Guitars and Guitarists 


Books about guitarists, or with guitars on the cover.


               


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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell – David Yaffe

“She was like a storm.” ‚ÄĒLeonard Cohen Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In¬†Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to, and for, audiences across the country. A Canadian prairie girl, a free-spirited artist, ...

Could It Be Forever? My Story – David Cassidy

In the seventies, when he was just 20 years old, David Cassidy achieved the sort of teen idol fame that is rarely seen. He was mobbed everywhere he went. His clothes were regularly ripped off by adoring fans. He sold records the world over. He was bigger than Elvis. And all thanks to a hit TV show called The Partridge Family. Now, in his own words, this is a brutally frank account of those mindblowing days of stardom in which being David Cassidy played second ...

Petty: The Biography – Warren Zanes

The¬†New York Times¬†Bestseller *One of¬†Rolling Stone‘s 10 Best Music Books of 2015* An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with Petty No one other than Warren Zanes, rocker and writer and friend, could author a book about Tom Petty that is as honest and evocative of Petty’s music and the remarkable rock and roll history he and his band helped to write. Born in Gainesville, Florida, with more than a little ...

Southern Comfort – Ciana Stone

“A page turner! I couldn’t put it down. Ciana has a way of weaving a tale that leaves you spellbound. Sweet, Funny, and a Splash of Danger! Definitely a story you can get lost in.” – Candid Book Reviews A man hiding from his past and a woman running from hers. Two people from different worlds who know one another only from what they have shared with one another in Facebook messages. They’ve never heard the other’s voice, or seen a photo. Analise Becke writes ...

Snowdrops and Stardust – Sue Lilley

Flame-haired rock-god Aiden Delaney has it all. But three days before his sell-out headline gig, he takes off alone, disillusioned and on a quest for inspiration. Fame and fortune was never meant to be such a senseless treadmill. Where does he go from here? Then he’s rescued from a snowstorm by beautiful country-girl Marianne who doesn’t even admit she knows who he is. Alone in her cosy cottage, miles from the city, three magical days will surely change their lives. If you love a rock-star ...

Change of Seasons – John Oates

John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock ‚Äėn roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R&B. Meeting and teaming up with Daryl Hall in the late 1960s, they developed a style of music that was uniquely their own but never abandoned their roots. John uncovers the grit and struggle it took to secure a recording contract with the legendary Atlantic Records and chronicles the artistic twists and turns that resulted in ...

Under a Georgia Moon – Cindy Roland Anderson

Addie Heywood thought she was doing okay after her fiancé dumped her just weeks before their wedding, claiming he’d found someone else more compatible with his health food tastes. But when he marries the other woman three months later, Addie needs to get away. Leaving her home in Idaho, she escapes to Mitchel Creek, Georgia to visit her Aunt Janie. She just wants to spend the next two weeks enjoying her aunt’s southern cooking, not dodging the guys her aunt is determined to set her ...

The Last Rock King – Seven Steps

Cassie Washington thought spending her summer touring with a rock band would be an adventure‚Ķ When Cassie‚Äôs father invites her to take time off from medical school and go on tour with the rock band he manages, she envisions traveling the world, meeting celebrities, and finally making peace with her estranged father. But when the rock star sets his sights on Cassie, she’s forced to make a life-changing decision. Fulfill her lifelong dream of being a doctor, or become the Rock King’s new queen? Noah ...