Rolling Stones Gear by Backbeat Books
Backbeat Books introduce the Rolling Stones Gear, a book that provides a detailed look at all the instruments used by the Stones.
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They claim that this is the first book to "historically document all of The Rolling Stones’ musical gear on their way to superstardom."
The book took on the impressive task of telling a detailed story of the group's studio sessions and live performances. Get this, the book covers every single performance - from when they began in 1962 up to now!
Gear heads and fans are in for a treat because detailed descriptions of the instruments and gears are provided by the book, and they are chronologically ordered to match the period they were used.
It doesn't stop at just documenting the band's instruments, it also covers recordings, outtakes and demos, which gives us a glimpse into the creative process that helped catapult the band to success. Members of the band themselves provide valuable input, along with other people that were involved with the band, resulting in a genuine and multi-perspective story telling.
Books about guitar gear will not be complete without mouth-watering photos, thankfully it did not fail to deliver on this aspect. It features hundreds of pictures, including rare images that were never been published. The Rolling Stone's actual guitars and gear were photographed in detail to give readers of this book a firsthand look at the tools that helped the group take their place among the world's best rock stars.
Backbeat Books summarizes Rolling Stones Gear by saying: "Virtually everyone – musicians, Stones fans, and casual readers alike – will learn amazing new facts about the band from their monumental fifty-year existence."
The Rolling Stones Gear book is now available for pre-order at Amazon.com, grab the opportunity to avail of the pre-order price of just under $40. The book is scheduled to begin shipping in January 2014.
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