No. 279, March 2016

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On the Cover: Texan Robert Earl Keen takes a detour into bluegrass; plus, more on Texas bluegrass pioneers and events.


  • Traditional - “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” 
  • Traditional - “O the Wind and Rain”
  • Tommy Emmanuel - “Ruby’s Eyes”

Features: A look back at the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s enduring classic album, Will the Circle Be Unbroken; Slash talks about the now-famous Honduran mahogany tree that produced his acoustic guitar; Peggy Seeger revisits her historic collection of Child Ballads; custom luthier Linda Manzer.


  • How to be a better accompanist
  • Unlock I-IV-V progressions
  • 3 variations on 'Pete's Barrelhouse Rag'

Gear Reviews:

  • Martin’s vintage-looking 00-15E
  • Taylor 326e baritone
  • Blueridge modern jumbo 1500E

CD Reviews: The Allman Bros. Idlewild South reissue, and discs by Eric Bibb and the Punch Brothers.

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