July 1991 (Issue No. 7)
Acoustic Beatles, with three songs to play. Classical guitarist Frederic Hand. Archtop builder John Monteleone. New protest music. Letter from Cordoba, Spain. Fingerstyle accompaniment lesson. How to choose a mic for your guitar. Ragas for guitar. Simple strumming lesson.
Here, There, and Everywhere
- Beatles, arranged by Rick Ruskin
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
- Beatles, arranged by Eric Schoenberg
Maxwell's Silver Hammer
- Beatles, arranged by John Knowles
- Frederic Hand
Alhyia Bilawal (Dawn)
- Traditional, arranged by Michael Kleniec
Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies
In This Issue
THE ACOUSTIC BEATLES
A look at the acoustic nature of the Beatles catalog, with three fingerstyle arrangements of Beatles classics. By Tim Riley.
Frederic Hand follows his muse from the classical repertoire to Jazzantiqua to TV scoring. By Mark L. Small.
TOP OF THE ARCH
Refining and redefining the archtop guitar with luthier John Monteleone. By J.M. Singer and Larry Wexer.
TIME TO RING SOME CHANGES
New recordings spotlight the past masters and new voices of acoustic protest music. By Dan Ouellette.
Letter From Cordoba. By Jackson Braider.
Cheers. Happy first anniversary for AG. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Protest in the Pepsi Generation. Techno protest music. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Michael Mehl, Zens of Mehl. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Greg Brown, Down in There. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Bert Jansch, Sketches. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
David Tanenbaum, Acoustic Counterpoint. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Q & A with Sharon Isbin. String squeaks: the sequel/A complete tune up. By Sharon Isbin.
Finger Styling. Patterns and possibilities for song accompaniment. By Jim Wood.
On Mike. How to choose and use the right microphone for your guitar. By Bruce Bartlett.
Ragas for Guitar. New music from a cultural crossroad (w/ music). By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Abraham Wechter/John McLaughlin. Abraham Wechter guitar. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Temperature and Humidity for Storage. By William R. Cumpiano.
Oud tuning and instruction. By Rick Turner.
Violin Prices vs. Guitar Prices. By William R. Cumpiano.
A Simple Strum. Glenn Weiser.
Gibson J-200. By George Gruhn and Walter Carter.