Electric guitar legend Eric Johnson talked with Music Aficionado about his top 5 acoustic albums that shaped his musical soul.

He also said:

“Acoustic music makes you think differently. When I write on an acoustic guitar, I’ll say to myself, ‘Is this song good enough if I perform it in its entirety, in the moment, just like this?'”

Here is the Eric Johnson’s top 5 acoustic album:

Crosby, Stills & Nash – Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969)


Joni Mitchell – Ladies of the Canyon

Joni Mitchell – Song to a Seagull (1968)

James Taylor – Sweet Baby James (1970)

Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries (1984)