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By Chuck Holley

Ask guitar gamers approximately their tools, and you are prone to get a story—where the guitar got here from, or what makes it specific, or why the participant won't ever half with it. such a lot guitarists have powerful emotions approximately their basic software, and a few are downright enthusiastic about their axes. Chuck Holley is a qualified photographer and author who loves song and hearing musicians speak about their alternate. For a number of years, he has been photographing guitarists with their prized tools and accumulating their tales. This superbly illustrated ebook offers those tales in revelatory images and words.

The guitarists integrated during this publication diversity from high-profile performers, together with Rosanne funds, man Clark, Laurence Juber, Jorma Kaukonen, JD Souther, invoice Frisell, Dave Alvin, and Kelly Willis, to popular studio musicians and band individuals. Holley's superbly composed photos painting them with their favourite guitar, together with element photographs of the tool. Accompanying the images are the musicians' tales concerning the Gibsons, Fenders, Martins, and others that experience turn into the guitar of their lives, the one who has a distinct lineage or intangible characteristics of maintain, tone, readability, and luxury that make it irreplaceable. a number of musicians discuss how the guitar selected them, whereas others recount tales of guitars misplaced or stolen after which serendipitously recovered. jointly, those images and tales underscore the nice excitement of appearing with an tool that is develop into a relied on pal with a character all its own.

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