Author Archives: Stephen Stone

Taylor 814ce

New Life at 40
Taylor 814ce

Taylor 814ce Price: $4,378 (list); $3,399 (street) Info: www.taylorguitars.com Of all the guitars in Taylor’s product line, the 814ce is one of the most popular. Most manufacturers are loath to fix something that isn’t broken, but Taylor went back to the drawing board and for (more…)

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Bob Dunn

Master of the Electric Steel Guitar
Origin Jazz Library

Bob Dunn was the amplified steel guitar’s first stylist. More than 75 years after his first appearances on record, Dunn still amazes those who have never heard early music on electric-steel guitar. This two-disc box set contains 53 newly remastered performances from original 78-r.p.m. vinyl recordings, as well as a booklet including four detailed histories. […]

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Keith Whitley – Sad Songs and Waltzes


The late Keith Whitley, who died at age 33 of acute alcohol poi-soning, was an example of why it isn’t always a good idea to try to live your lyrics if you’re country music singer. He started as a (more…)

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