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2015 OFFICIAL VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE PRICE GUIDE by Alan Greenwood and Gil Hembree Now in stock! Offers the current values you need on vintage and collectible acoustic & electric guitars, basses, lap steels, steels, mandolins, ukuleles, banjos, amplifiers, and effects. 49-138549 .. list $29.95 ours $25.95


ROBERT PLANT: LULLABY AND ... THE CEASELESS ROAR New! Titles:" Little Maggie," "Rainbow," "Pocketful of Golden," "Embrace Another Fall," more. 20-44095 $18.99


RALPH PEER AND THE MAKING OF POPULAR ROOTS MUSIC by Barry Mazor The first bio of the adventurous - even revolutionary - A&R ..more...
309-50 $28.95


RIFF NOTES: ACOUSTIC GUITAR BASICS by Chris Jones & Phill Dixon Understanding the acoustic guitar and its parts is critical ..more...
49-128351 $6.99


RIFF NOTES: GUITAR STRING BASICS by Chris Jones & Phill Dixon Strings are the most important part of your guitar. You'll ..more...
49-128352 $6.99


THE REAL R&B BOOK - FOR "C" INSTRUMENTS New! A hot collection for R&B fans everywhere. 49-240437 $39.99


HAL LEONARD PERFECT PITCH METHOD - A MUSICIAN'S GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING PITCHES BY EAR by Adam Perlmutter New! This method is designed to help you develop a sense of perfect pitch. 49-311221 $29.99


BUCK 'EM! - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BUCK OWENS with Randy Poe, preface by Dwight Yoakam, foreword by Brad Paisley The life story of a country music legend. Born in Texas and ..more...
49-333129 .. list $29.99 ours $24.95


THE BLUES: A VISUAL HISTORY by Mike Evans Charting the history of the blues from its rural roots in ..more...
542-497 $29.95


DUCK'S DELUXE ONE PAGE NASHVILLE NUMBER SYSTEM, CHORD BUILDING, HARMONY AND MUSIC THEORY CHART A lot of information on one little ol' chart. This 8 1/2" x ..more...
718-5 .. list $8.95 ours $5.95


PARCHMAN FARM: PHOTOGRAPHS AND FIELD RECORDINGS, 1947-1959 New! 124-page hardcover book with 2 CDs, includes slipcase and foil stamping. In 1947, '48 and '59, acclaimed folklorist Alan Lomax, equipped with his reel-to-reel tape deck, stepped behind barbed wire into the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, capturing the harsh, brutal ... 158-103 $35.00


LEAD KINDLY LIGHT by Sarah Bryan and Peter Honig New! 176-page hardcover clothbound book with 2 CDs. 46 cuts from North Carolina folklorist Peter Honig's compilation of rural, old-time string band music from Appalachia, rare country blues and African-American gospel singing from 1924-39. 158-104 $35.00


GUITARS WITH WINGS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMOIR by Laurence Juber with Marshall Terrill; foreword by Denny Laine New! SIGNED, NUMBERED LIMITED DELUXE EDITION with SLIPCASE and BONUS CD. "The musical odyssey of Grammy Award-winning artist Laurence Juber. From his roots as a noted London session player, his three-year stint with Paul McCartney's Wings as lead guitarist, to his solo career as an ... 158-97 $85.00


DANCE OF DEATH: THE LIFE OF JOHN FAHEY, AMERICAN GUITARIST by Steve Lowenthal, foreword by David Fricke Fahey hovers ghostlike in the sound of almost every acoustic guitarist who came after him, from Leo Kottke to Jimmy Page. 309-51 $26.95


THE FENDER ARCHIVES - A SCRAPBOOK OF ARTIFACTS, TREASURES, AND INSIDE INFORMATION by Tom Wheeler, foreword by James Burton New! Part history, part archive, part scrapbook, and part treasure chest. This book looks at the company from the inside. Handwritten letters, production totals, personal logbooks, in- house memos, Leo Fender's drawing-board sketches, lots more. 49-103138 $45.00


108 ROCK STAR GUITARS by Lisa S. Johnson, foreword by Les Paul New! A compilation of Johnson's personal and intimate portraits, this book features the guitars of Les Paul, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Nancy Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Chrissie Hynde, and many others. Johnson's work conjures the abstract yet also possesses a very sensual and ethereal feel that ... 49-127925 $54.00


BLUE BOOK OF ELECTRIC GUITARS - 15TH EDITION by Zachary R. Fjestad Now in stock! Boasts over 1,400 pages including a revised color Photo Grading System for vintage, modern and new guitars. Covers electric solidbodies, electric hollow and semi-hollow bodies, electric archtops & electric basses. 49-138728 $39.95


BLUE BOOK OF ACOUSTIC GUITARS - 15TH EDITION by Zachary R. Fjestad Now in stock! Boasts nearly 900 pages of content, including a revised color Photo Grading System for vintage, modern and new guitars. Covers acoustic flattops, acoustic archtops, acoustic/electrics, acoustic basses & classical guitars. 49-138729 $29.95


BURST BELIEVERS II by Vic DaPra New! The Burst Believers in this book - John Sebastian, Mick Taylor, Paul Rodgers, Drew Berlin, Dickey Betts, Randy Bachman, Howard Leese, Paul Warren, Billy Squier, Paul Stanley, Warren Haynes, Gary Rossington, Robby Krieger,Rick Vito, Tak Matsumoto, and many more - have been kind enough ... 49-139084 $69.99


PETER, PAUL AND MARY: FIFTY YEARS ON MUSIC AND LIFE by Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey, Mary Travers New! Peter, Paul and Mary came into being as America entered one of its most dramatic periods of social and political change. Americans united in unprecedented ways to create a more just and peaceful society. Folk music became the sound track of this remarkable quest, and Peter, Paul and ... 542-327 $29.95


A 6-STRING HISTORY OF AMERICA by Jay Pilzer New! An entertaining and thoughtful romp through the history of the guitar in America. 542-490 $16.95


Elderly Instruments stocks thousands of how-to-play book titles for a wide variety of fretted and stringed instruments. For a printed listing please feel free to sign up for a free mail order catalog. Our mail order department in Lansing, Michigan (USA) can be reached at 517-372-7890 Monday - Friday, 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-5pm Eastern USA time zone. Or fax us at 517-372-5155 .
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