Burst Believers IV
Author: Vic DaPra, David Plues
The “holy grail” of electric guitars is back for the fourth and final time! The slang term “burst” has been used to decribe a specific Gibson Les Paul, manufactured from 1958 to 1960. The impact of this guitar has and continues to shake the music world. From the dozens of guitar idols, who played it and those fortunate enough to have owned one or more, the Gibson Les Paul Sunburst possesses a mystique and magic, not found in any other electric guitar. With its unique sound, spectacular beauty and playability, the burst has shaped the landscape of the blues/rock genre, as we know it today.
In this edition, Billy Gibbons, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Slash, Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Carlos Santana, Joe Perry, Sonny Landreth, Gary Grainger, Ace Frehley, Duff McKagan, Joe Bonamassa, Albert Molinaro, Drew Berlin, Jim McCarty, Deacon Frey, Paul Stanley, Rick Vito, Rick Nielsen, Sid Bishop, John Sykes, Marcus Demi, Dzal Martin, Jack Moore, Billy Squier, Eelco Gelling, Ted Turner, Bernie Marsden, Ed King, Gary Moore, Gary Rossington, Gordon Kennedy, Mike Bloomfield, Rick Hirsch and many more.
This is the final book in the Burst Believers series – this edition has some of the finest photographs and interesting articles we have ever seen. We hope it will keep you, the readers, immersed in the fascinating study of the “burst” guitar and be a lasting testament to its greatness.