Electric guitars and basses : a photographic history

George Gruhn (author), Walter Carter (author)

Electric guitars and basses : a photographic history

Electric guitars and basses : a photographic history
George Gruhn Walter Carter
Revised and updated edition
Milwaukee: Backbeat, 2010
262 p. : ill.
9780879309749 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
786.31 (SISO) Instrumenten - Orkest ; Instrumenten - Orkest (ZIZO)

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About George Gruhn

George Gruhn is a writer, businessman and ophiophilist. He is an expert on vintage American guitars and related instruments. He opened Gruhn Guitars in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1970 and has sold guitars to musicians such as Eric Clapton, Brad Paisley, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Billy Gibbons, Rick Nielsen, Vince Gill, John Hiatt, and Hank Williams, Jr. Vintage Guitar magazine described his store as a "landmark," and a mecca "for fans of collectible electric and acoustic guitars." He is also the author of several books on the subject.

Selected publications

Gruhn has written articles for The Music Trades magazine and other periodicals. He has also published instrument guides with Walter Carter.

  • Gruhn’s guide to vintage guitars: An identification guide for American fretted instruments. New York: Backbeat Books. (with Walter Carter)