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Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years

by A.R. Duchossoir

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Hal Leonard .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic musical instruments,
  • String instruments,
  • Musical Instruments - Guitar,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music / Reference,
  • Musical Instruments - Percussion,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7814665M
    ISBN 100793592100
    ISBN 109780793592104
    OCLC/WorldCa39476976

    The Gibson ES is the world's first commercial semi-hollowbody electric guitar, sometimes known as "thinline hollow-body" or ed by the Gibson Guitar Corporation as part of its ES (Electric Spanish) series in , it is neither fully hollow nor fully solid; instead, a solid maple wood block runs through the center of its body.. The side "wings" formed by the two. for all the LP style headstocks. The other shapes (Flying V, T-Bird, Explorer, etc.) were started at When acoustic production began at the plant in Bozeman, Montana (in ), the series’ numbers were reorganized. Bozeman instruments began using designations and, in , Nashville instruments began using designations. It should also be noted that the Nashville plant has.

    Gibson also reportedly produced a number of electric Mandocellos, starting in Solidbody. EM () "The Electric Florentine" Solidbody Electric; "sawed-off P" (rectangular screw pole) pickup; EMS Mandolin/Guitar (late s. Get this from a library! The Gibson electric guitar book: seventy years of classic guitars. [Walter Carter] -- "The Gibson electric guitar book presents the definitive story of Gibson's electric guitars over the last 70 years. Since the s, Gibson electric guitars have been embedded in our culture as some.

    Electric Guitars. Shop By Collection. The Original Collection The Modern Collection The Artist Collection The Slash Collection Gibson Custom Shop. Shop By Body Style. Les Paul Models SG Models ES-Style Models Basses Designer Models. Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy.   The Gibson SG is the hard-rocking, no-nonsense electric guitar alternative to its flashier, not-so-horny solidbody cousin, the Les Paul.. Beloved of Tony Iommi and Angus Young, the SG is lightweight, with excellent upper-fret access and high-octane tones aplenty - and best of all, these days, it comes in a wide range of configurations across plenty of price points.


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Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years by A.R. Duchossoir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years is a nice up close look Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years book many old Gibson Classic electric guitars. There is some good historical information about the Company, personnel and the guitars built during the Golden years of Gibson.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(17). Gibson Electrics: The Classic Years An Illustrated History from the Mid 30s to the Mid 60s by A.R. Duchossoir () Paperback out of 5 stars Paperback.

$ Usually ships within 6 to 10 days. The Gibson Electric Guitar Book: Seventy Years of Classic Guitars Walter Carter. Author: A. Duchossoir. Since the inception of the first "electrical" guitars in the s, no other manufacturer has produced a greater variety of professional quality models than Gibson.

This book presents a documented account of the instruments released during a highly creative period from the s up to the mids, which saw the coming of age of the electric guitar/5(13).

(Book). Since the inception of the first "electrical" guitars in the s, no other manufacturer has produced a greater variety of professional quality models than Gibson. This book presents a documented account of the instruments released during a highly creative period from the s up to the mids, which saw the coming of age of the electric guitar.

~ This book covers the first 70 years of Gibson electric guitar history; through ~ The author has based the book on Gibson production, shipping and accounting records, old sales literature, and interviews with former employees, so the book is well researched - or at least as well researched as possible for a company that has changed ownership several times and a company that /5(23).

His update to this book is "Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years." "Classic Years" is a much better book with much more information. It's better organized and it has much more in the way of B&W and color photos.

It's an excellent resource. This volume is a good piece of work, but it's incomplete. Duchossoir originally conceived of a two /5(8). User Review - Flag as inappropriate As well as being the first along w/Tom WHeeler's book later, but Tom's was not entirely Gibson.

This book has rare shots of THE STD L PAULS 58 59 60 mixed thru the pages, that I sold to Eagles and at the Texas Jam that year was the first and maybe only time, and this is BIG GIBSON MOMENT\HISTORY, that all 3 THE PAULS being 58 59 60 on stage at same time, I 5/5(2). (Book). The Gibson Electric Guitar Book is a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to Gibson electrics past and present.

Starting with the ES generally acknowledged as the first commercially successful electric guitar through the s, Les Pauls, SGs, Firebirds, and more, it is packed with facts, stories, and images that tell the story of Gibson's great guitars and their most famous and.

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This book presents a documented account of the instruments released during a highly creative period Pages: InGibson's Centennial year, many instruments have a serial number that begins with "94" for the year, with the remaining 6 digits indicating the ranking number.

Gibson USA to present – These serial numbers cannot be dated to a specific day of the year. Gibson electrics: the classic years. [A R Duchossoir] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: A R Duchossoir.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. The Gibson Electric Guitar Book is a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to Gibson electrics past and present. Starting with the ES – generally acknowledged as the first commercially successful electric guitar – through the s, Les Pauls, SGs, Firebirds, and more, it is packed with facts, stories, and images that tell the story of Gibson's great guitars and their most famous and /5(23).

Buy Gibson Electrics: the Classic Years by A. Duchossoir from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Since electric guitars were first introduced in the s, no other guitar manufacturer has been more prolific in producing professional quality models than Gibson.

Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years documents the release of instruments from the s to the mids - a highly creative period in which the electric guitar "came of age".

The book. The Firebirds’ lack of success contributed to Gibson withdrawing custom finish options by ’ As recalled by Ted McCarty in a interview (Ed. Note: that interview was part of the research conducted by author Andre Duchossoir for his book Gibson Electrics: The Classic Years), these were not popular with dealers.

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Ltd. and sound engineer in the early part of the 20th century. He is most famous for his F-5 model mandolin and L-5 his later years he worked on electric amplification of stringed instruments, and demonstrated them around the country.

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