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B-959The Story of Paul Bigsby by Andy Babiuk
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.
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B-945Electric Guitars by Robert Goudy
Electric Guitars
By Robert Goudy
With over 450 color photographs, this book presents a brilliant review of electric guitars from their early years in the mid-20th century to the present day. A broad range of instruments are illustrated, produced by companies both large and small, including Fender, Gibson, Guild, Ampeg, and Ibanez. Also included are a history of the development of the electric guitar, brief histories of the companies represented, and lists of serial numbers to assist in dating the instruments.
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B-942The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy 1915-1963 by Robb Lawrence
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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B-941Guitar Player Repair Guide, 3rd Edition with DVD by Dan Erlewine
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.
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B-976Guitar Effects Pedals, Updated Edition
Guitar Effects Pedals: The Practical Handbook opens up the world of effects pedals, vintage and new alike, for the guitarist. In an easy, guitarist-friendly style, the book explores the history of different effects pedals, what each type of effect does and how it does it, the best ways in which to use and combine your own effects, and how to make the most of the pedals you own. It includes exclusive author interviews with a dozen leading pedal makers and designers, plus a cover-mounted CD with nearly 100 recorded sound samples of effects pedals, both popular and obscure.
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B-952The Les Paul Guitar Book by Tony Bacon
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.
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