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The Story of Paul Bigsby : The Father of the Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar : by Andy Babiuk : Hardcover with CD : # 332770
The Story of Paul Bigsby : The Father of the Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar : by Andy Babiuk : Hardcover with CD : # 332770


 
The Story of Paul Bigsby : The Father of the Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar : by Andy Babiuk : Hardcover with CD : # 332770

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The Story of Paul Bigsby : The Father of the Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar : by Andy Babiuk, : Andy Babiuk : Book Series : Hardcover with CD : Hardcover with CD : Published by FG Publishing : # 332770
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The Story of Paul Bigsby by : Andy Babiuk


Most musicians are familiar with the famous Bigsby Vibrato; but not as many know about the wonderful guitars that Paul Bigsby built in the 1940s. Bigsby; who was responsible for developing and refining the pedal steel guitar; also built the first modern solid body electric guitar for Merle Travis in 1948; predating Leo Fender and Gibson's Les Paul by a number of years.

The Story of Paul A. Bigsby tells how Bigsby influenced Fender and Gibson; as well as a number of other guitar manufacturers; in building techniques and design. This deluxe illustrated coffee table book contains over 300 color and black & white photos. Many of these have not previously been published; and over 50 are actual Bigsby instrument photos taken by fine arts photographer Greg Morgan. The book also comes with an audio CD of Paul Bigsby; recorded in the late 1950s; telling stories of his business.

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          PRODUCT INFORMATION

PublisherFG Publishing
Media Hardcover with CD
Format Hardcover with CD
Pages200
Length x Width x Height12.7 x 10.2 x 0.96   inches
Shipping Weight3.80 pounds
East Coast Music Product Code ZHL332770
UPC Code884088271862
ISBN 615243045
EAN 9780615243047
1st Publication Date01/2009

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