Interviews and Profiles

David Lindley on the cover of the June 2000 issue of Acoustic Guitar magazine

Remembering David Lindley

Renowned maxi-instrumentalist David Lindley passed away March 3, 2023 at the age of 78. Republished here is a profile and in-depth interview, which originally ran as cover story for our June 2000 issue.
Steve James with resonator guitar

Remembering Roots Musician Steve James 1950–2023

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.

Chet Atkins’ Certified Guitar Players

Tommy Emmanuel, John Knowles, and Steve Wariner share the distinction of being Certified Guitar Players, anointed by Chet Atkins himself. Here they sit down, for the first time, to discuss Atkins.