January 1995 (Issue No. 28)
Interviews with Lyle Lovett, Russ Barenberg, Jerry Douglas, and Edgar Meyer. Ry Cooder and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. A guide to releasing your own music. Lessons on fingerstyle basics and variations on the blues. Mohan Vina modified archtop.
- Lyle Lovett
The Hymn of Ordinary Motion
- Russ Barenberg and Jerry Douglas
Carroll County Blues
- Traditional, arranged by Scott Nygaard
- Chris Proctor
- Traditional, arranged by Elizabeth Cotten
In This Issue
Lyle Lovett scales down his Large Band and records a small acoustic gem. By Rob Patterson.
YOUR FIRST CD
A step-by-step guide to recording and releasing your own music. By Dale Miller.
The acoustic supertrio of Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer, and Russ Barenberg. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt gives the guitar a stunning Indian voice. By Elijah Wald.
Tip Sheet. Guarding against theft.
Reviews of albums by Joni Mitchell, Dan Crary, Nanci Griffith, and Alison Brown.
Letter From the First Grade. Music volunteerism. By David A. Lusterman.
Variations on a Theme. Simple ways to escape the same old, same old blues when soloing as a flatpicker. By Scott Nygaard.
Weird Science. A conversation with renegade luthier Danny Ferrington. By Tom Forsythe.
Bluegrass documentaries; new acoustic rock.
Fingerstyle Basics. Beginning fingerpicking. By Chris Proctor.
Cotten Picking. Elizabeth Cotten profile (w/music). By Linda Demmerle.
Copyright protection; finding chords in an open tuning; finding chords in an open tuning; cutting string slots.
VM Bhatt's Mohan Vina. By Rick Turner.