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The Guitar and Amp Sourcebook: An Illustrated Collection of the Axes and Amps that Rocked Our World

By Mike Abbott

The biggest and baddest book of axes out there.

Whether you’re an expert musician or an enthusiastic novice, The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook has something for you. Loaded with hundreds upon hundreds of rocking guitars and electrifying amps, you’ll get the skinny on the most popular models, vintage pieces, and rare beauties. This illustrated history contains the most important guitars and amps – those that have rocked our world and changed history.

Loaded with photos and descriptions, you’ll find brand comparisons like Gibson vs. Fender, recommendations for the best beginner equipment, and a listing of the guitars used by popular musicians.

The most comprehensive book on the market, The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook is organized chronologically, featuring equipment from centuries ago right up through today, plus details of the music and musicians playing at the time when the piece was at its height of popularity. Sprinkled with quotes from musicians on their personal favorites and professional advice on the best equipment, this is the most comprehensive guitar book available today – and it’s one no guitar lover should be without.