Legendary singer-songwriter Steve Earle joins us this week for one of the best guitar conversations we’ve had in years. Over the course of this nearly hour-long chat, Earle talks to us about meeting and working alongside his hero, Guy Clark, how sobriety changed his playing and his ever-growing guitar collection (135+ instruments as of this recording). Earle also discusses overcoming his fear of Telecasters, his love for the guitars of James Trussart, his favorite amps, gambling tips and more.
Earle’s Guy Clark tribute album, Guy, is out now. We can’t recommend it enough. And check out Earle playing Clark’s “L.A. Freeway” below.
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