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1. Höfner Violin Beatle Bass - 2011 Edition  

Item #: HL00333174   Price: $17.95
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HL00333174 - Höfner Violin Beatle Bass - 2011 Edition - Guitar Reference
Made famous by Sir Paul McCartney, the 500/1 Hofner Violin Bass is celebrating its 55th anniversary. This is the only book dedicated to this historic guitar. Updated edition features hardcover format, all color and updated with new McCartney photos and letter from the daughter of the founder of Hofner guitars. * .... more details

2. Masters Of Jazz Guitar with CD  

Item #: HL00330985   Price: $29.95
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HL00330985 - Masters Of Jazz Guitar   with CD - Guitar Reference By Charles Alexanderbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
The jazz guitar and its master players have had vast influence in a genre of uniquely provocative 20th century music. Written by some of the world's foremost jazz authorities and illustrated with more than 200 gorgeous photographs, this book spotlights remarkable musicians whose artistry has made the guitar fundamental to jazz. .... more details

3. Elwood's Blues - Interviews With The Blues Legends and Stars  

Item #: HL00331243   Price: $17.95
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HL00331243 - Elwood's Blues - Interviews With The Blues Legends and  Stars - Guitar Reference By Dan Aykroydbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
Elwood's Blues is an entertaining and informative collection of conversations with the legends and rising stars of blues and rock music, drawn from the popular syndicated radio series, The House of Blues Radio Hour. Host Dan Aykroyd, in character as Elwood Blues of the legendary Blues Brothers, has interviewed over 900 .... more details

4. 50 Years Of Gretsch Electrics  

Item #: HL00331258   Price: $24.95
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HL00331258 - 50 Years Of Gretsch Electrics - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
Introduced in 1954 as one of Gretsch's “Guitars of the Future,” the White Falcon was an overwhelmingly impressive instrument. The influence of this spectacular new guitar spread to other models and guitar manufacturers. It was the dawn of a half-century of awe-inspiring guitars which are now favored by widely popular artists .... more details

5. 60 Years Of Fender  

Item #: HL00332861   Price: $24.99
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HL00332861 - 60 Years Of Fender - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Hal Leonard
The latest addition to Tony Bacon's acclaimed series of guitar books, 60 Years of Fender gives a year-by-year history of the most successful electric guitar maker. In 1950, Leo Fender introduced to the world the solidbody electric guitar – the instrument known as the Telecaster. He soon added two more classics: .... more details

6. Flying V - Explorer - Firebird  

Item #: HL00333076   Price: $24.99
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HL00333076 - Flying V -  Explorer -  Firebird - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
Until the launch of the Flying V and Explorer in 1958, electric guitars were supposed to look like...guitars. Suddenly, Gibson turned conventional design upside down, almost literally, by using straight lines and angular body shapes, changing the way electrics could look and, in the process, creating a set of rare future .... more details

7. Rickenbacker Electric 12-String  

Item #: HL00332751   Price: $24.99
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HL00332751 - Rickenbacker Electric 12-String - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
The definitive history of the world's most famous 12-string electric guitar. When the Byrds recorded their hit version of Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man," they popularized a new sound in pop music: the electric 12-string guitar. * * Rickenbacker is the guitar maker that brought the electric 12-string to market and .... more details

8. Six Decades Of The Fender Telecaster  

Item #: HL00331298   Price: $22.95
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HL00331298 - Six Decades Of The Fender Telecaster - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
The Story of the World's First Solidbody Electric Guitar Launched by the fledgling Fender company in 1950, the Telecaster has become the longest-lived solidbody electric guitar, played by everyone from Muddy Waters to Chrissie Hynde. All who play know that the key to the Telecaster's importance and versatility is its sheer .... more details

9. The Gretsch Electric Guitar Book  

Item #: HL00120793   Price: $29.99
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HL00120793 - The Gretsch Electric Guitar Book - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
Gretsch electric guitars have a style all their own – a glitzy, wacky, retro charm that over the years has drawn players from all kinds of popular music, from timeless stars to unknown teens. The Beatles, Chet Atkins, Duane Eddy, and Brian Setzer all made their mark with Gretsch, and new .... more details

10. The Ibanez Electric Guitar Book  

Item #: HL00333185   Price: $24.99
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HL00333185 - The Ibanez Electric Guitar Book - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
Ibanez is the most important Japanese guitar brand, and this new book tells the story of its electric guitars, tracking the fortunes of this impressive brand.

At first the guitars were cheap and basic, and in the 1970s, Ibanez was best known for its copies of leading Gibson instruments, including .... more details

11. The Les Paul Guitar Book  

Item #: HL00332752   Price: $24.99
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HL00332752 - The Les Paul Guitar Book - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
Tony Bacon's definitive guide to Gibson's most famous guitar moves into its latest and most complete version yet with this new and thoroughly revised edition. Now with 16 more pages and 45 new pictures, this timely (and re-titled) update of 50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul (2002) tells the story .... more details

12. The Stratocaster Guitar Book  

Item #: HL00333046   Price: $24.99
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HL00333046 - The Stratocaster Guitar Book - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
A Complete History of Fender Stratocaster Guitars. Leo Fender's company changed the course of popular music in 1954 when they introduced the Stratocaster. Since then, the Strat has been played by countless guitarists, from Jimi Hendrix to Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck. In this book, interviews with important Strat players from .... more details

13. The Telecaster Guitar Book - A Complete History Of Fender Telecaster Guitars  

Item #: HL00333189   Price: $24.99
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HL00333189 - The Telecaster Guitar Book - A Complete History Of Fender Telecaster Guitars - Guitar Reference By Tony Baconbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
This new version of Tony Bacon's Six Decades of the Fender Telecaster shows how the world's first commercially successful solidbody electric guitar still attracts musicians more than 60 years since its birth in California. Today, it is more popular than ever and for many guitarists has overtaken the Stratocaster as the .... more details

14. Concise History Of Jazz  

Item #: MB98418   Price: $14.95
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MB98418 - Concise History Of Jazz - Guitar Reference By John Robert Brownbullet image  Published by Mel Bay
John Robert Brown presents an enthusiastic and authoritative account of a century of jazz. Written in a clear and engaging style by a well-known British author and jazz educator, this book offers an affectionate introduction to the people and places that are of worldwide importance in the history of this wonderful .... more details

15. History Of National Resonator Instruments  

Item #: HL00000154   Price: $35.00
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HL00000154 - History Of National Resonator Instruments - Guitar Reference By Bob Brozman
An insider's view of the string instruments that bridged the gap between the acoustic and electric sound. In this book all National products made from 1927 through 1941 are described; most are pictured. Some one-of-a-kind custom pieces are included. 290pp. .... more details

16. The Prs Electric Guitar Book - Revised and Updated Edition  

Item #: HL00120792   Price: $29.99
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HL00120792 - The Prs Electric Guitar Book - Revised and Updated Edition - Guitar Reference By Dave Burrluckbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
PRS guitars today appeal to a growing number of musicians, from Carlos Santana to Al Di Meola, from Zach Myers to Mark Tremonti. This book examines every part of PRS history, with an in-depth story, beautiful photographs, and detailed collector's info. Paul Reed Smith set up his first PRS factory in .... more details

17. 1001 Guitars To Dream Of Playing Before You Die  

Item #: HL00124673   Price: $36.95
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HL00124673 - 1001 Guitars To Dream Of Playing Before You Die - Guitar Reference By Terry Burrowsbullet image  Published by Random House
Since the late nineteenth century, acoustic and electric guitars have graced every musical spere. 1001 Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die celebrates the diversity and popularity of this much-loved instrument. All the classic names are here – Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, and Rickenbacker – as well as important Japanese .... more details

18. Guitars Illustrated  

Item #: HL00127957   Price: $40.00
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HL00127957 - Guitars Illustrated - Guitar Reference By Terry Burrowsbullet image  Published by Billboard Books
This is a striking visual account of the most prominent guitars in the instrument's illustrious history, from early nineteenth-century acoustics to the state-of-the-art models of today. The book features a rich history of over 200 guitars, revealing the inspirations and intents behind every model.

There is an easy-to-read specification .... more details

19. The Complete Encyclopedia Of The Guitar  

Item #: SCH10100   Price: $20.00
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SCH10100 - The Complete Encyclopedia Of The Guitar - Guitar Reference By Terry Burrowsbullet image  Published by Music Sales
Traces the development of the guitar from its birth to the present day. Packed with illustrations and photographs. Contains an A-Z of guitarists, a comprehensive survey profiling 200 of the finest plus 16 legends of the guitar are picked out and highlighted in greater detail including Chet Atkins, Andres Segovia and .... more details

20. Hawaiian Steel Guitar  

Item #: HL00000192   Price: $34.95
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HL00000192 - Hawaiian Steel Guitar - Guitar Reference By Jerry Byrdbullet image  Published by Centerstream Publications
The term "steel guitar" can refer to instruments with multiple tunings, 6 to 14 strings, and even multiple fretboards. To add even more confusion, the term “Hawaiian guitar” refers to an instrument played flat on the lap with a steel bar outside of Hawaii, but in Hawaii, it is the early .... more details

21. It Was A Trip, On Wings Of Music  

Item #: HL00000317   Price: $24.95
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HL00000317 - It Was A Trip, On Wings Of Music - Guitar Reference By Jerry Byrdbullet image  Published by Centerstream Publication
In its listing of the "20 That Mattered," Guitar Player magazine stated that "Jerry Byrd is the standard by which all steel guitarists must be measured." A fixture on the country scene, Byrd was a session player in Nashville in the mid-1940s and was influential in the development of the "Nashville .... more details

22. Regal Musical Instruments: 1895-1955  

Item #: HL00001484   Price: $45.00
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HL00001484 - Regal Musical Instruments: 1895-1955 - Guitar Reference By Bob Carlinbullet image  Published by Centerstream Publications
Regal Musical Instruments: 1895-1955 is the only book to trace the history of the Chicago musical manufacturer. With its roots in Indianapolis, the Regal familiar to most collectors and players was spun off of music giant Lyon & Healy in 1908. Besides making ukuleles, mandolins, guitars and other stringed instruments for .... more details

23. The Epiphone Guitar Book  

Item #: HL00333269   Price: $24.99
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HL00333269 - The Epiphone Guitar Book - Guitar Reference By Walter Carterbullet image  Published by Backbeat Books
The story of Epiphone, one of the oldest and most famous guitar companies, is told by former staff historian Walter Carter. It's an epic story spanning three centuries, from Old World roots in the 19th century to the golden age of American makers in the 20th century and onward into the .... more details

24. Blues Guitar Inside and Out  

Item #: HL02509190   Price: $19.95
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HL02509190 - Blues Guitar Inside and  Out - Guitar Reference By Richard Danielsbullet image  Published by Cherry Lane Music
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This unique, insightful book tells the story of an old man and a boy as they travel through the history, development, implementation and universe of the blues. .... more details

25. Burst Believers  

Item #: HL00117070   Price: $59.99
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HL00117070 - Burst Believers - Guitar Reference By Vic Daprabullet image  Published by Centerstream Publications
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The term "burst" has been used to describe a specific Gibson Les Paul guitar manufactured from 1958 to 1960. The impact of this guitar has and continues to shake the music world. For dozens of guitar idols who've played it – and those fortunate enough to have owned one or more .... more details

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