Star Guitars

Star Guitars

101 Guitars That Rocked the World

eBook - 2010
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These are the guitars so famous that their names are often household words: B. B. King's Lucille, Eric Clapton's Blackie, Stevie Ray Vaughan's First Wife, Billy F Gibbons' Pearly Gates, Neil Young's Old Black, and many more. Here's the first-ever illustrated history of the actual guitars of the stars that made the music. Other best-selling guitar histories look at the rank-and-file models, but this book is unique in profiling the actual "star guitars"--the million-dollar babies, such as the 1968 Stratocaster that Jimi Hendrix burned at Woodstock, which sold at Sotheby's auction house in 1993 for $1,300,000. Amateurs buy guitars to emulate the stars--Clapton's Strat, Slash's Les Paul--and this book explains the stars' modifications, thus showing how others can recreate those famous tones.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Voyageur Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781627883818
1627883819
9780760338216
0760338213
9780760347010
0760347018
Characteristics: 1 online resource (287 pages) : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color)
Additional Contributors: Gibbons, Billy F. 1949-

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