July 1992 (Issue No. 13)
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.
- 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.
From fiery fingerpicking to slap funk, Preston Reed stretches the boundaries of acoustic playing. By Todd Ellison.
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.
Reviews of albums by Sharon Isbin, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed, Charlie Patton, and Dave Van Ronk.
Retuning onstage; locating a rattle; guarding against pick damage. By Sharon Isbin.
A Tango for Dobro? New styles of music provide surprising and useful lessons for resophonic players. By Sally Van Meter.
Partitas for Pickers. A Bach reader for guitarists of every stripe. By Stephen Dick.
Deep Roots. Peter Rowan's musical journeys through the New World. By Steve James.
Changing Keys. By Dix Bruce.
Guitars with two soundholes; mounting pickups; stringing a requinto.
Martin 2-20. By Jon Sievert.