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An illustrated history and directory of electric guitars : features over 230 instruments shown in 360 photographs, Terry Burrows

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An illustrated history and directory of electric guitars : features over 230 instruments shown in 360 photographs
Title
An illustrated history and directory of electric guitars
Title remainder
features over 230 instruments shown in 360 photographs
Statement of responsibility
Terry Burrows
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
GUITAR. The electric guitar's versatility, along with its melodic and rhythmic potential, has made it an icon of modern music. This comprehensive history and directory features all the famous makes, such as Gibson, Fender, Gretsch and Rickenbacker, and also includes curiosities, rare guitars and boutique brands. Each entry provides detailed information about the instrument's date, place of origin, the material it is made from, and any unusual features. There are also panels describing electric guitar heroes and their styles of play. With over 230 guitars shown in 360 photographs, this book is an essential guide for anyone interested in this phenomenal instrument
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AU@
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Burrows, Terry
Dewey number
787.8709 BUR 2015
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1015.G9
LC item number
B944 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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Burrows, Terry
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  • Electric guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Electric guitar
Label
An illustrated history and directory of electric guitars : features over 230 instruments shown in 360 photographs, Terry Burrows
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Previously published as part of a larger volume, The complete illustrated book of the electric guitar"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • History of the electric guitar. The principles of sound -- The first electric guitars -- Experimenting with solidbodies -- The great rivalry -- The electric explosion -- Altering the face of music -- The rise and fall of guitar groups -- The modern era
  • Directory of electric guitars. Electric lap steels -- Early archtops -- The luxury Gibsons -- Gibson ES-175 family -- Early Epiphone electrics -- The solidbody pioneers -- The Fender production line -- Gibson Les Paul -- The electric bass -- Gretsch solidbody electrics -- Gretsch hollowbodies -- American hollowbodies -- The new Rickenbacker -- Danelectro -- The Gibson Modernistic line -- Fender : the second generation -- Jim Burns -- Britain in the 1960s -- The birth of the SG -- Gibson ES thinlines -- Gibson Firebirds -- Player-endorsed Gibson models -- Bass guitars in the 1960s -- Epiphone: after the Gibson takeover -- Rickenbacker in the 1960s -- Japan in the 1960s -- Northern Europe in the 1960s -- Double-neck guitars -- Guitars from the Eastern Bloc -- Rickenbacker 12-string electrics -- Fender in the 1960s -- Other 1960s US solidbodies -- Italian electrics -- Is it a guitar or a bass? -- Curious shapes -- The new Gibson Les Pauls -- The last Gibson originals -- Yamaha -- 1970s American solidbodies -- Britain in the 1970s -- The new Fender classics -- Alternative materials -- Curiosities -- B.C. Rich -- Fenders from the 1980s -- Gibsons from the 1980s -- Music Man and G & L -- Ibanez -- Beyond six strings -- Diffusion ranges -- Europe in the 1980s -- Signature Stratocasters -- The birth of the superstrat -- The growth of the superstrat -- Guitar synthesizers -- The modern bass -- Curious Strats -- Fender in the 1990s -- The reissue vogue -- Washburn and Parker -- Les Paul special models -- Boutique brands -- Paul Reed Smith -- The growth of PRS -- Do-it-yourself guitars -- Gibson Robots
Control code
ocn951671681
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781780194202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)951671681
Label
An illustrated history and directory of electric guitars : features over 230 instruments shown in 360 photographs, Terry Burrows
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Previously published as part of a larger volume, The complete illustrated book of the electric guitar"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • History of the electric guitar. The principles of sound -- The first electric guitars -- Experimenting with solidbodies -- The great rivalry -- The electric explosion -- Altering the face of music -- The rise and fall of guitar groups -- The modern era
  • Directory of electric guitars. Electric lap steels -- Early archtops -- The luxury Gibsons -- Gibson ES-175 family -- Early Epiphone electrics -- The solidbody pioneers -- The Fender production line -- Gibson Les Paul -- The electric bass -- Gretsch solidbody electrics -- Gretsch hollowbodies -- American hollowbodies -- The new Rickenbacker -- Danelectro -- The Gibson Modernistic line -- Fender : the second generation -- Jim Burns -- Britain in the 1960s -- The birth of the SG -- Gibson ES thinlines -- Gibson Firebirds -- Player-endorsed Gibson models -- Bass guitars in the 1960s -- Epiphone: after the Gibson takeover -- Rickenbacker in the 1960s -- Japan in the 1960s -- Northern Europe in the 1960s -- Double-neck guitars -- Guitars from the Eastern Bloc -- Rickenbacker 12-string electrics -- Fender in the 1960s -- Other 1960s US solidbodies -- Italian electrics -- Is it a guitar or a bass? -- Curious shapes -- The new Gibson Les Pauls -- The last Gibson originals -- Yamaha -- 1970s American solidbodies -- Britain in the 1970s -- The new Fender classics -- Alternative materials -- Curiosities -- B.C. Rich -- Fenders from the 1980s -- Gibsons from the 1980s -- Music Man and G & L -- Ibanez -- Beyond six strings -- Diffusion ranges -- Europe in the 1980s -- Signature Stratocasters -- The birth of the superstrat -- The growth of the superstrat -- Guitar synthesizers -- The modern bass -- Curious Strats -- Fender in the 1990s -- The reissue vogue -- Washburn and Parker -- Les Paul special models -- Boutique brands -- Paul Reed Smith -- The growth of PRS -- Do-it-yourself guitars -- Gibson Robots
Control code
ocn951671681
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781780194202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)951671681

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