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After a brief introduction describing the conditions in post-war Great Britain and the influence of early American rock and roll to set the stage, the book describes the first meetings of John Lennon and Paul McCartny, and their earliest musical influences, the records they listened to, their early instruments, jumping from acoustic to electric, and how the Beatles were formed. The book is packed with comments and quotes from the band themselves about the gear they used, as well as many insights and information about their lives and careers some of which you would be hard-pressed to find anywhere else , although the emphasis is definitely on the gear they played. Amplifiers, basses, guitars, keyboards, drums and effects are all covered in great depth, as are the more specialized and unusual instruments such as dulcimers, harmonicas, electric sitars and more that were used on various albums and tours. Since the book covers the subject matter in chronological order, it's easy to locate information about specific gear that the band members used during various years, albums, tours or eras, making it an excellent research tool. It also includes a comprehensive and helpful index. Published 14 years after his already painstakingly researched Beatles Gear book, this masterfully researched and lavishly illustrated page book is the definitive work on the subject of the instruments used by the Beatles over the course of the band's history. Beatles Gear is massive, with thick paper stock, glossy pages, and a sturdy cover. Whether you read it cover to cover, browse through the various chapters randomly, or use it as a research tool, it's bound to entertain, elucidate, and delight.