September 1998 (Issue No. 69)
Interviews with Chris Whitley, Arlo Guthrie, Jerry Douglas, Monte Montgomery, Bill Cooley, and Guy Davis. The return of OM guitars. Lessons on tackling barre chords, bossa nova basics, and choosing the right guitar teacher. 1930 Martin 000-45 Deluxe.
- Chris Whitley
- Arlo Guthrie
A Tribute to Peador O'Donnell
- Jerry Douglas
If You Love Somebody
- Guy Davis
- George Root, arranged by Mike Dowling
In This Issue
GRIT AND GROOVE
The new acoustic visions of Chris Whitley. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
A pioneering flattop returns to the spotlight. By Marshall Newman.
THE RISING SON
Thirty years after "Alice's Restaurant," Arlo Guthrie keeps the good music and good works flowing. By Roger Deitz.
Jerry Douglas, Dobrologist and session player extraordinaire, steps out on a new solo album. By David Hamburger.
Monte Montgomery; Henri Dikongue; Pete Seeger tribute album; Bill Cooley; in memory of Helen Carter Jones.
Albums by Brooks Williams, Cherish the Ladies, Larry Sparks, Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin, Pierre Bensusan and Didier Malherbe, and more.
Guitar 2001. Thoughts on the state of the art in guitar making.
Renaissance Man. Guy Davis calls down the thunder in song, stories, and theater. By Steve Boisson.
Fishman Rare Earth pickups. By Teja Gerken.
D'Addario Pro Arte composite strings; Galaxy Audio Far Outlet.
Tackling barre chords; bossa nova basics; choosing the right teacher.
"Rosalie." Music by George Root, arranged by Mike Dowling.
Django Reinhardt transcriptions; lifting pickguards; playing harmonics.
1930 Martin 000-45 Deluxe. By Eric Schoenberg.