Legends of Rock Guitar: The Essential Reference of Rock's Greatest Guitarists

Legends of Rock Guitar: The Essential Reference of Rock's Greatest Guitarists

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by HP Newquist, H. P. Newquist, Hp Newquist
     
 

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(Book). This book is a virtual encyclopedia of great electric guitar players, with 35 chapters examining the major players in each important era of rock. The book begins with rock's birth from the blues, covering masters like Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters. It proceeds to cover rockabilly greats like Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Buddy Holly; through the mop tops and

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(Book). This book is a virtual encyclopedia of great electric guitar players, with 35 chapters examining the major players in each important era of rock. The book begins with rock's birth from the blues, covering masters like Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters. It proceeds to cover rockabilly greats like Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Buddy Holly; through the mop tops and matching suits of the British Invasion; to the psychedelia of the Dead and Hendrix; glam rock's dresses and distortion; fusion virtuosos like Metheny, Gambale, and Henderson; metal masters; shred stars; grunge gods; grindcore; and much more. Legends of Rock Guitar is not only a great resource for guitar fans, but an interesting and well-researched chronology of the rock idiom. 264 pages, 8-1/2 x 11

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780793540426
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
Biographies and Commentary: Pop/Rock/Jazz Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.75(d)

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Legends of Rock Guitar: The Essential Reference of Rock's Greatest Guitarists 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very good and gives a lot of informative info. but it fails to go to deap into anybodys lives but you can't expect that when you are writing a book and taking on such a broad category. One thing I did notice when reading this book was that the author can be very opiniated at times