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By Chuck Holley

ISBN-10: 1477312579

ISBN-13: 9781477312575

Ask guitar gamers approximately their tools, and you are more likely to get a story—where the guitar got here from, or what makes it designated, or why the participant won't ever half with it. such a lot guitarists have powerful emotions approximately their basic software, and a few are downright enthusiastic about their axes. Chuck Holley is a qualified photographer and author who loves track and hearing musicians discuss their exchange. For a number of years, he has been photographing guitarists with their prized tools and gathering their tales. This superbly illustrated publication provides those tales in revelatory images and words.

The guitarists incorporated during this booklet variety from high-profile performers, together with Rosanne money, man Clark, Laurence Juber, Jorma Kaukonen, JD Souther, invoice Frisell, Dave Alvin, and Kelly Willis, to popular studio musicians and band individuals. Holley's fantastically composed images painting them with their favourite guitar, together with aspect photographs of the tool. Accompanying the pictures are the musicians' tales in regards to the Gibsons, Fenders, Martins, and others that experience develop into the guitar of their lives, the person who has a different lineage or intangible features of maintain, tone, readability, and luxury that make it irreplaceable. a number of musicians discuss how the guitar selected them, whereas others recount tales of guitars misplaced or stolen after which serendipitously recovered. jointly, those photos and tales underscore the nice excitement of acting with an software that is develop into a relied on buddy with a character all its own.

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