November 1996 (Issue No. 47)

AG 047 November 1996 Cover
 

Songwriting Special

Jimmie Dale Gilmore interview. History of the ukulele. Jackson Browne interview. Lesson on common chord progressions. Remembering Marcel Dadi. House concerts. Arranging piano music for guitar. The music of Dusan Bogdanovic. All about frets. Hard chords made easy. Review of Pierre Bensusan recordings.

Featured Songs

Dallas - Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Alive in the World - Jackson Browne

Satin Doll - Duke Ellington, arranged by Dale Miller

Tentacle Tango - Mark Hanson

Grasshopper Maker's Song - Dusan Bogdanovic

In This Issue

TEXAS ROUTES
Jimmie Dale Gilmore's magical mystery tour of country, folk, and early rock 'n' roll. By Rob Patterson.

THE REAL UKULELE
The secret history of Hawaii's versatile little guitar. By Michael John Simmons.

RUNNING ON FULL
On stage and in the studio, Jackson Browne finds a new lease on the songwriter's life. By Rick and Jessica Turner.

JUMP STREET
Fingerstyle Guitar Ambassador. Marcel Dadi obituary. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Bookstore Bookings. Bookstore music. By Bronwen Morgan.
Brazil's Soul Survivor. Helena Meirelles. By Mario de Araujo.

REVIEWS

Cowboy CDs. By Michael John Simmons.
Pierre Bensusan Releases. By James Jensen.

HIT LIST
Fairport Convention, Old, New, Borrowed, Blue. By Danny Carnahan.
Gillian Welch, Revival. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Keb' Mo', Just Like You. By James Jensen.
Robin Hill and Peter Wiltschinsky, The Art of Robin Hill and Peter Wiltschinsky. By Mark L. Small.
The Pro Arte Guitar Trio, America. By Mark L. Small.
Tom Paxton, Live for the Record. By Roger Deitz.
Wayne Henderson and Steve Kaufman, Not Much Work for Saturday. By Ben Elder.

SONG CRAFT
Ring Some Changes. By Stephen Dick.

SHOPTALK
Fret Work. How luthiers keep your frets clean, smooth, and buzz free. By Rick Turner.

GEARBOX
Equipment picks from Jackson Browne, Dusan Bogdanovic, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore.
Review. ART and DOD Effects Pedals. By Larry Sandberg.

BEGINNERS
Hard Chords Made Easy. By Mark Hanson.

WOOD CHOPS
Arranging Piano Music for Guitar. By Dale Miller.

SOLO
Grasshopper Maker's Song. Music by Dusan Bogdanovic. By Anthony Jesse.

DEAR AG
Classical tab. By Michael John Simmons.
Dealer prices. By Richard Johnston.
Pickup options. By Ed Gerhard.
Tuning up for slide. By Dale Miller.
Tip Sheet. Getting a travel guitar in good playing position. By Janet Robinson.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Montero Flamenco Negro. By Rick Turner.

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