Monthly Archives: April 2003

Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan is one of the most unassuming human beings on the face of the Earth, bar none. His name is held in...

Virtuoso Polish and Cleaner

Virtuoso Polish and Cleaner Easy on, easy off, UV protection Virtuoso Polish and Cleaner, prominent features at vintage guitar shows a few years ago, were recently...

Luther Allison – Luther’s Blues

Originally released by Motown in 1973, Luther's Blues was not a big seller. Not that it's not a great album. It is....

Zinky True Grit Pedal

Yeah, we know! You're thinking, "Wha? Another overdrive pedal?" It seems that one thing guitar players will forever be in search of is...

Joe Goldmark – Strong Like Bull… But Sensitive Like Squirrel

God, you've got to love Joe Goldmark. A pedal steel player who is willing to tackle pretty much any style of music, and...

Buck Dharma

In the hyped-up worlds of entertainment and professional sports, most so-called "comebacks" usually aren't. Often, veterans stay in the public eye (or attempt...

Marty Robbins – Live Classics from the Country Music Hall of Fame

Nowadays, Marty Robbins is more respected than appreciated. Much of his studio material sounds dated because of syrupy string arrangements and slick backup...

The George Benson Quartet – It’s Uptown, The George Benson Cookbook

George Benson was another of A&R legend John Hammond's famous discoveries, alongside the likes of Count Basie, Charlie Christian, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, and...

Custom Pearl

This month, our "Little Known Wonder" is the Pearl PH-44 Phaser. The Pearl Instrument Company made a series of effects in the early...

David Clayton and Todd K. Smith – Free: Heavy Load

This epic chronicles the story of the seminal British blues/rock band Free. Leaving no stone unturned, and with the help of more than...
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