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B-952B-952Item ID: 001447The Les Paul Guitar Book
The Les Paul Guitar Book by Tony Bacon Tony Bacon's definitive guide to Gibson's most famous guitar moves into its latest and most complete version yet with this new and thoroughly revised edition.
B-943B-943Item ID: 001439Pickups: Windings and Magnets... And the Guitar Became Electric
Pickups Windings and Magnets...and the Guitar Became Electric By Mario Milan This is a comprehensive guide to guitar pickups, detailing their history and development in guitars such as Rickenbacker, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Danelectro, Epiphone as well as covering today's handcrafted replacement models with an overview of Japanese and European manufacturers.
B-938B-938Item ID: 001436The Soul of Tone: Celebrating 60 Years of Fender® Amps
The Soul of Tone - Celebrating 60 Years of Fender By Tom Wheeler, forward by Keith Richards 'The Soul of Tone' is a comprehensive history of the Fender amplifier, detailing the people, musicians and technical innovations that have made Fender amplifiers famous. Contains interviews with musicians such as Les Paul and Dick Dale as well as with people who helped engineer many of the designs. Has over 425 images of legendary guitarists such as Pete Townshend and BB King as well as photos of many different Fender amplifiers. 512 pages, hardbound, includes two audio CD's.
B-961B-961Item ID: 001452Guitar Effects Pedals, Dave Hunter
It's a golden age for guitar effects pedal users and makers right now, with over 40 years of design experience and musical experimentation to draw on. Your choice includes the original, pioneering 'vintage' models (if you can find and afford them), or souped-up 'clones' from more contemporary designers. Dave Hunter spells out the pros and cons of both in the uniquely comprehensive guide. In this guitarist-friendly style, the book explores: What each type of effect does, exactly - and the way it combines with your guitar and amplifier tone.
B-959B-959Item ID: 001450The Story of Paul Bigsby
The Story of Paul Bigsby By Andy Babiuk Most musicians are familiar with the famous Bigsby Vibrato, but not as many know about the wonderful guitars that Paul Bigsby built in the 1940s. Bigsby, who was responsible for developing and refining the pedal steel guitar, also built the first modern solid body electric guitar for Merle Travis in 1948, predating Leo Fender and Gibson's Les Paul by a number of years. The Story of Paul A. Bigsby tells how Bigsby influenced Fender and Gibson, as well as a number of other guitar manufacturers, in building techniques and design.
B-957B-957Item ID: 001449The Fender® Bassman 5F6-A, 3rd Edition
The Fender Bassman 5F6-A Circuit Analysis of a Legendary Tube Amplifier By Richard Kuehnel Guitar amplifier designers have tweaked, enhanced, or occasionally just copied the Bassman's push-pull class AB design for decades. This advanced book conducts an in-depth analysis of the 1959 model 5F6A, considered by many to be the Bassman at its very best. Step-by-step the author presents all the graphs and formulas a Bassman-inspired circuit designer could ever want. 220 pages, 1.1 lbs
B-941B-941Item ID: 001437Guitar Player Repair Guide, 3rd Edition with DVD
Guitar Player Repair Guide - Third Edition How to Set Up, Maintain and Repair Electrics and Acoustics By Dan Erlewine This revised edition is a step-by-step manual to maintaining and repairing electric or acoustic guitars and basses. Players will master the basic maintenance and set up of a guitar. An advanced crafts-person will discover this to be a valuable reference source for complex procedures such as replacing nuts and frets. This third edition incorporates new techniques and tools, plus detailed repair information for specific models.
B-655B-655Item ID: 001386Mullard Circuits for Audio Amplifiers
Mullard Circuits for Audio Amplifiers A reprint of a 1959 publication of Mullard Ltd., detailing high-quality circuits for audio amplifiers, pre-amplifiers and other stereophonic reproduction equipment. These designs were originated by Mullard engineers at the Mullard Applications Research Laboratory, and originally appeared in various magazine articles with notes on construction and assembly. 136 pages, 1.0 lb, 8" x 10"
B-928B-928Item ID: 001431Electronic Projects for Musicians
Many effects builders have cited Electronic Projects for Musicians as the book that got them started. This book lays out the basics of effects building, detailing the tools, parts and techniques needed. This book contains 27 different projects including fuzz pedals, ring modulator, phase shifter and compressor, complete with diagrams, illustrations and simple step by step instructions. for those wanting to build their own effects, this is your starting point. 220 pages, softbound, with audio CD demonstrating effects
B-942B-942Item ID: 001438The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy 1915-1963
The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy - 1915-1963 By Robb Lawrence Foreword by Les Paul Journey through the career of musical giant, milestone guitarist and recording innovator Les Paul and marvel at the world of cutting-edge guitar design! This lavishly illustrated book emerged out of author Robb Lawrence's years of research, interviews, and extensive research vintage articles. It's all here: the factory pictures, the designers, the electronics.


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