Chris J. Knutsen: From Harp Guitars to the New Hawaiian Family - History and Development of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar

Chris J. Knutsen: From Harp Guitars to the New Hawaiian Family - History and Development of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar

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Chris Knutsen
Chris J. Knutsen: From Harp Guitars to the New Hawaiian Family - History and Development of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar

by George T. Noe & Daniel L. Most

Exhaustively researched story of the mainland's first luthier of Hawaiian steel guitars, concurrent with the Hawaiian music craze of the 'teens and '20s. Also included is a large section on Weissenborn instruments (which were heavily influenced by Knutsen) and a final section on a variety of other Hawaiian guitar makers and brands (including Kona, Schireson Bros., Oscar Schmidt, Hilo, Greenfield, Hollywood, Superton, Regal, Martin, Gibson and Michael Dunn). Hundreds of beautiful color photos! Softcover, 190 pp.

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