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Title:
Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid body electric guitar and rocked the world
ISBN:
9781452159195
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Abstract:
This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid- body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A record player's arm, a speaker, some tape. How to make a legendary inventor? A few tools, a lot of curiosity, and an endless faith in what is possible. Featuring richly detailed, dynamic illustrations by Brett Helquist, this unforgettable biography will resonate with inventive readers young and old.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
©2019

San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2019]

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