January 1999 (Issue No. 73)
Slide Guitar Special
Roy Rogers lesson and interview. Profile of Tampa Red. Setting up a guitar for slide. John Williams interview. Profiles of Ben Harper, Chris Newman, and Eric Lugosch. Custom resonator guitars. Mini-PA systems. Lessons on writing your first song and embellishing a fingerstyle blues. Music from David Grier. Villa-Lobos solo guitar music reviewed.
- Roy Rogers
Have You Ever Been to England?
- David Grier
Fill 'Em Up
- Kenny Sultan
In This Issue
HOW BLUE CAN YOU GET
On the slide frontier with Roy Rogers. By Dan Ouellette.
TIGHT LIKE THAT
The slide wizardry of Tampa Red. By Jas Obrecht.
NUTS AND BOLTS
Choosing and setting up a guitar for slide. By Dale Miller.
INTO THE NEW WORLD
John Williams travels beyond the classical guitar's European roots. By Mark L. Small.
Leading the HORDE. Profile of Ben Harper. By Claudia Miles.
Good Humor Man. Profile of Eric Lugosch. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Celtic Swing. Profile of Chris Newman. By Chris Mosey.
Eagle-Eye Cherry, Desireless. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Harvey Reid, Fruit on the Vine. By Teja Gerken.
Kate MacLeod, Constant Emotion. By Steve Givens.
Michael Sagmeister, Here and Now. By Teja Gerken.
Richard Bryant, The Waltz of the Blue Devils. By David Gold.
Sam Bush, Howlin' at the Moon. By Marc Greilsamer.
Ronn McFarlane, The Scottish Lute. By Danny Carnahan.
Steve Baughman's Celtic Guitar Method. By Danny Carnahan.
The Gillette Brothers, Lone Star Trail. By John Herndon.
Viva Brazil. Fabio Zanon recording of complete Villa-Lobos solo guitar music. By Stephen Dick.
The Joy of Uke. Jim Beloff, For the Love of Uke; The Joy of Uke: A Hands-on Guide to Playing Ukulele; Legends of the Ukulele. By Michael John Simmons.
The Dobro Revisited. Custom luthiers build a new breed of square-neck resonator guitars. By David Hamburger.
Review. Mini PA Systems. By Teja Gerken.
For Beginners. Writing Your First Song. By Elizabeth Papapetrou.
Fingerstyle Basics. Embellishing a Blues. By Kenny Sultan.
Slide Lesson with Roy Rogers. By Dylan Schorer.
Have You Ever Been to England. Music by David Grier. By Marc Greilsamer.
Practice Tips. By Gary Joyner.
Yellowed Binding. By Rick Turner.
Tip Sheet. The travel file. By Scott Fitzgerrell.
1970 Martin 0-16 New Yorker. By Teja Gerken.