Articles and Interviews
Clad in two-tone shoes, drape pants and a bowling shirt and driving a blue and silver 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air, Eric Heatherly is on a mission from the guitar gods. The 29-year-old graduate of the University of Perkins Carl and Luther thinks the guitar is not getting enough respect in popular music or his brand of rockabilly-tinged country these days. He hopes his debut Mercury Nashville release, "Swimming in Champagne," which heavily features his greener-than-green Fender Stratocaster, will do its part to promote more guitar use. ...