My First Guitar
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My First Guitar : Tales of True Love and Lost Chords

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Featuring Les Paul, Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Melissa Etheridge, Jimmy Page, and more!


Julia Crowe interviews the world's leading guitarists, from Les Paul, Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton and Jimmie Vaughan, Joe Satriani, Melissa Etheridge, to Lee Ranaldo, George Benson, and Jimmy Page. Through interviews that offer intimate insights into their beginnings as they recall their first instrument and share their memories of the inspiration, challenges, and successes of their early days, My First Guitar uncovers deeply human stories that explore how a host of famous musicians began to nurture the passion that they now share with millions of fans.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 25mm | 526g
  • Souvenir Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Black and white photographs
  • 0285644068
  • 9780285644069
  • 89,981

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Anyone who loves guitars and guitar players (whether or not you're a player yourself) will love looking through this book. -- American Songwriter * . * I knew the guitar was going to be part of my life from the first time I was able to play something and put together a sequence of chords. -- Jimmy Page * . * It's not just about the first guitars or the players themselves, really... This is life, told and celebrated through guitars -- Premier Guitar * . * Ask a musician to talk about their first instrument and it seems that they are off and running, full of anecdotes, joy and poetic longing. -- Graham Parker * . *
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About Julia Crowe

Julia Crowe is a guitar soloist and composer, and has released albums including Empire of Light and Smoke & Steel. She is the founder of the online webzine, The Guitar, at the-guitar.com.
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