Monthly Archives: December 2009

Luke Doucet and The White Falcons – Blood’s Too Rich

Canadian singer/songwriter Luke Doucet is so dedicated to his Gretsch White Falcon that he named his band in its honor. Though that iconic instrument...

George Fullerton

George Fullerton Photo courtesy of Fender Musical Instruments Corp. George Fullerton, whose decades-long association with Leo Fender earned the two early electric-guitar innovators a place...

Samuel James – Songs Famed for Sorrow and Joy

The hoodoo factor in Samuel James' music is strong. He is very connected to the eerie, mythical nature of early 20th-century country blues, his...

Ana Egge

Photo: Dan Forte The myspace page of singer/ songwriter/ guitarist Ana Egge has the usual stuff most musicians put on their pages. Under "Influences," there's...

Greg Howe

Photo: Neil Zlozower. Rock-Jazz guitar virtuoso Greg Howe thought he had it all figured out by his mid teens. "It seemed relatively easy. The first...

Gerry Beaudoin

Beaudoin with his late-'60s Gibson L-5 in 1999. One gets the feeling the three members of the New Guitar Summit have a lot of fun....

Holly Golightly – DIrt Don’t Hurt

A lo-fi delight that features as much stringed-instrument work as you can handle, this record features Holly on vocals, guitar, and banjo, and Lawyer...

Jim Heath

Photo courtesy of Atomic Music Group. Jim Heath is better known to most folks as psychobilly guitar fiend The Reverend Horton Heat. But on his...

Ibanez MC500 Musician

Ibanez MC500 Musician. Ahhh, the late 1970s... While many vintage guitar enthusiasts disdain the guitars from the "Me Decade" in favor of undeniably cool classics...

Jim Stringer And The AM Band

It's a slight generalization, but if you're going to make a living playing music for any length of time, you pretty much have to...
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