In 117th episode of the Gitty Gang Show, the Gang prepares you for Christmas with vintage holiday performances, old train songs, Watt Corner, and a host of Christmas cheer.
6:21 The Gang shares an extra special performance from the 2017 Gitty Gang Christmas Concert. In this clip, Gitty Gangster Tyler leads the gang in a beautiful rendition of Garth Brook's What I'm Thankful For.
11:47 Ben talks about two new C. B. Gitty books. First, the brand-new Old-Time and Bluegrass Favorites Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - Volume 1. Then you get a look at the How to Build A Basic 3-string Cigar Box Guitar book.
13:42 Ben shares some fiddle-playing advice passed onto him from Gitty Gangster Dutch W.
16:08 Ben introduces Gitty Gangster Danny W. who is a huge railfan and who brings a much-needed musical pairing to Ben's performances.
17:24 Gitty Gangster Poorness Studios performs the Beatles Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, which he dedicated to his wife. We're blessed to have Gangsters such as Poorness share their outstanding performances with us so that we can share them on the show. Poorness used a C. B. Gitty Mountain Tenor Acoustic DIY Box Guitar Kit and pre-wired "DeltaBucker Deluxe" to build the sweet sounding guitar he used in this performance.
21:14 It's Watt Corner, people.
42:06 Here's Silver Bells performed by Gitty Gangsters Tyler, Kim, Ben "Gitty" Baker, and Dawn (Mrs. Gitty).
48:48 Ben and Danny, on the hobo fiddle and 6-string Coke Crate guitar respectively, perform an upbeat, old train song called New River Train with Glenn on the gut-bucket bass.
55:32 Here's another classic railfan song played by Ben and Danny called Long Journey Home.
1:00:00 One from the archives: It's Farley(!), Kim, Ben, and Glenn performing Jingle Bells from several years back.
1:02:48 The Gang plays out the show.
Remember, you can get the two newest editions to Ben Gitty's growing collection of self-authored cigar box guitar resources here on CBGitty.com.
Plus, do you love the guitar Poorness Studios played for his cover of the Beatles' Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da as much as we do?
You can get the same kit used to build that guitar, also from CBGitty.com.
Perhaps you already noticed, but Poorness Studios also customized his Mountain Tenor guitar with a pre-wired "DeltaBucker Deluxe" Humbucker Pickup.
Click on the link below to get your own.