June 1998 (Issue No. 66)
Clarence White tribute. Interviews with Jules Shear, Dan Fogelberg, Freakwater, Tom Russell, Robin and Linda Williams, and more. Lessons on simple fiddle tunes and arranging for fingerstyle guitar. Takamine Flying A.
Knockin' on Your Door
- Ed Mayfield, arranged by Clarence White
Leader of the Band
- Dan Fogelberg
The Sky Above, the Mud Below
- Tom Russell
- Traditional, arranged by Scott Nygaard
How Can I Keep from Singing?
- Traditional, arranged by Mark Hanson
In This Issue
A guide to the year's best new guitars, amplification rigs, and accessories. By Teja Gerken.
The guitar revelations of Clarence White. By Scott Nygaard.
How Jules Shear uses unorthodox guitar and writing techniques to build songs that last. By Paul Zollo.
SECOND TIME AROUND
Dan Fogelberg finds a new lease on guitar playing and performing. By James Jensen.
Profiles of Freakwater, Dean Magraw, and Robin and Linda Williams.
Albums by Martin Simpson, Steve Earle, Luc Fortin and Richard Leveille, Paul McCartney's biography.
From the Hyatts' Jam. Letter from North Carolina Jam Session. By Carol Mallett Rifkin.
The Long Way Home. Literary cowboy Tom Russell rides the songwriting range. By John Herndon.
Simple fiddle tunes. By Scott Nygaard.
Arranging for fingerstyle guitar. By Mark Hanson.
David Wilcox tunings; advice on exchanging steel for nylon strings; proper playing posture; hand exercises.
Takamine Flying A. By Alexander M. Pepiak.