As guitarists, we can’t take ourselves seriously all the time. You gotta know when to dig in and when to chill out. In that spirit,
we’re introducing Noodling, our new monthly page of fun diversions. Have fun, and check page 189 for the answers.
©Premier Guitar, 2010. Puzzle by Murray Jackson
1. Well-known Red Special player ( 5, 3)
5. Dick Dale’s genre
9. Musician’s mouthpiece, you might say
10. Brand on 1960s Res-O-Glas models
11. Repair-tech’s neck-cavity insert
12. Brand on 1960s Glenwood 99 model
14. Lucille’s player ( 1, 1, 4)
15. An Ernie Ball string
18. 1960s Gretsch double-cut solid-body ( 5, 3)
20. Guitarist’s equipment, generically
23. St. Paul, MN-based aluminum guitar maker
24. Guitarist Noel Gallagher’s group
25. Heet’s electronic string driver ( 1, 3)
26. Modern info source for gearheads
1. Units of musical rhythm
2. Late 1990s American Showster model ( 3, 4)
3. A sound of definite pitch
4. Ovation acoustic with carbon-graphite top
6. IATSE, for example
7. Original KISS guitarist Ace
8. Mr. Gibson’s given name
13. Performance add-ons
14. Famous Eric Clapton Strat
16. Cheap Trick guitarist Rick
17. Tuning guru Buzz
19. Aluminum-bodied Tokai model
21. Acoustic guitar neck repair
22. Nut material, maybe
WHAT THE HECK IS THAT?
This month’s mystery comes from Tim Mullally’s workbench at
Dave’s Guitar Shop in La Crosse, WI. Do you know what guitar
these are found on?
JOKES OF THE MONTH
Q. What’s the difference
between a professional
guitarist and a pizza?
A. A pizza can feed a family of four!
Q. How can you tell that the
stage is level?
A. The drummer is drooling out of both sides
of his mouth!
Thanks to a number of our Twitter friends for joke
#1. Submit your jokes at twitter.com/premierguitar
or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.