June 1996 (Issue No. 42)
Mail-order guitars. The Pretenders go acoustic. Classical guitarist David Starobin. Bill Morrisey interview. Advice on flying with your guitar. Lessons on rephrasing the melody and playing bluegrass solos. Dan Crary's arrangement of a classic fiddle tune. Setting up an open mic night. Bluegrass CDs and online guitar lessons reviewed.
- Traditional, arranged by Dan Crary
Foggy Mountain Special
- Flatt and Scruggs
- Bill Morrisey
Waltz No. 2 for Concertina
- Giulio Regondi
In This Issue
BORN IN THE USA
The story of the great American catalogue guitar. By Michael Wright.
The making of the acoustic Pretenders. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
David Starobin's passionate exploration of 19th- and 20th-century music for classical guitar Intro to music by Starobin. By Scott Cmiel.
Dead Man Scores. Soundtrack of Dead Man Walking. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Guitar Lessons on PC. By Art Edelstein.
Bluegrass CDs. By David McCarty.
Old and in the Way, That High Lonesome Sound. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Scott Appel, Nine of Swords. By James Jensen.
D.R. Auten, Acoustic Paintings. By Dylan Schorer.
Shin-ichi Fukuda, Schubertiana. By Mark L. Small.
Harvey Reid, The Artistry of the Six-String Banjo. By Russell Letson.
Merle Haggard, Vintage Collections. By Michael John Simmons.
Craig Chaquico, A Thousand Pictures. By James Jensen.
Joe Val, Diamond Joe. By David McCarty.
From Savories Restaurant. Setting up an open mic night. By James Markham.
The Unfriendly Skies. How to help your guitar survive your next flight. By Kristina Olsen.
Hard Times. Bill Morrissey's poignant stories come to life in music and in print. By Steve Boisson.
Equipment picks from Bill Morrissey, the Pretenders, David Starobin, and Dan Crary.
Rephrasing the Melody. By Mike Christiansen.
Return to "Foggy Mountain". Transcribing "Foggy Mountain Special" (part 2). By Dix Bruce.
Durang's Hornpipe. Dan Crary's arrangement of Durang's Hornpipe. By Ben Elder.
Footstool alternatives. By Alison Bert.
Rosewood vs. Mahogany. By Richard Johnston.
Stiles Guitars. By George Gruhn.
Tip Sheet. Tuning to the TV. By Patrick P. Daley.
'20s Supertone. By Rick Turner.