Star Guitars: 101 Guitars That Rocked The World
- Publish Date: 2010-10-14
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Dave Hunter
These are the guitars so famous that their names are often household words: B. B. Kings Lucille, Eric Claptons Blackie, Stevie Ray Vaughans First Wife, Billy F Gibbons Pearly Gates, Neil Youngs Old Black, and many more. Heres the first-ever illustrated history of the actual guitars of the stars that made the music.
Other best-selling guitar histories look at the rank-and-file models, but this book is unique in profiling the actual star guitarsthe million-dollar babies, such as the 1968 Stratocaster that Jimi Hendrix burned at Woodstock, which sold at Sothebys auction house in 1993 for $1,300,000. Amateurs buy guitars to emulate the starsClaptons Strat, Slashs Les Pauland this book explains the stars modifications, thus showing how others can recreate those famous tones.