One of my favorite songs that relies heavily acoustic guitar is Taj Mahal’s “Queen Bee” off his record Senior Blues. I enjoy this tune and the whole album frankly, for its wonderfully unique acoustic guitar sound. Taj’s guitar is very present in the mix and has a Cajun blues tone. Another one of my favorite acoustic […]
Acoustic Guitar Listening Tommy Emanuel, Endless Road This song is from Tommy Emanuel’s 2000 studio album Only. This album was produced by Rod Tamlyn mixed by Richard Lush and mastered by Jonathan Russell. I like it because the crystal clean tone of the steal string guitar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=uCNFsybJoNo Estas Tonne, Song of the golden dragon This […]
1).One of my favorite acoustic guitar recording is ” No Gray ” by Jonathan McReynolds. Jonathan McReynolds is one of the leading urban gospel artists, possessing a sound that unique and hip. His sound can be described as soulful and pure” with lyrics that draw the listener into what he is truly saying under all […]
Jimmy Page plays guitar on this classic song by Led Zeppelin. Gordon Gano plays the guitar on this hit song by the Violent Femmes.
My first example is the beginning of the song ‘Luca’ by Brand New. The acoustic guitar has wide yet controlled sound. They achieved this by doing one of two techniques. Either they mic’d the guitar with 2 different microphones on different parts of the guitar and panned them hard left and hard right. They also […]
The song “To be with You” was a big hit for Mr. Big in the early 90’s. There was no information provided on the type of guitar used in the recording, however, the guitarist in the band Paul Gilbert is one of the most respected in his line of work. Besides being the co-founder of […]
Who Needs You – Queen Aside from the fact that this is just a great song, the guitars actually sound really good. There are two separate acoustic guitar tracks with slight tonal differences which adds to the song’s atmosphere nicely. The lead track (panned hard left) is brighter than the rhythm track which is blended in […]