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Title:
Electric guitars : the illustrated encyclopedia
Author:
Bacon, Tony.
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Publication Information:
San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
318 pages : illustrations ; 34 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781571452818
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

From the award winning team that produced the best selling Ultimate Guitar Book comes the most comprehensive book about the electric guitar. Its A-to-Z format covers more than 120 makers from around the world and details theft successes and failures through 1,200 unique color studio quality photographs. The book focuses on the iconic electric guitar with an introduction that places the electric guitar in a historical context, running from early acoustic instruments in the 16th century to amplification experiments in the 1930's. The main body of the book is the A-to-Z of brands, covering the key 65-year period from 1935 to 2000.


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Library Journal Review

Bacon may be the most prolific author of guitar books; his works include The Ultimate Guitar Book, The Bass Book, The Classical Guitar, The Gibson Les Paul Book, The Gretsch Book, and many others. Here, he offers perhaps the most comprehensive tome about the electric guitar ever. While investigating the ax's iconic status, he covers 129 makers worldwideDfrom Alembic to ZemaitisDand details their successes and failures in 1200 color photographs. Spanning 1935 to 2000, this is a large book, both in page count and dimension, and is printed and bound in a quality manner. Finally, it is priced to offer excellent value. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

History of the Guitarp. 6
Acousticp. 18
Airlinep. 18
Alamop. 18
Alembicp. 18
Alvarezp. 20
Ampegp. 21
Ariap. 23
Baldwinp. 27
Bartolinip. 27
B. C. richp. 27
Bigsbyp. 29
Bondp. 30
Brian moorep. 31
Burnsp. 31
Carvinp. 35
Casiop. 37
Chandlerp. 37
Charvelp. 38
Coralp. 40
Cortp. 40
Custom kraftp. 41
Danelectrop. 42
D'angelicop. 47
D'aquistop. 47
Deanp. 48
Ce armondp. 49
Dominop. 49
Dwightp. 49
Egglep. 50
Egmondp. 50
Ekop. 51
Electarp. 51
Electrap. 51
Electrop. 51
Epiphonep. 52
Fenderp. 64
Fenton-weillp. 102
Fernandesp. 102
Framusp. 103
Futuramap. 105
G and Lp. 105
Gibsonp. 106
Gittlerp. 159
Godinp. 159
Godwinp. 160
Gordon-smithp. 161
Goyap. 161
Gretschp. 162
Grimshawp. 180
Guildp. 181
Guyatonep. 186
Hagstromp. 187
Hallmarkp. 188
Hamerp. 188
Harmonyp. 190
Harvey thomasp. 193
Haymanp. 194
Heartfieldp. 194
Heritagep. 194
Hofnerp. 195
Hondop. 200
Hopfp. 200
Hoyerp. 200
Ibanezp. 201
Jacksonp. 214
James tylerp. 218
John birchp. 218
Kapap. 218
Kawaip. 218
Kayp. 219
Kentp. 223
Kleinp. 224
Klirap. 225
Kramerp. 225
Krundaalp. 228
Labayep. 228
Magnatonep. 229
Martinp. 230
Matonp. 230
Melobarp. 230
Messengerp. 231
Micro-fretsp. 232
Mighty mitep. 233
Modulus guitarsp. 234
Mosritep. 235
Music manp. 237
Nationalp. 241
Ovationp. 244
Parkerp. 246
Peaveyp. 247
Premierp. 249
Prsp. 250
Rickenbackerp. 278
Rick turnerp. 279
Robinp. 279
Rogerp. 280
Rolandp. 280
Samickp. 280
Schecterp. 281
S. D. Curleep. 281
Shergoldp. 281
Silvertonep. 282
Spectorp. 282
Squierp. 282
Standelp. 284
Starfieldp. 284
Steinbergerp. 284
Stratospherep. 285
Suprop. 286
Teiscop. 287
Teuffelp. 288
Tokaip. 288
Tom andersonp. 289
Travis beanp. 290
Vaccarop. 290
Valley artsp. 290
Vegap. 291
Veillette-citronp. 292
Velenop. 292
Vigierp. 294
Voxp. 294
Wandrep. 296
Washburnp. 297
Watkinsp. 299
Welsonp. 300
Westonep. 300
Wurlitzerp. 300
Yamahap. 301
Zemaitisp. 305
Glossaryp. 306
Indexp. 310
Bibliographyp. 316
Acknowledgementsp. 318

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