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cover feature Acoustic blues

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he unadulterated sound of unplugged blues emerged in the 1920s and still resonates with players today as we discover in our 18-page exploration of this emotive style

egulars 003..........Editor’s Welcome 026..........The Wishlist 029..........The Lineup 034..........Opinion 038..........Substitute 040..........Perfect 10 042..........Readers’ Letters 046..........New Music 048..........One For The Road 050..........Start Me Up 112..........Subscribe 119.......... Tone Makers 120.......... Board Games 132..........Longterm Test 137..........Gear Q&A 140..........Classic Gear 143..........Next Month 144..........Old Gold 152..........Reader Ads

Cover FEATURE 064.......... Acoustic Blues

FEATURES 054.......... Headstock: Mike Rutherford 058.......... Marc Ribot 084.......... Historic Hardware:

& Ashburn HS 098 .......... PRS 509 106 .......... HeadRush Pedalboard 114........... Electro-Harmonix Synth9 116........... Pigtronix Disnortion Micro 118........... Orange Kongpressor 122........... Taylor GS Mini-e Bass 124........... EVH 5150I LBXI head TECHNIQUES 147.......... Blues Headlines: The Man Upstairs ISSUE 422  August 2 017

1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard 126.......... CITES Appendix I & Rosewood

New Gear 010........... Gretsch G6609 Players Edition Broadkaster

& G6659TG Broadkaster Jr 016 .......... Bad Cat Classic Pro Reverb 1x12 combo 020 .......... Fender PM-1, PM-2 & PM-3

ll‑Mahogany Standards 088 .......... John Page Classic Ashburn Special

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