July 1992 (Issue No. 13)

AG 013 July/August 1992 Cover
 

James Taylor. New guitar soloists. Preston Reed. Ranger Doug of Riders in the Sky. Small-body steel strings. Lessons on Bach partitas, tango for Dobro, and locating rattles in your guitar. Martin 2-20.

Featured Songs

Copperline - James Taylor

A Day at the Races - Preston Reed

Amor de Mi Vida - John Miller, arranged by Sally Van Meter

Dust Bowl Children - Peter Rowan

In This Issue

SHED A LITTLE LIGHT
A new moon rises for James Taylor. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

OUT OF THE WOODWORK
New recordings from guitar soloists who take the music and the music business into their own hands.  By Jim Ohlschmidt.

SOLO MAN
From fiery fingerpicking to slap funk, Preston Reed stretches the boundaries of acoustic playing. By Todd Ellison.

SMALL PLEASURES
Small-body guitars come out of the parlor and back into the spotlight. By Rick Turner.

THE COWBOY WAY
Ranger Doug of Riders in the Sky teaches a new generation about cowboy music. By Riley Tharp.

DEPARTMENTS
JUMP STREET
Reviews of albums by Sharon Isbin, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed, Charlie Patton, and Dave Van Ronk.

MASTER CLASS
Retuning onstage; locating a rattle; guarding against pick damage. By Sharon Isbin.

WOOD CHOPS
A Tango for Dobro? New styles of music provide surprising and useful lessons for resophonic players. By Sally Van Meter.

SOLO
Partitas for Pickers. A Bach reader for guitarists of every stripe. By Stephen Dick.

SONG CRAFT
Deep Roots. Peter Rowan's musical journeys through the New World. By Steve James.

FOR BEGINNERS
Changing Keys. By Dix Bruce.

DEAR AG
Guitars with two soundholes; mounting pickups; stringing a requinto. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Martin 2-20. By Jon Sievert.

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