Superstar Guitars

Superstar Guitars

Hardback (12 Sep 2024)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Foreword by James Dean Bradfield, Manic Street Preachers

A collection that has to be seen to be believed, Superstar Guitars is an up-close and personal look at dozens of the most famous guitars in the history of music.


Photographer Eleanor Jane has travelled the world, tracking down the six-strings that were used and loved by some of the greatest musicians ever known to create their most celebrated music. The Stratocaster on which Bob Dylan 'went electric'. The Mustang Kurt Cobain played in the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' video. Keith Richard's Exile on Main St. Les Paul Burst, and many more besides.


Housed in a stunning package including a hardback slipcase, detailed photography explores every inch of these special, one-of-a-kind instruments, accompanied by fascinating text telling the story and explaining the feel of these unique guitars.


Guitars featured include:
Kurt Cobain - 1969 Fender Mustang
Bob Dylan - 1964 Fender Stratocaster
George Harrison - 1964 Gibson SG Standard
Prince - Yellow Cloud
Kirk Hammett - 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard
David Gilmour - Fender Stratocaster
Eric Clapton - 1939 Martin 000-42
Jeff Buckley - 1983 Fender Telecaster
Jerry Garcia - Doug Irwin
Keith Richards - 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard
John Frusciante - 1962 Fender Stratocaster
Thurston Moore - Pre-CBS Fender Jazzmaster
Jack White - 1964 Valco Airline
Matt Bellamy - Mansun DeLorean


And many more.

Book information

ISBN: 9781802798395
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Imprint: Welbeck
Pub date:
DEWEY: 787.8719
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: -1g
Height: 325mm
Width: 250mm