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    Talking guitar : conversations with musicians who shaped twentieth-century American music / Jas Obrecht.
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    Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press in association with the Southern Folklife Collection, the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, c2017.
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  • Guitarists -- United States -- Interviews.
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  • Popular music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
  • ISBN: 
    1469631644
    9781469631646
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    307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc.
    Contents: 
    Guitarchaeology : setting the stage -- Nick Lucas : America's first guitar hero -- Ry Cooder : prewar country blues -- Barney Kessel : the rise of Charlie Christian -- Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown : "American music, Texas-style" -- Roebuck "Pops" Staples : gospel guitar -- Ricky Nelson : remembering rockabilly -- Carol Kaye : the first lady of rock -- Stevie Ray Vaughan : on Jimi Hendrix -- James Gurley : "the Yuri Gagarin of psychedelic guitar" -- Jerry Garcia : "it's the next note, not the last one" -- Johnny Winter : sliding the blues -- Gregg Allman : "my brother Duane" -- Carlos Santana : "put wings on people's hearts" -- Neil Young : the power of one note -- Eddie Van Halen : "my first interview" -- Tom Petty : songwriting and the art of rhythm guitar -- Eric Johnson : the journey inward -- Joe Satriani : the resurgence of instrumental rock -- Ben Harper : "the strongest spirit in all creation."
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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"--Provided by publisher.
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