February 1997 (Issue No. 50)
Vince Gill on bluegrass and flatpicking. The vocal and lyrical craft of Joni Mitchell. The history of skiffle and the folk music craze. How a veteran LA guitarist was reborn as acoustic bluesman Keb' Mo'. Can a vibration machine make a new guitar sound like an old guitar? Acoustic rock rhythm. Swing guitar soloing.
High Lonesome Sound
- Vince Gill
Perpetual Blues Machine
- Kevin Moore and G. Graper
All in Twilight
- Toru Takemitsu
In This Issue
The other side of Vince Gill: bluegrass boy and flatpicking whiz. By Ben Elder.
SETTING THE STAGE
The vocal and lyrical craft of Joni Mitchell. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Now this here's the story of skiffle, the do-it-yourself folk music craze that inspired Clapton and the Beatles. By Chris Mosey.
How a veteran L.A. guitarist was reborn as acoustic bluesman Keb' Mo'. By Kermit Pattison.
Portrait of the artist as a young girl. Profile of Jane Siberry. By Dan Ouellette.
In Search of the Sustainable Ax. Sustainable logging and lutherie. By Dan Imhoff.
Austin Celebrates Uncle Walt. Walter Hyatt tribute. By Charlene Blevins.
Your Song Here. Songwriting contest. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Allen Wayne Damron, 35 Years. By Roger Deitz.
Clive Gregson, I Love This Town. By James Jensen.
Dick Gaughan, Sail On. By Danny Carnahan.
Preacher Boy and the Natural Blues, Gutters and Pews. By Dan Ouellette.
Steve Forbert, Rocking Horse Head. By Simone Solondz.
Tim O'Brien, Red on Blonde. By Ben Elder.
Various Artists, Mele Hula--Hawaiian Style: Vintage Hawaiian Treasures, Vol. 4. By Russell Letson.
Jimmie Lee Robinson, Guns, Gangs, and Drugs. By George Hansen.
Lori Carson, Everything I Touch Runs Wild. By Dan Ouellette.
Tony Green, Gypsy Jazz. By Michael John Simmons.
Protest Music Collection. By Michael John Simmons.
Instructional CD-ROMs. By Russell Letson.
Instant Vintage. Can a vibration machine make a new guitar sound like an old guitar? By Rick Turner.
Equipment picks from Jane Siberry. By Dan Ouellette.
Equipment picks from Keb' Mo'. By Kermit Pattison.
Equipment picks from Skiffle Players. By Chris Mosey.
Equipment picks from Vince Gill. By Ben Elder.
Review. Guitar Gadgets: Aspri Acoustic Reverb, EBow, Higgins Prebender, Rhythm Pick, SR Strummer. By Dale Miller.
Volante Songwriter/Composer Software.
Washburn Limited Edition Dreadnought.
Acoustic Rock Rhythm. By Mark Hanson.
Swing Guitar Soloing. By David Hamburger.
All in Twilight. Toru Takemitsu's "All in Twilight". By Scott Cmiel.
Paxton in Print. By Michael John Simmons.
Blues Lingo. By Steve James.
Harp Guitar Strings. By Rick Turner.
Gibson Bracing. By Richard Johnston.
Bare Fretboards. By Richard Johnston.
1996 Sobell. By Rick Turner.