October 2000 (Issue No. 94)

AG 094 October 2000 Cover
 

Issue Highlights

Flatpicker Bryan Sutton. Old-time guitar styles and secrets from Beverly Smith, Jeff Claus, and Paul Sutphin. Restoring Buddy Holly's 1958 Gibson J-200. Texas troubador Ray Wylie Hubbard puts his "Redneck" past behind him. How to get a clean signal in the recording studio. How to protect your instrument at home and on the road.

Featured Songs

Decision at Glady Fork - Bryan Sutton

The Messenger - Ray Wylie Hubbard

Kingdom Come - Traditional, arr. by Scott Nygaard

Midnight on the Water - Music by Benny Thomasson, arr. by Scott Nygaard

In This Issue

ASHEVILLE CAT
The monster chops and humble professionalism of flatpicker Bryan Sutton. By Craig Havighurst.

IN THE GROOVE
Old-time guitar styles and secrets from Beverly Smith, Jeff Claus, and Paul Sutphin. By Leah Weiss with Paul Brown and Gary Wright.

WELL, ALRIGHT!
Restoring Buddy Holly's 1958 Gibson J-200. By Bill Bush.

LETTERS
Reader letters. 

JUMP STREET
Swimming Upstream. Profile of Celtic guitarist Ian Carr. By Sue Thompson.

Grrlrock.com. Web sites featuring independent recordings of female musicians. By Karen Iris Tucker.
Our Back Pages. Excerpts from issue No. 22, January/February 1994. 

Happenings
Cyber Notes.
In Memory. In memory of Jose Ramirez IV. 
News. 
East Meets Midwest. Profile of jazz guitarist Fareed Haque. By Bill Milkowski.

REVIEWS
Smart Songs. Melodic, intelligent pop from Elliott Smith and Aimee Mann. Reviews of Aimee Mann's Bachelor No. 2 and Elliott Smith's Figure 8. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.

Hit List
Djalme de Andrade (Bola Sete), Ocean Memories. By Ron Forbes-Roberts.
Eddie from Ohio, Looking Out the Fishbowl. By Ben Elder.
Liz Carroll, Lost in the Loop. Liz Carroll. By Paul Kotapish.
Norman Blake, Far Away, Down on a Georgia Farm. By Sue Thompson.
Peter Mulvey, The Trouble with Poets. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Air Parma. By Lissy Abraham.
Big Bill Broonzy, Trouble in Mind. By Duck Baker.
Manfred Dierkes, It's About Time. By Jim Ohlschmidt.
Richard Starkey and Mark Cosgrove, Delaware Crossing. By David McCarty.
Sol Y Canto, En Todo Momento. By Ron Forbes-Roberts.
Sources. Record company addresses. 
Beyond Guitar Tab. Books and videos that explain the theory and practice of music. Books and videos that explain the theory and practice of music, by Gerald Eskelin, Dan Huckabee, and Dave Stewart. By Gary Joyner.

AG LETTER
From an L.A. Jazz Club. By Stephen Dick.

SONG CRAFT
Restless Nights. Texas troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard puts his "Redneck" past behind him. Profile of singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard. By David Gold.

STAGE AND STUDIO
Homegrown CD Awards. Joseph Sobol, Citternalia. Profile of Joseph Sobol and a review of his homegrown CD, Citternalia. By Paul Kotapish.
Pure and Simple. How to get a clean signal in the recording studio. By Elizabeth Papapetrou.

GEARBOX
Review. Larrivee Parlor and Taylor Big Baby. By Teja Gerken.

New Gear
Blueridge BR-6S. 
Elixir Nylon Strings. 
Shubb Transposing Guide. Shubb's product for transposing songs into new keys. 

SHOPTALK
Guitar Care Basics. How to protect your instrument at home and on the road. By Simone Solondz.

DEAR AG
Solder it Yourself. How to repair a broken guitar cable. By Teja Gerken.
Millions of Strings. Total number of sets of steel strings sold annually. By Dan Gabel.
Tip Sheet: Tuner Care. Reader tip on lubricating tuning machines. 

PRIVATE LESSONS
Pedal Points and Chords. Basics. Playing chords over a pedal point. By Andrew DuBrock.
Alternate Tunings. Flatpicking in Dropped D. By Scott Nygaard.

GREAT ACOUSTICS
1995 Bourgeois Slope D. By Teja Gerken.

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