Guitar Genius

How Les Paul Engineered the Solid-Body Electric Guitar and Rocked the World
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Author(s): Kim Tomsic
Original Publish Date: Apr 09, 2019
Product Number: EB00741211
Released: Apr 09, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452176031
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
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Description

This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid- body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A record player's arm, a speaker, some tape. How to make a legendary inventor? A few tools, a lot of curiosity, and an endless faith in what is possible. Featuring richly detailed, dynamic illustrations by Brett Helquist, this unforgettable biography will resonate with inventive readers young and old.

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