July 1996 (Issue No. 43)
Music from Ry Cooder, Shawn Colvin, Doc Watson, Joan Armatrading, and Dougie MacLean. How to get a good setup. Lesson on the Lester Flatt G run. Fingerpicking blues lesson. Jazzman Oscar Aleman. Michael Hedges songbook reviewed. On the road with Nancy Sinatra. Blues guitarist Steve James. British Isles CDs reviewed.
- Ry Cooder
Shotgun Down the Avalanche
- Shawn Colvin
Black Mountain Rag
- Doc Watson
- Joan Armatrading
- Dougie MacLean
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
- Traditional, arranged by Happy Traum
In This Issue
Evocative scores from a master of slide. By Dale Miller.
The soul of a solo performer. By James Jensen.
Setting the standard for flatpicking guitar. By Scott Nygaard.
Songs of strength and self-respect. By Simone Solondz.
Love songs of the Scottish Highlands. By Steve Givens.
Livin' the Blues. Profile of Steve James. By John Herndon.
Oscar Aleman's Resonating Jazz. By Michael John Simmons.
A.G. at the Movies. Anachronistic guitars in the movies. By Michael John Simmons.
Michael Hedges Book. Rhythm, Sonority, Silence. By Dylan Schorer.
British Isles CDs. CDs from Bert Jansch, Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman, Steve Tilston, and Sean Tyrrell. By Art Edelstein.
Antonio Lopez, Lejanias. By Scott Cmiel.
George Jones and Melba Montgomery, Vintage Collections. By Michael John Simmons.
Joe Weed, The Vultures. By Dale Miller.
Julian Gray and Ronald Pearl, Baroque Inventions. By Mark L. Small.
Maria Isabel Siewers, Gustavino: Guitar and Chamber Music. By Scott Cmiel.
McKinley, McKinley. By Dan Ouellette.
Professor and Maryann, Lead Us Not into Penn Station. By Dan Ouellette.
William Coulter and Friends, Celtic Crossing. By Russell Letson.
Letter from the Road. On the road with Nancy Sinatra. By Melanie Vasquez.
Tune-up Time. What you need to know about getting a good guitar setup. By Rick Turner.
Equipment picks from Doc Watson, Dougie MacLean, Joan Armatrading, Ry Cooder, Shawn Colvin, and Steve James.
The Lester Flatt G Run. By Happy Traum.
Hot Fingerpicking Blues Licks. By Stefan Grossman.
Nick Drake transcriptions. By Michael John Simmons.
Painless playing. By Alison Bert.
Salvaging the top. By Rick Turner.
Understanding steel strings. By William R. Cumpiano.
Taylor Pallet Guitar. By Dylan Schorer.