(Fretted). The term "steel guitar" can refer to instruments with multiple tunings, 6 to 14 strings, and even multiple fretboards. To add even more confusion, the term "Hawaiian guitar" refers to an instrument played flat on the lap with a steel bar outside of Hawaii, but in Hawaii, it is the early term for the slack key guitar. Lorene Ruymar clears up the confusion in her new book that takes a look at Hawaiian music; the origin of the steel guitar and its spread throughout the world; Hawaiian playing styles, techniques and tunings; and more. Includes hundreds of photos, a foreword by Jerry Byrd, and a bibliography and suggested reading list.
Author: Larry Sandberg
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Release Date: 2000
This book will help all guitar players make better friends with their present guitar or decide on features to look for in a new one. They will learn about the differences in guitar woods (and how they sound), simple guitar maintenance, how to choose an instrument for their style of playing, what to expect from a music dealer, and the mystique of collectible guitars. This new edition includes more details on amplifying acoustic guitars, and a guide to guitar companies' Web sites.
Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2005-09-01
(Guitar Recorded Versions). By popular demand, here's Volume 3 of our best-selling guitar tab songbook featuring 150 MORE great note-for-note transcriptions, including: Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love * Alive * American Pie * Aqualung * Are You Gonna Be My Girl * Bang a Gong (Get It On) * Blaze of Glory * The Boys Are Back in Town * Carry on Wayward Son * Don't Stand So Close to Me * Fat Lip * Hard to Handle * Hold on Loosely * Jane Says * Jeremy * Killer Queen * Once Bitten Twice Shy * Peg * Rock This Town * Santeria * Should I Stay or Should I Go * Sweet Home Alabama * 25 or 6 to 4 * What's My Age Again? * Wish You Were Here * Ziggy Stardust * and more.
Author: Clinton Walker
Publisher: Verse Chorus Press
Release Date: 2011-11-01
The definitive account of AC/DC's rise to fame, when the ribald lyrics and charismatic stage presence of singer Bon Scott, along with the guitar work of Angus and Malcolm Young, defined a new, highly influential brand of rock and roll. Drawing on many interviews and featuring a gallery of rare photos, Clinton Walker traces the band's career through the life of their original front man, from small-time gigs to international success, up to Scott's shocking death in 1980. AC/DC's undiminished superstar status (they're the fourth-bestselling band of all time), and their indelible influence on a succession of genres from metal to grunge to rap, ensure that Bon Scott's presence continues to be felt strongly. HIGHWAY TO HELL offers the full story of this seminal rock figure. A consistent seller since it was first published here in 2001, HIGHWAY TO HELL has been updated for this edition. New details that have come to light in recent years about the last hours of Scott's life have been added, enabling the author to dispel persistent rumors and myths and once more set the record straight.
The premier rock biographer and author of When Giants Walked the Earth Mick Wall writes the compelling story of the enduring rock band that has sold 200 million albums Megan Fox wears the band’s T-shirts. Keith Richards says Malcolm Young is a better guitarist than he is. Like the Rolling Stones, AC/DC survived every musical trend and industry change to remain both at the top of their game and the charts. From their start in Australia in 1973—with two Scottish brothers, Angus and Malcolm Young, at the core—AC/DC launched an assault on punk in both England and the U.S., in a wild rebel return to real rock roots that’s still chart-topping and selling albums today: over 71 million in the U.S. alone. AC/DC ruthlessly shed band members, managers, producers, and anyone who stood in the way of world domination. Like the Rolling Stones, they’ve survived every musical trend and industry change to remain both at the top of their game and the top of the charts. In AC/DC: Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be, world-renowned rock writer Mick Wall unearths previously unheard stories from all the key players in the AC/DC story. At the center is a tight–knit clan who became and stayed musically successful because they took no hell from outsiders. Wall also uncovers the truth behind the mysterious death of lead singer Bon Scott in 1980, and writes with unflinching insight into the dizzying highs and abysmal, self-inflicted lows of that band’s career with Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. The Young brothers and AC/DC have survived drugs, death, divorce and the damnation of critics to become one of the best-known and most listened-to rock bands in the world. This is their story: rock n’ roll.
Author: Eric Tamm
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Release Date: 1991-04-01
Robert Fripp has been an influential presence in contemporary music since he founded King Crimson in 1969. Renowned among fellow musicians for his electric and acoustic guitar technique, Fripp is also a producer, teacher, composer and writer. He has worked with Brian Eno, David Bowie and Talking Heads and has produced albums for Peter Gabriel and Darryl Hall. Eric Tamm is the author of Brian Eno: The Vertical Colour of Sound.
Author: Max Jacobson
Publisher: Taunton Press
Release Date: 2002
Genre: House & Home
Clearly written and profusely illustrated, this text brings the timeless lessons of residential design to homeowners who seek inspiration and direction. Insightful tours of 33 homes bring essential design concepts to life. 300 color photos. 50 illustrations.
Author: Paul Hegarty
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release Date: 2011-06-23
A brilliant new survey and intelligent exploration of progressive rock, from its origins through to contemporary artists. Nicely illustrated, it includes rare photos of artists like Kate Bush and Genesis.
Author: Jimmy Brown
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Led Zeppelin is known as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all-time, with a guitar sound like no other. This DVD will teach you how to play guitar like the great Jimmy Page. With more than three hours of instructional video and complete guitar and bass TABs, you'll learn four of the greatest Led Zeppelin songs. Titles: Rock and Roll * The Song Remains the Same * Since I've Been Loving You * Stairway to Heaven.