September 1997 (Issue No. 57)

AG 057 September 1997 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

Indigo Girls on their album Shaming of the Sun. The living legacy of Jimmie Rodgers. The acoustic adventures of Bill Frisell. Why makers are reviving the mahogany-topped guitar. Hammer-ons and pull-offs. Working the room.

Featured Songs

Don't Give That Girl a Gun - Indigo Girls

Brother - Bill Frisell

Love Keep Us Together - Martin Sexton and Wayne Cohen

The White Cockade - Traditional, arr. by Ken Perlman

Daisy Goes a Dancing - Pat Kirtley

In This Issue

NO BOUNDARIES
Indigo Girls cut loose. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

AMERICA'S BLUE YODELER
The living legacy of Jimmie Rodgers. By Richard Johnston.

A JAZZMAN IN NASHVILLE
The new acoustic adventures of Bill Frisell. By Dan Ouellette.

LETTERS
Reader letters. 

JUMP STREET
Songs from the Fun House. Profile of Jill Sobule. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Farewell to Melbourne Bay. By Mike Christiansen.
New Digs for Gibson. Gibson's new plant in Nashville, TN. By Tom McGhee.

Happenings
In Memory. Obituary of Narciso Yepes. 
News. 
Synchronicity. Profile of Gray and Pearl duo. By Mark L. Small.

Happenings
Events. 
New Releases. 
Melody Maker. Profile of John Miller. By Del Rey.
Cybernotes.
Meet A.G..

REVIEWS

Hit List
Blue Mountain, Home Grown. By Simone Solondz.
Chet Atkins with Tommy Emmanuel, The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World. By Jim Ohlschmidt.

Fivestones, Wee Onesie. By Steve Givens.
Kate Campbell, Moonpie Dreams. By Roger Deitz.
Nanci Griffith, Blue Roses from the Moon. By John Herndon.
Rick Danko, Jonas Fjeld, and Eric Andersen, Ridin' on the Blinds. By Roger Deitz.
Tony Furtado, Roll My Blues Away. By Ben Elder.
Charles Duncan, Guitar at Sight. By Mark L. Small.
Michael Jerling, In Another Life. By Steve Givens.
The Herb Ellis Guitar Method, Books 1-3. By Charles H. Chapman.
Alan Lomax's "Southern Journey". By Michael John Simmons.
Slack-Key Instruction. By Russell Letson.

SONG CRAFT
Glory Bound. With a heavenly voice and a grooving guitar, Martin Sexton electrifies the folk circuit. With a heavenly voice and a grooving guitar, Martin Sexton electrifies the folk circuit, intro by Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers. By Steve Boisson.

SHOPTALK
Brown Is Back. Why today's makers are reviving the mahogany-topped guitar. By Marshall Newman.

GEARBOX
Equipment picks from Gray and Pearl. By Mark L. Small.
Equipment picks from Jill SobuleBy Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Review. JLD Bridge System. By Elizabeth Papapetrou.

New Gear
Ameritage Guitar Cases. 
J.B. Player Artist Acoustics. 
Martin Millennium. 
Equipment picks from John Miller. By Del Ray.
Equipment picks from Martin Sexton. By Steve Boisson.
Equipment picks from the Indigo Girls. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Equipment picks from Bill Frisell. By Dan Ouellette.
Equipment picks from Pat Kirtley. By Todd Ellison.

BEGINNERS
Hammer-ons and Pull-offs. By Ken Perlman.

WOOD CHOPS
Working the Room. Keeping the audience's attention while performing. By Kristina Olsen.

SOLO
Daisy Goes a Dancing. Pat Kirtley's "Daisy Goes a Dancing". By Todd Ellison.

DEAR AG
Dougie MacLean Songbook. By Bronwen Morgan.
Remembering the Words. By Cosy Sheridan.
Stringing a New Yorker. By Richard Johnston.
Tip Sheet. Babying Your Guitar. By Ron Weiler.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Jimmie Rodgers' Gibson HG-22. By George Gruhn.

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