Country Catalyst – A Challenge For ‘Pickers’

Today's edition of Country Catalyst, our periodic attempt to bring new fans to country music, spotlights a song that has been recorded many times, both with and without lyrics. But it's as an instrumental that it reaches its full impact, making "Sugar Foot Rag" a classic challenge for virtuoso guitarists in its more than sixty … Continue reading Country Catalyst – A Challenge For ‘Pickers’

Playing Make-Believe

We all like to play make-believe from time to time. It can be fun for everybody involved, and it can be done in a lot of different ways. Sometimes we can even find ourselves playing make-believe in a musical way, but I have to admit that I'm not completely on board with Guitar Hero. I … Continue reading Playing Make-Believe