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Dobro Roots

A Photo Tour of Prewar Wood Body Dobros

Dobro Roots

A Photo Tour of Prewar Wood Body Dobros

Series: Reference Publisher: Centerstream Publications Format: Hardcover with CD Author: Steve Toth

Welcome to the world of prewar wood body dobro! This beautiful full-color hardcover book documents a variety of Dobro guitars produced during the years 1929 through approximately 1942. It is a “photographic tour” showing actual examples of many of the models produced during this period. The author has also included a CD of 15 tunes played on 15 different prewar Dobros to let you experience the actual sounds of these musical masterpieces.

$55.00 (US) Inventory #HL 00125507 ISBN: 9781574243017 UPC: 884088991784 Width: 8.75" Length: 11.25" 216 pages

Endorsements

  • “Steve Toth has assembled the finest selection of photos and most extensive and systematic presentation of information regarding historically interesting pre World War II wood body Dobro brand instruments I have encountered. I strongly urge anyone who is interested in these important and unique sounding instruments to get a copy of this book.” – George Gruhn, Gruhn Guitars, Nashville, TN
  • “This is a must have for the collector, player, builder or enthusiast.” – Paul Beard, Beard Guitars
  • “Compelling reading and a must for any serious payer and/or collector.” – Jonathan Kellerman, NY Times bestselling author, guitar player, and collector
  • “I strongly urge anyone who is interested in these important and unique sounding instruments to get a copy of this book” – George Gruh, Gruhn Guitars
  • “This is the Dobro Wish Book” – Jerry Douglas

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