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VOL. 18 NO. 11 - Sep 2017VOL. 18 NO. 11 - Sep 2017

John American Treasure Part 1

Rick Holstrom, A Telecaster and an AC30 is All You Need

Adrian Legg, The Guitar Poet

Brown Vibrolux Still A Keeper

Fender Pro Jr. One of the Best Ever Built-and Cheap

Vintage Sound Amps, Custom Built Amplifiers With Vintage Tone

Review Vintage Sound, The Vintage 20

Review Vintage Sound, The Classic 22

VOL. 18 NO. 12 - OCT 2017VOL. 18 NO. 12 - OCT 2017

Lee Roy Parnell: New CD, New Pickups, New Old Amps = New Old Tones

Lee Roy's Signature Les Paul and Ron Ellis' Classic Humbucking Pickups

TV Front Pro and '59 Bandmaster

Joe Robinson, Young and Incredibly Gifted

Inspired by Tommy Emmanuel

Limited Edition Gretsch White Falcon Junior

John Jorgenson, An American Treasure Part 2

"You've Got Your First Number One Record"

Playing With Elton John...It Was The Right Thing To Do At The Time

Starring at Samois

Vol. 19 No. 03 - 04 - Jan-Feb 2018Vol. 19 No. 03 - 04 - Jan-Feb 2018

 Gutherie Trapp Livin' In Nashville, "The Greatest Music City in the World" 

 Step-By-Step the Gibson Memphis 335 Returns

Andrew White Sets a New Standard for Tone and Affordable Guitars

Joe Glaser, Nashville's Number One Guitar Authority

'57 Tweed Pro, Still One of the Best Tweeds

'57 Fender Custom Deluxe, Modern Classic

BC Audio, Bruce Clement's Grand Prix 100 Amp

2017 Martin D28, It's Never Been Better

Anderberg Custom Guitars, Exceptional and Unique

VOL. 19 Number 2 - Dec 2017VOL. 19 Number 2 - Dec 2017

Behind the Scenes, The Making of Magnatone Amps, Super Fifty-Nine MK II Combo, Panoramic, Varsity Reverb

Larry Cragg's Favorite Magnatones, The Mono Twilighter-The Biggest Baddest Tone Ever, The Twighlighter Stereo-The Rock Star

Gregg Hopkins, New Modern Magnatones, Stellar Design and Construction

Maganatone Amp Reviews, Super Fifty-Nine MK II, 45 Watts of Brilliant Tone, Power & Unique Signature Tone

Panoramic Stereo, Lush & Rich- One of the New 'Must Have' Amps

Varsity Reverb, 15 Watts of the Best Signature Tones Money Can Buy

Vol. 19 No. 01 - Nov 2017Vol. 19 No. 01 - Nov 2017

Dr. Z Builds Another Truly Stellar Amplifier

Steady Rollin' With Bob Margolin

Gabriel Currie, Shaking Things Up In Detroit, It Was Time for a Change

New Echopark Guitars Esperanto 313, A Perfectly Crafted Guitar

Echopark and Eric Bernstorff: A Rare Marshall Amp Returns

New Echopark Amplification NARB Tremolo 100 Headroom Power

White Producer, Big Tone at Low Volume is Good

Vol. 18 No. 03 - 04 - Jan/Feb 2017Vol. 18 No. 03 - 04 - Jan/Feb 2017

Trampling Out the Vintage with Fender & Gibson
Tom Guerra and Cutting Tracks
Jim Weider and the Wide Range Humbucker
Bob Feather Telenator Pickups
Diamond Series Schecter TSH-1
Wolf WATM Guitar
2011 Les Paul Traditional
Fender FSR Blues Junior III
Johnny Winterized
Brian Mendes and Colossal Cable
Smart People Factory Green Line Ego Booster

Vol. 18 No. 05 - Mar 2017Vol. 18 No. 05 - Mar 2017

Nach Banos Esquire - A perfect time warp
The New Carr Mercury V Another winner from Steve Carr
The K100 - Old School Tone
Weber Proluxe Deluxe Tweed
Oriolo Guitar Company
Spotlight on Dick Boak, C.F. Martin & Co.
1972 Reissue Fender Thinline Tele
The Tornado Stealth Line - The Jensen Jet
Joy in the Quest for Tone with Troy Cook

Vol.18 No. 06 - Apr 2017Vol.18 No. 06 - Apr 2017
Steve Soest - The Guitar Man, A Legendary Journey
A Calling in The Early Years
Introduction to Danelectro Guitars
Realizing the Dream Gig
A Meeting & Interview with Nathan Daniel
Old Danelectros, How They Were Made
Steve's All-Time Favorite Vintage Instrument
The Perfect Storm, Steve's Take on the Collapse of the Vintage Market
The Silvertone U1, A Classic with Bold Tone to Match
Reader Feedback, Paul Petronete
Vol. 18 No. 07 May - 2017Vol. 18 No. 07 May - 2017
Johnny A And The Yardbirds
G&L ASAT, A Fine Tribute to the Beloved Telecaster
G&L F-100, Rock Solid Investment
DuoSonic - Clear, Bright, Clean
Interview With Jono Mason, Kitchen Sink Studios
Tube Tone Circa 1965, Sears Silverstone 485
State of the Art, Yesterday & Today - SWR California Blonde
Cheap & Better Than Good, Martin DX1KAE Acoustic Guitar
Vol. 18 No. 08 - Jun 2017Vol. 18 No. 08 - Jun 2017
James Pennebaker - The Consummate Sideman
The Early Days
On the Road with Delbert McClinton
Hondo, Jackson and Charvel Guitars
A Good Run With Lee Roy Parnell
The Gear, Tools Of The Trade
Cloud Nine, Playing With Keith Richards
The Tribute Amplifier, Pure And Simple
Vol. 18 No. 09 -10 Jul - Aug 2017Vol. 18 No. 09 -10 Jul - Aug 2017
Tom Holmes Pickups. How He Reproduced True '50s Humbucking Pickup Tone
Becoming a Tool Maker
Meeting George Gruhn
Working With Billy Gibbons and Bo Diddley
Building the Flying V for Albert King
Building Pickups for Peter Frampton's Phenix Guitar
Tom Holmes PAF Pickup Review
Sonny Landreth, The King of Slydeco
Discovering the Fish Fluence Pickups
Gibson Builds New Classics ES275 and the 1958 ES335
Victoria's Mark Baier and the Future of Guitar Amplification
Vol. 18 No. 01 - Nov 2016Vol. 18 No. 01 - Nov 2016

He's back... The Return of Jason Lollar.
Introducing the Rock-N-Roll Relics Heartbreaker Les Paul
Dax & Co. Gibson Les Paul Relic
Dennis Fano's Rivolta Combinata
The J Rockett Blue Note Overdrive
Raw Vintage Pickups
The Magic of Jerry Kennedy

Vol. 18 No. 02 - Dec 2016Vol. 18 No. 02 - Dec 2016

'68 Super Reverb - Perfect Rock & Roll Amp
JOAT 45 Effortless, Clean & Overdriven Tones
The Wolf - A Damn Good Guitar
Swart MOD Ampilfier
VIntage Paradise Les Paul
Gainesville Acorn 30W
Gibson 2014 Melody Maker
Kendrick Super Duper Reverb
Allen Hot Fudge w/Nuts
Jim Mouradian Guitars

Vol. 17 No. 01 - Nov 2015Vol. 17 No. 01 - Nov 2015

The toneful addiction of the handwired Vox AC30
What to buy and our recommended modifications for tone that inspires!
Introducing a truly great and classic guitar that can be had cheap!
The Gibson 120th Anniversary Firebird
An essential upgrade with Lollar Firebird pickups
Great small amp - The Allen LF model amplifier
Meet Val McCallum…
Guitarist with Jackson Browne, Val talks tone as only he can!
The Supro 1696TM Amplifier
BC Audio JTX 50 Octal Plexi - Another killer amp from BC Audio
1970 Gibson J45
The beauty of the magical 4x12 cab
Allstar pedal review
The $100 Danelectro
You need this: Ampeg Reverberocket!

Vol. 17 No. 02 - Dec 2015Vol. 17 No. 02 - Dec 2015

The Park Model 1212
Greg Martin of the Kentucky Headhunters on Marshall amps
The Gibson ES390 and ES339
The Fender Vaporizer
1970 Gibson J45
L.R. Baggs M 80 Pickup
How to Find Rare Gear
To Wah or Not
After the Gold Rush Blues Jr.
Lindy Fralin Firebird Pickups
Bill Finnegan's Klon II - as good as the original

Vol. 17 No. 03 - 04 Jan/Feb 2016Vol. 17 No. 03 - 04 Jan/Feb 2016

Pro players with remarkable tone...
Introducing Larry Campbell, Nalle Colt. Jesse Hoff and our old friend Bob Margolin...
Revisiting Lazy J amps with two new models in the works
Bob Margolin and a new solo album
Larry Campbell on guitars, tone and playing with Jackson Browne
Our favorite amp (so far).
One of our favorite guitars
Cheap guitars
How much power is enough?
A classic amp cheap - the Silverface Vibrolux Reverb

Vol. 17 No. 05 - Mar 2016Vol. 17 No. 05 - Mar 2016

The toneful addiction of the handwired Vox AC30
An interview with Blackberry Smoke guitarist Charlie Starr
Gordon Kennedy records a new album with some old friends, plus Peter Frampton and Ricky Skaggs
The Homestead BF25 - one killer little amp with big tones!
Modern Les Paul Junior - is the G Force tuning for you?
The Reverend Manta Ray
Wampler's answer to the most expensive overdrive on the planet - the Tumnus
Fender classic '72 thinline Telecaster
J Rockett the Dude pedal
Gibson Custom Shop long scale Les Paul
The saga of the Klon
The cornerstone of guitar tone - the 12AX7 tube

Vol. 17 No. 06 - Apr 2016Vol. 17 No. 06 - Apr 2016

'51 Squier electric
The classic Supro Thunderbolt
An excellent custom no-name Tele
The story of V Picks
The new Carr Lincoln amp
Louis Electric amps
Gibson Les Paul Junior
Lehle mono volume pedal
National deluxe amp
The excellent Squier Stratocaster
How to buy used guitars
Buying amps
Super Hard-0n
Allen Hot Fudge amps

Vol. 17 No. 07 - May 2016Vol. 17 No. 07 - May 2016

Dr. Z Interview
Dr. Z Maz 38
The New Dr. Z DB4
The Johnny A Signature Guitar
An Interview with Johnny A
Chris Kroenlein Custom Guitars
The Jimi Hendrix Signature Guitar
The Nachocaster - As Good As It Gets

Vol. 17 No. 08 - Jun 2016Vol. 17 No. 08 - Jun 2016

A visit with Juha Ruokangas
Ruokangas Unicorn Classic Review
Kleing Pickups - excellent replacement pickups for your best guitars...
Les Paul Jr - Another Les Paul variation that rocks
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe - one of the best amps Fender has ever built

Vol. 17 No. 09 -10 July/Aug 2016Vol. 17 No. 09 -10 July/Aug 2016

Fender Brown Deluxe - another classic amp from Fullerton
Les Paul '59 Historic - the perfect Les Paul!
Collings D1AT - More of the good thing from Collings
How to Get Great Tone from guys that know
Mitch Colby on the best AC30 yet
Chris Swope
Webb Wilder is back

Vol. 17 No. 11 - Sept 2016Vol. 17 No. 11 - Sept 2016

The Gibson GA15 - Big Sound in a Small Package
The Headstrong Sultan
Swope Guitars
Les Paul Relic - We find a Keeper!
Why Play a Beater?
The Lazy J35
Dumble... Still Classic
Xotic Effects RC Booster - Better than Ever!

Vol. 17 No. 12 - Oct 2016Vol. 17 No. 12 - Oct 2016

Sterling Imports Hiwatt Lead 30 Amp
Introducing Matt Eady and Eady Guitars
Cozart Firebird - A new guitar for $160?
Fender Baja Tele - One of our favorite guitars of all time.
TQR amp picks
Affordable guitars to die for
High dollar heaven
From a Salt Marsh - Riverhorse is back!
Greg Martin on the latest Headhunter album

Vol. 16 No. 01 - Nov 2014Vol. 16 No. 01 - Nov 2014

Timeless classic tone... you either have it or you don't.
The '65 AB165 Bassman - a very toneful blackface Fender that has been overlooked until now...
Tom Colvin from the Speaker Worskshop on tone
Bruce Clement's excellent BC Audio Amplifiers
The best 335 ever - the Memphis Custom Shop Rich Robinson Signature 335
Nordstrand Tele Pickups revealed
The Sawmill Jr. Overdrive