November 1990 (Issue No. 3)
John Hiatt interview. Slide guitarists. Acoustic amplification. Christopher Parkening interview. Flatpicking that sounds like fingerpicking. Irish harp music for guitar. Letter from New York. Profile of Tony Bird. Left-handed Prairie State guitar.
Steamboat Gwine 'Round the Bend
- John Fahey
- John Hiatt
- Mike Marshall
- Turlough O'Carolan
Canon in G
- Georg Philipp Telemann, arranged by Christopher Parkening
In This Issue
John Hiatt finds a deepening well of songs where the personal and mystical freely mix. By Derk Richardson.
THE SLIDE ZONE
The wail of glass and steel lures guitarists from all over the musical map. By Dan Ouellette.
THE ACOUSTIC GUITARIST'S GUIDE TO AMPLIFICATION
How to pick from the pack of pickups and mikes--and get the live sound you want. By Rick Turner.
THE PLAYER'S LIFE
For classical guitar master Christopher Parkening, discipline and drive keep paying off. By Mark L. Small.
British Guitar Summit. John Renbourn. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Jesse Don't Like It. Lyrics to "Jesse [Helms] Don't Like It" by Loudon Wainwright.
William Eaton, Tracks We Leave. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Tony Bird, Sorry Africa. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
John Jorgenson, After You're Gone. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
David Wilcox, How Did You Find Me Here. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Letter from New York. By Jackson Braider.
Q & A with Sharon Isbin. Relaxing and visualization for performance/Silencing the eternal squeak/Developing a strong tremolo. By Sharon Isbin.
Sleight of Hand. Flatpicking that sounds like fingerpicking; standard tuning that sounds like open tuning. By Mike Marshall.
Irish Baroque. Carolan's harp music for fingerstyle guitar. By Glenn Weiser.
Prairie State, Style 450, Left-Handed. By Dugald Stermer.