Harmony: The People's Guitar, 1945-1975 (Hardcover)

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Description


The American-made instruments from the Harmony Guitar Company receive long-overdue recognition and credit in this volume through detailed text, color photographs, and catalog information. Produced between 1945 and 1975, many musicians, both amateur and professional, began their musical experiences playing Harmony guitars. Rockets, Stratotones, Rebels, Sovereigns, and Stellas are examples included in this book, with specific model information and catalog reprints, along with detailed photos. Basses and the other Harmony instruments are also represented. Well-known players such as Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, and Dave Davies have had experiences with Harmony guitars, which are shared in this book. Read about the guitars that Harmony fans have come to love. See how Harmony grew to be one of the most prolific manufacturers of guitars in this country before their fall from grace in the mid-1970s.

About the Author


Ron Rothman has played and sold guitars for over fifty years. Surrounded by the catalogs and instruments in his grandfather's general store, he began collecting Harmony guitars. From the acoustics he sold, to the electrics found at yard sales, he has seen and owned many of these American made guitars.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764355202
ISBN-10: 0764355201
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: June 28th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English