Stars & Guitars: The Guitars That Made 200 Rock Gods Famous

Stars & Guitars: The Guitars That Made 200 Rock Gods Famous

by Michael Heatley
     
 

Stars and Guitars combines the best facets of a Who’s Who of rock guitarists with a What’s What of rock guitars. Featuring over 200 of the world’s greatest and best-known guitarists, it details their instrument of choice, the classic albums and singles the guitar was played on, plus any customizations that were applied to the

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Stars and Guitars combines the best facets of a Who’s Who of rock guitarists with a What’s What of rock guitars. Featuring over 200 of the world’s greatest and best-known guitarists, it details their instrument of choice, the classic albums and singles the guitar was played on, plus any customizations that were applied to the model. It explains the history of each guitar and each star’s relationship with his precious axe. It also features all of the world’s most popular guitars, the finest creations of Fender, Gibson, and Les Paul.

The book features the guitars of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Santana, Brian May, Slash, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Tommy Bolin, Ritchie Blackmore, Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and many many more.

The massive interest in classic rock today makes Stars and Guitars a perfect gift for the guitarist--or air guitarist--in your life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569765357
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Heatley has contributed to many rock music encyclopedias, including the Virgin Encyclopedia of Rock, and music biographies, including Deep Purple. He is the author of Jimi Hendrix Gear: The Guitars, Amps & Effects that Revolutionized Rock 'n' Roll and Guitar. He has written for magazines including Music Week, Billboard and Record Collector. He lives in Hampshire, England.

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