Shanties & Sea Songs Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - 38 Classic Songs in Tablature for 3-string GDG

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  • Shanties & Sea Songs Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - 38 Classic Songs in Tablature for 3-string GDG
  • Shanties & Sea Songs Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - 38 Classic Songs in Tablature for 3-string GDG
  • Shanties & Sea Songs Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - 38 Classic Songs in Tablature for 3-string GDG
  • Shanties & Sea Songs Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - 38 Classic Songs in Tablature for 3-string GDG
  • Shanties & Sea Songs Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - 38 Classic Songs in Tablature for 3-string GDG
$15.99

Description

A collection of 38 beloved, easy-to-play sea shanties and other seafaring songs from Ireland, Scotland, England, America and beyond, arranged in tablature for 3-string Open GDG cigar box guitars and other homemade instruments. Each song includes multiple tablature arrangements in different styles and keys, chords & chord forms, full lyrics and additional information. Ben Gitty has painstakingly created these new arrangements and resources specifically to help beginning players get started.

Easy-to-follow instructional material is also provided: Lessons on how to read tablature and chord forms, as well as helpful suggestions on how to play the songs. Many 3-string chord forms are also provided. This is a must-have resource for any cigar box guitar player!

These are professionally printed, glue-bound songbooks that will make a great addition to your musical library.

You can also get this songbook directly from Amazon, with free shipping through Prime. Customers in Europe, be sure to browse Amazon.uk or Amazon.de to order a copy that will be printed and shipped from within the EU!

Cigar Box Guitarist Shaq Collins writes:

In each book Ben will first give you an introduction not only to the book but the history of the songs within. It sets a scene of the world at the time of these songs. You get an idea of why the songs were written to begin with. Ben then goes on to give a lesson on how to read these songs. Some people may know very well how to read chords and tablature but somewhere out there these books may be someone's very first song book so I find it a very nice touch. Another thing I do like, which I have seen other books be guilty of in the past, is the larger type size. Ben has ensured that these books be very easy to read and follow. One thing I will say is a huge plus in each of his books is the page layout. Although there are chord charts in the beginning of each book, each song will have not just the chords displayed that you will need to play them but diagrams of how to play them so there is no need to flip back and forth to make sure you're fingers are where they’re supposed to be. If you’re umming and ahing about getting one of Ben's books, you’d be wise to do so because there are few better feelings than learning how to play a song you love then absolutely nailing it.

 

 

Song List:  

  • All For Me Grog
  • Aweigh, Santy Ano
  • Blow, Boys, Blow
  • Blow the Man Down
  • Blow Ye Winds In the Morning
  • Bonnie Hieland Laddy
  • Bonnie Ship the Diamond
  • Botany Bay
  • Carrickfergus
  • The College Hornpipe
  • Farewell To Nova Scotia
  • Farewell to Tarwathie
  • Go To Sea No More
  • Greenland Whale Fisheries
  • Haul Away Joe
  • Holy Ground
  • Homeward Bound
  • The Irish Rover
  • Leave Her Johnny, Leave Her
  • The Leaving of Liverpool
  • The Mermaid
  • Minguilay Boat Song
  • Morning Glory
  • Off To California Hornpipe
  • Paddy Doyle’s Boots
  • Paddy West
  • Quare Bungle Rye
  • Rolling Down to Old Maui
  • Rolling Home
  • Shenandoah
  • Skye Boat Song
  • South Australia
  • Threescore and Ten
  • The Water Is Wide
  • Westering Home
  • What Do We Do With A Drunken Sailor
  • Whiskey is the Life of Man
  • Yarmouth Town

 

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