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by Michael Heatley,Brian May
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  • Author:
    Michael Heatley,Brian May
  • ISBN:
    1569765359
  • ISBN13:
    978-1569765357
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  • Publisher:
    Chicago Review Press (November 1, 2010)
  • Pages:
    144 pages
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    Music
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The book features the guitars of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Santana, Brian May, Slash, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Tommy Bolin, Ritchie Blackmore, Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and many many more.

Book Binding:Hardback. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Michael Heatley has contributed to many rock music encyclopedias, including the Virgin Encyclopedia of Rock (1996), and music biographies, including Eminem (2001) and Deep Purple (2007). He has written for magazines including Music Week, Billboard and Record Collector.

Book Overview Featuring over 200 of the world's greatest and best-known guitarists, it details.

book by Michael Heatley.

Heatley, Michael Verfasser (DE-588)115607420.

These are the guitars so famous that their names are often household words: B. B. King’s Lucille. He is the author of several popular books about guitars, amps, and effects, including Voyageur Press's Star Guitars, The Fender Stratocaster, The Gibson Les Paul, and 365 Guitars, Amps & Effects You Must Play. A regular contributor to Guitar Player and Vintage Guitar magazines, he resides in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Billy F. Gibbons, co-founder and lead guitarist of ZZ Top, is also a renowned guitar aficionado and collector. His iconic, 1959 Gibson Les Paul, nicknamed "Pearly Gates," is among the famous guitars featured in Star Guitars.

Sure, Mick Jagger may be one of the most famous frontmen of rock, but then you have singers like Axl Rose who's nearly 20 years younger and very well known.

Brian May is the lead guitarist of legendary rock band Queen. His home-built electric guitar, called the Red Special, sets the stage for the rest of his gear. Every amp, pedal, and additional guitar act as supporting tools to his incredible tone and versatility. Originally from Hampton, London, this trophysicist studied Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with a BSc. in Physics with honors. Before May was playing tremolo style for Bohemian Rhapsody, he started out in a band called Smile with fellow ‘Queenmate’ Roger Taylor.

Jimi Hendrix gear: the guitars, amps & effects that revolutionized rock 'n' roll.

The ultimate encyclopedia of rock. Jimi Hendrix gear: the guitars, amps & effects that revolutionized rock 'n' roll. Take That official annual. The totally 100% unofficial friends special.

Stars and Guitars combines the best facets of a Who’s Who of rock guitarists with a What’s What of rock guitars. Featuring over 200 of the world’s greatest and best-known guitarists, it details their instrument of choice, the classic albums and singles the guitar was played on, plus any customizations that were applied to the model. It explains the history of each guitar and each star’s relationship with his precious axe. It also features all of the world’s most popular guitars, the finest creations of Fender, Gibson, and Les Paul.

The book features the guitars of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Santana, Brian May, Slash, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Tommy Bolin, Ritchie Blackmore, Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and many many more.

The massive interest in classic rock today makes Stars and Guitars a perfect gift for the guitarist--or air guitarist--in your life.

 


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Grandson (19) was impressed by it. Hard to impress a 19-year-old with much of anything. Gramma was a hit!
Alsardin
great book! as advertised.