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Title:
Wired for sound a guitar odyssey
Author:
Hall, Mark.
Publication Information:
[Orland Park, Ill.] : MPI Home Video, [2007]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Explores the history of acoustic guitar in the Kalamazoo workshop of inventor Orville H. Gibson and its emergence from the big band rhythm section to the center stage of blues, country and rock-and-roll. Features vintage performance footage and testimonials from artists including: Les Paul, Tom Petty, Peter Frampton, John Lee Hooker, Chet Atkins, B.B. King, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris, and more.
General Note:
Originally produced in 1997.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780788608483
UPC:
030306782898
Format :
DVD

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