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Monthly Archives: November 2001

Jerry Reed – Pickin’

 

This album was released last year, but I like it a lot and haven’t seen much written about it, so we’ll tell you a bit about it. It’s a pretty much what you’d expect from Reed. Some songs with funny lyrics and funky beats and guitars, (more…)

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Eddie Kramer

Gaurdian of Jimi's Sound
 

People who think they know Jimi Hendrix’s music inside and out may have to think again. A new batch of compact discs being released this April might make you hear the legend’s music in a different light. Let’s start at (more…)

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Luther Allison – Where Have You Been?

 

The title of this disc echoes the question many blues fans ask when they first hear Luther Allison’s amazing Alligator releases, Soul Fixin’ Man and Blue Streak, and learn that he walked away with five W.C. Handy awards in 1996. (more…)

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Richie Barron – Rather Have the Green Than the Blues

 

Leslie Ann Knight is the host of the “Monday Morning Blues” program on KKUP-FM, in Cupertino California, and as of late, she has been responsible for a number of west coast blues getting their (more…)

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Fender Original Electric Bass Guitar

Fender Myth Debunked! (Part I)
 

Perhaps this essay should have been titled “Audiovox vs. The Piltdown Man,” due to the doubts had by myself and a number of others regarding the authenticity of this month’s cover girl. The Piltdown Man, for those (more…)

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Fender Original Electric Bass Guitar

Fender Myth Debunked! (Part I)
 

Perhaps this essay should have been titled “Audiovox vs. The Piltdown Man,” due to the doubts had by myself and a number of others regarding the authenticity of this month’s cover girl. The Piltdown Man, for those (more…)

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Nokie Edwards – Carvin’ It Out

 

I shouldn’t have to introduce you to Nokie. He was a member of the Ventures and is well-known in guitar circles. Knowing that and nothing else about him will leave you very surprised about this album. Nokie proves himself a versatile (more…)

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Gibson Guitars

The Experimental '70s
 

That guitar collectors are a conservative lot has always struck me as curious. You’d think that the instrument which “killed fascists,” in the immortal Woody Guthrie’s phrase, would inspire a more progressive attitude, at the very least. But no, most (more…)

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Gibson Guitars

The Experimental '70s
 

That guitar collectors are a conservative lot has always struck me as curious. You’d think that the instrument which “killed fascists,” in the immortal Woody Guthrie’s phrase, would inspire a more progressive attitude, at the very least. But no, most (more…)

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Snarling Dogs Super Bawl Whine-O Wah

 

The Snarling Dogs Super Bawl Whine-O Wah is definitely one of the coolest-looking wah pedals available, with its bright red base and foot-shaped treadle, it’s reminiscent of those custom gas pedals for hot rod cars in (more…)

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