History's most influential rock group continues to impact and inspire countless musicians today, and there is keen interest in the tools that John, Paul, George, and Ringo used in their quest for musical perfection. This is the first book to analyse all the gear and how the trend-setting Beatles played it to sculpt an unforgettable range of sounds. Year by year, it examines in great detail the specific instruments, amplifiers, and other equipment used by each artist - from the pre-Beatle days in 1956-57 Liverpool, throughout the global Beatlemania of the '60s, to the group's disbanding in 1970. Much of this chronicle is told through the reminiscences of The Beatles' colleagues, including musicians they toured with in the very early days, road manager Neil Aspinall, roadie and confidant Mal Evans, manager Brian Epstein, instrument manufacturers and sellers, and many others. The author performed years of painstaking research, interviewing more than 400 sources - including Fred Gretsch of Gretsch Guitar Co., William Ludwig of Ludwig Drum Co., John Hall, owner of Rickenbacker Guitar Co., Christian Benker, owner of Hofner Bass, and Dick Denney of Vox Amplifiers.
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Descrizione libro Backbeat Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110879306629
Descrizione libro Backbeat Books, 2002. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Featuring hundreds of unpublished photos and classic memorabilia, this lavish book clarifies precisely which instruments were played by which Beatle (and other musicians) to compose, rehearse, tour, and record. 600 photos, 350 in color. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0879306629
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97808793066251.0