- Celebrate the world's most seductive instruments with this full-color feast of 500 guitars, players, makers, legends, myths, and more.
- These are the guitars that made history, changed the course of music, and inspired new generations of players and listeners.
- With stunning visuals and profiles of famous builders including C. F. Martin, Orville Gibson, Leo Fender, and mad genius Lloyd Loar.
- This book captures the soul, significance, history, magic, and raw mojo of the guitar.
- Softcover. 528 pages.
Here are guitars that made history, that changed the course of music, that inspired new generations of players and listeners. Here are milestones in the guitar's search for its true self—Torres's classical, the amazing Gibson L-5—and experiments that ushered in a new world of sound—Rickenbacker's "Frying Pan" and Les Paul's "Log." Plus B. B. King's Lucille, Willie Nelson's Trigger, Eric Clapton's Brownie, the J-160E that John Lennon played du