This Old Guitar: Making Music and Memories from Country to Jazz, Blues to Rock
  • This Old Guitar: Making Music and Memories from Country to Jazz, Blues to Rock
  • This Old Guitar: Making Music and Memories from Country to Jazz, Blues to Rock

This Old Guitar: Making Music and Memories from Country to Jazz, Blues to Rock

by Voyageur Voyageur Press
     
 


An anthology of memoirs, stories, and reminiscences about acoustic and electric guitar and their vital role in all styles of music, "This Old Guitar is the supreme tribute to the popular instrument and pop culture icon. The stories in "This Old Guitar cover such themes as first guitars, learning to play, guitar love and lust, oddball guitars, famous guitars that… See more details below

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An anthology of memoirs, stories, and reminiscences about acoustic and electric guitar and their vital role in all styles of music, "This Old Guitar is the supreme tribute to the popular instrument and pop culture icon. The stories in "This Old Guitar cover such themes as first guitars, learning to play, guitar love and lust, oddball guitars, famous guitars that made (or didn't make) history, playing air guitar, and cliches of smashing and burning guitars, and more. The stories come from journalists and historians well-known in the music industry, including Dan Forte (form editor of "Guitar Player and "Guitar World magazines), Michael Wright (author of "Guitar Stories vols. 1 and 2, and contributor to "Vintage Guitar magazine), Ward Meeker (editor "Vintage Guitar magazine), and Charles Shaar Murray (Author of "Crosstown Traffic and "Boogie Man). Sidebars include quotes from such famous musicians as Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Pete Townshend, Jimi Hendrix, and more. "This Old Guitar provides a new twist on the subject; there is no other book like it, contains our "signature" mix of text and artwork, including black-and-white historic photos, current color shots of collectible guitars, posters, and ads.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896586314
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
08/31/2003
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.95(d)

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