July 1998 (Issue No. 67)

AG 067 July 1998 Cover
 

Michael Hedges Tribute

Remembering Michael Hedges. Interviews with James Taylor, Days of the New, Greg Leisz, Mary Osborne, and Kristin Hersh. Hybrid nylon-string guitars for steel-string players. Lesson on enhancing chords. Key Kord Uke.

Featured Songs

Enough to Be on Your Way - James Taylor

Home - Kristin Hersh

If I Only Had a Brain - Harold Arlen, arranged by Mark Hanson

Travis - Bela Fleck

In This Issue

REMEMBERING MICHAEL HEDGES
The inside story of a guitar revolutionary. By Alex de Grassi.

INSIDE THE HOURGLASS
A close-up look at James Taylor's "Enough to Be on Your Way." By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

SKINNY NECKS AND NYLONS
Hybrid nylon-string guitars for steel-string players. By Teja Gerken.

DEPARTMENTS

JUMP STREET
Days of the New; Mary Osborne; advice on Internet composing; Greg Leisz.

REVIEWS
Albums by Joel Mabus, Kate Rusby, Matt Flinner, Sharon Isbin, Stefan Grossman and Duck Baker, John McCutcheon and Tom Chapin, and more.

SONG CRAFT
Following Her Muse. Once dubbed the Godmother of Grunge, Kristin Hersh finds a vital voice as an acoustic soloist. By Dan Ouellette.

NEW GEAR
Raimundo 646 Flamenco; Slider straps. Washburn D31S and D33S. 

PRIVATE LESSONS
Enhancing Chords. By Artie Traum.
Solo Fingerstyle. Arranging "If I Only Had a Brain" for fingerstyle guitar. By Mark Hanson.

SOLO
"Travis." Music by Bela Fleck. 

DEAR AG
Looking for Nic Jones; amplifying a resonator; Bob Dylan tab. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Key Kord uke. By Ben Elder.

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