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Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid body electric guitar and rocked the world

Author: Kim Tomsic; Brett Helquist
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid- body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A record player's arm, a speaker, some tape. How to make a legendary inventor? A few tools, a lot of curiosity, and an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Les Paul; Les Paul; Les Paul
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Tomsic; Brett Helquist
ISBN: 9781452159195 145215919X
OCLC Number: 1004957338
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Responsibility: by Kim Tomsic ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.

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