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Finding Covers – “Bootlegger’s Blues”

The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Second Edition, 1989, edited by Donald Clarke) defines a tribute album as an album “of various artists paying tribute to another artist.” Given my fondness for a good cover, you’d think I would have … Continue reading

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September’s Songs

On the sixstr stories calendar of historic days in music, no month has as many dates commemorating individual pieces of music than September. Here’s the list! (Happy listening!) September 4th On this date in 1962, The Beatles – 21-year-old John … Continue reading

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The “Premiere Issue” of Acoustic Guitar magazine arrived in my mailbox in July of 1990. With a black & white photo of classical guitarist Sharon Isbin on the cover, the feature article was called “My First Guitar” and subtitled “Tales of … Continue reading

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