Monthly Archives: December 2001

Sharon Shannon & Friends – The Diamond Mountain Sessions

In my neck of the woods, accordions are almost as popular as banjos; if someone shows up at an acoustic jam, as soon as...

Tim O’Brien

If Tim O'Brien was a ballplayer, he'd be at least a "triple threat." He's a superb songwriter, a stellar mandolin player, a unique...

Bill Kirchen – Tied to the Wheel

Bill's no stranger to country music, having anchored the lead guitar slot in Commander Cody's Lost Planet Airmen way back when. Since...

Barry Levenson – Heart to Hand

Barry Levenson has most all the tools; the heart, the hands, the chops, and experience. What places this release a step ahead is...

National Westwood and Glennwood

Westwood 75 While the mantra for 21st century "alternative material" guitars focuses on carbon fiber (i.e. Rainsong acoustics) and wood/glass/carbon fiber/epoxy composites (i.e. Ken Parker's...

Stephane Grappelli & Bucky Pizzarelli – Duet: The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions

At the end of the '60s, two French enthusiasts sought out the last living classic jazz musicians and urged them out of retirement to...

Audiovox #736

While there have been lively debates raging in the rare instrument community for many years about any number of puzzling early guitars - not...

Audiovox #736

While there have been lively debates raging in the rare instrument community for many years about any number of puzzling early guitars - not...

Bixonic Expandora

The Bixonic Expandora is a distortion box par excellence. The name just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it? I think Rocky Jones and his...

Peter Blake and Commentary Derek Taylor – 24 Nights

Perhaps you were let down by the high prices for the Eric Clapton guitars at the recent Christies auction. But don't despair! ...
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