Guitars and Guitarists 


Books about guitarists, or with guitars on the cover.


               


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Kissing Vicious – Brooklyn Ann

Aspiring guitarist Kinley Black is about to get her first big break—as a roadie for Viciöus, her favorite heavy metal band, and for the rock god she always dreamt might make her a woman. The Roadie At 15, aspiring guitarist Kinley Black wished she were a boy. At 16, after hearing Quinn Mayne sing, she wanted him to make her a woman. Now, at 22, her dreams have come true. Quinn’s band Viciöus needs someone to lug their amps around the country, to strive and ...

Chronicles: Volume One – Bob Dylan

The celebrated first memoir from arguably the most influential singer-songwriter in the country, Bob Dylan. “I’d come from a long ways off and had started a long ways down. But now destiny was about to manifest itself. I felt like it was looking right at me and nobody else.” So writes Bob Dylan in Chronicles: Volume One, his remarkable book exploring critical junctures in his life and career. Through Dylan’s eyes and open mind, we see Greenwich Village, circa 1961, when he first arrives in ...

Stalking Earth – Bonnie Vane

Meet the Princes of the Potomac — the sexy heirs to world-famous Tannahill Guitars Blaine Tannahill, the “heart” of the family, is a party animal who thought he had everything … until the love of his life got engaged to his best friend. But who needs love when you have moolah and can hang out with famous rock stars? He definitely doesn’t need beautiful librarian Maxie Cottrill to literally crash into his life — especially when her “Larry Lawsuit” father targets Blaine. Forced to work ...

Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music – John Fogerty

The long-awaited memoir from John Fogerty, the legendary singer-songwriter and creative force behind Creedence Clearwater Revival. Creedence Clearwater Revival is one of the most important and beloved bands in the history of rock, and John Fogerty wrote, sang, and produced their instantly recognizable classics: “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Born on the Bayou,” and more. Now he reveals how he brought CCR to number one in the world, eclipsing even the Beatles in 1969. By the next year, though, Creedence was falling apart; their amazing, ...

Paul McCartney: The Life – Philip Norman

The definitive Paul McCartney biography, written with his approval by bestselling biographer Philip Norman. Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul’s story is told by rock music’s foremost biographer, with McCartney’s consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. PAUL McCARTNEY reveals the complex character behind the façade and sheds new light on his childhood–blighted by his mother’s ...

Uncertain Love – Margaret Lynette Sharp

Twenty-one-year-old Amanda thinks that she and Kevin, a guy from the right side of town, are falling in love. Doubts creep in, though – doubts that threaten to undermine her self-esteem, her contentment, and their fledgling love. Will their relationship survive her meeting with members of Kevin’s well-to-do, snobbish family? Or will fate contrive to offer her a different, wholly unforeseeable pathway? Set in Sydney, Australia, during the 1950’s, this story by award-winning author Margaret Lynette Sharp offers an engaging read for lovers of sweet ...

The Balladeer – Fred Calvert

Bobby Wayner was twelve when he watched his older brother, Eldon, die on the kitchen table from a shotgun wound. The opening of Fred Calvert’s lyrical novel “The Balladeer” sets the tone for this striking and poignant tale about the destruction of two families. During World War II in Kentucky, farm boys Bobby and Eldon Wayner are budding balladeers. They become intrigued with a recluse farmer, “Ol’ Weber,” a German immigrant. Rumors allege that he’s a Nazi and that he‘d even murdered his own family. ...

The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s – Peter Doggett

“Meticulously researched….A wonderful opportunity to reconsider rock’s greatest chameleon.” (Associated Press ) By Peter Doggett—author of the critically acclaimed Beatles biography, You Never Give Me Your Money—a song-by-song chronicle of the evolution of David Bowie. Focusing on the work and the life of one of the most groundbreaking figures in music and popular culture during the turbulent seventies, Bowie’s most productive and innovative period, The Man Who Sold the World is the book that serious rock music lovers have been waiting for. By exploring David ...