August 1998 (Issue No. 68)
Custom guitar gallery. Tribute to bluesman Josh White. Interviews with Tommy Emmanuel, Mary Lou Lord, J.P. Cormier, Sons of the Never Wrong, and Dan Bern. Lessons on Irish accompaniment and learning songs off records. 1954 D'Angelico archtop.
- Gene Raskin, arranged by Josh White
- Tommy Emmanuel
- Dan Bern
The Star of Munster
- Paul Kotapish
- Traditional, arranged by Glenn Weiser
In This Issue
Today's state of the art, tomorrow's innovations. By Simone Solondz.
A tribute to Josh White, bluesman, songster, and activist ahead of his time. By Don McLean.
UP FROM DOWN UNDER
Meet Tommy Emmanuel, Australia's powerhouse of instrumental pop. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Mary Lou Lord; Sons of the Never Wrong; J.P. Cormier; in memory of Nick Webb.
Albums by Jonatha Brooke, Peter Mayer, Robben Ford, Roy Book Binder, Peter Finger and Florian Poser, Charlie Byrd Trio, Chris Smither, and more.
Letter from Portugal. By Tim Sparks.
Bridge Repairs. What to do when bad things happen to good bridges. By Rick Turner.
One Thing Real. The raw talent of next-gen troubador Dan Bern. By Derk Richardson.
Ovation SMT review. By Teja Gerken.
Graph Tech nuts and saddles; Ibanez Artwood AC70LG; PJ Golds strings.
Irish Accompaniment. By Paul Kotapish.
Learning songs off albums. By Dylan Schorer.
Transcription gear. By Dylan Schorer.
"Bonnie Dundee." Traditional, arranged by Glenn Weiser.
Manouche CDs; restringing a parlor guitar; nail reinforcement.
1954 D'Angelico New Yorker archtop. By Michael John Simmons.