September 1992 (Issue No. 14)
The return of acoustic rock. Interviews with Pierre Bensusan, Benjamin Verdery, and Michelle Shocked. Lessons on chords up the neck, flamenco strums, and chord melody playing in jazz tunes. Somogyi lute guitar.
- Eric Clapton
- Pierre Bensusan
- Benjamin Verdery
- Michelle Shocked
Boll Weevil Blues
- Traditional, arranged by Glenn Weiser
- Rodgers and Hart
In This Issue
UNPLUGGING THE STARS
Behind the scenes at MTV Unplugged, where rockers and rappers leave their amps at the door. By Dale Miller.
CROSSING THE LINE
Pierre Bensusan's freewheeling acoustic-electric inventions. By Todd Ellison.
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
A parent's guide to playing music with children. By Jessica Baron.
LISTENING AND LEARNING
Frank Longay's Suzuki guitar method inspires the next generation of classical guitarists. By Sue Fagalde Lick.
RIDING THE WIND
Benjamin Verdery's joyful adventures on the classical guitar. By Gary Parker Chapin.
Reviews of albums by the Austin Lounge Lizards, John McEuen, Dan Crary, Strunz and Farah, and Martin Simpson.
New music for classical audiences; practicing flamenco strums. By Sharon Isbin.
Return of the Prodigal Daughter. Michelle Shocked grows up. By Simone Solondz.
Chords Up the Neck. Strumming the "Boll Weevil Blues." By Glenn Weiser.
In Search of "That Sound." Top producer/engineers share tips and techniques for recording acoustic guitar. By Rick Turner.
Chord Melody Playing. Solo guitar approaches to jazz tunes. By Jamie Findlay.
Speeding Up Chord Changes. By Janet Smith.
Flat thumbpick and other Herco products; Why choose vintage guitars?; Scheerhorn resophonics; tuning and cleaning resonator guitars.
Somogyi Lute Guitar. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.