Mo Foster, draws upon his own recollections and those of some of the greatest exponents of the rock guitar, from Hank Marvin to Eric Clapton and Brian May. Mo Foster has written the definitive history of the importance of the guitar in the development of British music over the last 50 years. British Rock Guitar describes the rise of the London studio session scene: an insider's view of this creative world and the wonderful musicians' in general. These guitar heroes and top session players were once mere mortals struggling to buy or build their first guitar.
The guitar has become the most emotive musical instrument of the last 50 years of rock and roll. From the early days when wannabee stars fashioned homemade guitars out of old tea chests, to today's sophisticated instruments, the impact has been phenomenal.