Monthly Archives: June 2002

Jinx Jones – License to Twang

Alrighty, then. This is some fun stuff. Not sure of Jinx' background, but he sure can play the heck out of a...

Jeffrey Halford and the Healers – Kerosene

Jeffrey and the boys specialize on one of my favorite kinds of rock and roll. You just put a few chords together, write...

Matthias Jabs

It won't be long before the Scorpions, a veteran hard rock aggregation from Hanover, Germany, celebrates its 30th anniversary of creating guitar-based music with...

Martin Taylor & David Grisman Acoustic Jazz Quartet – I’m Beginning to See the...

David Grisman and Martin Taylor had such a good time creating their Tone Poems II album they decided to not stop there. That...

Cesar Rosas – Soul Disguise

I've been of the opinion for a couple of years now that Los Lobos is one of the finest rock bands around. Rosas...

Eric Johnson and Alien Love Child – Live and Beyond

This fifth effort from the Austin guitar legend imparts more of Johnson's uncompromising, daring eclectic odysseys. His three-decade career never ceases to amaze,...

The History of Hamer, Part Two

Hamer was started when Jol Dantzig and Paul Hamer, partners in Northern Prairie Music in the early 1970s, moved from repairing old guitars to...

The Roger McGuinn – 12-String Guitar of Roger McGuinn

Who better to teach the Roger McGuinn style than the original Byrd himself? Using his signature Rickenbacker 360-12, McGuinn details the characteristic opening...

Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant – There’s Gonna Be A Party…

Longtime readers of this column know how much I love Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant. Through the years I've had the pleasure of...

June 2002

FEATURES The Different Strummer Kent Guitars In early ’62, distributers Buegeleisen & Jacobson began marketing Teisco guitars re-badged with the Kent name. Soon after, its first...
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