This February, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings will release a heartbreaking and insightful thirteen-track album, Songs of Our Native Daughters written and performed by Americana artists Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago), and...
As seen in Issue 7 of Guitar Girl Magazine Twenty-seven years ago, k.d. lang became an icon. The music world embraced her, audiences welcomed her with open arms, and it all began when she unleashed her hypnotically soulful...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine May 2018 - Issue 3 - Women Rock the Blues By Caroline Paone You can’t help wonder why Sister Rosetta Tharpe – a...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Country music is America’s music. It’s honest and heartfelt. To make it, mostly what you need is the brave heart and burning desire to do so. Some determined vocal cords and a...
El Cajon, CA, Apr 17, 2019 - Taylor Guitars, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of acoustic guitars, is excited to announce the successful planting of 1,500 West African ebony trees in Cameroon’s Congo Basin region in an effort...
As seen in September/October 2018 Issue of Guitar Girl Magazine The longevity of a brand can be attributed to many things – market foresight, steady leadership, and adherence to change, for example. Above all, however, a company cannot endure without a...
Faced with changes in economies and market demands, some of the biggest guitar companies have hit hard times. Dealing with debt, staff reductions, and production of more affordable instruments has bogged down guitar manufacturers and retailers in the past...
AS SEEN IN GUITAR GIRL MAGAZINE ISSUE 6 If you haven't heard, vinyl is spinning like it’s 1970-something. Walk into any Barnes & Noble, and you'll see bins of freshly sealed vinyl albums alongside best-selling books and iPhone accessories. Last...
Opening its doors in early 2017 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Songbirds Guitar Museum is a one of a kind treasure trove of iconic historical guitar brands and the people who brought them to life. Housed in a rustic old building completely...
“You’re mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” ―Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll It’s long been said that there’s a fine line between eccentricity and genius. Many of the world’s most famous...