1001 Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die

1001 Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die

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(Book). Since the late nineteenth century, acoustic and electric guitars have graced every musical sphere. 1001 Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die celebrates the diversity and popularity of this much-loved instrument. All the classic names are here Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, and Rickenbacker as well as important Japanese brands, such as Ibanez, Yamaha, and Teisco; European classics of the 1960s, including Burns, Hagstrom, Eko, and Hofner; obscure models from behind the "Iron Curtain," such as Defil, Aelita, Resonet, and Musima; and present-day oil-can guitars built in South Africa. Dip into these pages and enjoy. 960 pages.show more

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  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 176 x 212 x 64mm | 2,019.97g
  • Universe Publishing(NY)
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 0789327015
  • 9780789327017
  • 471,743

About Terry Burrows

Terry Burrows, among the world's best-selling authors on the subject of guitars and music, is the author of Treasures of the Beatles, The Complete Encyclopedia of the Guitar, and Total Electric Guitar Tutor.show more

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"From the curious to the committed and from the novice to the professional, 1001 Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die contains an amazing amount of information about one of the world's youngest, but most beloved instruments." Popcultureguy Blogshow more

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