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IT'S A UKULELE CHRISTMAS - OVER 80 HOLIDAY FAVORITES New! "How The Grinch Stole Christmas," "Deck The Halls," "Jingle Bells," "Auld Lang Syne," more. 20-43992 $19.99


THE PRS ELECTRIC GUITAR BOOK - A COMPLETE HISTORY OF PAUL REED SMITH ELECTRICS: REVISED & UPDATED 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION by Dave Burrluck New! Examines every part of PRS history, with an in-depth story, beautiful photographs, and detailed collector's info. 49-120792 $29.99


MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD - IF YOU LOVE THESE BLUES by Bill Keenom & Jan Mark Wolkin New! Michael Bloomfield shot to stardom in the '60s with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bob Dylan, the Electric Flag and on Al Kooper's "Super Session." 49-129317 $24.99


KEITH FERGUSON - TEXAS BLUES BASS by Detlef Schmidt New! Ask any blues bassist to name the most influential electric player and most will say Keith Ferguson from the Fabulous Thunderbirds. 49-137719 $39.99


WILD TALES: A ROCK & ROLL LIFE by Graham Nash New! A founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and the Hollies shares the story of his life from his youth in post-war England and collaborations with fellow band members through his creative relationship with Joni Mitchell and his enduring career as a solo ... 542-439 $16.00


SIMPLE DREAMS: A MUSICAL MEMOIR by Linda Ronstadt Now in paperback! 542-441 $15.99


C.F. MARTIN & CO. - IMAGES OF AMERICA by Dick Boak, C.F. Martin IV New! This family business has persevered from well before the Civil War through the present and remains the oldest surviving maker of stringed instruments in the world. 542-472 $21.99


ROOTS OF THE REVIVAL: AMERICAN & BRITISH FOLK MUSIC IN THE 1950S by Ronald D. Cohen & Rachel Clare Donaldson New! Juxtaposes the related but distinct midcentury revivals of folk music that took place in the United States and Great Britain. 75-73 $25.00


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


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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