Monthly Archives: May 2005

Bad Cat Mini Cat

The Bad Cat amplifier company's Mini Cat is a small unit designed for many things, including practice, recording, or use as a preamp. Bad Cat...

The Pretty Things – Come See Me: The Very Best Of The Pretty Things

England's Pretty Things are probably best known to American audiences as the answer to the trivia question, "Who was the Rolling Stones' original bassist?"...

The Blasters – Live: Going Home

The Blasters were one of the greatest American rock bands ever. I'm also of the opinion that their lead guitarist and main songwriter,...

Dick Boak – Martin Guitar Masterpieces

Martin guitars are revered, collected, and played by performers, singers, songwriters and by legions of avid collectors and enthusiasts. If there has been a hallmark...

The Bottle Rockets – Brand New Year and Leftovers

If you didn't know better, you'd swear after hearing the first few bars of "Nancy Sinatra," the opening song on the Bottle Rockets' Brand...

Epiphone Deluxe Archtop

Webster's latest defines the word "deluxe" as "...notably luxurious, elegant, or expensive." The Epiphone Deluxe archtop guitar was certainly luxurious. When introduced in...

Scotty Moore

As the world marks the 50th Anniversary of the recording of "That's Alright Mama," one can't help but wonder what life would be like...

Bernie Williams – The Journey Within

Yes, Bernie Williams plays center field for my beloved New York Yankees. And while many revel in the fact they were defeated in...

The Yardbirds – Birdland

It's hard not to be skeptical over every "reunion" that comes along when you've got Toad The Wet Sprocket reuniting after all these years...

Tom Principato – Anniversary DVD: Celebrating 40 Years

Tom Principato is one of those guitarists who has been around for a long time. He's on the fringe of lots of stuff, has...
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