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Cool amp books

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by hrgiger, Apr 13, 2009.


  1. hrgiger

    hrgiger

    Jan 11, 2009
    Just thought I would share this with you. I just got this very cool book entitled "The Peavey Revolution: Hartley Peavey: The Gear, The Company and the All-American Success Story" and I must say this is a very interesting book. 184 glossy color pages in 8.5" x 11" format. Lots of info about their many products over the years, and a lot of insight into the company's philosophy and humble beginnings. I highly recommend it! :cool:

    On my to get list: "Ampeg: The Story Behind the Sound." This one is 288 pages and if it is half as nice as the Peavey book, should be hard to put down.

    I got the Peavey book off Amazon (from the used and new link) and I see they have "used and new" Ampeg books available too.

    Anyone know of other amp history/reference books like these?

    My Peavey book:
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    3439585209_1b9d8d7d52_o.

    The Ampeg book:
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  2. greenboy

    greenboy

    Dec 18, 2000
    remote mountain cabin Montana
    greenboy designs: fEARful, bassic, dually, crazy88 etc
    What I liked about the part of the book I read was the insight into technical and market advancements. It had a lot more depth than the many glossy photos would seem to indicate.
     
  3. hrgiger

    hrgiger

    Jan 11, 2009
    Another book that looks good: Jim Marshall - The Father of Loud: The Story of the Man Behind the World's Most Famous Guitar Amplifiers


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