November 1991 (Issue No. 8)
Paco Pena interview. Alex de Grassi interview. Childrens' music recordings. Martin Simpson interview. Clive Gregson and Christine Collister interview. Open-string chord lesson. Barre chord lesson. Stephen Foster for 12-string guitar.
- Paco Pena
- Alex de Grassi
How Weak I Am
- Clive Gregson and Christine Collister
Valley of Love (No Pain, No Gain)
- Jamie Findlay
Swanee River Boogie (Old Folks at Home)
- Stephen Foster, arranged by Tracy Moore
- Traditional, arranged by Martin Simpson
In This Issue
Searching for the heart of a living tradition. Interview with Paco Pena. By Jackson Braider.
As his career comes full circle, Alex de Grassi's subtle compositions shift into a new phase. By Dale Miller.
BIG IDEAS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE
Songwriters address the changing world of childhood. By Jessica Baron.
From Celtic airs to Delta blues, Martin Simpson's roots dig wide and deep. By Paul Hostetter.
Passing On the Tradition. Nashville forum on music education. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Dawgtown, USA. Acoustic Guitar and Strings birthday party. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Tuck & Patti, Dream. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Phil Keaggy, Beyond Nature. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Darden Smith, Trouble No More. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Bireli Lagrene, Acoustic Moments. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Letter from Maryland. By J.D. Kleinke.
Q & A with Sharon Isbin. The Great Isbin String Test/Barre Fatigue/Memorizing Tips. By Sharon Isbin.
Double Trouble. Clive Gregson and Christine Collister pare down and power up (w/ music). By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Good Vibrations. Exploring the lush sounds of open-string chords (w/ music). By Jamie Findlay.
Six-Course Feast. Boogie-woogie Stephen Foster and other 12-string guitar adventures (w/ music). By Tracy Moore and Roxanne Robertson.
The Barre Chord. By Arnie Berle.
Equipment Picks from Alex de Grassi. By Dale Miller.
Equipment Picks from Clive Gregson. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Equipment Picks from Martin Simpson. By Paul Hostetter.
Compression. By Rick Turner.
Flattop Armrests. By Rick Turner.
Replacing Pickguards. By Dick Boak.
1810 Nicolas Guitar. By R.E. Brune.