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GUITAR DREAMS - COLLECTED INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES AND PHOTOGRAPHS by Andy Volk New! Contributors include Nato Lima (virtuoso nylong string guitarist), Jerry Byrd (steel guitar pioneer), Gabor Szabo (jazz and world music pioneer), Amos Garrett (Telecaster master), Muriel Anderson (fingerstyle virtuoso), George Barnes (seminal jazz guitarist), and many others. 49-131538 $29.99


KENTUCKY TRAVELER: MY LIFE IN MUSIC by Ricky Skaggs Now in paperback! Celebrating his 40th year as a professional musician, the musical prodigy and legend who revived modern bluegrass music presents a heartfelt and candid memoir. 542-455 $16.99


KING OF THE QUEEN CITY - THE STORY OF KING RECORDS by Jon Hartley Fox Now in paperback! A comprehensive history of King Records, one of the most influential independent record companies in the history of American music 542-461 $25.00


PRODUCING COUNTRY: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE GREAT RECORDINGS by Michael Jarrett New! Musicians make music. Producers make records. In the early days of recorded music, the producer was the "artists- and-repertoire man," or A&R man. 542-467 $27.95


BALL'S MANUAL OF GRETSCH GUITARS - 1950s by Edward Ball New! The ultimate go-to book for information about vintage Gretsch guitars of the 1950s 565-6 $39.99


BLUES ALL DAY LONG: THE JIMMY ROGERS STORY by Wayne Everett Goins. Foreword by Kim Wilson New! The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures. 75-72 $29.00


PAT PATTISON'S SONGWRITING: ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO RHYMING - 2ND EDITION by Pat Pattison Find better rhymes, and use them more effectively. Rhyme is ..more... - on order, expected arrival date 09/05/14
49-124366 $16.99


1001 GUITARS TO DREAM OF PLAYING BEFORE YOU DIE general editor Terry Burrows, foreword by Dave Gregory This hefty book (2 1/2 inches thick!) celebrates the ..more...
49-124673 $36.95


SONGWRITING STRATEGIES - A 360-DEGREE APPROACH by Mark Simos New! Write songs starting from any direction: melody, lyric, harmony, rhythm, or idea. This creatively liberating approach supports the overall integrity of emotion and meaning in your songs and will help you become more productive, versatile, and innovative. 49-449621 $22.99


LOS ANGELES STORIES by Ry Cooder A collection of loosely linked, noir-ish tales evoking a ..more... - on order, expected arrival date unknown
542-379 $15.95


GUITAR ZERO: THE NEW MUSICIAN AND THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING by Gary Marcus An NYU professor of psychology describes how he was able to ..more... - on order, expected arrival date 09/05/14
542-380 $16.00


1930's NICK LUCAS 12 FRET GUITAR PLANS drawn by Michael Collins New! Four-sheet set of full-sized plans for the wonderful Nick Lucas guitar, produced between 1928 and 1941. 727-5 $24.95


1930's NICK LUCAS 14 FRET GUITAR PLANS drawn by Michael Collins New! Four-sheet set of full-sized plans for the wonderful Nick Lucas guitar, produced between 1928 and 1941. 727-6 $24.95


PALM TREES, SENORITAS....AND ROCKET SHIPS! by Mark Makin New! A tour-de-force that explores the fascinating design world of the Dopyera Brothers and the instruments they produced from 1923 to 1993. 782-1 $160.00


Elderly Instruments stocks thousands of how-to-play book titles for a wide variety of fretted and stringed instruments. For a printed listing please feel free to sign up for a free mail order catalog. Our mail order department in Lansing, Michigan (USA) can be reached at 517-372-7890 Monday - Friday, 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-5pm Eastern USA time zone. Or fax us at 517-372-5155 .
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