Story Of Paul Bigsby, The - The Father Of The Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar

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Story Of Paul Bigsby, The - The Father Of The Modern Electric Solid Body Guitar
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Overview

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 electic Guitar for Merle Travis in 1948, predating Leo Fender and Gibson's Les Paul by a number of years.

The Story of Paul 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 colour and black & white photos.

Specs

Product IDCOBS012947980
Composer/Artist/Author Andy Babiuk
Publisher FG Publishing
Publisher Ref No HL00332770
Language Eng
Media Textbook

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