Category: Medium

Your Truck Is Unnecessary

Ever since I was a teenager, I wanted to own a pickup truck. When I was old enough to buy one, that’s what I did. Since then I’ve owned several. Pickup trucks are great. You can haul stuff, they’re reliable, and they give the driver a certain confidence that you just can’t get in a…
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Rediscovering Joseph Spence

Rediscovering Joseph Spence When I first started playing guitar, I got my hands on a copy of Happy Traum’s Finger-Picking Styles for Guitar (1966: New York, Oak Publications — still available on Amazon). I was just starting to learn pattern picking, so I was pleased when the book included a couple of tunes I was…
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