Talking Guitar

Talking Guitar

Conversations With Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-century American Music

Book Plus CD - 2017
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Jas Obrecht presents a celebration of the world's most popular instrument as seen through the words, lives, and artistry of some of its most beloved players. Readers will read--and hear--accounts of the first guitarists on record, pioneering bluesmen, gospel greats, jazz innovators, country pickers, rocking rebels, psychedelic shape-shifters, singer-songwriters, and other movers and shakers. In their own words, these guitar players reveal how they found their inspirations, mastered their instruments, crafted classic songs, and created enduring solos.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, in association with the Southern Folklife Collection, the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781469631646
Branch Call Number: 787.61 O13t
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)


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Ry Cooder is a legendary American musician, songwriter, and guitar player. Learn more about Ry and other acclaimed guitar players in this book and CD set. Ry Cooder and his band, the HamilTones will perform as the final act at the VFMF 2018 on Sunday, July 15th.

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