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  • “…[a] monster of a coffee table book…a trip through rock ‘n’ roll history.”
    USA Today

  • “The supersized book…demonstrates that six-stringed instruments owned by celebrities and virtuoso sidemen can look as good as they rock.”
    Associated Press

  • “…the ultimate guitar book.”
    Guitarshop.tv

  • “The classiest guitar book I have ever seen.”
    Brian Setzer

  • “108 Rock Star Guitars is more than just a book of rock star guitars, it is a work of art in, and of itself. I’m proud to have it on my coffee table.”
    Robby Krieger (The Doors)

  • “…Johnson offers a unique perspective on iconic instruments by showcasing them artistically rather than in typical clinical full length shots. Close-up photos and uncommon angles reveal the distinctive details of each instrument…”
    Guitar Aficionado

  • “…sumptuous design, stunning presentation, and high-art photographic concepts… Photo reproduction is exquisite to the point where every page looks like a fine art print. For guitarists this may be the coffee table book of all coffee table books.”
    Guitar Player

  • “Lisa’s photos are top-notch. Truly honored to be in the company of such iconic artists.”
    Slash

  • “Stunning.”
    Pearl Thompson (formerly Porl Thompson, The Cure)

  • “108 Rock Star Guitars is a 396-page, leather-bound behemoth brimming with beautiful and elegant images of some of the most iconic and recognized instruments the world has ever known.”
    Premier Guitar

  • “What a beautiful book. The stories and pictures of these legendary instruments is a great presentation and a wonderful insight into these historic guitars.”
    Nils Lofgren

  • “Lisa Johnson has created a masterpiece…”
    Ted Nugent

  • “The real star is the imagery: Johnson lovingly captures the bends, curves, worn frets and wild designs on these custom guitars…Anecdotes spice up the mix.”
    American Photo

  • “Fantastic…truly gorgeous and well done.”
    Phil Collen (Def Leppard)

  • “…readers get up close and personal with an impressive assemblage of 108 guitars…”
    Guitar World

  • “It’s brilliant. Great book, great photographer.”
    Michael Schenker

  • “Impressive.”
    Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople)

  • “…jaw-dropping and a sight to behold…words do not adequately describe the beauty of it.”
    Mick Box (Uriah Heep)

  • “A gorgeous book of photos…I’m honored to be in it with so many of my heroes and friends.”
    Steve Lukather

  • “I truly appreciate Lisa’s wonderful photography and for including me in such prestigious company.”
    Sugizo (Luna Sea, X Japan)

  • “…beautiful…it's great fun to see a few of my guitars so lovingly portrayed.”
    Steve Miller

  • “…a stunning collection of guitar images…”
    Relix

  • “Great book. I’m having a stronger coffee table built for mine!”
    Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)

  • “…The artwork and design are way beyond cool, including the meaning and the purpose of the title…”
    Don Wilson (The Ventures)

  • “A pleasant surprise to come home to after touring!!!”
    Michael Wilton (Queensryche)

  • "It's a special pleasure when someone enters your life with so much zeal and passion... [Lisa] left a positive mark on my soul and I am encouraged by her accomplishments with this outstanding offering that has no rival! It is pure and truthful…She's a bad-ass!"
    Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)

  • “…such a great book! We love the great photos and stories, you are truly an artist.”
    John Bolin (Bolin Guitars)

  • “…[Les] Paul helped to teach me about guitar pickups, great luck with your wonderful book…”
    Seymour Duncan (Seymour Duncan Pickups)

  • “…beautiful images…”
    Mike Carparelli (Carparelli Guitars)

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The Ultimate Guitar Book

ROCK YOUR COFFEE TABLE
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THE LIST

By Artist By Band

  • ACE FREHLEY
    ADRIAN BELEW
    ALEX LIFESON
    ANN WILSON
    BEN HARPER
    BILLY GIBBONS
    BONNIE RAITT
    BRIAN ROBERTSON
    BRIAN MAY
    BRIAN SETZER
    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
    CARLOS SANTANA
    CHRIS DREJA
    CHRISSIE HYNDE
    COLONEL B HAMPTON
    DAVE MASON
    DAVE MUSTAINE
    DAVE NAVARRO
    DAVID GOODIER
    DEAN DeLEO
    DEREK TRUCKS
    DEWEY BUNNELL
    DICKEY BETTS
    DON FELDER
    DON WILSON
    DUSTY HILL
    ERIC CLAPTON
    ERIC JOHNSON
    GARY ROSSINGTON
    GEDDY LEE
    GEORGE LYNCH
    GERRY BECKLEY
    GLENN TIPTON
    HUTCH HUTCHINSON
    IAN ANDERSON
    IAN HUNTER
    JACK WHITE
    JAMES ‘JY’ YOUNG
    JEFF ‘SKUNK’ BAXTER
    JEFF BECK
    JERRY ONLY
    JIMMY PAGE
    JOE BONAMASSA
    JOE SATRIANI
    JOE WALSH
    JOHN HIATT
    JOHN MELLENCAMP
    JOHN PETRUCCI
    JOHN THOMAS GRIFFITH
    JONNY LANG
    JOHNNY RZEZNIK
    JOHNNY WINTER
    JORMA KAUKONEN
    K.K. DOWNING
    KEITH RICHARDS
    KEITH STRICKLAND
    KIM THAYIL
    LEMMY KILMISTER
    LES PAUL
    LOU REED
    MARK FARNER
    MARTIN BARRE
    MICHAEL SCHENKER
    MICHAEL WILTON
    MICK BOX
    MICK JONES
    MICK RONSON
    MONTE PITTMAN
    NANCY WILSON
    NILS LOFGREN
    NOKIE EDWARDS
    OTEIL BURBRIDGE
    PETER FRAMPTON
    PHIL CAMPBELL
    PHIL COLLEN
    PORL THOMPSON
    RANDY BACHMAN
    REEVES GABRELS
    RICHARD THOMPSON
    RICHIE KOTZEN
    RICK DERRINGER
    RICK NIELSEN
    ROBBIE ROBERTSON
    ROBBY KRIEGER
    ROBBY TAKAC
    ROGER WATERS
    RONNIE WOOD
    SCOTT GORHAM
    SCOTTI HILL
    SHERYL CROW
    SLASH
    STEVE EARLE
    STEVE HOWE
    STEVE LUKATHER
    STEVE MILLER
    STEVE MORSE
    STEVE VAI
    SUGIZO
    TED NUGENT
    TOM MORELLO
    TOM SCHOLZ
    TOMMY SHAW
    TREVOR BOLDER
    WARREN DeMARTINI
    WARREN HAYNES
    WAYNE KRAMER
    WILLIE NELSON
    ZAKK WYLDE
  • ALICE IN CHAINS
    ALLMAN BROTHERS
    AMERICA
    AUDIO SLAVE
    THE BAND
    B-52′S
    BEN HARPER AND THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS
    BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
    BLOODLINE
    BONNIE RAITT
    BOSTON
    BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA
    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
    BTO
    CHEAP TRICK
    CHRISSIE HYNDE
    COWBOY MOUTH
    CREAM
    THE CURE
    DAVID BOWIE – ZIGGY STARDUST
    DEEP PURPLE
    DEF LEPPARD
    DEREK TRUCKS
    DIXIE DREGS
    DOKKEN
    DOOBIE BROTHERS
    THE DOORS
    DREAM THEATER
    E STREET BAND
    EAGLES
    EDGAR WINTER
    ERIC CLAPTON
    ERIC JOHNSON
    FAIRPORT CONVENTION
    FOREIGNER
    THE GUESS WHO
    GOO GOO DOLLS
    GOV’T MULE
    GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
    GUNS N’ ROSES
    HEART
    JEFF BECK
    JETHRO TULL
    THE JIMMY HENDRIX EXPERIENCE
    JOHN MAYALL
    JOHN MELLENCAMP
    JOHNNY WINTER
    JONNY LANG
    JUDAS PRIEST
    KISS
    LED ZEPPELIN
    LES PAUL
    LOU REED
    LUNA SEA
    LYNYRD SKYNYRD
    MADONNA
    MC-5
    THE MCCOYS
    MEGADEATH
    MISFITS
    MOTORHEAD
    MOTT THE HOOPLE
    PETER FRAMPTON
    PINK FLOYD
    THE PRETENDERS
    POISON
    QUEEN
    QUEENSRYCHE
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
    RATT
    RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
    THE ROLLING STONES
    RUSH
    SANTANA
    SCORPIONS
    SHERYL CROW
    SKID ROW
    THE SPIDERS FROM MARS
    SOUNDGARDEN
    STEELY DAN
    STEVE MILLER BAND
    STEVE VAI
    STONE TEMPLE PILOTS
    STRAY CATS
    STYX
    TALKING HEADS
    TED NUGENT
    THIN LIZZY
    TIN MACHINE
    TOM MORELLO
    TOTO
    TOWNES VAN ZANDT
    TRAFFIC
    UFO
    URIAH HEEP
    THE VENTURES
    THE WHITE STRIPES
    WILLIE NELSON
    THE YARDBIRDS
    YES
    ZZ TOP
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108 Rock Star Guitar News

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October 14, 2014

108 Rock Star Guitars in Communication Arts

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September 4, 2014

108 Rock Star Guitars Wins Graphis Silver Design Award
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