Electric Guitars and Basses

Electric Guitars and Basses

A Photographic History

Book - 1994
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Some 500 color photos depict the evolution of the American electric guitar from its birth in 1935 to the present, from the Rickenbacker Frying Pan to the Fender Telecaster. Descriptive text by vintage guitar experts Gruhn and Carter identifies and dates each guitar pictured and describes its technical, aesthetic, and historical significance in the development of the electric guitar. The authors also reveal the inner business workings of the key guitar-making companies. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: San Francisco : GPI Books, c1994
ISBN: 9780879303280
Branch Call Number: R 787.61 G923e
Characteristics: 249 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Carter, Walter


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