History has a strange way of repeating itself and the 150-year-old tradition of the Cigar Box Guitar is no exception to the rule.
After arriving in Venice, Florida from the NY Metro area about 6 or 7 years ago, being married on the beach at sunset, the new home and all....... and assuming to finally reach the American dream we found ourselves caught up in what is generally considered some of the roughest times for our country.
The American dream (or economic nightmare as many would agree) hit my family with a resounding crash........ BANG!!!!
Lost everything but our motivation to land on our feet. .........and so we have.
A long time friend of mine told me about this crazy instrument that's made of ordinary items that you would find around the house........THE CIGAR BOX GUITAR. I was intrigued to say the least. So off I went into the depths of the Internet to pursue every piece of information that I could find on the subject. I was amazed, fascinated and caught up in this 150 year old lost art.
Cottin Pickin Blues - Cigar Box Guitars
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