Walter Trout has a spiritual bond with his Strat of 30 years

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 6, 2003 By Steve Newton Unless you’re really up on your rock guitarists, Walter Trout may be the biggest guitar hero you’ve never heard of. In a 1993 BBC Radio 1 poll of the top 20 players of all time, Trout came in sixth, ahead of such six-string … Continue reading Walter Trout has a spiritual bond with his Strat of 30 years

Woodstock 40-year anniversary box set goes overboard with six discs

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, DEC. 2, 2009 By Steve Newton Music historians often make Woodstock out to be the greatest concert happening of all time, but after slogging through this six-disc set I’m not so sure. The sociopolitical ramifications of the three-day event were immense, no doubt, but there sure were some questionable performances at … Continue reading Woodstock 40-year anniversary box set goes overboard with six discs