Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World (Hardcover)

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The premier monthly for guitarists hand-picks this collection of legends and their legendary axes. From John Lennon’s Rickenbacker to Jimmy Page’s Les Paul, Eddie Van Halen’s homemade “Frankenstein” to Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Stratocaster, Guitar Aficionado: The Collections is perfect for the guitar player or music fan in your life. (Brian)

Description


In this spectacular full-color deluxe volume, Guitar Aficionado magazine--today's preeminent luxury guitar publication--presents the world's most epic guitars, the stories behind them, and the people who own them. Inside is an exclusive look into the incredible collections of the world's most illustrious players, including Eric Johnson, Jimmie Vaughan, Elliot Easton of the Cars, Robbie Robertson of the Band, Joe Bonamassa, Joe Perry and Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, Randy Bachman, Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, Steve Earle, and many more. All instruments are photographed in meticulous detail and are accompanied by descriptions and recollections in the artists' own words.

Guitar Aficionado: The Collections also features special chapters devoted to the iconic, historic, and often priceless instruments employed by the likes of Eddie Van Halen, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, Ace Frehley of Kiss, Peter Frampton, John Lennon--artists who changed not only the face of music, but of popular culture itself. With gorgeous color photography and rare and exclusive images throughout, this book is a must-have for any fan.

About the Author


Guitar Aficionado is the first magazine for passionate people who enjoy the guitar in all of its timeless, functional beauty--people who, likewise, have an enthusiasm for the very best that life has to offer. Guitar Aficionado not only features entertaining articles about the world's finest guitars and the people who play them, but infuses an upscale Rock & Roll sensibility into fashion, travel, luxury goods and much more

Product Details ISBN-10: 1618930958
ISBN-13: 9781618930958
Published: Time Home Entertainment, 10/15/2013
Pages: 256
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: 22
Minimum Grade Level: 11th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Post Graduate