From the mid-20th century, no other musical instrument developed faster or had a greater impact than the electric guitar. In Britain, many young people became enthralled by the look and the sound.
British Guitarists 1952-1972: Electric Pioneers examines the careers of musicians that were part of a first wave of new popular music in the second half of the 20th century. Starting from their early days, this book also looks at the evolution of a guitarist’s equipment and how this has impacted on their music.
Martin Barre, Syd Barrett, Jeff Beck, Ritchie Blackmore, Marc Bolan, Joe Brown, Eric Clapton, Dave ‘Clem’ Clempson, Dave Davies, Lonnie Donegan, Andy Fairweather Low, Peter Frampton, Robert Fripp, David Gilmour, Peter Green, George Harrison, Tony Hicks, Steve Howe, Tony Iommi, Brian Jones, Paul Kossoff, Albert Lee, Alvin Lee, John Lennon, Phil Manzanera, Hank Marvin, John McLaughlin, Tony McPhee, Micky Moody, Jimmy Page, Alan Parker, Mike Pender, Andy Powell, Keith Richards, Mick Ronson, Mick Taylor, Pete Townshend, Bert Weedon, Ronnie Wood.