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Mortal and Immortal Guitars
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Mortal and Immortal Guitars (Hardback)

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In the music world, there are dozens of talented photographers known for their images of flesh-and-blood rockers doing their thing for the audiences that love them. But there is only one Lisa S. Johnson. She is the Annie Lebowitz of the musical ax, whose nuanced approach to still instrument photography has placed the veteran photographer in a league of her own. Armed with a macro lens, laser-focused eye for detail, and a unique, singular vision, Johnson's guitar art has become imbedded in pop culture's six-string consciousness.

The follow-up to her 2013 debut book, 108 Rock Star Guitars, Johnson continues her journey photographing guitars that have rocked the world with Mortal and Immortal Guitars.

Johnson's intimate guitar portraits illustrate the wear-and-tear details of America's greatest musical icon belonging to the worlds' most famous players. Mortal and Immortal Guitars presents a who's who of instrumental avatars both living and passed, including: Billy Sheehan, Dave Grohl, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Geezer Butler, Joe Perry, B.B. King, Albert Lee, Robin Trower, Vernon Reid, Susanna Hoffs, Vicki Peterson, Susan Tedeschi, Steve Stevens, George Thorogood, Chris Squire, Dave Davies, Rick Springfield, Steve Hackett, Buddy Guy, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Michael Anthony, Lita Ford, Nita Strauss, Mike Bloomfield, Nuno Bettencourt, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Elvis, Prince, and Iron Maiden's Steve Harris, Dave Murray, and Adrian Smith, to name a few.

Music & DanceSheet MusicGuitarMusic & DanceSheet MusicString instruments NOT Guitar Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation Publication Date: 15/07/2020 ISBN-13: 9781493051588  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Lisa S. Johnson Lisa S. Johnson is a legendary music photographer. She is the artist behind 108 Rock Star Guitars. Her tireless pursuit to photograph the most venerable weapons of riff destruction and melodic incantation continues to take her all over the world. Brad Tolinski Best known as the editor in chief of Guitar World magazine for twenty-five years, legendary music journalist Brad Tolinski is a respected author and popular Internet personality. In 2012, Tolinski released the book Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page, which was published in ten languages. He is co-author (with Alan DiPerna) of Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound and Revolution of the Electric Guitar.

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