November 1995 (Issue No. 35)

AG 035 November 1995 Cover
 

Interviews with Jorma Kaukonen, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and the Roches. Lessons on chord embellishment and basic slide guitar. Classical guitars with multiple bass strings. 1988 Hauser III classical guitar.

Featured Songs

Embryonic Journey - Jefferson Airplane

Pastures of Plenty - Woody Guthrie, arranged by Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Keep On Sailin' - Dale Miller

Move - The Roches

Chao de Estrelas - Silvio Caldas and Orestes Barbosa

In This Issue

KEEP ON TRUCKIN'
Jorma Kaukonen's Hot Tuna turns 25. By James Jensen.

CARRIBBEAN MEMORIES
The stringed instruments and musical creations of the Spanish Caribbean. By William R. Cumpiano.

HARD TRAVELING
Is Ramblin' Jack Elliott, the legendary troubadour of American folk, finally settling down? By Steve Boisson.

DEPARTMENTS

JUMP STREET
Lori Carson profile; Jerry Garcia in memoriam; reviews of albums by Catfish Keith, Pat Kirtley, Steve Hackett, and more.

AG LETTER
From the Studio. By Scott Nygaard.

WOOD CHOPS
Slip Slidin' Away. An introduction to slide guitar. By Dale Miller.

SHOPTALK
Beyond Six Strings. The renaissance of classical guitars with multiple bass strings. By David Harris.

SONG CRAFT
Harmonic Convergence. The Roches capture their singular sound on Can We Go Home Now. By Simone Solondz.

BEGINNERS
Chord Embellishment. By Dylan Schorer.

REVIEWS
Children's recordings; African releases.

SOLO
Chao de Estrelas.

DEAR AG
Guitar armrests; humidity problems with a guitar; guitar refinishing; eliminating tone difference by making a brass nut. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
1988 Hauser III. By Rick Turner.

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