Keith Urban's Traditional Tone Obsession
Nov 6 2013 1:11PM
REGARDLESS OF HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT COUNTRY MUSIC, there is no denying both the classic and modern varieties offer gobs of great guitar playing—live and on record.
Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, December 1979
May 28 2013 1:10PM
Tedesco offers some sage advice about the time and determination it takes to break into studio work
Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, November 1978
Apr 22 2013 1:58PM
Tedesco discusses the perils of direct-to-disc recording
Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, March 1978
Apr 3 2013 7:04PM
Tedesco talks about the three things that can cause a green studio player to crash and burn
Don’t Call Him Country: Nashville's Guthrie Trapp Gives Fusion Some Roots
Mar 25 2013 9:43AM
Four nights a week in Nashville you can see the Don Kelly Band honky tonkin’ at Robert’s Western World on Broadway.
Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, August 1977
Mar 20 2013 2:29PM
In this installment of Studio Log, Tedesco wins an audition to be on the '70s-era Gong Show
Hank 3’s Four Rigs for Four Sets
Jan 28 2013 12:00AM
“I’m a huge gearhead,” understates Hank 3, who tours with four different rigs for his country, hellbilly, Attention Deficit Domination (doom rock), and 3 Bar Ranch (speed metal matched with actual cattle-auction hollers)
Johnny Hiland Is All Fired Up
Oct 4 2011 12:45PM
If everyone in Nashville knows the name of a guitarist, that’s really saying something. In a town where every fry cook is seemingly the best picker you’ve ever heard, it takes a lot to get noticed. But that’s what happened to
Nashville Session Roundtable
Aug 17 2011 12:00AM
AS A KID GROWING UP IN CALIFORNIA AND LEARNING how to play guitar to punk-rock records, my impression of Nashville at the time was of cowboy hats and twangy guitars.
Feb 1 2011 1:00AM
THE LATEST CHAPTER IN THE STORIED LIFE OF RONNIE WOOD FINDS THE ROLLING STONES GUITARIST BACK IN ACTION FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF HIS LATEST ALBUM, I FEEL LIKE PLAYING [EAGLE].
Tony Joe White
Jan 1 2011 1:00AM
In America Tony Joe White is known largely for his 1969 hit “Polk Salad Annie.”
Dec 1 2010 1:00AM
AS MARTY STUART SAYS, “THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT squirrels” in his cage.
Doc Watson (1923-2012) A Personal Tribute
Nov 8 2012 12:00AM
MY FIRST TASTE OF DOC WATSON’S genius came from Country Music and Bluegrass at Newport: 1963—a compilation of live performances culled from the Newport Folk Festival.
Albert Lee and John Jorgenson
Feb 13 2012 12:00AM
A show featuring either John Jorgenson or Albert Lee tearing through a country tune is enough to make a guitar lover’s heart flutter
Feb 3 2012 12:00AM
If everyone in Nashville knows the name of a guitarist, that’s really saying something.
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