Lap Steel Guitar. Guitar. Softcover. 296 pages. Published by Centerstream Publications (HL.320).
ISBN 1574241346. 9x12 inches.
Centerstream proudly presents the first-ever comprehensive book about lap-steel and console steel guitars. Includes: interviews and profiles of more than 35 of the greatest electric and acoustic steel guitarists of the past and present, representing most forms of music played in the world today; previously unpublished photos and commentary on vintage steel guitars and new instruments from the best modern builders; resources for guitars, amplifiers, accessories, instructional materials, steel guitar tunings; and much more. Players covered include: Junior Brown, Bob Brozman, Jerry Byrd, Papa Cairo, Jody Carver, Cindy Cashdollar, Bruce Clarke, John Ely, Pete Grant, Steve Howe, Andy Iona, Harry Manx, Dick McIntire, Santo & Johnny and dozens of others. 336 pages, with 40 pages of wonderful color!
Location: from Vancouver, BC
September 9, 2009
This book is not "the first-ever comprehensive book about lap-steel and console steel guitars" as advertised here and in other places. Lorene Ruymar's book "THe Hawaiian Steel Guitar" ISBN 1-57424-021-8 published in 1996 deserves that description.
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