September 1994 (Issue No. 26)

AG 026 September/October 1994 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

Willie Nelson on Across the Borderline and Moonlight Becomes You. Richard Bennett, Larry Byrom, Mark Casstevens, Chris Leuzinger, and Dean Parks on modern country music. L.A. Guitar Quartet. In memory of Joe Pass. Cross-picking lesson. How changes in humidity affect your guitar.

Featured Songs

Still Is Still Moving to Me - Willie Nelson

Bantu - Andrew York

Bury Me Beneath the Willow - Traditional

Baby Please Don't Go - Traditional, arr. by Lightnin' Sam Hopkins

In This Issue

ON THE ROAD AGAIN
With two new breakthrough albums, Across the Borderline and Moonlight Becomes You, Willie Nelson is back on top. By Roger Deitz.

THE INSIDE TRACK
Five top session players share the secrets to making it in the Nashville studios. By Rick Petreycik.

FOUR SCORE
The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet expands the boundaries of the classic guitar. By Scott Cmiel.

PASSAGES
Remembering Joe Pass, 1929-1994. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers and Lawson G. Stone.

LETTERS
Reader letters. 

JUMP STREET
Hot Fusion. Profile of Artie Traum. By Larry Sandberg.
Taylor Made. History of Taylor guitars. By Richard Johnston.

Happenings
Hit List. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Acoustic. By Roger Deitz.
Hit List. Catfish Keith, Cherry Ball. By Dale Miller.
Hit List. Badi Assad, Solo. By Riley Tharp.

Hit List. Del McCoury, A Deeper Shade of Blue. By David McCarty.
Hit List. John Renbourn and Robin Williamson, Wheel of Fortune. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Hit List. David Russell, David Russell Plays Antonio Lauro. By Diane Gordon.
Hit List. The Lonesome River Band, Old Country Town. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Hit List. Rick Danko, Eric Andersen, and Jonas Fjeld, Danko/Fjeld/Andersen. By Rick Petreycik.

AG LETTER
Letter from Serbia. Bill Feasley.

WOOD CHOPS
Cross-Picking. How to round out the sound of your flatpicking. Cross-picking. By Scott Nygaard.

SHOPTALK
Sunken Treasures. How changes in humidity affect your guitar, and what you can do to protect it. Humidity and your guitar. By Bob Taylor.

SOLO
Lightning Strikes. Lightning Hopkins' "Baby Please Don't Go". By Fred Sokolow.

REVIEWS
Guitar Lessons on Computer. Review of computer guitar lessons. By Russell Letson.
Collectors' Books. Review of collectors' books. By Michael Wright.

BEGINNERS
Learning to Transpose. Learning to transpose. By Dix Bruce.

GEARBOX
Equipment picks from Artie Traum. By Larry Sandberg.
Equipment picks from Richard Bennett. By Rick Petreycik.
Equipment picks from Larry Byrom. By Rick Petreycik.
Equipment picks from Mark Casstevens. By Rick Petreycik.
dSA Amplification System. By John Lehmann-Haupt.
Equipment picks from Chris Leuzinger. By Rick Petreycik.
Equipment picks from Dean ParksBy Rick Petreycik.
Equipment picks from The L.A. Guitar Quartet. The L.A. Guitar Quartet. By Scott Cmiel.

DEAR AG
Breaking Strings. By William R. Cumpiano.
Windham Hill Transcriptions. By Simone Solondz.
Tip Sheet. Check your humidifier. 
Tuners for 12-Strings. By William R. Cumpiano.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Willie Nelson's Martin N-20. By Roger Deitz.