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The Quest for Tone: How to Find the Ultimate Guitar Pick


The importance of this tiny—and usually inexpensive—accessory cannot be overstated


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Emmylou Harris: Still the 'Traveling Kind'


On her latest album with longtime collaborator Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris turns back to songwriting


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Jerry's Way: A Look at the Grateful Dead Guitarist’s Acoustic Style


This lesson examines the trademarks of Jerry Garcia’s acoustic approach.


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The Grateful Dead, Unplugged


How the kings of psychedelia found their acoustic groove 


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Dead Again


AG celebrates the Grateful Dead's acoustic side


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Maple Byrne Cares for Emmylou Harris’ Guitars . . . and More Than a Few of His Own


Over the past 35 years, Maple Byrne has amassed a trove of vintage fretted instruments—both coveted and obscure


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Dwight Yoakam on his New Album, 'Second Hand Heart,' and Favorite Guitars


Dwight Yoakam rocks on his new album, but his acoustic guitar is always close at hand


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Spirit Family Reunion Enlists Hard Strumming to Great Effect


Hard strumming and passion drive the religious fervor of Spirit Family Reunion’s latest album 


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Why You Should Check out our New Instructional Video Series "The 5-Minute Lesson"


We are thrilled to announce our latest guide series: The 5-Minute Lesson! Get more from your guitar wit this series of brief, insightful videos with tips on warm-up exercises, practicing, gig preparation and other useful topics.


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Exclusive: Watch Christopher Paul Stelling’s Haunting New Video for ‘Dear Beast’


The acoustic troubadour fills an abandoned Brooklyn warehouse with song


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A Conversation with the CEO of Martin Guitars


C.F. Martin IV reflects on the company’s legacy and the road ahead


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Watch Garrett Pierce Perform 'Tonight' + Check Out the Lineup for Huichica


Boutique music festival takes place in Sonoma, California from June 12-13.


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Special Focus: Readers' Guitar Lust Revealed


AG asked G.A.S.-suffering readers to share their pain—what acoustic guitar would they own, if money were no object? 


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Win a Cumpiano Steel-String


Legendary luthier William Cumpiano is offering a wonderful handmade steel-string guitar as part of a charity raffle to benefit La Esperanza, a non-profit community health organization.


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Parlor Pickin’: The 2015 Guide to Buying a Parlor Guitar


The humblest of small-body models has risen from its Victorian-era roots to become one of today’s most popular acoustic guitars


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Happy Birthday, Pete Seeger!


Folk legend Pete Seeger would have been 96 on May 3.


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Album Review: Tom Brosseau's 'Perfect Abandon'


Tom Brosseau’s strange and evocative new album finds depth in its simplicity.


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Tea Time with Jerry Garcia: The Grateful Dead Guitarist on his Country Roots


Sharing a cup of tea with Jerry Garcia yielded reflections on friendship and his country roots.


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The Gift of a Guitar: How 'American Idol' contestant Hollywood Anderson Found His Calling


Through Covenant House, American Idol contestant Hollywood Anderson found his calling.


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Steve Earle

Steve Earle—A Class Act


Earle’s camp at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York, is billed as “four days and nights of singing and songwriting—hard core."


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Woody Guthrie on the Left Coast


A new album and book explore Woody Guthrie’s formative years in L.A. 


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ELLNORA Guitar Fest Announces 2015 Lineup


Eclectic Illinois guitar fest spotlights women in the arts


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Mountain Jams: Are You Ready for MerleFest 2015?


How a family gathering flowered into one of the most influential string-band festivals


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Jack White Announces Acoustic Tour


Rocker Jack White will take a hiatus from the road, but not before launching a short acoustic tour


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Exclusive: The Weepies Cover Tom Petty's 'Learning to Fly'


When cancer threatened one half of this husband/wife duo, they wrote through the pain and stayed positive.


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