September 1996 (Issue No. 45)
100 Essential Acoustic Guitar CDs. Irish guitarists in America. Joan Baez and Dar Williams. Profile of Brother Oswald. A visit to Brazil's Del Vecchio Guitars. Son Volt interview. Lesson on fingerstyle bass lines. Doc Watson videos reviewed. Scott Tennant's "Pumping Nylon" reviewed. Kate Jacobs profile. Guitars on NPR. Guide to reading AG music notation.
- Son Volt
The Death of Queen Jane
- Traditional, arranged by Daithi Sproule
In This Issue
THE ESSENTIAL CD COLLECTION
100 acoustic guitar recordings you've got to hear.
Irish guitarists in America bring a new slant to an old tradition. By Kenny Berkowitz.
Joan Baez and Dar Williams link the folk revival of the '60s and the new wave of the '90s. By Dan Ouellette.
How Brother Oswald Saved the Dobro. Profile of Bashful Brother Oswald. By Mark A. Humphrey.
Story Time. Kate Jacobs. By Dan Ouellette.
Guitar on NPR. By Bronwen Morgan.
Nonessential CD. When world music goes too far.
Antero Jakoila Ensemble, Guitar Tangos and Milongas. By Michael John Simmons.
Hans Theesink, Solo. By James Jensen.
Hot Strings, Lorraine. By Michael John Simmons.
Jerry and Tammy Sullivan, At the Feet of God. By Ben Elder.
Jerry Douglas and Peter Rowan, Yonder. By Simone Solondz.
Lance Gordon and John Lytle, Ripe for Picking. By David McCarty.
Louise Taylor, Ruby Shoes. By Dan Ouellette.
Martin Sexton, Black Sheep. By Roger Deitz.
Doc Watson Videos. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Scott Tennant, Pumping Nylon. By Stephen Dick.
Letter from Sao Paulo.By Steve James.
Rising Son. Son Volt offers up a rough mix of roots rock and country twang. By Simone Solondz.
Equipment picks from Bashful Brother Oswald, Daithi Sproule, Dar Williams, Joan Baez, John Doyle, Kate Jacobs, Mary Coogan, Micheal O Domhnaill, and Son Volt.
Reading AG music notation. By Dylan Schorer.
Fingerstyle Bass Lines. By David Hamburger.
Celtic fingerstyle books. By Michael John Simmons.
Lakeside guitars. By Richard Johnston.
Tailpieces on flattops. By George Gruhn.
Arpeggione. By Steve Tilston.
Tip Sheet. Tuning Tip. By Forrest Anderson.
Martin 1-26. By Rick Turner.