The January/February 2014 issue features an exclusive face to face interview with Taylor Swift in Nashville, after a whirlwind year for the country superstar. In this issue The Gig Room features the fascinating story of B.B. King and his beloved guitar, Lucille, and the chance discovery in a pawn shop that inspired Eric Dahl to compile a comprehensive history of his instruments and gear throughout his career. We also take a move away from the traditional and introduce you to the innovative new Gittler bodiless guitar. This issue includes a FREE 18 track MAVERICK MUSIC Volume 8 CD, which includes artists such as Lisbee Stainton, Tony McLoughlin, Timm Grimm, M Callahan, Fran McGillivray Band and many more… The January/February 2014 issue also features the following articles: Deana Carter: The Star Returns| New To You: Babajack |Roots of Country: Rose Maddox| Toby Keith: Twenty Years in the Game| Will Hoge: Never Giving In |Scotty McCreery: That Traditional Sound| Danielle Bradbery: Heart of Dixie |John Hartford: The Goodle Days| Ayla Brown: Scores in Country Music The Picking and Grinning section features live reviews of Hatful of Rain, Laura Cantrell, Claire Lynch Band, Kris Kristofferson and more. The issue features over 100 CD reviews and highlights include the Editors Top Picks: Andrea Glass: PARTY OF ONE; Laura Cantell: NO WAY FROM HERE; Meg Hutchinson: BEYOND THAT; Peter Cooper: OPENING DAY; Rebecca Frazier: WHEN WE FALL; Donna Ulisse: SHOWIN MY ROOTS; Joey & Rory: MADE TO LAST; The Bankesters: LOVE HAS WHEELS and Jake Owen: DAYS OF GOLD.