No. 291, March 2017
On the Cover: Folk icon and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie talks about her 50 plus years making music her way. Women, Guitar, and Success features more than 20 female players, makers, and educators — including Gillian Welch, Rosanne Cash, Kaki King, Melissa Etheridge, and Muriel Anderson — revealing their trials and triumphs.
- Dolly Parton - “Jolene”
- Celtic classic - “Danny Boy”
- Jack Williams - “A Natural Man”
- Build your bottleneck-slide skills
- An introduction to Baroque-era lute music for guitar
- Fundamental techniques to synchronize your hands
Features: Three generations of guitar-making at Guitarras Zepeda; Taj Mahal talks about his favorite guitars; Tommy Emmanuel sells guitars for charity; Janis Ian donates rare D’Aquisto to D’Addario Foundation; Joan Baez to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
- Boswell 00-14
- Taylor 410ce-R
- Fender T-Bucket 400CE
- Skysonic Pro-1
Plus: A lesson feature on Josh White, who redefined American music and American justice; Pegi Young turns to songwriting as catharsis on new album Raw; a review of Neil Young’s new album Peace Trail.