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Guitars : amazing facts & trivia, Nigel Cawthorne

Label
Guitars : amazing facts & trivia
Title
Guitars
Title remainder
amazing facts & trivia
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Cawthorne
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1951-
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Cawthorne, Nigel
Dewey number
787.8709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guitar
  • Guitarists
Label
Guitars : amazing facts & trivia, Nigel Cawthorne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Quarto book"--Title page verso
  • "A compendium of fascinating and extraordinary things!"--Cover
  • Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223118780338
  • 31223118780320
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Guitar makers. Les Paul facts ; Washburn guitars ; Antonio de Torres ; What's in a name? ; Music Man ; Orville Gibson ; A Gretsch story ; Move aside mandolins ; Oahu guitars ; Fender facts ; Just like the old days ; Hot for Hofners ; Bigsby and Travis ; Tutmarc's tale ; That's Rich ; Kramer versus Kramer ; Ibanez and Vai -- Makes and models. Resonating success ; Gibson Les Paul Standard ; Fender Stratocaster ; Gibson Flying V ; The Shark ; Gretsch White Falcon ; The Fender Grungemaster ; Peavey EVH Wolfgang ; The electric sitar ; Fender Telecaster ; Guild Starfire ; Vox Phantom XII Stereo ; Martin D-45 ; Fender Precision ; Ibanez JEM ; The Dreadnought ; The Superstrat ; Music Man Silhouette ; Parker Fly ; Rickenbacker 360-12 ; Out of the frying pan ; Epiphone Casino ; PRS Custom 24 ; Burns Marvin ; Danelectro Shorthorn ; Duesenberg Starplayer TV ; G&L ASAT ; Hamer Standard ; Zemaitis Metal Front ; The Frankenstrat ; Burns Bison ; Taylor T5 ; National Airline Map ; Gibson harp-guitar ; Jackson Soloist ; Hofner Club Series ; Line 6 Variax 600 ; Yamaha Pacifica Series ; Kramer Baretta ; Manzer's Bear ; Le Domino ; Washburn Dime series -- Design and details. Headless guitar ; The Martin headstock ; Tired of steel ; The seven-string guitar ; The application of science ; Changing colors ; Guitarland, Man ; Steely sounds ; Junior guitars ; Silent guitar ; V-head ; The Log ; Motorcycle parts ; Hammered guitar ; Coke-bottle head ; Decalomania ; The Pizzar ; Weight loss ; Pick A Pikasso ; The electric harp-guitar ; Eight strings for metal ; Flat-top versus arch-top ; In the mood ; Abstract challenge ; Maker's mark ; The more the merrier ; Strawberry Alarm Clock ; Tartar source ; Back to the future ; Juan Bermudo's fretting solution ; Playing the U.S.A. -- Guitar materials. Cigar-box guitars ; Tie it down ; Paper guitar ; Classic woods ; The woodless guitar ; Treat it well ; Leather guitar ; Daddy made it ; The future isn't plastic ; The flamenco guitar ; See-thru guitar ; Afri-can ; Solid materials --
  • Personalities. The godmother of rock 'n' roll ; Bonnie Guitar ; Blind Boy Fuller ; Townshend versus Hendrix ; The devil of a story ; Behind you! ; Record breaker ; Maybelle's method ; Birth of the Blues ; Blues techniques ; Blind Willie McTell ; Threat of expulsion ; Mr. Guitar ; In hiding ; Blind Blake ; Roll over Beethoven ; Judas goes electric ; Railroad learning ; Blind Willie Johnson ; Making Cream ; Waters goes electric ; Child prodigy ; Stand-in Broonzy ; To the grave ; Hendrix gets it covered -- Set-ups of the stars. Pete Townshend ; The Edge ; Jimi Hendrix ; Eric Clapton ; Mark Knopfler ; Jeff Beck ; Robben Ford ; Kurt Cobain ; Eddie Van Halen ; Stevie Ray Vaughan ; Keith Richards ; Andy Summers --
  • Strings, pickups, and paraphenalia. All strung out ; The humbucker ; Pick of the bunch ; Know your gauge ; May the force... ; Amplifier advances ; Banjo strings ; Good vibrations ; Pump up the volume ; Marshalled sounds ; Sounds different ; The whammy bar ; Synthetic Segovia ; A classical tale ; The P-90 pickup ; Acoustic guitar string gauges ; Electric guitar string gauges ; Bass guitar string gauges ; Tricone Sound ; Tremolo or vibrato? ; Take your pick ; Emergency picks ; Lipstick on my collar ; Fuzzy memory ; The horseshoe pickup ; Electronic effects ; Warmoth neck and Sperzel pegs ; Tremolo arms -- Guitar history. The first fanzine ; The Portuguese 12-string ; Guitars of the ancient world ; Chitarra battente ; The first guitar hero ; The Stradivarius guitar ; Unstrung ; Earliest guitars ; The price of solidity ; An instrument of equality ; Royal serenade ; The gittern ; New York, New York ; The rock 'n' roll life, medieval style ; The American guitar ; First electric ; All Greek -- Sounds and techniques. Hendrix effects ; Smashing guitars ; Plucking methods ; Get rid of that fretbuzz ; The birth of feedback ; Two-finger technique ; Off the wall ; Nail biting ; Two chords good ; Tapping ; The West Coast sound ; The sound of The Shadows ; Rock 'n' roll ; Tricks of the trade ; Tunings --
  • Guitar music and composers. Flamenco ; Music soothes the savage breast ; Early works ; Guitar music on paper ; On a knife edge ; Compose yourself --
  • Records and rankings. The world's smallest guitar ; 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time ; Tiny twanger ; The World's Ten Most Expensive Guitars ; The Fifty Most Influential Guitar Albums ; Top 100 Guitar Players of All Genres ; Top 20 Greatest Metal Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest R&B/Soul Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists ; Top 100 Guitar Solos ; Top 20 Greatest Blues Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest Jazz Guitarists ; Largest guitar ensemble ; 50 Heaviest Riffs of All Time ; The World's Greatest Air Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest Avant Garde Guitarists ; Longest guitar concert ; The 100 Greatest Rock Bass Guitarists ; Top 10 Classical Guitarists ; Classic guitar albums (1920--2000) ; Top 20 Albums of the Millennium ; Notable ukulele players ; Top 10 Country Guitarists ; The 100 Greatest Rock Bass Lines ; Top 10 Flamenco Guitarists ; Top 10 Folk Guitarists -- Guitar miscellany. Martin model coding ; Mail order ; Gathering moss ; Luthiers ; Air Guitar World Championships ; In the comfort of your own home ; Chinese puzzle ; Whatever floats your boat ; Don't fret over the price ; "Little Almond" ; Vietnam veterans ; Bargain electrics ; Play in a Day ; Mustaches ; Flamboyant flamenco ; The Victorians unplugged ; Dirty dancing ; Outdated! ; Lucille ; The Jumping Flea ; Slowhand ; Surprising people who played the lap steel guitar ; Gibson designations ; Endangered species ; Doubling up
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780785834809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 946217121
  • (OCoLC)946217121
Label
Guitars : amazing facts & trivia, Nigel Cawthorne
Publication
Note
  • "A Quarto book"--Title page verso
  • "A compendium of fascinating and extraordinary things!"--Cover
  • Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223118780338
  • 31223118780320
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Guitar makers. Les Paul facts ; Washburn guitars ; Antonio de Torres ; What's in a name? ; Music Man ; Orville Gibson ; A Gretsch story ; Move aside mandolins ; Oahu guitars ; Fender facts ; Just like the old days ; Hot for Hofners ; Bigsby and Travis ; Tutmarc's tale ; That's Rich ; Kramer versus Kramer ; Ibanez and Vai -- Makes and models. Resonating success ; Gibson Les Paul Standard ; Fender Stratocaster ; Gibson Flying V ; The Shark ; Gretsch White Falcon ; The Fender Grungemaster ; Peavey EVH Wolfgang ; The electric sitar ; Fender Telecaster ; Guild Starfire ; Vox Phantom XII Stereo ; Martin D-45 ; Fender Precision ; Ibanez JEM ; The Dreadnought ; The Superstrat ; Music Man Silhouette ; Parker Fly ; Rickenbacker 360-12 ; Out of the frying pan ; Epiphone Casino ; PRS Custom 24 ; Burns Marvin ; Danelectro Shorthorn ; Duesenberg Starplayer TV ; G&L ASAT ; Hamer Standard ; Zemaitis Metal Front ; The Frankenstrat ; Burns Bison ; Taylor T5 ; National Airline Map ; Gibson harp-guitar ; Jackson Soloist ; Hofner Club Series ; Line 6 Variax 600 ; Yamaha Pacifica Series ; Kramer Baretta ; Manzer's Bear ; Le Domino ; Washburn Dime series -- Design and details. Headless guitar ; The Martin headstock ; Tired of steel ; The seven-string guitar ; The application of science ; Changing colors ; Guitarland, Man ; Steely sounds ; Junior guitars ; Silent guitar ; V-head ; The Log ; Motorcycle parts ; Hammered guitar ; Coke-bottle head ; Decalomania ; The Pizzar ; Weight loss ; Pick A Pikasso ; The electric harp-guitar ; Eight strings for metal ; Flat-top versus arch-top ; In the mood ; Abstract challenge ; Maker's mark ; The more the merrier ; Strawberry Alarm Clock ; Tartar source ; Back to the future ; Juan Bermudo's fretting solution ; Playing the U.S.A. -- Guitar materials. Cigar-box guitars ; Tie it down ; Paper guitar ; Classic woods ; The woodless guitar ; Treat it well ; Leather guitar ; Daddy made it ; The future isn't plastic ; The flamenco guitar ; See-thru guitar ; Afri-can ; Solid materials --
  • Personalities. The godmother of rock 'n' roll ; Bonnie Guitar ; Blind Boy Fuller ; Townshend versus Hendrix ; The devil of a story ; Behind you! ; Record breaker ; Maybelle's method ; Birth of the Blues ; Blues techniques ; Blind Willie McTell ; Threat of expulsion ; Mr. Guitar ; In hiding ; Blind Blake ; Roll over Beethoven ; Judas goes electric ; Railroad learning ; Blind Willie Johnson ; Making Cream ; Waters goes electric ; Child prodigy ; Stand-in Broonzy ; To the grave ; Hendrix gets it covered -- Set-ups of the stars. Pete Townshend ; The Edge ; Jimi Hendrix ; Eric Clapton ; Mark Knopfler ; Jeff Beck ; Robben Ford ; Kurt Cobain ; Eddie Van Halen ; Stevie Ray Vaughan ; Keith Richards ; Andy Summers --
  • Strings, pickups, and paraphenalia. All strung out ; The humbucker ; Pick of the bunch ; Know your gauge ; May the force... ; Amplifier advances ; Banjo strings ; Good vibrations ; Pump up the volume ; Marshalled sounds ; Sounds different ; The whammy bar ; Synthetic Segovia ; A classical tale ; The P-90 pickup ; Acoustic guitar string gauges ; Electric guitar string gauges ; Bass guitar string gauges ; Tricone Sound ; Tremolo or vibrato? ; Take your pick ; Emergency picks ; Lipstick on my collar ; Fuzzy memory ; The horseshoe pickup ; Electronic effects ; Warmoth neck and Sperzel pegs ; Tremolo arms -- Guitar history. The first fanzine ; The Portuguese 12-string ; Guitars of the ancient world ; Chitarra battente ; The first guitar hero ; The Stradivarius guitar ; Unstrung ; Earliest guitars ; The price of solidity ; An instrument of equality ; Royal serenade ; The gittern ; New York, New York ; The rock 'n' roll life, medieval style ; The American guitar ; First electric ; All Greek -- Sounds and techniques. Hendrix effects ; Smashing guitars ; Plucking methods ; Get rid of that fretbuzz ; The birth of feedback ; Two-finger technique ; Off the wall ; Nail biting ; Two chords good ; Tapping ; The West Coast sound ; The sound of The Shadows ; Rock 'n' roll ; Tricks of the trade ; Tunings --
  • Guitar music and composers. Flamenco ; Music soothes the savage breast ; Early works ; Guitar music on paper ; On a knife edge ; Compose yourself --
  • Records and rankings. The world's smallest guitar ; 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time ; Tiny twanger ; The World's Ten Most Expensive Guitars ; The Fifty Most Influential Guitar Albums ; Top 100 Guitar Players of All Genres ; Top 20 Greatest Metal Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest R&B/Soul Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists ; Top 100 Guitar Solos ; Top 20 Greatest Blues Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest Jazz Guitarists ; Largest guitar ensemble ; 50 Heaviest Riffs of All Time ; The World's Greatest Air Guitarists ; Top 20 Greatest Avant Garde Guitarists ; Longest guitar concert ; The 100 Greatest Rock Bass Guitarists ; Top 10 Classical Guitarists ; Classic guitar albums (1920--2000) ; Top 20 Albums of the Millennium ; Notable ukulele players ; Top 10 Country Guitarists ; The 100 Greatest Rock Bass Lines ; Top 10 Flamenco Guitarists ; Top 10 Folk Guitarists -- Guitar miscellany. Martin model coding ; Mail order ; Gathering moss ; Luthiers ; Air Guitar World Championships ; In the comfort of your own home ; Chinese puzzle ; Whatever floats your boat ; Don't fret over the price ; "Little Almond" ; Vietnam veterans ; Bargain electrics ; Play in a Day ; Mustaches ; Flamboyant flamenco ; The Victorians unplugged ; Dirty dancing ; Outdated! ; Lucille ; The Jumping Flea ; Slowhand ; Surprising people who played the lap steel guitar ; Gibson designations ; Endangered species ; Doubling up
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780785834809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 946217121
  • (OCoLC)946217121

Library Locations

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      100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, US
      37.779376 -122.415795
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