Jason talks guitars with Greg! "Grammy-winning Singer-Songwriter" is the title most frequently attached to Jason Isbell's moniker, but his fans know he is also a monster guitarist with a passion for the instrument. Greg asks Jason about his musical upbringing in Alabama, his favorite guitars and gear, Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Joe Walsh, David Crosby, and Twitter!
3:25 - Jason’s new birthday present - a lovely ’65 Candy Apple Red Stratocaster to match his ’65 Tele in the same color
4:11 - Jason’s Instagram channel, and how he keeps his chops fresh
8:43 - Vintage guitars, the light-hearted regret of not investing in old school guitars in the 70s, and Jason’s evolution as a player
11:53 - Growing up in the Muscle Shoals scene, Johnny Sandlin's garage and working with Rick Hall (FAME studios)
17:44 - Jason’s personal recording setup
21:36 - The story behind Jason’s burst Les Paul, the Ed King "Red Eye"
26:09 - The glory of Jimi Hendrix stories
28:52 - A few other beautiful pieces in Jason’s guitar collection…
36:27 - Jason’s live rig
44:46 - Led Zeppelin, bootleg demos, and Jason’s incredulity regarding Robert Plant’s appreciation for Jason’s songwriting and playing
48:50 - Joe Walsh tells Jason about giving Jimmy Page his "Number One"
52:24 - Jason on Twitter, his relationship with David Crosby, and the beauty of social media in regard to music, learning, etc
Total Length: 59:54