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Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead [NOOK Book]

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Now available in paperback, Billy F Gibbons throws wide his garage and studio doors for an exclusive look at his exquisite vintage and way-out custom guitars and his influential hot rods and custom cars. From the mythical ’59 Les Paul sunburst known as Pearly Gates and the “Furry One” of MTV renown to cars like the Eliminator, CadZZilla, and Kopperhed, they’re all here—more than four dozen guitars and ten astounding vehicles, all expounded upon by BFG himself and shown in specially commissioned color ...

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Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead

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Overview

Now available in paperback, Billy F Gibbons throws wide his garage and studio doors for an exclusive look at his exquisite vintage and way-out custom guitars and his influential hot rods and custom cars. From the mythical ’59 Les Paul sunburst known as Pearly Gates and the “Furry One” of MTV renown to cars like the Eliminator, CadZZilla, and Kopperhed, they’re all here—more than four dozen guitars and ten astounding vehicles, all expounded upon by BFG himself and shown in specially commissioned color photography. And while BFG’s cars n’ guitars are the stuff of legend, no less intriguing are the tales behind his incredible music career. From teenage Houston garage rock to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the whole story is between these covers, told in the Good Reverend Willie G’s own words and illustrated with photos and memorabilia from his personal archive.

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Billy F Gibbons is a triple threat. As the lead guitarist for ZZ Top, this long-bearded Texan has won worldwide renown, sold over 20 million records, and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to his onstage achievement, this true American original is the proud owner of one of the best collections of customized guitars on earth. As if that were not enough, this axe-man extraordinaire is a certified Grade Triple-A gearhead. This large-format pictorial exhibits Billy F's astonishing car and guitar collection with exclusive photography by David Perry.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610601320
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 3/3/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: TRANSPORTATION / Automotive / General
  • Sales rank: 639,228
  • File size: 29 MB
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Meet the Author

Billy F Gibbons is a musician, actor, and hot rod and car customizer perhaps best known as the lead guitarist for ZZ Top. Tom Vickers is a longtime music industry pro, having worked as a journalist, manager, A&R man, publicist, and producer. A renowned photographer residing in the Bay Area, David Perry defined the modern hot rod pin-up in the early 1990s. His other books include Hot Rod Pin-Ups and Hot Rod Kings.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2012

    200 pictures

    95 pages.....where are the 200 pictures?

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    Posted June 15, 2012

    New camp at bolt!

    Come

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2005

    The Tone Dog Speaks

    I was really thrilled with the book. Billy F Gibbons is the master of the famous Texas Tone. This book he shows us how to find that tone. the car's are also Cool. The Guitars are all out of this world.

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