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The Complete Book of chords, Scales, Arpeggios for the Guitarist

by Al Politano
Every chord, scale and arpeggio is plotted out in every practical position and, with some dedicated study, one could play all of them in every position and in all keys. Written with just a minimum amount of text. Use this book for improvisation, studying or playing exercises. This is the best, most complete reference book you can buy.
00000021 $8.95
 
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The Country Guitar Style of Charlie Monroe

Based on the 1936-1938 Bluebird Recordings by The Monroe Brothers
By Joseph Weidlich
One of the most popular acts of the 1930s was The Monroe Brothers, featuring Bill on mandolin and tenor vocals, and Charlie on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. This great overview of Charlie Monroe’s unique guitar performance style (he used just his thumb and index finger) presents 52 songs, with an in-depth look at the backup patterns & techniques from each chord family, plus special note sequences, common substitutions and stock backup phrases. Includes the bluegrass classics “Rollin My Sweet Baby’s Arms,” “My Long Journey Home” and “Roll On, buddy.” Plus a discography and complete Bluebird recording session info.
00001305 $19.99
 
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The Flatpicker's Guide

by Dan Crary
This instruction/method book for flatpicking teaches how to play accompaniments, cross-picking, and how to play lick strums. Examples in the book are explained on the accompanying CD. The CD also allows the player to play along with the songs in the book.
00000231Book/CD Pack $19.95
 
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The Gibson 'Burst

1958-1960
by Jay Scott and Vic DaPra, forewords by Jimmy Page and Robby Krieger
A musical instrument or a cultural icon? Certainly, the Gibson Les Paul "Sunburst" Standard has become the single most desirable and collectable electric guitar ever made. The late '50s middle-of-the-road guitar emerges as the turn-of-the-century Holy Grail. With over 300 'Bursts shown and 16 pages of full color photos, this is the book for all collectors. Also includes a 1958, '59, and '60 Sunburst Les Paul serial number list.
"Since the first publication of this book 'til today, the Sunburst has continued to inspire me and new generations of musicians. Thank you, Les." - Jimmy Page

00000423Softcover $35.00
00000477Hardcover $50.00
 
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The Gibson 335

Its History and Players
by Adrian Ingram
Gibson's first "semi-acoustic" the ES-335, which was neither totally solid nor fully acoustic, is the guitar of choice used by many famous guitarists such as Andy Summers, Elvin Bishop, Lee Ritenour, Jay Graydon, Robben Ford, Freddie King, John McLaughin, Jimmy Page, Chuck Berry, Tony Mottola, Johnny Rivers, Jack Wilkins, Bono, Grant Green, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Alvin Lee, B.B. King, Emily Remler, Otis Rush, Pete Townshend, John Lee Hooker, and Larry Carlton. This book includes the complete history of the 335, the players, a beautiful color section, chronology, shipping totals and more. A must-have for every 335 player and guitar enthusiast or collector!
00000353(120 pages) $29.95
 

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