Monthly Archives: November 2002

Martin D-28 and D-45

Prior to WWII, only three dreadnought guitars were featured in the Martin catalog - the D-18, D-28, and D-45. The two models with...

Martin D-28 and D-45

Prior to WWII, only three dreadnought guitars were featured in the Martin catalog - the D-18, D-28, and D-45. The two models with...

Laney VC30-212

Laney's VC30-212 is a 30-watt Class A tube combo amp available in 2x10, 1x12, and 2x12 configurations. We tested the 2x12 version, which...

Charlie Daniels

There are more facets to veteran Charlie Daniels' entertainment enterprises than many of his fans may realize. Not only has the affable guitarist...

Elmore James – The Complete Fire and Enjoy, and Tribute

Elmore James made a career from one slide lick - but oh, what a lick! In his ruthless, overdriven slide work, James' electrified...

Nickel Creek – Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek is a of (primarily) musical whiz kids. Three of its four members are under 23. Two are siblings, Sara Watkins...

Burton Gaar – Mighty Long Road

This is one of those releases that makes it exciting to be a reviewer. Gaar is a blues vet with highly seasoned vocal...
Sonny James's Epiphone Excellente

Epiphone Excellente

The Epiphone Excellente was the fanciest flat-top Gibson made in the 1960s, and to some ears it was Gibson's best. But in its seven-year...

John Mayall

For decades, he's been called the grand old man of British blues, which might indicate such a descriptive phrase was first applied to singer/guitarist/keyboard...

Brent Mason – Hot Wired

Some of you know Brent Mason because he's one of the most-heard guitarists in the world. A mainstay on the Nashville scene, he...
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