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Cigar Box Guitar Music - Old Time 1880's to 1930's Bottleneck & Slide guitar

Listening is learning, it really is!....the very best way to learn how to play great cigar box guitar, is to study cigar box guitar music.

If you are stuck at home, like me and half the world at this point due to the Corona virus...now is a good time to study cigar box guitar and improve your playing.
 I have 3 different cigar box guitar albums you can download to you computer or phone or on any digital device, computer or cell phone, they are Mp3

These 3 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.

In these recordings, I wanted to record authentic Blues and Bottleneck slide cigar box guitar as realistic as possible. My goal with this music was to take the listener back to the 1880's and up to 1930's.  I also recorded some Electric 1950's bottleneck slide to recreate and relive those long lost sounds. 

 Here are the links to the downloads below, also you can hear the song demos. Have a listen to the samples below.

 If you would be interested in downloading these albums, they are 12 dollars and you can check them out thru PayPal and listen to them right away on any digital device, computer or cell phone, they are Mp3 

click the blue world that says "buy"

if you have questions, email me at   john@reddogguitars.com

The easiest way to learn to play old time blues is to listen to old time blues. Listening is learning.

It's how I learned, by the way, I listened to Ry Cooder's "Paris Texas" about 500 times...you should go get that too! It's at Amazon.

This is The Dust Bowl Blues - Cigar Box guitar Music Album

 Just 12 dollars download to your computer 
- Have a listen and see if you like them

This is the Cigar Box Americana - Music album

 If you would like and actual CD mailed to your house anywhere world wide, they are here at this page  http://www.3-string-guitar.com
 If you have any questions contact me at  john@reddogguitars.com 

New Music Download - ZZ- Twang - It's a super deal!

This is a new album this has just been released for fall 2019.

This is an album of vintage style 3 and 4 string guitar. From old time blues to amped up slide guitar and a mix of both at the same time!
Instead of me using endless words and talking about "music" have a listen to the album. 
This album is available for download and you can listen to it on your phone, tablet, computer or any mp3 player.