Monthly Archives: June 2004

Effects Pedals

Effects pedals, stompboxes... call them what you will. But pretty much since the dawn of the electric guitar's time, they've been there,...

Vinnie Moore

Vinnie Moore emerged in the 1980s as one of the decade's premier rock guitarists, earning recognition for his extraordinary technique and melodic style. Following...

The George Benson Quartet – It’s Uptown and 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...

Robben Ford – Blue Moon

Robben Ford reached legendary status, at least in some circles, when he first hit the blues scene - with Charlie Musselwhite, Jimmy Witherspoon, and his family group...

Fabulous Thunderbirds – Live

Greasy vocals and harp, on-the-money blues guitar, great tunes, and an audience just waiting to be entertained. That's what this CD is. ...

Jimmy Johnson – Pepper’s Hangout

Let's word it this way: few if any blues artists can pump life into a overwrought classic like Tommy Tucker's 1964 hit "High Heeled...

Ricky Skaggs with Kentucky Thunder – History of the Future

From the opening accapella vocal lines of "Shady Grove," Ricky Skaggs' History of the Future roars out of your speakers with full-throttle devil-be-damned, fire-breathing...

Andy Timmons – That Was Then, This Is Now

Andy's been around awhile, even though his isn't exactly a household name. He was the guitarist in the pop/metal band Danger Danger a...

Martin F-9 Archtop

While the Martin Guitar Company is today best known for its flat-top steel-string guitars, from 1931 through 1942 the company produced a significant number...

El Dorado Vintage, Plain and “Gator” Straps

We've checked out (and recommended) El Dorado straps before, but that was many years (and new readers) ago, so the time has come again,...
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