November 1998 (Issue No. 71)

AG 071 November 1998 Cover
 

Gear Special

Player's Choice Awards. Experts answer your amplification questions. Interviews with Lucinda Williams, Elliott Smith, and Trout Fishing in America. McCollum Guitars. Lessons on classical exercises and two-hand tapping. Shelton-Farretta classical guitar.

Featured Songs

Sweet Adeline - Elliott Smith

Weirdo's Waltz - John Sherman

In This Issue

PLAYER'S CHOICE AWARDS
50 great values in acoustic guitars and gear. By Teja Gerken.

THIS JUST IN
New gear introduced at the summer NAMM show. By Teja Gerken.

AMPLIFICATION Q&A
Advice on choosing and using acoustic-electric guitars, undersaddle pickups, preamps and piezo pickups, integrated systems, and microphones. 

DEPARTMENTS

JUMP STREET
Lucinda Williams; Roy Rogers 1911-1998; Trout Fishing in America; in memory of Tal Farlow. 

REVIEWS
Albums by Alan Munde and Joe Carr, Dave Alvin, Neutral Milk Hotel, Mance Lipcomb, and more. 

AG LETTER
Street performers. By Judith Antonelli.

SONG CRAFT
Pure Melody. Profile of Elliott Smith. By Roger Len Smith.

GEARBOX
Lance McCollum Guitars. By Julie Bergman.

PRIVATE LESSONS
More classical exercises; Preston Reed's two-hand tapping. 

SOLO
"Weirdo's Waltz." Music by John Sherman. 

GREAT ACOUSTICS
Shelton-Farretta classical. By Eric Schoenberg.

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