The Guitar and Amp Sourcebook

Thunder Bay Press, a leading publisher of high-quality gift books, is excited to announce the highly anticipated book, The Guitar and Amp Sourcebook , is available for purchase just in time for the holidays. Additionally, Abbott and Thunder Bay Press are currently giving a few copies away on the popular booklovers website, Goodreads.

This easy-to-use guide is written by Mike Abbott, a professional guitarist who has played with music icons such as The Rolling Stones, Sammy Davis Jr., and Burt Bacharach. Abbot, who lives in the Denver area, is also the editor of website

“The book began as a search for the most compelling guitars and amplifiers of the last hundred years,” said author Mike Abbott. “It soon morphed into the who, what, where, when, and how of guitar and amplifier development, which I hope will provide the reader with a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of the instruments, as well as the men and companies who created them.”

This book not only covers the most popular models, but also the vintage pieces, and the rare beauties, as well as brand comparisons like Gibson vs Fender. Additionally, the book gives recommendations for the best beginner equipment and a listing of the guitars used by popular musicians.

From now until December 16, 2012, music lovers can register to win a copy of The Guitar and Amp Sourcebook on the popular website Goodreads. More information on the book, the author, an where to purchase the book can be found online

About Thunder Bay Press:
Thunder Bay Press is an imprint of Baker & Taylor Publishing Group, the largest distributor of traditional and digital media in the world. Thunder Bay is a collection of coffee table-style reference books suitable for gift-giving on the subjects of art, architecture, pets, cooking, travel, culture, hobbies, religion, transportation and nature. Thunder Bay Press is perhaps most known for its best-selling Then and Now series.