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The world of popular music is filled with singer-songwriters who are not just brilliant wordsmiths but distinctive guitarists, and this eclectic guide covers some of the very best. Learn how these musicians support their songs with inventive accompaniments in a wide range of styles, tunings, and techniques—so many cool ideas that you can borrow for use in your own songwriting. Learn more.

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Between the Lines: All About Guitar Notation

Here you’ll learn how guitar notation evolved into the sophisticated tool it is today, how it’s prepared for publications like AG, and most important, how you can use it to learn new music, whatever your style.
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‘Super Moon’: Learn a Barn-Burner From Molly Tuttle

From the January/February 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER On her latest outing, When You’re Ready, Molly Tuttle’s guitar plays a secondary role to the songs, but her six-string is front and center on “Super Moon,” a bright, dropped-D instrumental from h... Read More...
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To his colleagues at Acoustic Guitar, Steve James was not only the knowledgeable, reliable author of 185 well-regarded articles and reviews, he was a cherished friend, close collaborator, and the source of endlessly entertaining tales from the road.