Monthly Archives: October 2010

Eric Johnson Up Close: The Complete 2010 Interview

This interview took place on October 4, 2010, while Eric Johnson was on the road with the Acoustic Guitar Masters tour. Later that month he switched to electric guitar for the Experience Hendrix tour. His new album, Up Close, was scheduled to come out in November, featuring 14 original songs and a cover of Electric Flag’s “Texas.” While Steve Miller, Jimmie Vaughan, Jonny Lang, and Sonny Landreth made guest appearances on the album, Eric’s first in five years, his heartfelt singing and transcendent guitar playing remained the heart and soul of his music. Continue reading