In Praise Of The Unappreciated

In most every area of life, there’s a seeming perpetual second fiddle; someone or something that while garnering a certain amount of acclaim is always viewed as the poor man’s version of whoever, or whatever, is the high profile high roller. This happens a lot in music, where an artist in a given genre no … Continue reading In Praise Of The Unappreciated

Of Gibson Guitars and A.J. Delgado

This is one of those "to tell the story I first have to tell you this story" posts, so please bear with. During the early months of last year (February, to be precise), I posted a lengthy dissertation on my personal blog about my favorite guitar and its assorted adventures since coming into my possession … Continue reading Of Gibson Guitars and A.J. Delgado

Rumors Of The Electric Guitar’s Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

The other day, the Washington Post postulated (pardon the redundancy) a lengthy missive dramatically titled Why My Guitar Gently Weeps: The slow, secret death of the six-string electric. And why you should care. Sales are down! Workers laid off! Stores in trouble! Only baby boomers still buy guitars! Chicken Little running around yelling "the Stratocaster … Continue reading Rumors Of The Electric Guitar’s Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated