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The Blues-Rock Masters

The Way They Play

By HP Newquist

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The Way They Play. Book. Blues Reference, Blues, Instruction, Rock. Softcover with CD. With guitar tablature. 96 pages. Backbeat Books #0879307358. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.331011).

Item Number: HL.331011

ISBN 0879307358. 8.5x11 inches. HP Newquist and Rich Maloof.

This book explores the secrets of nine players who have shaped the legacy of blues-rock guitar: Duane Allman, Roy Buchanan, Eric Clapton, Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Stevie Ray Vaughan. It offers biographical portraits highlighting each guitarist's position and influence in blues-rock history; details on gear including setup and tone; descriptive analysis of playing techniques; and several annotated music examples. Helping readers emulate the stylings of the masters, the accompanying CD contains examples from the book, played with each artist's preferred equipment.

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