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BACON’S BULLETIN CONTROL FREAK

Have you ever picked up an electric guitar, glanced down at the various controls seated on the body and thought, ‘I have no idea what you actually do’? TONY BACON has, and in the case of some guitars that’s totally understandable…

TONY B ACON

Tony Bacon writes books about guitars and guitarists: more at tonybacon.co.uk. His latest is Electric Guitars Design And Invention (Backbeat), which shows why electrics are the way they are

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