January 2001 (Issue No. 97)
Thirteen acoustic-electrics for less than $1,000. An American guitarist's musical adventures in Mali. Interviews with Greg Brown, Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, and more. Alternative tonewoods. Lessons on playing country blues and swing blues progressions. 1937 D'Angelico Excel.
'Cept You and Me Babe
- Greg Brown
In This Issue
ROCK THE HOUSE
Thirteen acoustic-electrics for under $1,000. By Teja Gerken.
IN GRIOT TIME
An American guitarist's musical adventures in Mali. By Banning Eyre.
Interview with songwriter Greg Brown. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott; Baden Powell, 1937-2000; singer-songwriter Merrie Amsterburg; instrumental duo Zubot and Dawson.
Albums by Hank Williams, Laurence Juber, Mike Dowling, and more.
Letter from the Nordic Roots Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By Sue Thompson.
ON THE WEB
Online resources for songwriters. By Jamie Anderson.
STAGE AND STUDIO
Homegrown CD award-winner Deb Talan. By Simone Solondz.
Profile of British Columbia–based luthier Shelley D. Park. By David McCarty.
Pick-up the World pickups; Washburn Guitar Pack for the beginning guitarist; Wing soundhole plug for fighting feedback from magnetic soundhole pickups.
Alternative tonewoods. By Marshall Newman.
A brief history and source list for guitarrons; resetting the neck on a Santa Cruz Tony Rice dreadnought;
an explanation of the role of dissonance in music.
Beginning fingerstyle blues lesson; swing blues progressions.
1937 D'Angelico Excel. By George Gruhn.