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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Ralph Heibutzki – Unfinished Business: The Life and Times of Danny G

 

If it’s true that an artist suffers for his music, then some guitar players suffer more than others. We can never know exactly what demons torment some of our favorite players, or why some choose to leave before their time, but Danny Gatton (more…)

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Sam Bush and David Grisman – King of My World

 

If you see Sam Bush perform live, the first thing you’ll notice is what a wonderful time he has on stage. Few performers enjoy playing music as much as Sam, and it shows. On his latest CD, King of My World, Sam brings his particular joie de vivre to the studio. Joined by Jon (more…)

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November 2006

 

FEATURES TOM PETTY & MIKE CAMPBELL Guitars at Heart for 30 Years Through 30 years and 50 million records, their guitar-inspired music has never pandered to fans, managers, or record labels. And their guitar collection includes some of the most-heard instruments in rock. By Ward Meeker JEREMY SPENCER Return of Fleetwood Mac’s Original Slide Master […]

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B.C. Rich Eagle Supreme, Bich 10 Supreme

For the Metalhead in All of Us
 

From the Mockingbird to the Bich and the Eagle, since the 1970s, B.C. Rich guitars have been seducing players (and fans!) with their over-the-top looks and sexy body shapes. Loaded with an unmistakable hard rock (more…)

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G&L S-500 Deluxe

Still hand-made, still Leo-like
 

The people at G&L Guitars consider themselves more than simply guitar builders. Rather, they are the caretakers of Leo Fender’s legacy. Built on what started as Clarence Leo Fender (CLF) Research in 1970, G&L, according to V.P. Dave (more…)

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Eric Bibb, Rory Block, & Maria Muldaur – Sisters and Brothers

 

I like this one for a couple of reasons. The first is it’s a perfect example of some vets getting together and just making good music. No ego involved, just three people who want to put good songs on tape, (more…)

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Chris Duarte – Romp

 

Chris Duarte is a unique voice in a batch of blues-rock guitarists who hail from down Texas way. His playing, while rooted in many of the same influences the other fellas have, is daring and subtle in ways that their playing isn’t. He’s not (more…)

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Charles Brown – A Life In The Blues

 

This is more than just an album by the late R&B great Charles Brown. It’s truly the story of a life – a scrapbook of history, photos, testimonials, music, vintage film clips, a live concert, discography, and (more…)

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