The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook: An Illustrated Collection of the Axes and Amps that Rocked Our World

The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook: An Illustrated Collection of the Axes and Amps that Rocked Our World

by Mike Abbott
     
 

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Winner of the Gold Award in Popular Culture from ForeWord’s 2012 Book of the Year Awards

Did you know that John Lennon played an Epiphone Casino? Or that the guitarists of Sonic Youth and Wilco favored Fender Jazzmasters? Or that Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters so loved the Trini Lopez that Gibson created a signature model of it for

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Winner of the Gold Award in Popular Culture from ForeWord’s 2012 Book of the Year Awards

Did you know that John Lennon played an Epiphone Casino? Or that the guitarists of Sonic Youth and Wilco favored Fender Jazzmasters? Or that Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters so loved the Trini Lopez that Gibson created a signature model of it for him?

They’re the biggest and baddest axes in the world—and they’re all here! The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook is an illustrated history contains the most important guitars and amps—the ones that have rocked our world and changed history. You’ll get the skinny on the most popular models, the vintage pieces, and the rare beauties, as well as brand comparisons like Gibson vs Fender, recommendations for the best beginner equipment, and a listing of the guitars used by popular musicians.

Sprinkled with quotes from musicians on their personal favorites and advice from a pro about the best pieces, this is the book no guitar lover should be without.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607105657
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
1,135,784
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.32(d)

Meet the Author


Author Mike Abbott is a pro guitarist who has been performing, recording, and touring with bands for over 15 years. He has performed with the Rolling Stones Horns, Sammy Davis, Jr., Burt Bacharach, and Paul Schaffer from the David Letterman Show. He is also the editor and owner of a music website.

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