MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 03-03-2014

Backbeat Books Publishes Tony Baconís SUNBURST

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.halleonardbooks.com
Montclair, NJ (February 25, 2014) - Sunburst is the latest book in Tony Baconís bestselling guitar series, with a thoroughly researched story partnered by a gallery of full-color pictures of great guitars, rare memorabilia, and famous Burst players Ė from Keith Richards to Joe Bonamassa and Jeff Beck to Billy Gibbons. Its reference section reveals production details and dating clues for this most enigmatic and revered instrument.

Tony Bacon writes in a way that draws the reader immediately into the story:

ďCentral London, 1965, and on this typically cool and showery summerís day, Eric Clapton sits in a music shop with a guitar on his lap. Itís a sunburst-finish Gibson Les Paul, and right now heís pushing up the volume enough to attract a glance or two from passing shoppers. Heís settled on this secondhand Les Paul as a suitable blues guitar for his new band, John Mayallís Bluesbreakers. As a bonus, it looks a bit like the one his hero Freddie King played. And now a girl in a black-and-white mini-dress walks by the shop, just as Eric lets go with a burst of bluesy notes. She turns and presses her face against the window. Inside, Eric has make up his mind. He winks at the girl in the window and looks up at the admiring shop staff. ďIíll take it,Ē he tells them. ďDid you say 130 quid?Ē The deal is done. A guitar is reborn.Ē

Sunburst shows how Gibson slowly came to understand and more accurately re-create the original Bursts through its reissue program, under way since the early 90s, and how Gibsonís first artist model, limited editions, and collectorís specials have widened the appeal of an already legendary guitar. Sunburst closes with a reference section that provides production details and identification clues for every significant model, new and old, of this most enigmatic and revered instrument. With Sunburst the reader really gets three books in one: a compendium of cool photographs, an absorbing tale that takes readers from the introduction of the Les Paul Standard in 1958 on to its exalted place in todayís musical universe, and a useful guide to all the info a collector could ever want on the original models, reissues, artist guitars, serial numbers, and more - an absolute must-have for all Burst collectors and guitar enthusiasts.

Sunburst
$29.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00333746
ISBN: 9781617134661
Width: 8.5″
Length: 11.0″
144 pages

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Award-Winning Texas Singer/Songwriter DeDe To Release Dream Of You Feb. 12, 2016

Runway 27, Left Wins The Akademia Music Award For Best Blues Song

Instrumental Rock Guitarist Mike Dekleva Releases His Debut Four-Song EP, Synergy

The 21st Annual USA Songwriting Competition Kicks Off

KickShark Launches Groundbreaking SoloAmp Personal Sound Column Stage Amplification System At The 2016 NAMM Show

Get Loose "Wiggle"

Cannabis Club ATL "ICU" January 2016 Release Date



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Japan Government To Tackle Copyright Infringement
» IZotope Wins Multiple NAMM TEC Awards
» Sony Music Entertainment Sign Nigerian Musician Davido To A Worldwide Deal
» MusicDishTV Review: Dangerous Rob MV "WOW"
» Los Angeles Based Radio Station Is Looking For Music Artists To Join The Team
» Peermusic Appoints Carter Armstrong To Senior Vice President Of Film And Television
» Musicbed Makes Songs From Legendary Sun Records Artists Available For Online Licensing For The First Time
» The 21st Annual USA Songwriting Competition Kicks Off
» Singer-Songwriter Junior Wright Releases EP '666'
» Raquel Aurilia Headed To Music City To Perform In Nashville During CRS Week


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» "Up" Wang Li Bao The Night Of Rock And Finance
» Alibaba's Gao Xiaosong To Participate In Keynote Q&A At Midem 2016
» Serve The People! Serve The Rock! China's Post-Cultural Revolution "Yaogun"
» THIS World Music Festival @ Formosa
» BodyMemory New York Launch Reception Flux Factory
» HOT POT - Spicy Little Art Festival
» MusicDish*China Presents Lyric Dubee 'Young & Restless' China Tour
» MusicDish And LittleE Studio Launch Crowdfunding Campaign In Support Of BodyMemory
» MusicDish*China Brings Japan-Bound Canadian Bands To China
» The Jessica Stuart Few China Tour
» Top 10 Industry Podcast
» MusicDish*China And AAW Partner On Canadian Guitarist Lyric Dubee China Tour

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.