The Grail Guitar: The Search for Jimi Hendrix's Purple Haze Telecaster

The Grail Guitar: The Search for Jimi Hendrix's Purple Haze Telecaster

by Chris Adams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442246799
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/16/2016
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Chris Adams was the driving force behind the early 1970s folk-rock band String Driven Thing, which toured extensively in Europe and the United States, regularly opening for Genesis. Later, opening a recording studio, Chris Adams earned his living as a songwriter. In the early 1990s he reformed the band and they are active both on the live and recording fronts. He lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Sifting Fact from Fiction
Chapter 1: The Backup Guitar
Chapter 2: Purple Haze Rumors
Chapter 3: Ruby Tuesday
Chapter 4: Enter Svengali
Chapter 5: Jamming
Chapter 6: Experience Counts
Chapter 7: A Kentish Lad
Chapter 8: The Purple Haze Session

Part 2: Following The Tele Trail
Chapter 9: Psychedelic Makeover
Chapter 10: Travels with the Grail Guitar
Chapter 11: Dreams Realized
Chapter 12: Sam
Chapter 13: Isle of Wight Connexions
Chapter 14: The Hendrix Expert
Chapter 15: Last Rays

Part 3: Outcomes
Chapter 16: A Shot of Rye
Chapter 17: The Crew
Chapter 18: Holy Relics
Chapter 19: Tele-photo!
Chapter 20: The Examination

Part 4: Conclusions
Chapter 21: Exit Lines
Chapter 22: Return of the Grail Guitar
Chapter 23: Lonely Intersections
Chapter 24: Closing Arguments

Postscript: The Man Who Said ‘No’ to Jimi
Notes on Key Players

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