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Guitar genius : how Les Paul engineered the solid-body electric guitar and rocked the world

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This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid- body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A record player's arm, a speaker, some tape. How to make a legendary inventor? A few tools, a lot of curiosity, and an endless faith in what is possible. Featuring richly detailed, dynamic illustrations by Brett Helquist, this unforgettable biography will resonate with inventive readers young and old.

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Avon Free Library PIC 787.8 TOM (Text)
Children's Nonfiction Picture Books
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Lima Public Library J BIO PAUL (Text)
Children's Biography
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Mount Morris Library J 787.87 Tom (Text)
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Ontario Public Library J787.87 TOM (Text)
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52126300779261
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Williamson Public Library J 787.87 TOM (Text)
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