottleneck slide cigar box guitar as realistic as possible. My goal with…See More
May 21
Jim N. left a comment for J.J. Rango
"Wherever you go, Rango, we're stalking following you."
May 1
Ted Crocker commented on J.J. Rango's video
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Jimmy Driftwood and his 1880's Homemade guitar

"This is awesome John!   Cool site too!!"
Apr 30
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Jimmy Driftwood and his Homemade guitar

This is Jimmy Driftwood talking about his homemade guitar from the 1880's.
Apr 29
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Apr 29
rick harris commented on J.J. Rango's video
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Cigar Box Guitar Pickups - 3 & 4 string Americana & Tobacco art

"By far you are the best cbg player there is your music is so deep in sound  awesome"
Apr 22
Danny Gordon commented on J.J. Rango's video
Apr 10
J.J. Rango left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Its been ups and downs but I am still alive!...I will call you in the next day or so and catch up with you...perhaps Friday ( 4-6-18)  afternoon around 5 ish or so...I will call!"
Apr 5
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3 string guitars

This is a group about all things in three string!See More
Apr 5

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At 2:50pm on May 1, 2018, Jim N. said…

Wherever you go, Rango, we're stalking following you.

At 11:50am on March 9, 2018, Ted Crocker said…

At 10:58am on March 9, 2017, Ted Crocker said…

At 12:23pm on March 9, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 5:25pm on March 20, 2015, Jord Mosselman said…

Hi J J,
Thanks for your reaction on my picture.
Sorry, tapped the wrong button and removed your comment.
The guitar is finished now and it sounds great.

Grtz,
Jord

At 12:40am on March 11, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

Hey John, don't bogart the...

I sent you an invoice, I'll make them tomorrow and they'll go out Friday morning Priority Mail.

Need anything else??

(PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PAYPAL ADDRESS IS YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS WHEN I PRINT THE SHIPPING LABEL!)

At 5:27pm on March 9, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

At 9:11pm on May 1, 2014, Ted Crocker said…
\uaShipping in the morning!\ua/div> \uadiv>\ua\ua/div>
At 12:46am on March 9, 2014, Ted Crocker said…

At 4:13pm on July 21, 2013, Willardj said…

ART IS WHAT YOU CAN GET AWAY WITH......WARHOL

 
 
 

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