Episode 62 – Cigarette Smoke & Guitars, Advice on Songwriting

This week I want to share some research I did on the affects of tobacco smoke on guitar and guitar equipment. I also tell about two interviews I read regarding songwriting.

Listen now! You know you wanna!

The following is a list of chemicals in cigarette smoke that are solvents:

  • Acetone
  • Benzene
  • Butyraldehyde
  • Cresol
  • Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)
  • Pyridine
  • Quinoline
  • Toluene

Bay Area Guitar Swap is a site where I was able to gather some good information about cigarette smoke’s affects on guitars. I have to give them props for information. I am not a member of their forum.

Here’s the D’Addario string review video where at 4:23 I start to play “Dead or Alive.” If you want the tab, here it is!