Lap Steel Guitar
by Andy Volk
This is the first-ever comprehensive book about lap-style and console steel guitar. The book includes interviews with, and profiles of, more than 35 of the greatest electric & acoustic steel guitarists of the past and present in the Hawaiian, Country, Western Swing, American Roots, Cajun, Sacred, Rock & Roll, and World Music idioms: Debashish Bhattacharya, Shirley Bergeron, Gary Brandin, Junior Brown, Roy Brown (on Bob Dunn), Bob Brozman, Jerry Byrd, Papa Cairo, Darick Campbell, Jody Carver, Cindy Cashdollar, Bruce Clarke, John Ely, Ed Gerhard, Elder Aubrey Ghent, Pete Grant, Marian Hall, Don Helms, Sol Hoopii, Steve Howe, Andy Iona, Lee Jeffriess, Ralph Kolsiana, Greg Leisz, David Lindley, Harry Manx, Clarence Junior Martin, Leon McAuliffe, Dick McIntire, Tom Morrell, Joaquin Murphey, Herb Remington, Billy Robinson, David "Feet" Rogers, Freddie Roulette, and Santo & Johnny, Greg Sardinha, and Jeremy Wakefield. Included are many previously unpublished photos of the artists as well as 40 color pages containing photographs of some of the most desired vintage steel guitars and new instruments from many of the best contemporary builders, as well as comprehensive information about steel guitar tunings. 296 pp.
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