Ben Gitty's 3-string GDG Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - Volume 1 (Printed Version)
Grab your cigar box guitar and get picking, with this treasure trove of 70 different tablature arrangements of 31 beloved, well-known songs!
This songbook includes 5 pages of "how-to-play" information, making it easier than ever to start playing songs on your 3-string Open G GDG cigar box guitar. This 60-page song book was designed and printed at C. B. Gitty, with all tablature arranged by Ben "Gitty" Baker from amongst some of his favorite songs. Many of the songs include both "basic melody" and "melody + chords" versions, so you can master the basic song before moving onto more advanced versions. We also include the chord names (and chord forms) with each song for strumming along, as well as the song's lyrics, additional verses, and more!
The goal of this songbook isn't just to present a bunch of music theory or stark, drab tablature... Ben Gitty designed this to give you all of the information you need to either pick or strum along with well known songs... as well as the how-to instructions you need to be able to make full use of the book. There are no dry, dull exercises, scales or rote memorization in this book... just the simplest, quickest and easiest info you need to get busy making music.
This is the printed version of the song book, where we ship you a 60-page black and white book, with a glossy cardstock cover and nice brochure-stock pages. Click Here to see the download-able E-Book version of this songbook. We also offer special discount on printed materials to educators, contact us to get more details!
Here is a sample of the tablature:
If this looks confusing to you... don't worry! The 5 pages of photo and diagram-aided how-to information in the songbook walk you right through how to use it!
Here is the list of songs included in this song book:
- Amazing Grace
- Auld Lang Syne (multiple versions)
- Boogie Woogie Blues
- Camptown Races (multiple versions)
- Crawdad Hole (multiple versions)
- Down By the Riverside
- Down in the River to Pray (multiple versions)
- Happy Birthday
- Hard Times Come Again No More (multiple versions)
- Home on the Range
- I’ll Tell Me Ma (multiple versions)
- Keep On the Sunny Side (multiple versions)
- Kum-ba-ya (multiple versions)
- My Country ‘Tis of Thee (multiple versions)
- Ode to Joy (Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee) (multiple versions)
- Oh! Susanna (multiple versions)
- Oh When the Saints Go Marching In (multiple versions)
- Polly Wolly Doodle (multiple versions)
- Red River Valley
- Row, Row, Row Your Boat (multiple versions)
- Scotland the Brave
- She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain (multiple versions)
- Shenandoah (multiple versions)
- Simple Gifts (multiple versions)
- (The) Star Spangled Banner (multiple versions)
- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
- This Land is Your Land (multiple versions)
- Twelve Bar Blues (multiple versions)
- Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (multiple versions)
- Wayfaring Stranger (multiple versions)
- Whiskey in the Jar