Fall 2019 Scribner Catalog
Category: Music
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TitleThe Birth of Loud
AuthorPort, Ian S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1MUSIC / Business Aspects
Category Full 2MUSIC / Musical Instruments/Guitar
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
ISBN-139781501141737
On Sale11/19/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
“A hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th-century American history” (The New York Times Book Review), this one-of-a-kind narrative masterfully recreates the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.